Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicCompetition Commission of India

Topic: Competition Commission of India

Meet the 3 young Indians whose probing landed Google with a Rs 1,338 cr anti-trust fine

Probe against Google began in 2019, based on information submitted to Competition Commission of India by then research associates Umar Javeed & Sukarma Thapar & law student Aaqib Javeed.

CCI orders Google to allow third-party payments, ensure transparency about service fees

Competition Commission of India also slapped Rs 936-cr fine on Google Tuesday. In a 199-page order, CCI asked the firm to adopt 8 remedies or operations adjustments within three months.

Competition Commission fines Google for Rs 936 crore in second antitrust penalty this month

The US tech firm was earlier fined $162 million by the Competition Commission of India for anti-competitive practices related to Android.

Struggling to find a cheap hotel room? CCI order against MakeMyTrip, OYO will change things

Competition watchdog slapped Rs 392 cr fine on MakeMyTrip-Goibibo & OYO, ordering them to stop uncompetitive practices. Consumers to gain from move in terms of better booking experience.

Want to delete Chrome from your Android? All about competition watchdog’s ruling against Google

Competition Commission of India fined Google Rs 1337.76 cr for abusing its dominant position and ordered it to stop anti-competitive practices that also affect consumer choice.

Google fined Rs 1,337.76 crore by Competition Commission for ‘anti-competitive practices’

The tech giant has been fined for anti-competitive practices on Android. CCI also ordered Google not to offer any incentive to smartphone makers for carrying its search services.

Competition Commission slaps Rs 470 cr fine on MakeMyTrip, Oyo for anti-competitive conduct

The CCI has directed MakeMyTrip and Goibibo to amend their market behaviour after fining them about Rs 270 crore. Oyo was fined Rs 200 crore.

India must revisit its 2011 Competition Policy draft. EU, Australia, and Japan are ahead

A holistic National Competition Policy has the potential to aid efforts in removing entry barriers restricting the participation of MSMEs.

CCI says Google plea over ‘leaked’ report attempt to frustrate Delhi HC proceedings

The tech giant, in its statement to Delhi HC, had alleged that a confidential investigation report on Android submitted by the DG's office to CCI was leaked to the media.

Data hegemony by digital companies may lead to attention economy: CCI chief Ashok Gupta

Gupta noted that in an 'attention economy', big tech players work to capture users’ attention, build profiles of their choices and habits, then sell those profiles to advertisers.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.