Wal-Mart faces inquiry in India

Complaint alleges retailer jumped the gun on new law

Posted: December 6, 2012 at 3:51 a.m.

Customers shop at a Bharti Wal-Mart store near Chandigarh, India, on Wednesday.

An Indian government agency is investigating allegations that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. violated legal restrictions on foreign investment in the retail industry, Trade Minister Anand Sharma said.

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