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Delhi traders call for bandh against sealing drive, to launch mega rally at Ramlila maidan on Wednesday

Delhi traders call for bandh against sealing drive, to launch mega rally at Ramlila maidan on Wednesday

The traders also held a protest in about 100 markets in Delhi on Tuesday demanding immediate stoppage of sealing and de-sealing of shops which have been sealed so far. 

Mar 27, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
Delhi shops to reopen on Sunday after 'successful' two-day bandh against sealing drive

Delhi shops to reopen on Sunday after 'successful' two-day bandh against sealing drive

Shops in the city are to reopen on Sunday after a two-day "successful" shutdown called by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) in protest against the sealing drive.

Feb 04, 2018, 07:14 AM IST

CAIT appeals to PM seeking lower GST on nutritional items

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) contended that the GST triggered price spike may push these products out of the price reach of the common man and exacerbate India's malnutrition and hunger problem which has already reached endemic proportions. 

Nov 01, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
Dark Diwali? Traders in despair after Supreme Court bans firecracker sales in Delhi, NCR

Dark Diwali? Traders in despair after Supreme Court bans firecracker sales in Delhi, NCR

In a statement, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said conducting business of firecrackers is a legitimate activity protected under the Constitution of India giving 'Right to Work'.

Oct 09, 2017, 20:53 PM IST

CAIT demands action against e-comm sites "flouting FDI policy"

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) also sent a communication to Department of Industrial Promotion and Planning (DIPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek saying "if no action is taken by the government, the trade body may opt for approaching court of law for obtaining justice."

Oct 02, 2017, 18:55 PM IST
Deadline for selling pre-GST goods extended to Dec 31

Deadline for selling pre-GST goods extended to Dec 31

A senior consumer affairs ministry official said the deadline has been extended following demand from several companies like Wipro, HPL and other non-food companies.

Sep 29, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

Various tax slabs under GST worry traders: CAIT

Classification of different items under various tax slabs of GST has created an environment of anxiety and concern among the trading community across the country, Confederation of All India Traders said on Sunday.

May 28, 2017, 19:25 PM IST

CAIT requests working group to train traders on GST

Traders association CAIT on Sunday asked the government to set up a working group to help non- corporate sector adopt the new GST regime.

May 21, 2017, 20:38 PM IST
Demonetisation has hit small traders hard – Here is how!

Demonetisation has hit small traders hard – Here is how!

Demonetisation has hit hard the mostly cash-based retail businesses in India, witnessing an estimated sharp plunge of 25 percent since the government banned 500 and 1,000 rupee currency notes, according to traders.

Nov 15, 2016, 16:21 PM IST
'Diwali sales of Chinese goods dip 60% due to boycott call on social media'

'Diwali sales of Chinese goods dip 60% due to boycott call on social media'

Traders' body CAIT today said that Chinese goods saw a 60 per cent decline in sales on Diwali this year as people preferred to buy Indian products after the boycott call on social media platforms went viral.

Oct 31, 2016, 17:12 PM IST

Ads for discounts by e-commerce players no violation of policy

Amid controversy over advertisements for discounts by online retailers like Amzaon and Flipkart, an official said these business propositions are to attract buyers and are not in violation of e-commerce guidelines.

Oct 03, 2016, 21:00 PM IST

Govt asks CAIT to list issues hampering ease of doing biz

The Commerce Ministry on Tuesday asked traders body CAIT to prepare a list of issues, including taxation and banking, which are hindering ease of doing business in the country.

 

Jun 21, 2016, 16:28 PM IST

Frame separate law for direct selling business: CAIT to govt

The direct selling business in India is a source of self-employment and it should be regarded as a vertical of retail trade like e-commerce, Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said in a statement Sunday.

Nov 29, 2015, 13:50 PM IST
Commerce Ministry asks RBI, ED to probe if top ecommerce firms flouted rules

Commerce Ministry asks RBI, ED to probe if top ecommerce firms flouted rules

 The Commerce Ministry has requested the Enforcement Directorate and RBI to examine whether e-commerce majors Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal violated FDI rules by engaging in business-to-consumers (B2C) activity.

Nov 01, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

CAIT to launch online portal e-Lala next month

With more Indians buying products online, traders' body CAIT will launch a portal christened "e-Lala" next month to support brick & mortar shops to embrace e-commerce as an additional platform to generate more business.

Oct 29, 2015, 18:49 PM IST
Festive offers of Amazon, Flipkart violating FDI norms: CAIT

Festive offers of Amazon, Flipkart violating FDI norms: CAIT

Traders body CAIT has alleged that e-commerce firms such as Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal are violating FDI norms by holding forthcoming festive season sales and it has complained to the Commerce Ministry.

Oct 11, 2015, 20:44 PM IST

Any move to allow FDI in e-commerce will be opposed: Traders' Body

Traders' body Confederation of All India Traders reaffirmed it opposition to FDI in e-commerce amid reports that government may allow foreign investment in online retail

Oct 06, 2015, 13:47 PM IST
India's electronic financial sector has rooms for competition

India's electronic financial sector has rooms for competition

There is enough room to create more competition in the electronic and digital segments of the financial markets in India, especially the cash-management through ATM-debit card use, a top MasterCard executive said.

Oct 05, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

Traders demand repeal of all FSSAI advisories since 2013

All advisories issued by the food regulator FSSAI since 2013 should be withdrawn, traders' body CAIT has demanded.

Aug 23, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

GST Bill: Traders want PM Modi to hold special session

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has called upon the Prime Minister to convene a special session of Parliament soon to pass the deadlocked GST Bill and has asked parties not to play a "political innings" on the issue.

Aug 17, 2015, 23:12 PM IST