Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicFDI policy

Topic: FDI policy

Why Indian definition of e-commerce needs to sync with its international trade discussions

India has opposed international negotiations on e-commerce on grounds of how it impacts our domestic digital economy. But we might need to revisit this stance.

Investment a must to become global power, new FDI rules can’t protect India’s interests

New FDI rules mean that an American company can invest in India without placing its proposal before the government but a Chinese company can’t do the same.

‘India won’t review FDI rule despite China protest, takeovers have been a worry for years’

The Modi government is said to be 'firm on its stance’ that foreign capital from ‘border-sharing countries’ will have to come in with prior approval.

China wants India to revise new ‘discriminatory’ FDI policy, says it violates WTO norms

China has labelled as discriminatory India’s new FDI policy that mandates firms from ‘border-sharing nations’ to seek govt approval before making investments.  

Govt revises FDI policy over fears of Chinese takeover of Indian firms amid Covid-19 crisis

Press note by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade says move is aimed at curbing opportunistic takeovers/acquisitions of Indian companies due to Covid-19 pandemic.

This is how Modi govt plans to meet its $5-trillion economy target by 2024

Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth, headed by Modi, also discussed plans of revisiting RERA norms & scaling up investment in sectors such as agriculture & infrastructure.

Govt warns employees of ‘consequences’ as trade unions call for strike on 8 January

The Central Trade Union and their affiliates have called for a nationwide general strike on 8 January to protest against some of the government's 'anti-people' policies.

Modi govt damaging Indian traders with new FDI rules, alleges Congress

The Congress said the BJP govt’s move to relax sourcing rules and permit online sale in single-brand retail would go against Start-up India and Make in India.

FM’s economic moves unhelpful — Jayati Ghosh, SC doesn’t need more judges — Gautam Bhatia

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

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A woman walks past the logo of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters

SEBI orders Indian credit agency Brickwork Ratings to shut down

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cancelled the certificate of registration of the credit rating agency due to repeated lapses in the functioning.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.