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FDI decision 'very unfortunate', says RSS affiliate body; threatens to take to street in protest
Politics

FDI decision 'very unfortunate', says RSS affiliate body; threatens to take to street in protest

On allowing FDI in defence sector, the BMS said it was not good for the country.

Aam Aadmi Party: Is there an economic story in the plot?
Economy

Aam Aadmi Party: Is there an economic story in the plot?

AAP should seriously reconsider their economic approach and probably induct the right people to formulate policies on various issues rather than have policies based on sentiment. Every such disastrous step has the power to come back to haunt the present or, probably worse, the future governments.

AAP's retail FDI reversal: We are not banana republic, says Anand Sharma
Economy

AAP's retail FDI reversal: We are not banana republic, says Anand Sharma

Though the AAP's decision was no surprise as it is in line with its promise to traders in its election manifesto, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, who has been trying his level best to get foreign retailers sign up, is clearly irked.

Wal-Mart Asia chief to discuss sourcing norms with Anand Sharma on 1 Nov
Business

Wal-Mart Asia chief to discuss sourcing norms with Anand Sharma on 1 Nov

Asia-CEO of retail giant Walmart, Scott Price, will meet with Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on 1 November to seek clarification on India's retail policy, CNBC-TV18 reported today. <br /><br />

Wal-Mart effect: Tesco won't invest in India unless there's clarity on retail FDI
Business

Wal-Mart effect: Tesco won't invest in India unless there's clarity on retail FDI

Despite India relaxing a further set of rules governing foreign investment in its retail sector, US retail giant Walmart called off its six year partnership with the Bharti Group while other retailers are now going slow on expansion.<br /><br />

Wal-Mart continues lobbying in US for India entry
Business

Wal-Mart continues lobbying in US for India entry

The company has, however, maintained that these disclosures have nothing to do with political or governmental contacts with Indian government officials

Retail FDI is a non-starter yet. Should govt abandon it?
Economy

Retail FDI is a non-starter yet. Should govt abandon it?

With the critics of the retail FDI policy gaining in strength, the lack of consensus on the issue is becoming clearer.

Ikea 'bargains' its way into India: what does this mean for the rest?
Economy

Ikea 'bargains' its way into India: what does this mean for the rest?

Unless the regulatory framework improves, foreign retailers would continue to be cautious about India. Most international players have already put their India plans on the back burner given uncertainty in the political space since general elections are due in 2014.

Parliament's decision to allow FDI in retail a win-win for all: US
Economy

Parliament's decision to allow FDI in retail a win-win for all: US

FDI can create opportunities for small businesses, for farmers, spur investment in infrastructure and bring benefits to consumers as well as lower food prices. FDI in retail will grow markets in India as it has in China, Brazil and many other developing economies, said the State Department spokesman, Mark Toner

Left to campaign against FDI in and outside Parliament
Politics

Left to campaign against FDI in and outside Parliament

Chairman of West Bengal's Left Front Biman Bose today said that Left parties would oppose FDI in retail in Parliament and also campaign outside.

Diplomats, think tanks chalk out road map for retail FDI
Economy

Diplomats, think tanks chalk out road map for retail FDI

Cultural mindset of the population, large-scale loss of jobs, and stability of the average prices of products are some of the problems faced by MNCs which wish to enter the Indian retail sector

Left challenges govt to pass FDI in Parliament
Politics

Left challenges govt to pass FDI in Parliament

The CPI(M) today challenged the government to put the FDI issue to vote in Parliament if it thinks it is so important for the country, and said it would be the central topic in the coming Winter Session.

Be afraid of Wal-mart. But not because of what Mamata says
Business

Be afraid of Wal-mart. But not because of what Mamata says

Ever walked into a Spencer's for three things and walked out with two bursting bags? Get ready to mutiply that experience five fold if and when Wal-mart comes to India. Forget the kirana owner, is the middle class ready for the big box store?

Bharti, Wal-Mart retail play: Will 1% make the difference?
Business

Bharti, Wal-Mart retail play: Will 1% make the difference?

At stake is a percent stake. Bharti Enterprises has said it is hopeful of setting up a 50:50 joint venture with Wal-Mart, while the US retailer has said it would look for a majority stake in a joint venture.

Wal-Mart India play: Devil is in the detail
Business

Wal-Mart India play: Devil is in the detail

Despite considering various options with regard to a local partner, it prefers a 51% controlling stake in a new front-end retail company for which Bharti Enterprises would be a "natural partner"

High-cost realty may trip Wal-Mart in India
Business

High-cost realty may trip Wal-Mart in India

Even though Bharti Wal-Mart plans on rolling out its first Indian retail store in 12-18 months, the availability and cost of real estate in India, especially in the metros, is very high and could prove to be a challenge for the low-price retailer.

More ifs and buts in retail FDI as govt shuts online sales
Economy

More ifs and buts in retail FDI as govt shuts online sales

The government is rushing through reforms but has now decided to not allow online sales by firms with foreign ownership. The step is likely to be a huge dampener as the global retail space is increasingly tilting towards e-commerce.

Kiranas will survive despite retail FDI. Here's why
Business

Kiranas will survive despite retail FDI. Here's why

Kiranas are in every nook and cranny of densely populated neighbourhoods, whereas domestic supermarkets are mostly found in shopping malls. With land at a premium, foreign supermarkets will likely have to set up shop outside the main cities.