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Manoj Kumar
New Delhi, August 5, 2014
The government blocked the deal because it wanted more attention paid to its concerns over WTO limits on stockpiling of food which will ultimately hit its subsidised food distribution programme, the world's largest, targeted at nearly 850 million people.


PTI
New Delhi, August 4, 2014
Foreign investors made net investments worth $3.83 billion (Rs 22,977.65 crore) in debt securities, during July - the highest inflow for a month so far this year.


PTI
New Delhi, August 2, 2014
\"We have to take a firm position in negotiations with powerful countries of the world. Had we followed the policies of the previous government, the interest of our small farmers would have been jeopardised,\" Jaitley said.


Tom Miles
August 2, 2014
Trade diplomats in Geneva have said they are \"flabbergasted\", \"astonished\" and \"dismayed\" and described India's position as \"hostage-taking\" and \"suicidal\". Here are nine reasons why they say India's stance made no sense.


Manoj Kumar and Tom Miles
August 2, 2014
The deadline to sign the WTO pact to ease worldwide customs rules lapsed at midnight in Geneva on Thursday after India demanded that the group also finalise an agreement giving it more freedom to subsidise and stockpile food grains than is allowed by WTO rules.


Sanjeev Miglani and Rajesh Kumar Singh
August 2, 2014
\"The failure to sign the (WTO) agreement undermined the very image Modi is trying to send about India,\" a U.S. State Department official quoted Kerry as telling the 63-year-old in a meeting otherwise described as \"strong and positive.\"


PTI
New Delhi, August 2, 2014
\"Prime Minister emphasized the need for developed countries to understand the challenges of poverty in developing countries and their governments' responsibilities in addressing them when discussions take place in international forums,\" a PMO statement said.


Lalit K Jha
Washington, August 2, 2014
\"India's actions last night to bring down implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement are completely unacceptable and put into doubt its credibility as a responsible trading partner,\" says US House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp.


PTI
New Delhi, August 1, 2014
Kerry, US Secretary of State, and Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce, conveyed to the Prime Minister that Obama attaches great priority to relations with India, both for bilateral cooperation and global partnership.


David Brunnstrom and Tom Miles
Geneva, August 1, 2014
The deadline passed without a breakthrough. WTO ministers had already agreed the global reform of customs procedures known as \"trade facilitation\" last December, but it needed to be put into the WTO rule book by July 31.


Agencies
New Delhi, August 1, 2014
\"Failure to sign the Trade Facilitation Agreement sent a confusing signal and undermined the very image Prime Minister Modi is trying to send about India,\" a US State Department official told reporters after Kerry's meeting with Modi.


PTI
Mumbai, August 1, 2014
In early trade, the domestic unit had lost 22 paise to open at an over three-month low of 60.77 against the US dollar on increased capital outflows amid demand for the American currency from importers.


Sanjeev Miglani
New Delhi, July 31, 2014
India and the United States have already clashed at the WTO, with Washington saying Delhi's 11th hour resistance could kill a deal that could create 21 million jobs.


Tom Miles
Geneva, July 25, 2014
The government has said it would not veto the agreement until it gets what it wants in a separate area linked to its system of subsidising and stockpiling crops.


Vivek Mehra
June 16, 2014
Most advanced economies progressed from the green revolution to the industrial revolution and then onto the services revolution. India, however, flew over the industrial revolution.


Shweta Punj
Delhi, June 18, 2014
The BJP's earlier stint in power had it clashing repeatedly with the RSS on economic policy. The RSS harped on self-reliance, while the BJP-led government opened up several new sectors to FDI. A pragmatic Narendra Modi government is now setting the stage for neo-Swadeshinomics.


PTI
New Delhi, June 11, 2014
There was a suggestion to hike sugar import duty from 15 per cent to 40 per cent to curb cheap imports and increase ethanol blending in petrol to 10 per cent as an effort to improve the liquidity of mills.


PTI
New Delhi, May 15, 2014
The minister's handover note assumes significance as the BJP is against allowing FDI in multi-brand retail, a proposal which was pursued by the Congress-led UPA government.


Anilesh S Mahajan
April 17, 2014
The ministry of new and renewable energy is lobbying for changing the fortunes of solar energy players under the renewable energy certificates or the REC mechanism.


PTI
New Delhi, April 15, 2014
The five-year foreign trade policy (2009-14) ended on March 31. The policy for the period 2014-19 is expected to be announced by the new government in June.


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