Thursday, 18 August, 2022

Topic: e-commerce

RSS affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch proposes more disruptive norms for e-commerce

In letter to ministry, Manch seeks compulsory registration of e-commerce firms with the government, an annual inspection mechanism, among others.

Modi govt crackdown on Amazon, Flipkart to hurt online shoppers

The new rules could be a blow for Amazon & Flipkart, which are attempting to crack India’s consumer market & capture its growth potential.

India tightens rules on online retail to check deep discounts

The move is aimed at helping BJP win support of local traders — a key voting bloc for the party that suffered defeats in assembly elections this month.

Everyone is growing but no one is making money in India’s champion sectors

Aviation, telecom and e-commerce/digital businesses are all success stories, but the issue is the same in all three sectors: Profitability.

Criticised for protectionism, India set to review e-commerce policy draft

The draft addressed data localisation to antitrust rules in e-commerce regulation in India.

SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son explained in his own words. About 3,03,513 of them

Ahead of Q1 results, an analysis of Son's comments from previous briefings to see how his focus has changed and what may lie ahead.

Boom in international stock markets drowns noise of impending trade war

US, Canadian, Australian and Indian stocks hit new highs drowning fears of a trade war.

Walmart is said to be favoured over Amazon to buy Flipkart

Walmart is in talks to take a minority stake in Flipkart that could go up to 50 or 60 per cent. While Amazon is pushing hard for deal with Flipkart because Walmart’s money will make competition even more fierce.

K. Vaitheeswaran’s new book has many lessons for Modi’s Startup India

K. Vaitheeswaran co-founded India’s first e-commerce website, and his book speaks of how it collapsed.

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.