Competition Commission of India

Revised combination assessment timelines under competition law to provide biz certainty, says MCA

In May 2009, the antitrust provisions of the law came into force and two years later in May 2011, the CCI started screening mergers and acquisitions.

published on : 13th November 2022

Zee-Sony merger: Groups agree to sell 3 Hindi channels to address anti-competition concerns 

They submitted their proposal to the Competition Commission of India (CCI), which cleared the deal subject to certain modifications on October 4.

published on : 26th October 2022

Remain committed to users, developers; evaluating next steps: Google on CCI's Rs 936 cr fine 

'Indian developers have benefited from the technology, security, consumer protections, choice and flexibility that Android and Google Play provide'

published on : 26th October 2022

Google, after being slapped with Rs 936 crore, says reviewing decision to evaluate next steps

Google was slapped with fines by the Competition Commission on two occasions in just a week.

published on : 26th October 2022

Play Store policies: CCI fines Google Rs 936.44 crore in second antitrust penalty this month

In a release, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said it has also directed to modify its conduct within a defined timeline.

published on : 25th October 2022

CCI has been pragmatic in levying, quantifying penalties: Chairperson Ashok Kumar Gupta

Last Thursday, the CCI passed a major order against Google for the abuse of dominance in multiple markets in relation to Android mobile devices.

published on : 25th October 2022

CCI decision setback for Indian users, says Google

“Android has created more choice for everyone, and supports thousands of successful businesses in India and around the world.

published on : 22nd October 2022

CCI rejects ISWAI plaint against excise department

It is also stated that the State’s policy decisions are outside the purview of the commission’s jurisdiction.

published on : 28th September 2022

Distortions in digital market needs to be corrected promptly: CCI

The challenges are multi-dimensional, and the antitrust, analytical and conceptual framework needs necessary adaptations to reflect digital market complexities, he said.

published on : 17th September 2022

JSW Paints may approach NCLAT against Asian Paints, dissatisfy with CCI order

However, they had been denied access to the market even in these states and faced the same resistance in other regions due to coercive action taken by Asian Paints against the dealers.

published on : 16th September 2022

Delhi High Court dismisses appeals of WhatsApp, Facebook against CCI probe

A bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad said the single judge's order was well-reasoned and the appeals are devoid of merits.

published on : 25th August 2022

Delhi HC to pronounce order on pleas by WhatsApp, FB against CCI probe on Thursday 

The order will be pronounced by a bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad. The High Court had reserved the order on July 25.

published on : 24th August 2022

Not even prima facie material with CCI to initiate probe: Facebook Inc to Delhi HC

Just because Facebook is the formal owner of WhatsApp, which is said to share its data with the parent company does not mean that it is a necessary party to the probe.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Parliamentary panel to meet representatives of Zomato, Flipkart, other tech firms to discuss concerns

In recent times, there have been complaints about alleged anti-competitive ways of various technology platforms and firms. CCI  is already probing various cases, especially in the digital space.

published on : 20th July 2022

Competition Commission of India takes on Big Tech, but needs sharper laws to deliver final blow

Under Ashok Kumar Gupta, a 1981 batch IAS officer from the Tamil Nadu cadre, the antitrust watchdog has been hailed for leading probes against e-commerce giants.

published on : 9th July 2022

CCI orders inquiry against BookMyShow

According to Vijay Gopal, as the owner of Showtyme, he approached more than 30 exhibitors in person and all the multiplexes located in Hyderabad through e-mail. 

published on : 21st June 2022

CCI approves Brookfield's stake buy in JPFL Films under green route 

Under the green channel route, a deal which does not raise any risk of an appreciable adverse effect on market competition is deemed to be approved on it being intimated to the competition watchdog.

published on : 30th May 2022

Cartelisation in market is going to be a challenge: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

There is a global shortage of commodities and raw materials as well as disruptions in the value chains and supply chains due to the pandemic and the war situation in Eastern Europe.

published on : 20th May 2022

The unease of doing business in India amid raid Raj

All the talk about Ease of Doing Business has come to be seen as a farce as the government’s raid raj is rearing its head again.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Surprise raids on Amazon, Flipkart anchor sellers

The raided firms include Cloudtail and Appario Retail, the former a joint venture between Amazon and N R Narayana Murthy’s Catamaran and the latter with Patni group.

published on : 29th April 2022
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