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Outward Investments By Indian Companies Fell By 8% To $2.05 Billion In December

Jan 11, 2022 Press Trust of India

The domestic companies had invested $2.23 billion in their overseas joint ventures and fully-owned subsidiaries during December 2020 in the previous financial year.

Indian Economy To Grow More Than 9% In FY2023, Predicts Report

Jan 05, 2022 Pushpita Dey

Higher exports and more consumption, investment and capex on technology are expected to be growth drivers of the Indian economy in FY2023, says a report by Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund.

Piyush Goyal Says India Received Record FDI In The Last 7 Years, Hopes To See Trends Continue

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal appealed to MNCs (Multi-National Corporations) to use India as a manufacturing base as they can capture the whole world from India.

Global FDI Flows More Than Doubled To $870 Bn In H1 of 2021: OECD

Nov 02, 2021 Lola Nayar

Several mergers and acquisitions in the first six months of the year contributed to the increase. China was the leading FDI recipient worldwide in the first half of 2021, followed by the US and the UK. Increases were common across all non-OECD G20 countries, except for India where FDI inflows were only half of their peak levels in equity flow in Q3.

As Covid Disrupts Global FDI Flows, Has India Managed To Buck The Trend?

FDI in India in 2020-21 was $54,927 million compared $ 56,006 million in to 2019-20, as per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data.

26 October, 2021

Punjab CM Terms Boosting Industry 'Need Of The Hour', Assures Zero Tolerance For Corruption, Delays And Inertia

Harish Manav

The CM also emphasized on the state's land bank of 6000 acres with plug & play facilities to facilitate prospective entrepreneurs for setting up units.

15 October, 2021

India’s ‘Maitri’ Played Major Role In Global Covid-19 Fight: Nirmala Sitharaman

Outlook Web Desk

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India’s pandemic response has focused on the ‘twin goals of saving both the lives and livelihoods’.

20 September, 2021

India One Of The Most Attractive FDI Destinations: Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen


FDI is critical for India to become a USD 5 trillion economy; Deloitte would hire 65,000 more people in the next 3 years, Punit Renjen said.

15 September, 2021

Telecom Reforms: Cabinet Approves 4-Year-Moratorium To Telcos For Payment Of Dues, 100% FDI

Outlook Web Desk

In big bang reforms, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a relief package for the telecom sector that includes a four-year moratorium on payment of statutory dues by telecom companies as well as allowing 100 per cent foreign investment through the automatic route.

18 March, 2021

Rajya Sabha Approves Bill To Raise FDI In Insurance

Outlook Web Bureau

Nirmala Sitharaman cited liquidity pressure on insurance companies as the reason to raise the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit.

22 December, 2020

China Has Sent FDI Proposals Worth Rs. 12,000 Cr Since April: Sources


FDI proposals from China need government approval for investments in India in any sector


05 May, 2020

Geo-economic Shift Post Pandemic Can Favour India, But It Needs To Work Its Way Up

Ashwin Johar

China has a trade surplus with almost every country in the world, but it has now transformed into trust deficit. Now, every country wants to pull out their investment from China.

20 April, 2020

Isn’t It Risky To Block Chinese Money Amid Recession?

Outlook Web Bureau

After India’s new policy on restricting foreign direct investments, it is useful to ask why China is avoiding harsh language and any talk of retribution.

20 April, 2020

China Slams India's New FDI Norms, Says They 'Violate Principles Of Free Trade, Liberalisation'


Last week, India made grant of prior approval mandatory for foreign investments from countries that share land border with India to curb "opportunistic takeovers" of domestic firms.

19 April, 2020

After Tightening FDI Norms, Govt Should Keep An Eye On FPI Route To Ward Off Predatory Takeovers

Yagnesh Kansara

This route is simple. Invest in listed companies by way of secondary market transactions (stock exchange route).

19 April, 2020

Centre Tightens FDI Rules To Curb Opportunistic Takeovers Of Indian Companies Amid Pandemic

Yagnesh Kansara

This move is intended to monitor and check investments into Indian companies from neighbouring countries.

18 April, 2020

Govt Tightens FDI Policy To Check 'Opportunistic Takeover' Of Indian Firms Amid Corona Crisis


Prior approval for FDI will now be mandatory for countries which shares land borders with India


19 November, 2019

Investor Outreach For Air India Sale On, Says Civil Aviation Minister


The government has decided to almost completely exit the airline saying the financial support being provided to the airline could be put to better use

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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