FDI Reforms

  • Newsmaker of the Day: Kamal Nath November 20, 2012

    As the Winter Session nears, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath talks about the tough road ahead for the government. ...
  • Avoid voting on FDI, DMK tells UPA at PM's dinner November 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday night hosted a dinner for UPA leaders where the DMK is understood to have insisted that government should avoid voting in Parliament on foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, making clear its reservation on the issue. With this in mind, the government...
  • UPA isolated on FDI, may struggle for numbers November 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government is set to face a tough time during Parliament's winter session with the opposition planning to launch an aggressive attack on it for allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail. While the UPA Government is already in a minority after...
  • Cong to garner support on reforms through dialogue October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday said it would make earnest efforts through dialogue to arrive at a consensus for smooth passage of the concerned bills in Parliament on major reforms including in insurance and pension sectors. "When there will be dialogue, a way will emerge," party general secretary Janardan Dwivedi...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey November 7, 2012

    The UPA government clears second wave of reforms. Encephalitis deaths continue to rise in Gorakhpur. ...
  • News 360: UPA brings in second wave of reforms October 4, 2012

    The UPA government on Thursday cleared FDI in pension and hiked FDI in insurance to 49 per cent. ...
  • The Last Word: Has the PM explained the need for reforms? September 21, 2012

    The Prime Minister on Friday evening addressed the nation to explain the recent reform measures taken by the government. ...
  • Government likely to increase FDI in insurance September 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Despite facing the heat over the hike in diesel prices and reforms in foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, the government has decided to go ahead with some more reforms. According to sources, the government is likely to go ahead with insurance reforms next week. It is expected that...
  • Congress stands firm on reforms as Mamata cries rollback September 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday ruled out a roll back on diesel prices, sources in the Centre indicated a possible partial roll back on the cap imposed on domestic LPG cylinders. The move could be one way to placate unhappy allies like Trinamool Congress chief...