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  • congress to take up retail fdi issue in delhi assembly

    Congress to take up retail FDI issue in Delhi assembly: Lovely

    Politics | January 14, 2014 22:55 IST

    New Delhi: Expressing surprise at the "arbitrary" decision of the AAP government to disallow FDI in multi-brand retailing, the Congress party plans to take up the issue in the state assembly."I don't think there is

  • meet the world s richest family the walton family which

    Meet the world's richest family, the Walton family which owns Wal-Mart

    World | January 10, 2014 6:52 IST

    New Delhi: The Walton family is the the richest family in the world and also the richest family in America.The Waltons derive their wealth from Wal-Mart, a company that has historically donated more to Republican

  • anand sharma cancels meeting with walmart chief

    Anand Sharma cancels meeting with Walmart chief

    October 31, 2013 23:36 IST

    New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Thursday cancelled a meeting with U.S. retail giant's Asia head Scott Price.The meeting, scheduled for Friday, has been cancelled, a top source in Mr Sharma's Ministry

  • walmart resumes us lobbying on fdi in india

    Walmart resumes US lobbying on FDI in India

    October 27, 2013 15:49 IST

    Washington/New Delhi: Global retail giant Walmart has resumed its lobbying with the US lawmakers on matters related to FDI in India and it spent USD 1.5 million on about 50 specific issues, including those related

  • enforcement directorate finds no violation of fdi

    Enforcement Directorate finds no violation of FDI guidelines by Walmart

    October 17, 2013 23:37 IST

    NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate, which probed the alleged contravention of foreign exchange laws by Walmart in its investments in domestic supermarket chain Bharti Enterprises, has found no violation of FDI guidelines by the US

  • pmo refuses sharing information on meeting with walmart

    PMO refuses sharing information on meeting with Walmart lobbyists

    India | October 13, 2013 17:53 IST

    New Delhi: In response to an RTI query filed against the PMO for US lobbying in India for Walmart, PMO has denied to share any information regarding the same by taking exemption under the Section

  • bharti walmart to independently pursue retail business

    Bharti, Walmart to independently pursue retail business

    October 09, 2013 11:03 IST

    Mumbai: Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Bharti Enterprises are breaking up their joint venture and will independently own and operate separate businesses in the country, the companies said in a joint statement on Wednesday. Wal-Mart, the

  • sikh group asks to discontinue bin laden type costumes

    Sikh group asks to discontinue bin Laden-type costumes

    World | October 01, 2013 20:56 IST

    New York: A Sikh advocacy group here has asked big retailers like Walmart to discontinue selling an Osama bin Laden-type Halloween costume, saying the get-up perpetuates “negative stereotypes” about turbans which leads to violence and

  • walmart slashes price of iphone 5 to 98 on contract

    Walmart slashes price of iPhone 5 to $98 on-contract

    September 01, 2013 11:46 IST

    New Delhi: Walmart has significantly discounted the starting price of the iPhone 5S in order to move inventory out the door before the next iPhone launches later this month. Wamart is now iPhone 5 for

  • wal mart probe ed seeks clarifications from rbi

    Wal-Mart probe: ED seeks clarifications from RBI

    July 29, 2013 10:36 IST

    New Delhi, July 29: The Enforcement Directorate, which is probing alleged violations of forex laws by Wal-Mart in its investment in an Indian firm, has asked the Reserve Bank for fresh clarifications regarding recently notified

  • walmart halts india specific lobbying in us

    Walmart halts India-specific lobbying in US

    July 28, 2013 14:59 IST

    New Delhi, July 28: Global retail giant Walmart has stopped its lobbying with the US lawmakers on India-specific issues, after continuously seeking their support for about five years to facilitate its entry into the high

  • walmart lobbying inquiry inconclusive fresh probe likely

    Walmart lobbying inquiry inconclusive; fresh probe likely

    June 30, 2013 15:00 IST

    New Delhi, June 30: 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

  • panel probing walmart lobbying submits report to govt

    Panel probing Walmart lobbying submits report to govt

    May 19, 2013 8:25 IST

    New Delhi, May 19: A committee looking into US giant Walmart's lobbying activities to enter India today submitted its report to Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot.Former Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Mukul

  • walmart allowed to open stores in himachal minister

    Walmart allowed to open stores in Himachal: Minister

    India | May 11, 2013 7:40 IST

    Shimla, May 11: Himachal Pradesh has allowed the entry of private retail outlets, including Bharti-Walmart, to open stores so that consumers could get quality products at cheaper rates, state Food and Civil Supplies Minister G.S.

  • govt sets up committee to probe walmart lobbying ceo meets

    Govt sets up committee to probe Walmart lobbying, CEO meets Sharma

    India | January 24, 2013 23:31 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 24: The Union Cabinet  Thursday approved setting up a one-man committee to look into the allegation that the US retail giant Walmart violated Indian regulations by indulging in lobbying activities to set

  • lawmakers release documents on wal mart bribery

    Lawmakers release documents on Wal-Mart bribery

    World | January 11, 2013 10:37 IST

    New York, Jan 11: Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s CEO Mike Duke found out in 2005 that the retailer's Mexico unit was handing out bribes to local officials, according to emails obtained by lawmakers.The lawmakers say the

  • centre orders judcial probe into walmat lobbying

    Centre orders judcial probe into Walmat lobbying

    India | December 12, 2012 19:50 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 12 : Bowing to opposition pressure, the government on announced a time-bound inquiry by a retired judge into reports of lobbying by retail giant Walmart to gain entry into India. Parliamentary Affairs

  • wal mart probe by retired judge kamal nath

    Wal-Mart probe by retired judge: Kamal Nath

    Politics | December 12, 2012 18:43 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 12: A retired judge would hold the inquiry into reports on lobbying by Wal-Mart to open the way for foreign equity in retail trade in India, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath announced

  • walmart lobbying issue rocks parliament for second day

    Walmart lobbying issue rocks Parliament for second day

    Politics | December 12, 2012 18:37 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 11: The Walmart lobbying issue rocked Parliament for the second day today, prompting government to declare that it had no hesitation in ordering a probe into reports that the retail giant had

  • government open to inquiry on wal mart issue kamal nath

    Government open to inquiry on Wal-Mart issue: Kamal Nath

    Politics | December 12, 2012 17:16 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 11: The government has no hesitation in holding an inquiry on reports of Wal-Mart lobbying in the US to open the way for foreign equity in retail trade in India, Parliamentary Affairs