Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicForeign direct investments

Topic: Foreign direct investments

India’s FDI inflow grew by 19% to $59.64 billion in 2020-2021, says commerce ministry

In terms of top investor countries, Singapore is at the top with 29 per cent share. It was followed by the US with 23 per cent and Mauritius with 9 per cent during the last fiscal.

India begins to ‘cautiously’ approve Chinese investment proposals as border tensions ease

Govt is looking at ‘speeding up’ small proposals — particularly in manufacturing sector — while big-ticket investment plans, including those in sensitive sectors, remain on hold.

Modi govt asks digital news sites to give ownership details in a month, meet FDI cap in 2021

FDI cap for digital news media is 26%. I&B ministry notice comes days after it brought such sites & platforms like Netflix & Hotstar under its jurisdiction.

PM Modi woos American companies, says India is a ‘land of opportunities’

Speaking at the US-India Business Council’s virtual India Ideas Summit, PM Modi also said India offers a perfect combination of openness, opportunities and options.

Railway Board to now have a special cell to attract more investment, increase FDI inflow

Order issued by railway ministry says Project Development Cell will, among other things, identify issues that need to be resolved to attract investments.

After Ladakh, India & US need deeper economic relationship, not just strategic

Trade tends to cement alliances & building up allied countries’ economies makes them much more able to resist military encroachments by rivals.

Foreign firms have to follow India’s rules pertaining to data security and privacy: MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said India has adopted a very ‘open regime’ for attracting FDIs, but global companies have to abide by the country’s rules.

US wants India to stand up to China. It can do that only with American aid and tech support

India giving preference to American investors and US boosting investment in India could help us meet China's challenges in post-Covid world.

The animal spirits of the Indian economy seem to be reviving

India's economic indicators show positive signs amid imminent global trade wars and market constraints.

On Camera

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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

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Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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