Tag: FDI

Rajnath Singh: India’s national security challenges becoming complex: Rajnath Singh

Noting that India’s national security challenges are increasing and becoming “complex” in view of the changing geopolitical situation globally, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday...

Economic recovery to further escalate with second Covid wave abating

The declining second wave of Covid-19 along with rapid progress in vaccination has set the stage to further accelerate economic recovery, the finance ministry said...

Retro Tax Amendments will end legacy cases, bring tax certainty: Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj

In a major development, the government today introduced an amendment to do away with the contentious retrospective tax demand provisions. The move will provide relief...

View: Indian defence sector waking up to the call of hour

With the recent cabinet approval for corporatisation of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), the defence sector in India is moving forward in the right direction...

Amazon: CAIT fully geared up to fight Amazon & Flipkart

NEW DELHI: For more than five years, Amazon, Walmart-owned Flipkart and many other foreign-funded e-commerce companies have indulged into all kinds of unethical business practices...

Great Wall explores rebooting India entry plans, may adopt top down strategy

China’s largest SUV maker Great Wall Motors is revisiting its entry strategy into India, stung by covid-19 and the inordinate delay in FDI approvals from...

View: Why aspects of game theory must be applied in our policymaking

Much has been written and discussed about corruption having a negative impact on economic growth, with malfunctioning government institutions affecting investments, entrepreneurship and innovation. In...

India is the number one country in Asia for Polish investors: Envoy

Poland has been among India’s key Central European partners over the past seven decades. And in the last few years has witnessed penetration of Indian...

IKEA to increase sourcing of toys from India

Swedish furniture major IKEA, which has a range of over 1,000 products as part of its children’s range, is looking to scale up sourcing of...

Netherlands seeks to align its Indo-Pacific vision with India: Envoy

Netherlands is very supportive of the proposed India-EU Free Trade Agreement and as one of the three European countries to frame Indo-Pacific vision desires to...

Max Life outpaces pvt life insurance industry in Apr-Dec, expects over 11 pc biz growth in FY21: CEO

Outpacing the industry’s growth at 11 per cent during nine months to December 2020 amidst the pandemic, Max Life Insurance hopes to post even better...

India-China border row: How several rounds of talks led to disengagement at LAC | India News

NEW DELHI: The process of disengagement between Indian and Chinese armies that began on Wednesday on both sides of Pangong Tso is only the first...

Fiscal policy must be counter-cyclical: Krishnamurthy Subramanian, CEA

The budget has laid the foundation for high growth over this decade, chief economic adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian said. In an interview with ET, he said...

Opposition, protesting farmers slam PM Modi’s ‘andolan jeevi’, ‘FDI’ remarks: Key developments | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks on Monday about “andolan jeevi” and “foreign destructive ideology (FDI)” came in for sharp criticism from the opposition...

View: India’s risk-taking ability could be the key to its swift growth

Not taking a decision is sometimes a decision in itself. For the usual operative parts of Budget 2021, that has been the best thing about...

Pharma exports up 12.43% during April-December 2020-21

New Delhi: India’s exports of pharmaceutical products during April-December 2020-21 grew by 12.43 per cent to USD 17.57 billion, Parliament was informed on Friday. India’s...

View: How this Budget offers incentives for all stakeholders to propel growth

Given that healthcare has taken centre stage due to the Covid pandemic, Budget 2021, naturally, has enhanced its outlay by about 2.4 times year-on-year. More...

View: FM Nirmala Sitharaman opens govt spending tap for growth revival

In her boldest budget so far, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered on the most important front – a big-bang government spending programme for an economy...

Government may announce new scheme for revival of discoms to achieve 24×7 power for all

NEW DELHI: The government may announce a new scheme for cash-strapped and loss-making electricity distribution utilities to reduce stress in the sector and achieve the...

U.S. lobby group urges India not to tighten foreign e-commerce rules

NEW DELHI: A U.S. lobby group which represents firms including Amazon.com and Walmart has urged India not to tighten foreign investment rules for e-commerce companies...

budget 2021: Samir Arora on why millenials shouldn’t make insta decisions based on Budget

During the 2020 Budget, the Finance Minister had said that the FY22 Budget will be made in a manner never seen in 100 years in...

India emerges as an attractive durable investment destination

India has emerged as an attractive durable investment destination amidst the COVID pandemic with record $25 billion net FDI inflows during the September quarter as...

Yediyurappa rules out leadership change, asserts will complete term as CM

BENGALURU: Ruling out leadership change, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Thursday asserted he will remain in the post for the remaining over two...

FDI in India: FDI equity inflows into India cross $500 billion milestone

NEW DELHI: Foreign direct investment (FDI) equity inflows into India crossed the USD 500 billion milestone during April 2000 to September 2020 period, firmly establishing...

New guidelines in works to speed up FDI approvals

NEW DELHI: The government of India, eyeing overseas investments, has begun working to revamp the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for processing foreign direct investment (FDI)...