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  • bjp disrupts parliament over wal mart lobbying issue

    BJP disrupts parliament over Wal-Mart lobbying issue

    Politics | December 11, 2012 11:59 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 11: Proceedings in both houses of parliament were stalled Tuesday as the BJP took up the issue of international supermarket chain Wal-Mart lobbying in the US to open the way for foreign

  • us defends walmart lobbying

    US defends Walmart lobbying

    December 11, 2012 11:24 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 11: Amid controversy over reports that Walmart spent nearly Rs. 125 crore for lobbying with legislators to get access to the Indian market, the U.S. has said the global retail giant did

  • no violation of american laws in lobbying by walmart us

    No violation of American laws in lobbying by Walmart: US

    December 11, 2012 8:26 IST

    Washington, Dec 11: Amid controversy over reports that Walmart spent nearly Rs 125 crore for lobbying with lawmakers to get access to Indian market, the US has said the global retail giant did not violate

  • opposition demands probe into walmart lobbying episode

    Opposition demands probe into Walmart lobbying episode

    Politics | December 12, 2012 12:48 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 10: The Walmart  lobbying issue triggered a political storm with the BJP today demanding a statement from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Parliament and the CPI-M and SP joining it in seeking

  • walmart spent 25 million since 2008 to lobby for india entry

    Walmart spent $25 million since 2008 to lobby for India entry

    December 10, 2012 15:15 IST

    Washington, Dec 10: Global retail giant Walmart — waiting for years to open its supermarkets in India — has been lobbying with the US lawmakers since 2008 to facilitate its entry into the Indian market. As

  • ascertain wal mart s plans in tamil nadu dmk

    Ascertain Wal-Mart's plans in Tamil Nadu: DMK

    Politics | December 12, 2012 11:31 IST

    Chennai, Dec 9: Voting in favour of foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail in parliament despite voicing its opposition to the measure, the DMK Sunday asked the Tamil Nadu government to ascertain US retail chain

  • delhi to become first indian city to have walmart tesco

    Delhi to become first Indian city to have Walmart, Tesco

    India | December 09, 2012 23:06 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Delhi may soon become the first city in the country to have global retail chains like Walmart and Tesco, with the city government all set bring a bill in the

  • wal mart distances itself from garment factory fire in

    Wal-Mart distances itself from garment factory fire in Bangladesh

    World | November 27, 2012 16:17 IST

    Dhaka, Nov 27: The garment factory in Bangladesh where a weekend fire killed at least 112 people had been making clothes for Wal-Mart without the giant U.S. retailer's knowledge, Wal-Mart said. Wal-Mart said the Tazreen

  • nationwide protests against wal mart across us

    Nationwide protests against Wal-Mart across US

    World | November 24, 2012 13:24 IST

    Portland, Oregon, Nov 24 : Wal-Mart workers and supporters marched in protest at a number of stores across America on Thursday and Friday, blasting the wages, benefits and treatment of employees of the world's largest

  • walmart to open first india store within 18 mnths

    Walmart to open first India store within 18 mnths

    September 21, 2012 14:35 IST

    New York, Sep 21:  Walmart Stores Inc has said it is capable of opening stores within 12 to 18 months in India, a media report says.“The company is capable of opening stores within 12 to

  • pm speaking like walmart president says ramdev

    PM Speaking Like Walmart President, Says Ramdev

    India | November 30, 2011 16:25 IST

    Nagpur, Nov 30: Yoga guru Swami Ramdev today lashed out at the UPA government for trying to push through FDI in retail sector saying that the ruling party leaders were speaking like middlemen (dalal) for

  • pm had told walmart chief to convince buddhadeb on fdi karat

    PM Had Told Walmart Chief To 'Convince' Buddhadeb On FDI: Karat

    September 04, 2011 17:10 IST

    New Delhi, Sept 4:   The Prime Minister had asked the chief of American retail chain Walmart in 1995 to “convince” then West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee about allowing FDI in retail sector, which the

  • reliance retail poaches walmart execs to head value format

    Reliance Retail Poaches Walmart Execs To Head Value Format

    July 04, 2011 17:12 IST

    New Delhi, July 4: Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) firm, Reliance Retail is making a top management rejig in its value format and will soon announce appointment of two ex-Walmart executives Rob Cissell and Shawn Gray