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Mohandas Pai backs new FDI norms for e-commerce

The commerce and industry ministry has announced revised FDI policy for online retail.

Feb 06, 2019, 17:55 PM IST

Indian mindset for ownership of Air India; in theory all open: Gajapathi Raju

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Thursday said the "Indian mindset" is to keep the ownership of Air India within the country but "theoretically everything is open", including allowing foreign bidders.

Aug 31, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review FDI policy tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy on Friday with a view to removing bottlenecks to overseas inflows, sources said.


Jul 13, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Government considers raising FDI limit in print media to 49%

The government is considering a proposal to increase the limit for foreign direct investment (FDI) in print media sector to 49 percent. Currently, the FDI policy permits 26 percent foreign direct investment in the publishing of newspapers and periodicals dealing with news and current affairs through government approval route.

Jan 15, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

Apple in talks with government to open stores in India

Apple Inc officials have met Commerce Ministry top brass amid its plans to open stores in India without initially having to source components locally.

Dec 07, 2016, 10:37 AM IST

Govt considering further FDI relaxation in select sectors

Government is considering further relaxing foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in several areas, including trading, with an eye on more inflows.

Oct 28, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

India's relaxation of foreign investment rules credit positive: Moody's

India`s decision to relax foreign direct investment in sectors including defence, aviation, and retail is a positive development for the country`s sovereign ratings, said Moody`s Investors Service on Monday.

Jun 27, 2016, 12:17 PM IST

Modi government's big FDI reforms push: What has changed!

India on Monday announced sweeping reforms to rules on foreign direct investment (FDI), opening up its defence and civil aviation sectors to complete outside ownership. 

Jun 20, 2016, 22:15 PM IST

Government decision on FDI panic reaction to Rajan's exit: Congress

The Congress party on Monday termed the Narendra Modi government's decision to relax FDI norms in some key sectors as a "panic reaction" to Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan's announcement of not seeking a second term.

Jun 20, 2016, 21:10 PM IST

Sensex rebounds 241 points on FDI norms, easing Brexit fears

Recovering from its early morning plunge, BSE Sensex Monday soared 241 points as the government unleashed a new wave of FDI reforms and Brexit worries eased while hectic buying by institutions and talking-up by influential marketmen helped counter Rexit jitters.

Jun 20, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Big boost for economy! Modi govt approves 100% FDI in defence, civil aviation, food and pharma sectors

With these changes, India is now the most open economy in the world for FDI, the government said.



Jun 20, 2016, 14:28 PM IST

Modi govt weighs relaxing FDI norms in brownfield pharma companies

Government is considering a proposal to relax foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in existing pharmaceutical companies with a view to attracting more overseas inflows.

Jun 10, 2016, 10:40 AM IST

PM Modi's big-ticket FDI reforms

The government in November opened up 15 sectors including real estate, defence, civil aviation and news broadcasting in a bid to push up reforms.

Dec 16, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

Cabinet gives ex-post-facto nod to FDI reforms in 15 sectors

The Cabinet, headed by Modi, approved the relaxation in FDI policy for 15 sectors including real estate, defence, civil aviation and news broadcasting, official sources said.

Dec 02, 2015, 21:24 PM IST

Another RSS body revolts against govt's move to ease FDI norms

Raising a banner of revolt against the government for its decision to ease FDI norms in 15 key sectors, RSS affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) today demanded that the move be put on hold even as it accused the Centre of haste in the matter.

Nov 15, 2015, 17:37 PM IST

Easier FDI norms to boost economic growth, employment: Nirmala Sitharaman

Liberalisation of the foreign investment policy in over a dozen sectors will boost economic growth and create more jobs in the country, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Friday.

Nov 13, 2015, 19:41 PM IST

Easing of FDI norms to support investment, GDP growth: Fitch

Liberalisation of foreign direct investment (FDI) rules in 15 sectors is a significant structural macroeconomic reform that will support investment and real GDP growth over the long term, Fitch Ratings said Thursday.


Nov 12, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

Relaxing FDI norms to spur investments in country: Das

Finance Ministry on Tuesday said the relaxation of FDI norms in as many as 15 sectors by the government will help open floodgates of investment in the country.

Nov 10, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

PM Modi says FDI decision shows 'unwavering' commitment to reforms

PM Modi asserted that the country is "unstoppable" on the path of economic progress and the government wanted the world to see the tremendous opportunities India offers.

Nov 10, 2015, 19:36 PM IST

FDI rises to 4-month of $3.85 billion in May

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country rose to four-month high of USD 3.85 billion in May 2015, up by 7 percent compared to the same month of last year, official data showed.

Jul 22, 2015, 19:45 PM IST