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More time to provide feedback on draft ecomm user protection rules

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs notified on Monday that stakeholders and the public can comment on the draft rules pertaining to consumer protection on ecommerce platforms till December 2.

Indian economy currently facing challenges, says Sitharaman

India's economic growth slumped to an over six-year low of 5% in the first quarter ended June this fiscal due to slower consumer demand and private investment amid deteriorating global environment. This has prompted many global agencies to cut India's GDP growth for 2019-20. The RBI too has cut sharply its economic growth projection.

Commerce minister Piyush Goyal says ecommerce companies cooperating with the government

In an interview with The Economic Times, the commerce minister talked about the alleged violation of FDI norms by ecommerce companies, the progress on the new trade deal with the United States and India' s stand on the RCEP.

Slowdown a structural adjustment, not unduly perturbed by it: Piyush Goyal

"India, being an economy with huge opportunities, could do well without this kind of a slowdown," Goyal said.

India slips 10 places on global competitiveness index; Singapore on top

India, which was ranked 58th earlier, is among the worst-performing BRICS nations

Corporate tax system complex, need to make it more streamlined, says CBDT's Akhilesh Ranjan

DTC report focuses on using tech to improve compliance; growth in direct tax collections less than expected.

New policy may make technical textiles mandatory in defence, agri

The ministry of textiles estimates the technical textile industry in India will grow to about Rs 2 lakh crore by 2020-21 from over Rs 1.16 lakh crore in 2017-18.

Don't overreach, overstate: FM Nirmala Sitharaman to tax authorities

Sitharaman spoke to reporters here after meeting officials of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes, Customs, Income Tax department, GST and representatives from trade associations in Pune.

Labour code on mandatory minimum wages notified

The code ensures minimum wages along with timely payment of wages to all employees and workers.

Government plans debt waiver for 'small distressed borrowers' under insolvency law

As per the IBC, there are various thresholds for 'Fresh Start', including that the gross annual income of the debtor does not exceed Rs 60,000.

ET Exclusive: Will make India a better place to do business, says PM Modi

ET Exclusive: Will make India a better place to do business, says PM Modi

The government's vision for the next five years is to have investment-led growth in the country.

Bombay HC strikes down plea against online drug sales

Bombay HC strikes down plea against online drug sales

The petition had said certain categories of drugs (schedules H and X) cannot be sold without a prescription, that is, only through physical stores.

Where are the guidelines on e-pharma, Patna HC asks government

Where are the guidelines on e-pharma, Patna HC asks government

Government yet to finalise amendments to Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945.

E-commerce regulator to hear your complaints

E-commerce regulator to hear your complaints

Consumer Protection Bill 2019 passed by Parliament gives powers to regulator to initiate actions such as recalls, refunds and returns.

Government wants feedback on draft Ecomm guidelines

Government wants feedback on draft Ecomm guidelines

Stakeholders can submit comments till Sept 16; proposed rules aimed at curbing sale of counterfeits, streamlining returns.

Taking industry inputs to stoke growth: Finance Minister

Taking industry inputs to stoke growth: Finance Minister

After bankers, FM meeting representatives of auto, capital markets, real estate and MSMEs this week

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