Govt revives plan to rein in e-tailers' discounts
The commerce and industry ministry is looking at ways to strengthen the e-commerce sector while safeguarding the interests of domestic retailers.
TDSAT sets July 9 for final hearing in predatory pricing case
TDSAT will hear arguments from the regulator, Airtel and Idea to settle the mat...
Telecom tribunal stays Trai's order on predatory pricing
In an interim ruling, the tribunal also barred the watchdog from imposing any penalt...
CAIT demands high-level enquiry by govt to probe 'unholy nexus' of e-commerce companies, banks
Allegations of price distortion were long being levelled at ecomm. That war is now becoming serious.
E-commerce firms deeply engaged in predatory pricing, says CAIT
Traders' body expressed apprehension over the commerce ministry not taking any action on related issues and its detrimental impact on the country's retail trade.
CAIT raises various demands in letter to PM
In a communication sent to the Prime Minister, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has demanded complete overhauling of the country's retail trade.
Walmart-Flipkart deal: Traders to launch 90-day protest from September 15
CAIT is opposed to US retail giant Walmart's proposed acquisition of 77 per cent stake in homegrown retailer Flipkart in a USD 16-billion deal.
No need for intervention in predatory pricing: CCI Chief
The CCI will present its special project on cartel enforcement and competition at the 17th International Competition Network annual conference to be hosted by India next week.
Samsung to take Galaxy M smartphones offline
Galaxy M has been an online exclusive smartphone series, but Samsung has decided to take it offline as well, heeding to demand from offline retail lobbies for smartphone makers to curb launch of online exclusive models and offers since these hurt their business.
Trai rules on predatory pricing, SMP in line with changing times: Pradip Baijal
Baijal's support for Trai comes in the wake of Rahul Khullar, who headed the regulatory body from 2003 to 2006, branding the new norms as "unfair" and "one-sided".
TDSAT refuses interim stay on Trai's predatory pricing order
TDSAT gave Trai three weeks to file its reasons on why the order should not be stayed and asked Airtel and Idea to file their rejoinders within two weeks after that.
Airtel, Idea approach TDSAT against Trai's predatory pricing norms
Trai's predatory pricing rules have sparked off a furore in the industry with the older and established telecom carriers as well as industry body COAI slamming the new norms.
Trai order on predatory pricing favours Reliance Jio: Vittorio Colao
According to the order, predatory pricing henceforth would be determined on the basis of average variable cost and whether there is intention to kill competition.
CAIT calls for early introduction of e-commerce policy
Urging Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu to restrict preferred sellers of e-commerce companies to sell products on e-commerce portals, Bhartia alleged that they were "instrumental" in indulging in all sorts of malpractices.
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