According to reports, Competition Commission of India's investigation arm DG has found that Google indulged in unfair business practices in relation to Android.
Any dealers found violating the policy were threatened with penalty, including threat of stopping supplies, said ministry of corporate affairs in a statement quoting the CCI order.
Indian Sellers Collective urges Narayana Murthy to extend support to anti-trust probe against Amazon
ISC urged that the Rs 5,856.45 crore margins/profit out of the Rs 39,043 crore revenue that Cloudtail earned should be deposited in the Small Sellers COVID Relief fund.
The commission directed the firm to cease and desist from indulging in such practices, which have been found to be in contravention of the provisions of the Competition Act.
The Karnataka High Court had on July 23 junked the plea of Amazon-Flipkart against the CCI probe for alleged violations of the competition law.
India’s competition regulator will expedite its anti-trust probes against tech giants that have consolidated their market share since past several years.
The division bench noted that the e-tailers should not feel shy of the CCI probe if they feel they are not in violation of the country’s competition laws.
The CCI order said that prima-facie mandatory pre-installation of all the Google applications under TADA amounts to imposition of unfair conditions on the smart TV device manufacturers.
Regulator says that prima facie, Google is dominant in the market for licensable smart TV device operating systems
Terming the the CCI probe ‘erroneous’, Flipkart said the probe will cause irreparable damage to the company’s reputation/ loss of goodwill.
CAIT said on Saturday that nearly 50,000 mobile retail shops have shut all due to e-commerce platform’s preferential treatment of sellers.
The APSEZ already holds 75 percent share holding in the Port and in April, it had announced the acquisition of the residual 25 percent stake for Rs 2,800 crore.
The court issued notice to the CCI that had ordered the probe and sought its response by May 21, the next date of hearing.