United States' Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Nisha Desai Biswal, said US Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) could double if India liberalizes its investment regime.
Union Cabinet Minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday said Foreign Direct Investment in the agricultural sector will generate employment and will provide the apt price of crops to farmers.
Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa assured investors approval for their projects within 30 days in a bid to increase investment in the state.
Amid the fierce opposition to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail in India and the government agreeing to an inquiry into lobbying by Wal-Mart, the global retail giant says it's confident of setting shop in the country. In an exclusive interview to NDTV, the president and CEO of Wal-Mart, Mike Duke, says he is confident things will work out in India and it will benefit people in the long run. Video courtesy: NDTV
Opposition parties have given a call for a nationwide bandh today to protest the government's reform measures announced last week. The government, taking some politically tough decisions had hiked the price of diesel by Rs. 5 per litre, capped the supply of subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders to six per household and cleared 51 per cent Foreign Direct Investment or FDI in multi-brand retail - reforms, which saw its biggest ally, Mamata Banerjee, pull out of the UPA. Video courtesy: NDTV
Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has said that if it boils down to mid-term polls after Mamata Banerjee pulled out of government, his party is ready to face the challenge. Video courtesy: NDTV
The Trinamool Congress has decided to pull its ministers out of the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre over the hike in diesel prices, restriction on subsidised gas cylinders and the Foreign Direct Investment or FDI in multi-brand retail announced last week. The six Trinamool ministers will resign on Friday. Video courtesy: NDTV
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today at the Writers' Building in Kolkata. In the meeting today, the US Secretary of State is expected to explore investment and trade opportunities in West Bengal and discuss the issue of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail with Ms Banerjee. Video courtesy: NDTV