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RCEP nations want India to start talking, given its strategic importance

New Delhi/UNI: The 15 member-countries of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have once again said the free trade deal is open to India, given its strategic importance as a regional partner in creating deeper and expanded regional value chains.

India is a 'decider' now globally, has not shut the door on RCEP: S Jaishankar

New Delhi/UNI: India's way of looking at things globally would now be more as a 'decider and shaper' and not as an 'abstainer', External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said here on Wednesday and he also made it clear that India has 'not closed' its door on trade pacts like RCEP.

India not joining RCEP: Amit Shah praises PM Narendra Modi for his 'leadership'

New Delhi/IBNS: In the backdrop of India not joining the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Union Minister Amit Shah praised PM Narendra Modi for his leadership.

Amul thanks Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not signing RCEP

Anand/UNI: Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), the umbrella body of 17 dairies of this western state that markets milk and other milk-products under brand AMUL, today thanked PM Narendra Modi for his decision regarding India's not joining the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

India will not join RCEP, Modi invokes Gandhiji's words to say it will not benefit the poorest

Bangkok/UNI/IBNS: While the Opposition was gearing up to take on the NDA government,  India on Monday conveyed to the 15 other participating countries of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) that it will not join the grouping in 'national interest'.

Amid concerns, India will not join RCEP, Modi says his conscience won't allow

New Delhi/Bangkok/IBNS: Amid concerns voiced by opposition parties, India is not going to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership or RCEP with media quoting Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that his "conscience won't allow it". The PM declined to sign RCEP saying he was guided by the impact it would have on all Indians. In view of current global situation, fairness of the agreement and India's core interest which remained unresolved India decided not to join it, according to a briefing by India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).  

Financial emergency going on in the country: Congress' Sushmita Dev

Kolkata/IBNS: Days after gaining a few seats in the electoral battle in Maharashtra and Haryana, the Congress on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi government over the economic slowdown in a bid to corner the current dispensation.

RCEP will break the backbone of Indian economy:Congress

Dehradun/IBNS: Congress on Sunday claimed that the signing of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement will break the backbone of Indian economy, media reports said.

Indian PM Narendra Modi arrives in Thailand for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Thailand to attend the crucial Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and ASEAN-India and East Asia Summit.

Risk of Five Year hit: Final call on RCEP will rest on PM Modi

New Delhi/UNI:  In the season of allegations over economic slowdown and joblessness, the Narendra Modi government could surprise its detractors by taking another round of tough decision.

Kerala CM urges Centre to not sign RCEP Agreement

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (UNI) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday urged the Centre to desist from its plans to sign the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement.

Suresh Prabhu reaches Cambodia to attend7th RCEP Inter-Sessional Ministerial Meeting

New Delhi, Mar 1 (IBNS): Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, has reached Siem Reap in Cambodia for the Seventh Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Intersessional Ministerial Meeting (7th RCEP ISSL MM) to be held on 2nd March 2019.