Commerce Ministry

  • Commerce Ministry seeks EC approval for railway FDI proposal 13-03-2014 07:08 PM

    The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has sought approval of the Election Commission of India to move ahead with its proposal to liberalise the overseas investment policy in railways. The Cabinet can take a decision on the matter only after the Election Commission's approval. "As the model of conduct is...
  • Farmers affected by import of poppy seeds from Turkey 24-01-2014 01:39 PM

    Unable to get a good price for their cultivation of poppy seeds because of its import from Turkey, the farmers of Malwa and Mewar region have taken up the issue with higher-ups seeking help to end their woes. Poppy seeds, popularly known as 'khus-khus', are primarily used for value addition...
  • Using gold reserves was just a suggestion, clarifies Anand Sharma 29-08-2013 11:43 PM

    Clarifying his stand on the use of gold reserves to control the fiscal deficit said that it is not the government's decision but was just his suggestion. He added that despite the volatility in the economy there is no need for panic noting that the macro fundamentals of the country...
  • Andhra MP Purandeshwari to get Commerce Ministry 27-10-2012 06:53 PM

    Expressing her gratitude to her party, the Andhra Pradesh MP said that she is grateful to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party general secretary Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for considering her. Daggubati Purandeswari said that she will try to give her best to the job. ...
  • No rollback of FDI in retail: Commerce Minister 03-12-2011 08:03 AM

    New Delhi: Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has said that the government is committed to implementing FDI in retail. Speaking exclusively to Karan Thapar on the Devil's Advocate, Sharma said that there was no question of a rollback on the announcement in FDI in retail. "Why should it be rolled back....
  • India may raise visa issue with UK on Tuesday 26-09-2011 11:21 PM

    New Delhi: India is expected to raise the problems faced by Indians in getting visa to the UK with the visiting British Secretary of State for Justice in New Delhi on Tuesday. Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, who will meet UK Secretary of State for Justice Kenneth Clarke, may...
  • Profiles: Anand Sharma is Mr Popular 29-05-2009 12:09 AM

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  • Dealing with recession a priority: Kamal Nath 22-05-2009 06:17 PM

    Incumbent Minister Kamalnath spoke exclusive to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Outsourcing to India not hurting you: FICCI tells US 20-02-2008 12:37 PM

    Johannesburg: Out of picture for three years in South Africa, former India coach Gary Kirsten says he has a lot of catching up to do as he gears up to mentor the Proteas after guiding Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men to the World Cup earlier this year. Kirsten officially took up...
  • IT industry upset over rising rupee 12-06-2007 08:22 PM

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  • Commerce Ministry fishes for biz 07-06-2007 06:57 PM

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  • Hema lets down fans for UP polls 09-04-2007 10:00 PM

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  • Rehab onus on SEZ developer: Centre 21-03-2007 09:57 PM

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  • PMO applies brakes on new SEZs 17-01-2007 03:22 PM

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  • Despite criticism, govt clears 25 SEZs 06-10-2006 08:37 PM

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