Lobbying Case

  • Walmart lobbying inquiry inconclusive; fresh probe likely June 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Walmart may face a fresh probe into its lobbying activities for entering India, after issues raised by a one-man inquiry committee, set up by the government earlier this year to look into this matter, were stonewalled by the global retailer. The inquiry conducted by the panel remained inconclusive...
  • Walmart lobbying case 'closed' due to lack of evidence: Sources May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Investigation into whether US giant Walmart may have bribed Indian officials to gain wider access to the country's vast market has been closed due to lack of evidence, sources said on Sunday. Corporate Affairs Ministry has confirmed and said no evidence of lobbying was found. The one-man committee of...
  • Walmart lobbying: Probe panel to submit report this week May 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The panel looking into retail major Walmart's lobbying activities with American lawmakers for its entry into the Indian market is likely to submit its report to the government in a day or two. The one-man committee, headed by former Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Mukul...
  • Probe panel on Walmart lobbying to meet on Monday May 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The government-appointed panel looking into Walmart's lobbying with American lawmakers for its entry into the Indian market is likely to meet on Monday and deliberate on information provided by the retail giant. The one-man committee, headed by former Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Mukul Mudgal, during...
  • Walmart continues lobbying with US on FDI in India April 23, 2013

    Washington: Walmart continued to lobby with the American lawmakers over Indian retail FDI rules during the first quarter of 2013, even as a probe is underway into the global retail giant's US lobbying activities for facilitating its India entry. In its latest lobbying disclosure report filed...
  • Walmart lobbying case: Probe panel gets extension till May April 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The government-appointed probe panel, which is looking into Walmart's lobbying with the US lawmakers for facilitating India entry, on Thursday got a one-month extension in its tenure till May-end. The one-man inquiry committee, which was set up by the government in January 2013, was earlier asked to submit...
  • Lobbying case: Probe panel seeks more details from Walmart April 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A government appointed probe panel looking into Walmart's lobbying with US lawmakers for its India entry on Wednesday sought fresh details from the global retailer and it expects to complete the investigation by June. The one-man panel of former Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Mukul Mudgal,...
  • No early hearing on Walmart lobbying issue: SC December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Walmart lobbying issue was on Tuesday raised in the Supreme Court which said it cannot give an early hearing to a plea seeking direction to the Government for placing before it copies of reports filed in the US Senate by the retail giant which lobbied with lawmakers...
  • Did Walmart attempt to illegally influence FDI in retail? December 10, 2012

    Bharti Walmart on Monday denied allegations that it spent money in India to gain market access. ...
  • Allegations of lobbying are entirely false: Bharti Walmart December 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Bharti Walmart on Monday denied allegations that it spent money in India to gain market access here. "These allegations are entirely false. In accordance with US law, US companies are required to disclose the issues and expenditures associated with lobbying on a quarterly basis," a Bharti Walmart spokesperson...