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  • Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal says fiscal deficit to be at 3.4 per cent of GDP this year

    India attracted USD 239 billion in FDI (foreign direct investment) in the last five years and have liberalised FDI allowing more investment through automatic route

    Feb 01, 2019, 11:59 IST
  • Suresh Prabhu: Govt ensuring airlines follow highest safety standards

    India has recorded highest foreign direct investment, more than China, in this year, which is a landmark, he said, adding that the government is eyeing USD 100 billion FDI in the next two years

    Jan 06, 2019, 15:00 IST
  • Aircel-Maxis case: Karti Chidambaram's assets worth Rs 1.16 crore attached

    The adjudicating authority of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on Tuesday confirmed attachment of Karti Chidambaram's assets worth Rs 1.16 crore his Advantage Strategic Consulting Pvt Ltd in connection with the Aircel-Maxis case

    Mar 14, 2018, 13:31 IST
  • PNB scam: Mauritius promises necessary action against offenders

    The Indian Ocean island nation is the largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India with a cumulative inflow that has touched $111 billion

    Mar 04, 2018, 18:10 IST
  • Army Chief: To woo Foreign Direct Investment, nation must be secure from external, internal threats

    At a time when an emerging India is looking to attract more and more Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), it was imperative to assure investors and build confidence in them that the nation is secure both from external and internal threats, Army Chief Bip

    Mar 01, 2018, 17:23 IST
  • Sri Lanka receives highest ever FDI in 2017

    Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Sri Lanka reached an all-time high of $1.63 billion in 2017, doubling from the $802 million received during the previous year, Sri Lanka's Board of Investment (BOI) said in a statement on Monday

    Jan 29, 2018, 21:01 IST
  • Govt relaxes FDI norms in civil aviation, defence, pharma

    Government relaxed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms in a host of sectors including civil aviation, single-brand retail, defence and pharma by permitting more investments under automatic route

    Jun 20, 2016, 15:43 IST
  • Odisha approves Rs.41,900 crore investment proposals

    The Odisha government on Tuesday approved seven big investment proposals worth Rs.41,900 crore including foreign direct investment (FDI) by a Japanese company

    Sep 30, 2015, 07:59 IST
  • PM Modi's visit to lay new benchmarks in engagements with US: MEA

    The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States is aimed at getting more foreign direct investment and making the `Make in India' program a huge success

    Sep 23, 2015, 09:15 IST
  • FDI in e-commerce will make India a dumping ground, say traders

    Traders on Friday called upon the government not to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce as 'the platform will be used to make the country a dumping ground'

    Jul 10, 2015, 21:02 IST
  • Boost for Indian IT workers as US L-1B visas now easier to get

    US President Barack Obama on Monday announced an easing of the process to obtain L-1B work visas for corporate executives, a move that could end the large scale harassment of IT professionals from India and make it easier for Indian companies to bring employees here. Such a move, Obama argued would attract larger foreign direct investment to the US.

    Mar 24, 2015, 11:12 IST
  • RAIL-FDI: Railway Minister to seek Cabinet approval for FDI policy relaxation

    The Railways Ministry would seek approval of the Union Cabinet to relax foreign direct investment policy to overcome cash crunch. 

    Jul 08, 2014, 16:42 IST
  • FDI limits hiked for insurance, retail and telecom among other sectors

    In a major reform push, the government on Tuesday decided to liberalise and hike foreign direct investment (FDI) limits in insurance, retail, telecom, defence and a host of other sectors

    Jul 16, 2013, 20:28 IST
  • Low down on high street

    You no longer have to make long lists and send it to your cousins abroad, asking them to buy you the latest H&M dress or a Forever 21 shirt. As India has shown a keen interest in the Foreign Direct investment (FDI) in single brand retail in the past two years, high-street fashion brands such as Forever 21, H&M and Lulu Australia are all scheduled to open in the coming months in the metropolitan cities of Mumbai and Delhi. As Everyone from a college student to the fashion-cons

    May 19, 2013, 10:04 IST
  • A joke of a vote

    With the debate over whether India should allow 51 per cent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail over and the Opposition's resolution against this policy defeated in both Houses of Parliament, the Government has jubilantly declared that "reforms are back on track"

    Dec 08, 2012, 10:10 IST
  • Win-win for consumers

    The reform related to foreign direct investment had, just like most other reforms, turned into a political circus. In Parliament, though, it is turning into a farce, thanks to petty and opportunistic politics.

    Dec 07, 2012, 06:49 IST
  • Won't allow Wal-Mart in Bengal: Mamata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said she would not allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail in the state.

    Oct 10, 2012, 09:13 IST
  • PM to address the nation on FDI tonight

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address the nation tonight on the topic of foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, which has triggered protests across the country.

    Sep 21, 2012, 14:32 IST
  • Opposition strike Thursday for FDI, diesel price hike rollback

    The opposition parties will hold a nationwide strike Thursday demanding a rollback of the government's decision to hike diesel prices, cap subsidised cooking gas cylinders and allow foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.

    Sep 20, 2012, 06:20 IST
  • FDI: Time to look to the future

    I've decided to look at this brouhaha into foreign direct investment in retail as simplistically as I can. I live just off Linking Road in Mumbai. Five minutes from my doorstep and I am hit with foreign brands selling me everything from shoes to bags to clothes to watches.

    Sep 19, 2012, 07:24 IST
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