The Indian government announced its intention to partially repeal a recent ban on the export of cotton on Monday, just one week after originally enacting the measure.

Former environment minister Jairam Ramesh’s “go, no-go” policy to keep some areas out of bounds for mining is back — with a different name.

Allows outbound shipment of only those consignments that have already been registered

Maintaining that ballooning cotton exports were used for stockpiling abroad, the commerce ministry today gave a partial relief to exporters by allowing outbound shipment of only those consignments that were already registered, and, only after revalidation of certificates.

With opposition mounting, the government has decided to lift the cotton export ban imposed last week.

Cracking the whip against the NGOs stirring unrest against the operationalisation of the Kudankulam nuclear power plants, the CBI registered a regular case on Wednesday against Indo-German Export P

KOLKATA, 2 MARCH: The state food department will set up rice mills on the public-private partnership (PPP) model at 158 blocks of the state.

KOLKATA, 23 FEB: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has written to the Prime Minister asking him for a national iron ore policy, state industry and commerce minister Partha Chatterjee said today.

The India-EU summit scheduled in New Delhi next week will lay down a ‘strict’ roadmap for conclusion of the ambitious bilateral free trade pact and also strengthen cooperation in security.

The Union ministry of food and consumer affairs proposes to insert a new clause in the fresh discussion note for the Cabinet on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail. The Cabinet had decided to allow 51 per cent FDI in multi-brand retail in November, but had put the move in abeyance, owing to political opposition.

NEW DELHI: Drawing flak for project delays, the government has decided to set up a dedicated forum to clear bottlenecks such as coal linkages and environmental and defence clearances that are major