Thursday, 1 December, 2022

Topic: e-commerce

Govt proposes conditions for data storage abroad in draft e-commerce policy

The draft addresses six broad issues -- data, infrastructure development, e-commerce marketplaces, regulatory issues, stimulating domestic digital economy and export promotion.

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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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.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

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.