Saturday, Sep 18, 2021


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

Sep 15, 2021 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.

Rajya Sabha Approves Bill To Raise FDI In Insurance

Mar 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

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

May 05, 2020 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.

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

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

28 August, 2019

Cabinet Relaxes FDI Norms In Single-brand Retail, Allows 26% Foreign Investment In Digital Media


To boost domestic manufacturing, 100 per cent FDI in contract manufacturing under automatic route has been allowed, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said, adding that 26 per cent FDI has been allowed in digital media.

30 July, 2019

Income Tax Dept Attaches Rs 254 Crore Worth Of 'Benami' Equity Of Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath's Nephew

Outlook Web Bureau

Enforcement Directorate said Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, is the beneficial owner of these 'benami' held equity shares and has been charged under the relevant law.

06 July, 2019

US Corporate Sector Hails Indian Budget, Says It Will Attract FDIs

Outlook Web Bureau

The Budget opens up the Indian market, and encourages US companies to invest more, at the same time it ensures prosperity and growth for the lower sections.

05 July, 2019

Budget 2019: Govt Proposes FDI Norm Relaxation In Media, Aviation, Insurance, Single Brand Retail

Outlook Web Bureau

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget speech said that India's FDI inflows in 2018-19 grew by 6 per cent to USD 64.37 billion.

27 April, 2019

200 US Companies Seeking To Move Manufacturing Base From China To India Post LS Polls

Outlook Web Bureau

The US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum's (USISPF) President Mukesh Aghi said that the companies are talking to them about how to set up an alternative to China by investing in India.

20 February, 2019

Walmart Continues To Stay Optimistic After Changes In E-Commerce FDI Policy In India

Outlook Web Bureau

The changes in foreign direct investment (FDI) norms have not shaken Walmart's confidence and excitement about the Indian market.

18 February, 2019

Saudi Arabia Signs Deal To Invest 20 Billion Dollars In Cash-Strapped Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

Seven agreements, including MoUs in power, petrochemical and mining sectors, were inked as Prince Salman launched his diplomatic trip to Asia in Islamabad.

05 February, 2019

Walmart Likely To Exit Flipkart Due To New FDI Rules: Morgan Stanley Report

Outlook Web Bureau

In the new policy, the Commerce Ministry noted that the online retail firms would not directly or indirectly influence sale price of goods and services.

Photo Gallery

Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amrinder Singh submits his resignation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit at the Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh.

PTI Photo

Captain Amarinder Singh speaks to media after submitting his resignation to Governor Purohit Banwarilal at Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh. Singh resigned from the post of Punjab Chief Minister.

PTI Photo

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel offers prayers inside the Akshardham Temple during his visit to Gandhinagar.

PTI Photo

Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses at the launch of Ujjwala Yojana 2.0, in Jabalpur.

PTI Photo

Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amrinder Singh submits his resignation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit at the Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh.

PTI Photo

Outlook Latest Issue

Subscribe Now
Cover Story

Class Of The Future Has India As Global Education Hub

India is poised to become a global education hub with the government introducing major policy changes

Outlook-ICARE India’s Top Universities Rankings 2021

Top 50 State Private Universities

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 50 State Private Universities in 2021 will help students make an informed choice.

Top 50 State Private Universities


A Patel Over Rupani: A Safer Bet in Gujarat?

Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?

Bhavna Vij-Aurora
A Patel Over Rupani: A Safer Bet in Gujarat?


Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra