In post-COVID-19 world, India must boost healthcare by simplifying laws, encouraging private investment
If the govt cannot create health infrastructure directly, it must create a policy environment to allow private players to do so.
Finance Ministry credits govt, RBI for ‘green shoots of economic revival’ as agriculture, petroleum, electricity indicators pick up
The Finance Ministry cited "green shoots" of recovery in agriculture, manufacturing and services sectors, and said the prompt policy measures taken by the government and RBI have helped reinvigorate the economy with minimal damage
Every Indian should pledge to use India-made goods so country can become 'aatma nirbhar': Amit Shah to CNN-News18
Amit Shah highlighted the Centre's economic package worth Rs 20 lakh core and said that PM Modi's Vocal for local push will not reduce foreign investments.
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has rejected Walmart-backed Flipkart’s proposal seeking approval for entry to the food retail sector citing a regulatory issue, an official said on Monday
Narendra Modi's Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus blends shrewd geo-economics with Swadeshi-coated booster, but it may not be a panacea for jobs growth
While global investors with their view from a London or New York may look at India as a long-term alternative to China, the Modi government's own close relations with Japan may provide leverage.
India plans to fast track Chinese investments over fears of policy change hitting plans of companies, investors: Report
While the fast track mechanism would be open to all India’s neighbours with a land border, China would be the main beneficiary.
Chinese investors hold stakes in 18 of the 30 Indian startup unicorns, and some companies backed by them indulge in "predatory" behaviour, which needs to be brought under scrutiny, a domestic think tank said on Thursday
FinMin notifies changes in FDI policy; prior govt approval must for investments from countries sharing land borders
The Finance Ministry on Wednesday notified changes in FDI rules, which made prior approval of the government mandatory for foreign investments from countries that share border with India, to prevent the opportunistic takeover of domestic firms amid COVID-19 pandemic under the FEMA law
The SJM, which has been critical of FDI, welcomed the amendment in its norms to make it mandatory that investments from China will now require a clearance from the Centre.
China says India's new FDI rules violate WTO principles on free and fair trade; hopes for revision in 'discriminatory practices'
India’s new rules for foreign investment violate WTO principles of non-discrimination and are against free and fair trade, a Chinese embassy spokesperson in New Delhi said on Monday
Changes in FDI rules necessary to ensure no Indian entity is shortchanged during COVID-19 pandemic, especially by 'opportunist' China
With its new FDI rules, the Government of India has decided to ensure that the country comes out of the COVID-19 pandemic with its industries and entities intact and still in Indian control
Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt nod must for FDI from neighbouring countries, says DPIIT; move aims to curb 'opportunistic takeover' of Indian firms
The decision, which is likely to impact FDI from countries like China, has been taken to curb 'opportunistic takeovers or acquisitions' of domestic firms due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
In 2018-19, FDI in the defence sector was aggregated at $2.18 million, according to the data provided by Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
Air India privatisation: Govt permits NRIs to own up to 100% stake in ailing national carrier; measure not in violation of SOEC norms
Allowing 100 percent investment by NRIs in the crisis-hit Air India would also not be in violation of Substantial Ownership and Effective Control (SOEC) norms.
FDI inflow dips 1.4% to $10.67 bn in October-December period; services, telecommunications sectors attract maximum inflows
Singapore continued to be the largest source of FDI in India during April-December period of the current financial year with $11.65 billion investments.
Retail FDI: Goods procured from SEZs by single brand retailers to qualify for meeting local sourcing norms
Goods procured from units in special economic zones (SEZs) by single brand retailers, owned by foreign companies, would qualify for meeting the mandatory 30 percent local sourcing conditions, according to a government clarification
Bharti Infratel on Monday extended the deadline for its merger with Indus Towers by two more months to 24 April, but cautioned that final call on scheme implementation will be taken by the board based on assessment of telecom crisis and its impact
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday hit back at former minister P Chidambaram for his 'incompetent doctors' attending to economy remark, saying there was nothing to learn from the people who gave the mountain of NPAs along with twin balance sheet crisis
Economy not in trouble; green shoots visible with country moving towards $5 trillion economy: Nirmala Sitharaman
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the economy is not in trouble and green shoot are visible with the country moving towards a $5 trillion economy
Air India sale: Govt working on proposal to allow 100% foreign direct investment in national carrier
The government is working on a proposal to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment in Air India as it moves ahead with disinvestment of the national carrier, according to sources