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  • SMBs to launch ‘Asmbhav’ Summit to protest against foreign e-com retailers' practices Apr 14, 2021 10:08 PM IST

    SMBs to launch ‘Asmbhav’ Summit to protest against foreign e-com retailers' practices

    The representatives were of the opinion that till such time that India continues to allow foreign retailers to masquerade as marketplaces and platforms in India, success for small Indian sellers would be impossible.

  • Reporter's Take | Massive online discounts ahead of FDI deadline? Jan 21, 2019 04:13 PM IST

    Reporter's Take | Massive online discounts ahead of FDI deadline?

    Experts feel that these sales could be a means to dispose inventory as the FDI rules are scheduled to come into effect on February 1.

  • FDI in multi-brand retail: Non-food items may get nod Feb 27, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    FDI in multi-brand retail: Non-food items may get nod

    Currently, foreign companies can only invest only up to 51 percent in multi-brand retail, while there is no cap on single-brand retail.

  • 'Lockheed Martin looks to expand, set up investments in India' Jul 07, 2016 08:46 PM IST

    'Lockheed Martin looks to expand, set up investments in India'

    American aerospace major Lockheed Martin, which has offered to build F16 fighter jets under 'Make in India' initiative, has shown interest in expanding its footprint in India and "stepping up investments", officials said on July 7

  • India must shun 'holier than thou' approach: Saraswat Jun 29, 2016 07:24 PM IST

    India must shun 'holier than thou' approach: Saraswat

    NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat said India should not try to appear "holier than thou" with respect to incentives offered to foreign companies at the cost of domestic industry

  • FDI relaxation in e-commerce to benefit grocery startups: ICRA Jun 22, 2016 07:46 PM IST

    FDI relaxation in e-commerce to benefit grocery startups: ICRA

    The relaxation of FDI norms in e-commerce will help grocery startups access funds more easily, domestic ratings agency ICRA said on June 22

  • Biyani sees future in Amazon, Wal-Mart's entry into food retail Jun 21, 2016 03:51 PM IST

    Biyani sees future in Amazon, Wal-Mart's entry into food retail

    Kishore Biyani, CEO, Future Group, welcomed government's attempt to open up the economy by relaxing FDI norms in various sectors.

  • Modi govt surrendering to pressure of US pharma lobby: Sharma Jun 21, 2016 07:22 AM IST

    Modi govt surrendering to pressure of US pharma lobby: Sharma

    Accusing the government of not being sincere in its intent, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma today said easing of FDI norms in some sectors have been done while ignoring national interests and after "surrendering" to pressure of the US pharma lobby.

  • New FDI norms to help accelerate India expansion plans: LeEco Jun 20, 2016 09:50 PM IST

    New FDI norms to help accelerate India expansion plans: LeEco

    Chinese handset maker LeEco on June 20 said the government's move to relax FDI norms for foreign players in single-brand retail will help accelerate its expansion plans in the country

  • Govt's FDI reforms to attract capital, create jobs: India Inc Jun 20, 2016 06:44 PM IST

    Govt's FDI reforms to attract capital, create jobs: India Inc

    Government's move to relax FDI norms in sectors, including civil aviation, single brand retail, defence and pharma, will help attract big investments and boost job creation, India Inc said on June 20

  • PM likely to chair meeting on FDI roadmap on Tuesday Jun 19, 2016 02:00 PM IST

    PM likely to chair meeting on FDI roadmap on Tuesday

    The Prime Minister's Office has convened a meeting on June 21 to deliberate upon a roadmap for further easing FDI norms to attract more foreign investment.

  • FDI inflows in 2016-17 to top 15.3% growth in 2015-16: Das Jun 16, 2016 07:50 PM IST

    FDI inflows in 2016-17 to top 15.3% growth in 2015-16: Das

    FDI inflows in the current fiscal will top 15.3 per cent rise in 2015-16 on the back of reforms and liberalisation of FDI norms, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on June 16

  • RBI administers FDI policy;ED enforcing authority:DIPP to CAIT May 10, 2016 10:18 PM IST

    RBI administers FDI policy;ED enforcing authority:DIPP to CAIT

    With traders body CAIT alleging violation of foreign direct investment norms in the e-commerce sector by Flipkart and Paytm, the DIPP on May 10 said it is the RBI that "administers" the FDI policy and ED which is the "enforcing authority".

