Multibrand

  • Prithvi Reddy to head AAP's panel on economic policy 19-01-2014 08:02 PM

    The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi has formed a seven-member team to formulate its economic policy ahead of the general elections. The decision to form a committee assumes significance as the party is under pressure from several quarters to make its stand clear on various issues ranging from...
  • Congress tides over difficult 2012 25-12-2012 12:05 PM

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  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 05-12-2012 11:58 PM

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  • PM invites BJP leaders for dinner meeting today 22-11-2012 02:45 AM

    New Delhi: With the Lok Sabha Speaker's all-party meeting failing to break the logjam on FDI in retail issue, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has invited the top brass of main Opposition BJP for a dinner on Thursday to ensure smooth functioning of Parliament in the winter session. Singh had invited...
  • Govt will reach out to DMK on multi-brand retail: Sharma 21-11-2012 05:09 AM

    On Board PM's Special Plane: Facing the prospect of a no-confidence motion, government on Tuesday said it will reach out to its sulking ally DMK to convince it about benefits of FDI in multi-brand retail even as it accused those opposing the move of having an "agenda" or "lack of...
  • Govt taking steps to boost investor confidence: Montek 05-11-2012 04:35 PM

    Hyderabad: Amid threats that India's credit rating could be downgraded and a slowdown in the economy, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Monday said that the government has taken several steps to boost investor confidence and more such measures may follow. "Lot of examples can be given on...
  • FTN: Walmart coming to India: Boon or bane?

    FDI in multi brand retail has bitterly divided the political class. What exactly does FDI in retail mean? Will the entry of retail giants Walmart...
  • Why Fear FDI in Retailing?

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    While approving foreign direct investment in multi-brand retailing, the central government says states have the discretion to deny them entry. Though investment policy is decided...

  • Retailers call for FDI in non-food multi-brand 07-12-2011 07:17 PM

    New Delhi: Terming the decision to hold back FDI in multi-brand retail as "unfortunate", retailers have expressed disappointment and asked the government to consider partial opening up FDI particularly in the non-food segment. "It is unfortunate that such an important and much needed economic reform has been suspended. I would...
  • FDI in retail an important step: Walmart 25-11-2011 10:34 AM

    New York: The world's largest retailer Walmart has termed India's decision to allow 51 per cent FDI in multi-brand retail as a 'first important step' and said it will study the finer details of the new policy to determine the impact on its ability to do business in India. Walmart,...
  • FDI clearance UPA's big image saving move? 25-11-2011 07:12 AM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet gave its nod for foreign funds in retail on Thursday, a move that the beleaguered UPA hopes will help salvage its image. It's also the government's first big policy initiative that sends a clear message to dissenting allies like TMC chief Mamata Banerjee as to...
  • Union Cabinet clears FDI in retail sector 24-11-2011 08:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared 50 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail and 100 per cent FDI in single brand retail despite division within the UPA on the issue. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Left, UPA ally Trinamool Congress along with some Cabinet...
  • BJP to strongly oppose FDI in retail sector 24-11-2011 07:40 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday asserted that it would use all mediums of democratic protest to oppose the move to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, saying this would harm self-employed retailers. Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley said a Cabinet note has been circulated...
  • 100 pc, 51 pc, 24 pc? FinMin okays FDI in retail 17-11-2011 03:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Finance Ministry has given its approval to the Cabinet note on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail. The note seeks allowing 51 per cent FDI in multi-brand retail. It is a highly controversial move opposed by the Left parties. The Finance Ministry has given its consent...
  • Walmart closer to India as FDI hurdle set to go 23-07-2011 08:02 AM

    New Delhi: Consumers will soon have more options to choose from as the Committee of Secretaries (CoS) on Friday agreed to open up the retail sector. The CoS has recommended a 51 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail formats. This will open up doors for retail giants...
  • Allow FDI in retail to check price rise: experts 28-05-2011 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: In a bid to check rising prices, a ministerial panel on inflation has suggested that foreign investments be allowed in multi-brand retail at the earliest. Besides opening the retail sector for FDI, the panel which was constituted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in February, also advocated reforms in...
  • 'FDI in retail not crucial to control prices' 01-03-2011 05:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Planning Commission on Tuesday said the Government does not hold the view that FDI in multi-brand retail is necessary to control the price rise. "I don't think that it is Government's view that the present inflation cannot be brought under control without FDI in multi-brand retail. We...
  • Budget disappoints retail sector again 28-02-2011 05:52 PM

    New Delhi: India's retail sector that has been anticipating some good news on allowing FDI in the multi-brand segment is left disappointed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who made no mention of it in his Budget speech. "The budget looks like a 'khatta' budget. Although it has a lot of...
  • US to again ask India to open up economy 06-02-2011 10:35 AM

    New Delhi: The US is expected to renew its demand for further opening up of the Indian economy in sectors like multi-brand retail and easing of trade restrictions on several areas, including farm products. These issues are likely to be taken up by US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke when he...