India will not allow multi-brand retail by foreign firms, predatory pricing: Commerce minister Piyush Goyal
The government will not allow foreign companies to operate in the multi-brand segment and necessary action will be taken against people indulging in predatory pricing, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday
DPIIT starts analysing stakeholders' views on draft e-commerce policy as deadline for sending comments ends today
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has started analysing the comments and suggestions received from stakeholders on the draft national e-commerce policy as the deadline for sending comments ends on Friday
Draft e-commerce policy: Survey reveals reservation on govt's data handling prowess, bats for splitting up policy into two
Around 30 percent of the respondents said that they had no confidence at all in the government's capability in protecting their data
Draft E-Commerce Policy: A problematic revision of intermediary rules for trademark and copyright liability
The current set of rules, as seen, are problematic on many accounts — that they fail to take the actual nature of an e-commerce site into account
The new policy could entail provisions for a regulator in the sector dominated by Amazon, Flipkart.
The draft has been criticised in some quarters, prompting the commerce ministry to tweet on Saturday that "another round of consultation with stakeholders" will be done to address their concerns.
Govt's draft e-commerce policy has come three years late; may disappoint foreign investors targeting the sector: Experts
Industry observers opine that India's upcoming e-commerce policy is three to five years late. Is it an India-first policy that aims to protect local interests?
Draft e-commerce policy: Amazon, Walmart wary about appointment of regulator; feel blueprint tilted towards domestic cos
Industry feels that the e-commerce industry could go back to the days of the infamous 'Licence Raj'.
Draft e-commerce policy: Govt to ensure level playing field for domestic players; all you need to know about the blueprint
Traders welcome the government's move to formulate an e-commerce policy that mandates local storage of user data, and hoped the policy will help build robust reform.
E-commerce, social media firms may be asked to store customer data locally; draft policy plan may 'unsettle' industry
It comes at a time when deep-pocketed foreign players are rapidly investing in the e-commerce market, which Morgan Stanley estimates may be worth $200 billion in a decade.