Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: CCI

CCI orders probe against Google over alleged unfair business practices by GPay

The probe has been ordered against five entities — Alphabet Inc, Google LLC, Google Ireland Ltd, Google India Pvt Ltd and Google India Digital Services Pvt Ltd.

Amazon faces new antitrust case, over 2,000 online sellers move CCI, says report

Amazon favours select retailers who give online discounts, driving independent vendors out of business, alleges the All India Online Vendors Association.

Google gets antitrust notice over ‘unfairly’ promoting Google Pay over other apps in India

CCI will investigate whether Google is abusing its dominant market position, but may not order a larger probe if it finds no merit in the complaint. 

Rs 5,500-cr unsold crop, lockdown, rain push Vidarbha cotton farmers towards distress sale

Farmers in Maharashtra’s cotton zone, Vidarbha, struggle due to lockdown, with many resorting to distress sale as unseasonal rains are affecting the quality of produce.

Trade regulator CCI orders inquiry into Amazon, Flipkart for alleged malpractice

The Commission noted that the exclusive arrangements between smartphone/mobile phone brands and e-commerce platform selling exclusively on either platforms merited an inquiry.

International Cricket Council rejects Pakistan’s compensation claim against BCCI

Pakistan Cricket Board had demanded Rs 447 crore compensation from the BCCI alleging that it not didn't honour an MoU.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.