Business  /  Published 29.01.19

India may go slow on new online retail rules

The government is exploring the possibility of deferring the new FDI norms in e-commerce even as Walmart-backed Flipkart has warned of “significant customer disruption” if the norms are not delaye...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.05.20

Ola, Uber resume service in green and orange zones

The Ministry of Home Affairs had approved e-commerce platforms to start selling non-essential items during the third lockdown, which means that customers can now buy smartphones, laptops and other gad...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 04.12.18

Tax lens on Walmart-Flipkart deal

The central government is examining the taxation issues in the Walmart-Flipkart deal with regard to payments made by the US retailer to various shareholders to buy a majority stake in the domestic e-c...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.04.20

Politics fades, e-tailers to the fore

Three days after India imposed a nationwide lockdown, Devender Singh revved up his motorcycle to deliver meat and eggs to customers — but his heart was in his mouth as he closed in on a police barri...
By Reuters in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.19

3 imposters arrested for online fraud

A group of men allegedly accessed a shopping portal’s customer list illegally, posed as Flipkart officials and lured a few customers to transfer money into several accounts as participation fee for ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 20.09.18

Flipkart to let employees cash Esops

Walmart-backed Flipkart will offer its employees an opportunity to cash in on part of their stockholding in the company, according to an e-mail to staff.The e-mail, which follows the $16-billion deal ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.04.20

Covid-19 lockdown: Voices of dissent grow

Individuals from the business and finance community have started venting their displeasure with the prolonged lockdown and are calling for the restrictions to be lifted entirely at least in the non ho...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 18.10.18

E-commerce sales seen at $200bn in a decade

This could be music to the ears of Flipkart, Amazon and others operating in the e-commerce space. Thanks to the rise in digital transactions in India, e-commerce sales in the country could jump to $20...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 17.10.19

Goyal: Government probing Flipkart, Amazon for alleged discount sales

The government is probing Walmart-owned Flipkart and Amazon over the alleged predatory pricing, commerce minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.Warning of stringent action according to the law for any...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 19.05.20

Flipkart ties up with Vishal Mega Mart

Walmart-owned Flipkart on Tuesday said it has joined hands with Vishal Mega Mart for home delivery of essential items in 26 cities in the country, including Delhi-NCR, Bangalore and Calcutta.Under the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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