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Amazon steps up US lobbying for Indian FDI; Walmart on halt

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 14:15

After supermarket giant Walmart, it is online retail major Amazon which appears to be lobbying hard with the US lawmakers to seek their support for facilitating its "foreign direct investment in India".

Legalise corporate lobbying, advocacy in India: Assocham

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 18:23

Assocham said making lobbying legal would lead to a clean way of approaching policymakers.

Radia tapes: Ratan Tata, Cyrus Mistry to be examined

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 20:29

Ratan Tata and Cyrus Mistry will be examined by CBI in connection with Radia tapes.

Niira Radia's firms to be prosecuted: SFIO tells SC

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 20:00

The Serious Fraud Investigating Office (SFIO) has told the Supreme Court that it is all set to prosecute various Vaishnavi group companies owned by controversial former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia for alleged violation of the Companies Act.

No tax evasion angle to probe in Radia tapes: I-T to SC

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 10:38

The Income Tax department, on directions of the Supreme Court in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation case, has found no instance of tax evasion after going through the entire range of intercepted conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia.

Sri Lanka lobbying in US ahead of key rights resolution

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 12:48

Sri Lanka has intensified lobbying in the US Congress ahead of a resolution that the country is expected to face in the UN rights body next month over alleged war crimes during the military campaign against LTTE rebels.

Google tops ten US tech firms in spending $61mn lobbying Washington

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 12:12

According to the report, 2013 saw an increase of 16 percent in the collective expenditure than previous year.

Google tops ten US tech firms in spending $61mn lobbying Washington

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 19:24

Google has yet again topped amongst the ten largest US technology companies in collectively spending more than 61 million dollars lobbying Washington in 2013, a report revealed.

Radia tapes: CBI to examine more journalists, business honchos

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 22:48

CBI sources said the agency would give details of examinations carried out by it in connection with 14 preliminary enquiries arising out of tapped conversations.

Radia tapes: CBI to examine more journalists, business honchos

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 23:08

CBI will approach Supreme Court soon seeking more time to probe intercepted communications of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia as it has lined up examination of some prominent journalists and business honchos whose conversations have come under scrutiny of the agency.

Niira Radia questioned by CBI

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 22:03

Former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia has been questioned by CBI in connection with the ongoing probe related to her tapped telephone conversation with industrialists and others.

Wal-Mart pays lawyer fees for dozens of execs in bribery probe

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 13:52

Wal-Mart confirmed that it is footing the legal bills for executives touched by the corruption probe, but the company declined to give any specifics.