Retail Sector

  • BJP to oppose entry of Walmart into HP, says Satti 12-05-2013 01:53 AM

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh BJP, which has been opposing FDI in retail, on Saturday said it would not allow foreign stores like Walmart into the state "Foreign chains like Walmart and Metro Cash and Carry will not be allowed to enter Himachal and the interests of small traders will be...
  • Now, Congress MP opposes FDI in retail 29-11-2011 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: From Kerala to Uttar Pradesh, own leaders of the Congress are now questioning the party's decision to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail sector. After Congress MPs from Kerala, another MP from Uttar Pradesh - Sanjay Singh from Sultanpur - has raised his voice against the Government's...
  • FDI policy rocks Parliament for the third day 29-11-2011 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: The controversy over allowing FDI in retail rocked Parliament for the third day on Tuesday with a united Opposition forcing adjournment of both the Houses till Wednesday. Both Houses were first adjourned till noon after the Opposition created ruckus, and later for the day as the situation didn't...
  • FDI in retail will create more jobs: Rajan Bharti Mittal 29-11-2011 10:18 AM

    The Bharti Enterprises MD said retailers in Punjab are already reaping benefits with their retail schemes. ...
  • India Inc, politicians battle over FDI in retail 29-11-2011 09:44 AM

    New Delhi: On the FDI in retail issue, battle lines are now clearly drawn between India Inc and the politicians, who are rooting for the neighbourhood grocer. While politicians are divided on the issue Corporate India appears united. The biggest fear of them is - will it create jobs or...
  • FDI: BJP accuses UPA of contempt of Parliament 26-11-2011 09:14 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP on Saturday charged the Government with showing contempt of Parliament by not discussing a crucial issue like allowing 51 per cent FDI in retail on the floor of the House and held the Manmohan Singh regime responsible for its repeated adjournments. Leader of Opposition in Lok...
  • '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...
  • Galloping real estate prices may hit retail boom hard 03-06-2008 09:28 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan has formally lodged a complaint over poor umpiring decisions in the first Test against Sri Lanka at Galle, at a time when the International Cricket Council executive board has decided against making the Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS) compulsory in all Tests. Clearly buckling under pressure from the...
  • Retail players set to get Rs 10-crore grant from Govt 17-12-2007 10:03 PM

    Hambantota: It has long been forgotten how the first World Cup, played in England in 1975, was initially designed as an experimental tournament to cover a gap in the England calendar that year. England's Test and County Cricket Board (now the Giles Clarke run ECB), were in 1973 and 1974...
  • Congress struggling with retail FDI 03-03-2007 12:17 AM

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  • Retail sector on the trot 09-09-2006 10:46 AM

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