Now, Swadeshi Jagran Manch ups ante against govt divestment plan

The SJM has reasoned that if the government has to raise funds through divestments, then the best route is to offload stakes on the stock market.

published on : 2nd December 2019

All 16 leaders working to resolve India's concerns over RCEP: Japan

These comments came a day after India and Japan held their first foreign and defence ministerial talks to further strengthen strategic ties.

published on : 1st December 2019

If India's concerns addressed by RCEP, Government may take call on what needs to done: Jaishankar

On November 4 in Bangkok, PM Modi took the call for not joining the RCEP agreement as its concerns were not addressed in the pact.

published on : 29th November 2019

India seeks review of trade agreements with ASEAN, Japan after RCEP withdrawal

The Commerce ministry said that eight rounds of negotiations had been held with South Korea for upgrading the existing comprehensive free trade agreements (FTA).

published on : 28th November 2019

RCEP did not address outstanding issues, concerns of India: Goyal

'Moreover, India was seeking an automatic trigger safeguard mechanism (ATSM) for tackling import surges,' he added.

published on : 20th November 2019

Modi's successful visits abroad, decision to keep out of RCEP highlighted at BJP meeting

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal briefed BJP MPs on the issues in the parliamentary party's first meeting in the Winter session.

published on : 19th November 2019

PM stayed out of RCEP keeping in mind northeast's economic interests: Rajnath Singh

The defence minister said the government has started several infrastructure projects in Arunachal Pradesh and no part of the state will be isolated.

published on : 15th November 2019

Not shifting away from Act East Policy: Jaishankar

Jaishankar said that India's co-operation with its neighbours spans so many domains that the decision to stay out of the RCEP does not undermine the basics of its foreign policy.

published on : 15th November 2019

Difference between 2012 and 2019 is 'parlous' state of economy: Chidambaram on RCEP

The Congress leader's remarks come days after India decided not to join the mega deal as negotiations failed to address New Delhi's concerns.

published on : 7th November 2019

Will resolve outstanding issues raised by India for not joining RCEP: China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conveyed India's decision not to join the RCEP deal at a summit meeting of the 16-nation bloc.

published on : 6th November 2019

India open for engagement with RCEP nations again if our concerns are addressed: Piyush Goyal

Goyal said that the lesson to be learnt from these negotiations is that one should never finalise a trade agreement in a hurry and with a timeline

published on : 5th November 2019

Chidambaram hits out at PM Modi over his remarks in Bangkok

The former Union minister has been critical of the Modi government's handling of the economy and has said this is the reason that he is being targeted.

published on : 5th November 2019

A definite sign that India now fears freer trade

India now lacks both ambition and imagination; it fears the world rather than embracing it.

published on : 5th November 2019

Industry, traders and farmers welcome India's decision to not sign RCEP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bangkok said India will not join China-backed RCEP deal as negotiations failed to satisfactorily address New Delhi's 'outstanding issues and concerns'.

published on : 5th November 2019

Not joining RCEP will protect interests of Indian industry, farmers: Trade experts

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a mega free-trade pact being negotiated among 16 countries.

published on : 5th November 2019
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