India "bright spot" for investment in the current global slowdown, PM Modi tells biz leaders
India "bright spot" for investment in the current global slowdown, PM Modi tells biz leaders

PM Modi said government had taken a number of steps to remove long pending concerns of investors, including expediting regulatory clearances, increasing the validity period of Industrial Licences across the board and delicencing a number of defence items.

Modi in US: Pleased US CEOs hopeful about investment possibilities in India
Modi in US: Pleased US CEOs hopeful about investment possibilities in India

Eight captains of American industry with links to the financial sector on Thursday said they had a very good and positive roundtable meeting with visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel here.

PM Modi woos UAE, says India has $1 trillion investment potential

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong pitch for UAE investments in India, saying India has the potential of $1 trillion investments even as he vowed to address the concerns of businesspersons.

Govt must deliver on promises for higher growth: Moody's
Govt must deliver on promises for higher growth: Moody's

While pegging India's true growth potential at near 10 percent, Moody's also warned that "GDP growth is not likely to rise above 7.5 percent if the government continues to over-promise and not deliver".

FM Jaitley pitches for GST, land bill passage to boost investment, growth

Amid the likelihood of a stormy Parliament session, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday made a strong case for passage of GST and land acquisition bills saying they were necessary to create jobs and remove poverty.

Investment in India increasing, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that investment in the country is increasing and the world is coming to explore the opportunities India has to offer.

India encourages Singapore enterprises for investment

"As Singapore companies internationalise to build scale, access new markets and customers, India can be the new location for manufacturing for Singapore companies," said Singh at the opening of the "Make In India" Global Business Summit 2015.

Land acquisition major impediment for investing in India: China

Land acquisition is a "major impediment" for businesses to invest in India, Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng said on Wednesday while expressing hope that the government will get the Land Acquisition Bill passed to attract investment.

Australia lines up investments worth $10 billion for India

Australia has lined up investments worth USD 10 billion for India as it is looking for greater co-operation with the country.

India top investment destination for Japanese firms: Survey

The poll was conducted in July 2014 and covered 1,000 companies in the Japanese manufacturing sector.

Significant investment pick-up soon; reverse flow checked: FM Jaitley

Jaitley also took a dig at the opposition parties for criticising the government on its "quick decisions", referring to the Ordinance route adopted for passage of key reforms.

Govt amends law on arbitration to attract investment

Amid its keenness to attract the maximum foreign investment, the government has sent out a signal to international business community by amending the Arbitration Act to make it mandatory for a judge presiding over commercial disputes to settle cases within nine months.

Arun Jaitley promises 'civilised' tax regime to attract investment

Referring to the Select Committee report on further opening of insurance sector, Jaitley said, "Large investments are waiting to come in. We have to open the doors."

Make in India: Initiatives that will create biz-friendly environment

The ‘Make in India’ initiative also aims at identifying select domestic companies having leadership in innovation and new technology for turning them into global champions.

Narendra Modi to woo US business on visit aimed at healing ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday begin his first visit to the United States, seeking to promote his country as open for business and to mend ties after a bitter diplomatic row last year.

Narendra Modi seeks to crown global sales pitch with US tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in the United States on Friday aiming to woo corporate titans and crown a burst of investment-focused diplomacy, while marking a personal victory for a man who was for years unwelcome in the country.

Economy warms in after-glow of Modi's triumph

India`s new prime minister has promised to make it easier to do business through speedier clearances and stable tax policies, allowing investors in Asia`s third-largest economy hope of a rosier future after years of low growth and high inflation.

'India Inc happy with Narendra Modi, but holding back on investment'

CEOs in India are optimistic that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will spur the economy, an opinion poll showed on Thursday, but most are not ready to make new investments and say there are no signs yet of improvement on the ground.

PE investment activity in May halves to $904 mn

Private equity investment activity in India remained muted in the month of May as there were 43 deals worth USD 904 million, registering a decline of over 53 percent over the corresponding period last year.

Elections won't kick-start investments: Credit Suisse

With better earnings revisions and growth than most other EMs, as well as declining inflation, India looks relatively more attractive than other emerging markets, Credit Suisse said.