Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: CAIT

E-retail firm Shopee is ‘Chinese, entered India illegally’: Traders’ body wants action from govt

In a letter to Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal as well as Competition Commission of India, CAIT alleges Shopee came to India under complex structure to hoodwink govt. 

Traders’ body opposes health ministry ad encouraging online shopping, demands its withdrawal

The Confederation of All India Traders in its letter has said the health ministry ad is against India's more than 8 crore small businesses & can be seen as promoting global online companies.

Traders write to Piyush Goyal, say Modi govt must suspend Amazon for fresh bribery allegations

Traders’ body CAIT says news report about lawyers representing Amazon bribing govt officials is blow to PM Modi’s crackdown on corruption, allegations must be probed by CBI.

Simplify GST, trader body tells PM, says penalty system has brought ‘tax terrorism’ to country

Confederation of All India Traders writes to PM Modi, says GST Council has made GST a complicated tax system, and it violates PM's principle of 'Minimum Government, Maximum Governance'.

Govt asks ED and RBI to take ‘action’ against Amazon, Flipkart for FDI & FEMA ‘violations’

Trade body CAIT says government acting on its complaints against e-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart but ED yet to register a complaint. 

Trade body wants sedition proceedings against Flipkart for saying Nagaland is ‘outside India’

Although Flipkart apologised for the comment, CAIT has said it will take up the matter with Home Minister Amit Shah, adding this has 'challenged the sovereignty of India'.

Ban or monitor Amazon & Flipkart’s festive sales, they cause tax loss — traders’ body to FM

In a letter to FM Sitharaman, CAIT accuses Amazon & Flipkart of engaging in predatory pricing during festive sales, causing loss of GST and income tax to the government.

Traders’ body opposes BCCI move to retain Chinese firm Vivo as IPL sponsor, writes to Shah

BCCI decision to retain Chinese mobile firm Vivo as its title sponsor was also slammed by the Swadeshi Jagran Manch, an RSS affiliate, Monday.

‘Modi rakhis’ are this year’s trend, design ticks Atmanirbhar Bharat, anti-China boxes

Traders' body CAIT said the Modi rakhis were being made by people who lost their jobs during the Covid pandemic.

Rename India as Bharat to inculcate feeling of nationalism: Traders’ body in letter to Modi

In its letter addressed to PM Narendra Modi, Confederation of All India Traders noted that such a change would not require a constitutional amendment.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.