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Walmart halts India-specific lobbying in US

Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 14:40

The disclosure incidentally comes at a time when Indian government is preparing a report to be presented in Parliament next month based on findings of a probe into Walmart's US lobbying activities for getting an access to India.

Moily retracts statement on threat from import lobby

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 20:57

"I did not say that. My statement has been confused by media," he told reporters on the margins of a function here.

Import lobbies threaten petroleum ministers: Moily

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 15:48

Moily however refused to name anyone or identify anyone who may have directly or indirectly threatened ministers.

Israeli diplomat attack: Kazmi accuses oil lobby

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 19:50

Journalist Syed Mohammad Kazmi on Wednesday sought to dissociate from his role in the Israeli diplomat attack case.

'Rules do not require Indian cos to disclose lobbying details'

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 14:59

Indian companies are not required to make any disclosures regarding their lobbying activities and the country's regulations have no provision as yet in this regard, the government said Monday.

India-focussed US entities' lobby bill reach $212 mn in 2012

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 14:07

A handful of about 20 US-based companies and industry bodies spent more than USD 200 million (over Rs 1,000 crore) during 2012 on lobbying among the American lawmakers for their Indian business interests and other issues affecting their businesses globally.

US gun lobby opposes universal background checks

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 08:58

The NRA`s Wayne LaPierre said that background checks would lead to a national registry of gun owners.

Mining lobby attacks Goa Governor for ignoring their plight

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 14:40

The mining lobby on Wednesday attacked Goa Governor Bharat Veer Wanchoo, calling him an "agent" of the Central government.

Gun group says Congress will not pass weapons ban

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 23:36

The top US gun lobbying group says Congress doesn`t have enough votes to pass a ban on assault weapons, President Barack Obama will see a set of proposals on curbing mass shootings and gun violence.

US Congress unlikely to change gun laws: Pro-gun rights group

Last Updated: Monday, January 14, 2013, 13:42

Leading gun-rights advocacy groups in the US have suggested that Congress would not pass major legislation limiting gun ownership.

Biden seeks NRA inputs for US gun control reforms

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 16:07

Barack Obama has tasked Biden to come up with recommendations on preventing shootouts.

US gun lobby says firm `no` to gun control

Last Updated: Monday, December 24, 2012, 19:39

The most powerful gun lobby in US has ruled out backing new proposed restraints on firearms and has pushed for placing armed guards in schools.