FDI RETAIL

  • BJP remains opposed to FDI in retail, won't change stand: Jaitley March 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has ruled out any change in its policy towards Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail if it comes to power at the centre. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley ruled out any possibility of the party reversing...
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  • FDI will make India a nation of sales boys, girls: BJP September 15, 2012

    Chennai: BJP on Saturday said implementation of FDI in multibrand retail will make India a nation of "sales boys and sales girls" and it hoped to see the end of the UPA government on the issue. Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley, said the biggest danger of...
  • Left slams govt for FDI in retail, aviation September 14, 2012

    New Delhi: In a scathing attack for allowing FDI in aviation and multibrand retail, the Left on Friday said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is responsible for the decline in the economy. Politically Congress is going down. The government under Manmohan Singh is responsible for decline in the economy, Left...
  • Now, Nitish opposes FDI in multibrand retail July 30, 2012

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said it was not possible to accept Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multibrand retail in the state "as it is converse to policy of growth with justice". "It is our considered view that as the domestic retailing is underdeveloped and is in a...
  • PM takes charge, pushes FDI in retail, reforms July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has decided to press the accelerator on foreign direct investment (FDI) in various sectors and take forward economic reforms within weeks of taking charge of the Finance Ministry. FDI in retail may be a reality by August 15 as the Congressled United Progressive Alliance (UPA)...
  • FDI in retail a winwin situation: Basu to Mamata July 7, 2012

    Barasat: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday asserted she remained firmly opposed to allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multibrand retail. Earlier on Saturday, Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu had said in Kolkata that Banerjee would realise the reform would be a winwin situation if properly explained to her. "Mamata...
  • Congressruled states to go ahead with FDI in retail July 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Centre is moving ahead with the push to break the policy paralysis and is getting support from Congressruled states on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail. Congressruled sates are in favour of FDI in retail and will go ahead with it, sources have told CNNIBN. Commerce Minister...
  • 'India to go ahead with FDI in multibrand retail' June 25, 2012

    Antwerp: India has assured global investors that the country will move forward with its decision to open multibrand retail to foreign investment and it has not pressed the "reverse button" on the proposal. Following strong protests from its key ally Trinamool Congress, the UPA government has suspended its decision to allow...
  • Retail FDI may hurt party in UP polls: Cong MP November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress MP Sanjay Singh, who is opposing the government move to reform FDI in retail, on Tuesday said that the step might hamper the prospects of the party in the forthcoming assembly elections. Speaking to IBN18 Editorinchief Rajdeep Sardesai, Singh said that most of the Congress MPs were not...
  • India needs retail FDI, states free to reject it: PM November 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, addressing the Youth Congress rally on Tuesday, again raised the pitch for foreign direct investment (FDI) reforms saying that the move would be beneficial for the farmers. The Prime Minister also hit out at the Opposition for stalling that Parliament saying that if it "is...
  • Is FDI in retail in national interest? November 28, 2011

    The government has called an allparty meet on Tuesday to discuss the controversy over FDI in retail. ...
  • Omar comes out in support of FDI in retail November 28, 2011

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has come out in open support of Foreign Direct Investment in retail and tried to allay fears on this count by recalling his days in the NDA government. "I remember the same 'Indian Business will Die' when we rolled Quantitative Restrictions on Imports...
  • Kerala Congress opposes FDI in retail November 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Protesting the approval of the FDI in retail, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) Chief Ramesh Chennithala has written to the Prime Minister opposing the nod from the government. Chennithala said, "I have written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh opposing the Union Cabinet decision to throw open the doors of...
  • Now, Chouhan opposes Govt on FDI reforms November 26, 2011

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan opposed the Union government's move to allow FDI in retail. ...
  • We don't support FDI in retail: Mamata November 24, 2011

    West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC leader Mamata Banerjee said that she will express her views on FDI in retail only when details are provided to her. ...
  • FDI will lead to price rise: Left November 24, 2011

    Left leader Gurudas Dasgupta said that the safeguards on FDI will not work in India. He said that FDI should be in production not in trade and commerce. ...