  • The Delhi HC asks ED to submit probe details of e-commerce cos Feb 26, 2016 09:26 PM IST

    The Delhi HC asks ED to submit probe details of e-commerce cos

    The ED had begun investigating 14 e-commerce companies like Flipkart and Snapdeal, after a plea in the Delhi HC had alleged violation of FDI norms.

  • Experts hail govt's move to relax construction FDI norms Oct 29, 2014 09:37 PM IST

    Experts hail govt's move to relax construction FDI norms

    Shishir Baijal CMD, Knight Frank India thinks this as a significant move by the government that would auger well for the cast starved industry.

  • Cabinet approves relaxation in construction FDI norms Oct 29, 2014 08:01 PM IST

    Cabinet approves relaxation in construction FDI norms

    The FDI norms have been relaxed for minimum built-up area and capitalisation. The minimum built-up area has been more than havled to 20,000 square metres. Currently 50,000 sq metres built-up area was a must for FDI, say sources.

  • Govt notifies FDI liberalisation in Railways Aug 27, 2014 07:25 PM IST

    Govt notifies FDI liberalisation in Railways

    The FDI liberalisation in the sector would help in modernisation and expansion of railway projects. However, FDI will not be allowed in train operations and safety. Earlier, FDI was allowed only in Mass Rapid Transport (MRT) systems.

  • DIPP to soon float revised cab note on FDI in construction Jan 06, 2014 09:55 PM IST

    DIPP to soon float revised cab note on FDI in construction

    Cabinet had directed the ministers to iron out the differences. The DIPP has proposed easy conditions for exit for developers before the three-year lock-in period and a change in the current requirement of having a minimum built-up area of 50,000 sq meters to 20,000 sq meters of carpet area for FDI in construction development projects.

  • Cabinet defers decision on FDI in pharma and housing Nov 28, 2013 09:58 PM IST

    Cabinet defers decision on FDI in pharma and housing

    The decision on FDI in pharma and housing has been deferred, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said after the Cabinet meeting here.

  • Govt may review FDI policy in pharma,housing tomorrow Nov 27, 2013 09:55 PM IST

    Govt may review FDI policy in pharma,housing tomorrow

    India is demanding an amendment to the Agreement in Agriculture of WTO in order to implement its food security law.

  • PM overrules DIPP, HealthMin to clear Mylan's Strides deal Aug 16, 2013 06:02 PM IST

    PM overrules DIPP, HealthMin to clear Mylan's Strides deal

    The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) had kept its approval on the deal in abeyance till there was clarity on brownfield FDI norms.

  • Govt mulls ease in FDI norms for low-cost housing Aug 02, 2013 05:44 PM IST

    Govt mulls ease in FDI norms for low-cost housing

    CNBC-TV18's Rituparna Bhuyan reports that after relaxing norms for foreign direct investment (FDI) in various sectors, the government may consider easing FDI norms in low-cost housing sector.

  • FDI norms skewed on food biz; more freedom to OMCs: Experts Aug 01, 2013 09:52 PM IST

    FDI norms skewed on food biz; more freedom to OMCs: Experts

    A panel of experts, on CNBC-TV18, point out that the FDI norms are skewed towards the food business and call for more freedom to OMCs.

  • Cabinet to take up retail FDI policy on Thursday Jul 30, 2013 06:55 PM IST

    Cabinet to take up retail FDI policy on Thursday

    Retail stocks will be in focus for the next couple of days as the cabinet is likely to take up the multibrand retail foreign direct investment (FDI) policy on Thursday. Sources say that the Cabinet could relax some FDI norms for multibrand retail. CNBC-TV18's Rituparna Bhuyan reports.

  • Hail hike in FDI cap; eye on economic growth vital: Experts Jul 16, 2013 11:55 PM IST

    Hail hike in FDI cap; eye on economic growth vital: Experts

    An expert panel, on CNBC-TV18, while hailing the government‘s initiative to open the economy to foreign investment say that certain clarifications are needed for adequate implementation.

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