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Is The Darkness On OTT Forced Or Organic?

Jan 15, 2022 Samarth Goyal

With shows such as ‘Squid Game’ and ‘Black Mirror’ doing extremely well online, and several Indian shows, which have several dark themes, get popular we find out whether the darkness is organic or forced…

CAIT Approaches CCI, Files Petition To Block Amazon's Deal To Acquire Cloudtail

Jan 14, 2022 Press Trust of India

The petition provides evidence to show Cloudtail charges fewer fees/ commission and is a preferential seller on the platform, and with its 100 per cent acquisition, Amazon will cause an adverse effect on the market.


NCLAT To Hear Amazon's Plea Against CCI Order On Thursday

Amazon’s petition is scheduled to be heard by a two-member bench comprising Justice M Venugopal and V P Singh of the Principal bench.

Why Amazon Wants The Indian Government By Its Side To Win The Cloud War

Jan 10, 2022 Nishant

From increased cost of compliance to hampering innovation, tech giants are cautious about the policy around data localisation in the country.


Amazon Approaches NCLAT, Challenges CCI's Suspension Of 2019 Future Deal: Report

In December last year, the CCI had suspended its more than two-year-old approval for Amazon's deal with Future Coupons and imposed a Rs 202-crore penalty on the e-commerce major.

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23 December, 2021

Delhi HC To Hear Amazon’s Plea Challenging ED's Investigation Into FEMA Violation

PTI

Petitioners Amazon Wholesale (India) Pvt Ltd and Amazon Seller Services Pvt Ltd challenged the jurisdiction of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and its officers to investigate Amazon Wholesale (India) Pvt Ltd.


21 December, 2021

Yearender 2021: Top 10 OTT Releases Of The Year

Outlook Web Desk

Due to theatres being inaccessible, major high budget projects were released on the OTT platforms, making its viewership surge to the highest in the year 2021.


17 December, 2021

CCI Suspends Amazon's 2019 Deal With Future

Outlook Business Team

Reuters reports that the North American e-commerce retailer had made false and incorrect statements and suppressed the actual scope.


08 December, 2021

Supreme Court Defers Hearing Amazon-Future Group Case To January 11

PTI

The Supreme Court was unhappy with the content and timing of submissions made by both Amazon and Future Group. It stated that there was no connectivity in the submissions.


28 November, 2021

Amazon India Head Summoned By ED Over Future Group Deal Irregularities

Outlook Business Team

The ED is determining whether Amazon breached the Foreign Exchange Management Act in its Rs 1,431 crore deal to purchase a 49 per cent stake in Future Coupons Pvt Ltd in 2019.


25 November, 2021

Ecommerce Braces Up For Discount War, As Singapore's Shopee Enters India

Outlook Business Team

Shopee has grabbed 100,000 orders a day in India and has more than 1 million app installs on the Google Play Store. Industry sources said Amazon and Flipkart average 2-2.5 million orders per day.


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22 November, 2021

48 Kg Marijuana Recovered From Amazon Delivery Executives In Visakhapatnam: CAIT

Outlook Business Team

The Confederation of All India Traders informed that in a separate development Madhya Pradesh police recovered another lot of 17 kg worth of marijuana from Amazon and its partners.


21 November, 2021

Chemicals For Making Bombs Used In Pulwama Terror Attack Were Sourced Through Amazon E-Commerce Portal: CAIT

Outlook Business Team

CAIT National President B.C.Bhartia and Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal said as per reports the person arrested disclosed that he used his Amazon online shopping account to procure chemicals for making IEDs.


20 November, 2021

Amazon Executives Booked Under NDPS Act In Alleged Marijuana Sale In Madhya Pradesh

Outlook Business Team

In an official statement, the Bhind police stated that there was a contradiction in the replies of the Amazon executives and the evidence collected by them.


17 November, 2021

Amazon Marijuana Sale: Can Jeff Bezos-Owned Company Be Held Liable For Sale Of Drugs Under NDPS Act?

Kamalika Ghosh

As per allegations, Amazon’s platform was used by smugglers to trade in drugs. Marijuana was allegedly listed on the platform as dry stevia leaves.


11 November, 2021

Will Expose Amazon's Misinterpretation, Contradiction before CCI :Future Retail's Independent Directors

Outlook Business Team

On being asked why the directors were raising the issue almost three years after the deal, Dhariwal stated that it was only now the e-commerce giant's intent came out in public.


11 November, 2021

Will Expose Amazon's Misinterpretation, Contradiction before CCI :Future Retail's Independent Directors

Outlook Business Team

On being asked why the directors were raising the issue almost three years after the deal, Dhariwal stated that it was only now the e-commerce giant's intent came out in public.


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05 November, 2021

Kerala Man Orders Passport Cover Online, Discovers Actual Passport Inside

Outlook Web Desk

The passport belonged to a teenaged boy from Kunnamkulam in Thrissur district.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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