Lobbying

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Bharti Wal-Mart goes all out to come clean as charges fly
Business

Bharti Wal-Mart goes all out to come clean as charges fly

The company has gone one step further in trying to prove its innocence by asking all landlords of its Indian stores to sign an anti-bribery agreement.

Forget Wal-Mart, our NGOs are the veterans of lobbying
Politics

Forget Wal-Mart, our NGOs are the veterans of lobbying

The new trend in international funding is to increase pressure on NGOs to show policy impact. That has also led to a number of NGO-funded activists on the streets fighting corruption and serial activists who shift from human rights to poverty to climate change

From Enron to Wal-Mart: the dirty business of 'lobbying'
Politics

From Enron to Wal-Mart: the dirty business of 'lobbying'

Even if there is no proof of payoffs by Wal-Mart, it is easy to believe the worst because virtually every pillar of society - from politicians to corporate houses to lobbyists to the media - has become a player in the business of lobbying.

Bharti Wal-mart denies illegality; says allegation 'entirely false'
Economy

Bharti Wal-mart denies illegality; says allegation 'entirely false'

The issue of Wal-Mart lobbying today led to a political storm with Opposition creating pandemonium in Rajya Sabha and promising to create further trouble tomorrow by pressing its demand for a probe and a statement by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

BJP demands disclosure of recipients in Wal-Mart lobbying issue
Politics

BJP demands disclosure of recipients in Wal-Mart lobbying issue

In the wake of reports that retail giant Walmart paid for lobbying in India, BJP today demanded a fair probe be conducted to find out the names of recipients.

What? Facebook spent $1 million on lobbying?
Business

What? Facebook spent $1 million on lobbying?

Facebook, which went public in May, tripled the amount spent on lobbying activities to nearly $1 million in three months ended June 2012.

Devas lobbies with US lawmakers for India deal
Business

Devas lobbies with US lawmakers for India deal

Devas Multimedia has been lobbying in the US to push forward its case before the US President and other lawmakers and has paid $ 140,000 so far for the same.

'Bigger the bank lobbying in US, larger the bailout'
Economy

'Bigger the bank lobbying in US, larger the bailout'

When the bubble burst, banks that spent more on lobbying received a bigger piece of the cake from the $700-billion bailout in the fall of 2008.