Ministry of Commerce and Industry: News
17 May 2022India
Just days after banning the export of wheat, the Centre on Tuesday announced relaxations its order restricting wheat export issued on Friday.
21 Jan 2021Flipkart
Sources informed Reuters of Indian government's plans to change foreign investment policies that could impact the e-commerce giants like Amazon and Walmart.
23 Dec 2020PETA
Animal rights body PETA India on Wednesday claimed that e-retailer Quikr has ended "animal sale" on its portal and taken down "pet trading" advertisements after the NGO appealed to it and also mounted pressure.
30 Sep 2020Ministry Of Home Affairs
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued fresh guidelines for reopening of more activities as India emerges from the coronavirus lockdown.
05 Sep 2020Telangana
The Centre on Saturday released the rankings of states and union territories in terms of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).
03 Sep 2020India
After India banned several Chinese mobile applications, China has said that it strongly opposed the move. China's Commerce Ministry on Thursday urged India to "correct its mistakes."
18 Apr 2020India
The Center on Saturday revised the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy to prevent "opportunistic acquisitions" of vulnerable, coronavirus pandemic-hit Indian companies.
05 Feb 2020Narendra Modi
The National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad has postponed its annual convocation where renowned danseuse-activist Mallika Sarabhai was invited as the chief guest.
29 Sep 2019India
The Centre on Sunday banned the export of onions with "immediate effect" in a bid to keep the rising price of the vegetable under check.
15 Sep 2019Flipkart
Recently, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) urged the government to ban festive season sales conducted by e-commerce companies like Amazon and Flipkart.
14 Sep 2019India
Amid the concerning situation of the country's economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures on Saturday aimed at boosting growth.
31 May 2019India
On Friday, Nirmala Sitharaman took charge as India's new Finance Minister, making her the senior-most woman in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet.
22 Dec 2018Karnataka
The exponential rise in start-up ecosystem in the country has given opportunities to many to transform their ideas into businesses.
16 Aug 2018Independence Day
The Rupee today slumped 43 paise against the US Dollar to trade at a lifetime low of 70.32 on strong demand for the US currency.
13 Aug 2018South Korea
The NDA government's import policy has undergone a marked change: customs duties have been hiked across categories, affecting more than 400 items.
30 May 2018NITI Aayog
Government think-tank NITI Aayog has plans to launch a new online portal through which public data will be made available to private entities, including start-ups, announced NITI Aayog's CEO Amitabh Kant at an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up conclave.
19 Feb 2018Saudi Arabia
2017 was the year of women empowerment in Saudi Arabia. Taking it further, the government has now announced that women can start their own businesses without a male guardian's/husband's permission.
15 Nov 2017Saudi Arabia
2017 has been the year of momentous changes in Saudi Arabia. These changes range from allowing women to drive to permitting its female citizens to watch sport events in stadiums.
07 Feb 2017Zomato
The Indian government is all set to mandate all its departments to procure goods and services through its e-marketplace.
01 Dec 2016Zomato
Reports stated that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is looking to transform all government purchases to an online marketplace in a bid to help the country move to a cashless economy.
03 Sep 2016Madhya Pradesh
Around 200 e-commerce companies have come under the scanner of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), many of whom are suspected to be fake.