• fdi inflows to india jump 62 to 35 billion in fy 2015 nomura

    FDI inflows to India jump 62% to $35 billion in FY 2015: Nomura

    May 28, 2015 11:17 IST

    Mumbai: Foreign direct investment is likely to have hit high of $34.9 billion in financial year 2015, a massive 61.6% jump from $21.6 billion in the previous fiscal, according to a report by Japanese brokerage

  • nri investments will now be considered domestic

    NRI investments will now be considered domestic

    May 21, 2015 21:17 IST

    New Delhi: Aiming to attract overseas funds, government today decided that non-repatriable investments by NRIs, OCIs and PIOs will be treated as domestic investments and will not be subject to foreign direct investment caps.  The

  • government expects support from opposition on insurance

    Government expects support from Opposition on Insurance Laws Bill

    Politics | March 11, 2015 22:34 IST

    Government can expect some relief on Insurance Laws Amendment Bill, which is likely to come in Rajya Sabha on Thursday for consideration and passage, with main Opposition party Congress appearing willing to support it on

  • foreign direct investment in november dips 6 to 1.53 billion

    Foreign direct investment in November dips 6% to $1.53 billion

    January 18, 2015 14:45 IST

    New Delhi: Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India declined by over 6 per cent year-on-year in November 2014 to $1.53 billion.In November 2013, the country had received FDI worth $1.63 billion.However, for the April-November period

  • fdi led by equities jumps 22.6 pc in fy14 to rs 15 cr rbi

    FDI led by equities jumps 22.6 pc in FY14 to Rs 15 cr: RBI

    January 17, 2015 10:22 IST

    Mumbai: Foreign direct investment into the country jumped 22.65 per cent to Rs 15,08,960 crore as of end March 2014, up from Rs 12,30,250 crore as of 2012-13, with equities dominating the pie with share

  • now rss wing seeks ban on e commerce firms like amazon and

    Now RSS wing seeks ban on e-commerce firms like Amazon and Flipkart

    India | January 17, 2015 11:42 IST

    New Delhi: The economic wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), has asked the Central government to ban foreign e-commerce firms like Amazon and eBay alleging that they are ‘killing domestic

  • govt considering six fdi proposals in single brand retail

    Govt considering six FDI proposals in single-brand retail

    December 17, 2014 7:51 IST

    New Delhi: Six proposals for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the single brand retail sector are under the process for approval, government said on Tuesday.In January 2012, India raised the FDI cap in single-brand retail

  • government examining 6 fdi proposals in single brand retail

    Government examining 6 FDI proposals in single-brand retail

    Politics | December 16, 2014 19:27 IST

    New Delhi: Six proposals for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the single brand retail sector are under the process for approval, government said today.In January 2012, India raised the FDI cap in single-brand retail to

  • foreign direct investment dips 16 to 2.45 billion in

    Foreign Direct Investment dips 16% to $2.45 billion in September

    November 23, 2014 13:28 IST

    New Delhi: Foreign direct investments coming to India declined by about 16 per cent to $2.45 billion in September, registering a fall for the second month in a row. The inflows had declined by about

  • economy out of difficult situation more reforms in offing pm

    Economy out of difficult situation, more reforms in offing: PM

    August 30, 2014 8:14 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on friday said his government has within 100 days in office steered the economy out of a “difficult situation” and brought stability, and promised to remove roadblocks to foreign

  • defense ministry suggests 49 per cent fdi in defense sector

    Defense Ministry suggests 49 per cent FDI in defense sector

    India | July 02, 2014 22:09 IST

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry has suggested raising the cap in FDI in defence sector to 49 per cent from 26 per cent now to help in developing partnerships between Indian and foreign military hardware

  • fdi from mauritius to india dips 50 in apr feb period

    FDI from Mauritius to India dips 50% in Apr-Feb period

    May 11, 2014 17:54 IST

    New Delhi: Foreign Direct Investment inflows from Mauritius have almost halved during April-February period of last fiscal to $4.48 billion, according to the data of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).India had received

  • fdi in services sector dips 47.5 during apr aug

    FDI in services sector dips 47.5% during Apr-Aug

    November 04, 2013 19:26 IST

    New Delhi: Foreign direct investment inflows into the services sector declined by 47.5 percent to USD 1.19 billion during the April-August period.The services sector, which includes banking, insurance, outsourcing, R&D, courier and technology testing, had

  • fdi in august dips 38 to 1.4 bn lowest in last 8 months

    FDI in August dips 38% to $1.4 bn, lowest in last 8 months

    October 27, 2013 17:19 IST

    New Delhi: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into India declined to 8-month low of USD 1.4 billion in August, down 38 percent year-on-year.FDI had touched a low of USD 1.10 billion in December last year.In August

  • antony prevails fdi cap in defence remains 26 per cent

    Antony prevails, FDI cap in defence remains 26 per cent

    India | July 16, 2013 22:13 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 16: FDI cap in defence sector will remain at 26 per cent and proposals beyond that will be considered by the Cabinet Committee on Security on case to case basis, according to

  • fdi proposals worth rs.1 310 crore approved

    FDI proposals worth Rs.1,310 crore approved

    January 12, 2013 14:40 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 12: The government has approved 14 proposals of foreign direct investment (FDI) amounting to Rs.1,310.60 crore."Based on the recommendations of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in its meeting held on Dec 21,

  • dmk to support resolution against fdi in retail

    DMK to support resolution against FDI in retail

    Politics | October 01, 2012 17:59 IST

    Chennai, Oct 1: The DMK will support an opposition-backed resolution in parliament against the government decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail but this would not affect its equation with the Congress, party

  • fdi in multi brand retail comes into effect

    FDI in multi-brand retail comes into effect

    India | September 21, 2012 13:39 IST

    New Delhi: Showing resolve for reforms, the government on Thursday notified its decision to allow global retail giants like Walmart to open stores in India, on a day several political parties called Bharat Bandh to

  • only rs 196 crore fdi in single brand retail so far

    Only Rs 196 crore FDI In Single Brand Retail So Far

    December 02, 2011 9:09 IST

    Vadodara, Dec 2: Amid the controversy over government's decision to allow Foreign Direct Investment in multi-brand retail, the figures for FDIs in single brand retail that was allowed long back have not been encouraging, Rajya

  • nationwide traders bandh against fdi in retail gets mixed

    Nationwide Traders Bandh Against FDI In Retail Gets Mixed Response

    India | December 01, 2011 16:51 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 1: Neighbourhood and small stores for rotection of whose interest an all-India bandh against FDI in retail was called today were by and large open while major markets responded to it with