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CAIT says No to Chinese goods for this year’s Diwali celebrations

The announcement comes in the wake of the recent attack on Indian troops by the Chinese military.

Jun 26, 2020, 11:08 AM IST

No accommodation to Chinese nationals, says hotel and guest house association of Delhi

The association has decided to boycott Chinese Goods which are being used in hotels and restaurants.

Jun 25, 2020, 15:30 PM IST

Delhi markets to remain open as Centre announces steps to tackle coronavirus

The markets in Delhi will remain open for the time being announces CAIT on Sunday (June 14, 2020) after a meeting of around 275 local business leaders from Delhi via video conferencing.

Jun 14, 2020, 17:06 PM IST

Over 88% traders in Delhi want markets shut to contain coronavirus: CAIT survey

The CAIT sought opinion from 2800 trade associations anbd prominent trade leaders of Delhi out of which 2610 responses were received. 

Jun 13, 2020, 13:55 PM IST

CAIT releases face masks, tea glasses for trains; launches national campaign to boycott Chinese goods

The campaign titled "Indian Goods- Our Pride" aims to achieve reduction in imports of Chinese manufactured goods by 1 lakh crore (USD 13bn) by December 2021, CAIT said.

Jun 10, 2020, 13:49 PM IST

CAIT to launch campaign to boycott Chinese goods

The campaign call by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), which claims to represent 7 crore traders and 40,000 trade associations, comes amid border tensions between India and China.

Jun 07, 2020, 20:13 PM IST

Retail businesses await government’s announcement of fiscal stimulus for the sector

Almost 20% small retail businesses are eagerly waiting for some kind of a fiscal relief package for the sector so that they can face the impact on their business after the COVID-19 pandemic

May 14, 2020, 15:09 PM IST

Despite losses, traders’ body CAIT urges Centre to extend COVID-19 lockdown

The CAIT said that on the basis of a survey conducted with senior trade leaders of all states, it has decided to urge the government to extend the lockdown period beyond April 14. 

Apr 08, 2020, 14:01 PM IST

Indian traders’ body CAIT extends support to PM Narendra Modi's Janata Curfew call

The traders’ body has also urged the citizens to stay indoors to prevent spread of novel coronavirus. 

Mar 20, 2020, 10:25 AM IST

Thousands of traders to protest during Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' India visit on January 15

CAIT has issued a statement saying, ''The Amazon CEO visit will see huge protests from traders across the country.''

Jan 12, 2020, 19:19 PM IST

Traders' body demands ban on 'Bigg Boss'

 In 2017, the Tamil Nadu-based Hindu Makkal Katchi (HMK) party demanded a ban on "Bigg Boss Tamil" for tarnishing Tamil culture.

Oct 07, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

CAIT writes to Piyush Goyal, says online festival sales violation of FDI policy

CAIT in its letter said that these online portals are indulging into predatory pricing and deep discounting and are openly flouting FDI norms.

Sep 13, 2019, 17:21 PM IST

Traders raise objections against festive e-commerce discounts, urge government to step in

The CAIT representatives said that as per 2016 FDI policy, e-commerce portals cannot influence sale or prices but they are blatantly violating the FDI policy by putting up these sales on their portals.

Sep 08, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

Draft national retail policy likely in 10 days: CAIT

In a statement, CAIT said the secretary told it that the government has tried its best to understand the ground realities of retail trade and accordingly, a policy is being designed to relieve traders from hardships and engage them in a better way to grow their respective business in a structured manner.

Jun 26, 2019, 10:45 AM IST

CAIT flags high airfares post Jet shutdown, seeks price control

Running into a debt of more than Rs 8,500 crore, Jet Airways has shut down operations temporarily after lenders decided against extending emergency funds for its survival.

May 10, 2019, 12:28 PM IST

Traders call for Bharat bandh against Pulwama attack, plan to offer financial help to martyrs' families

In view of the bandh call, commercial markets will remain closed and there will be no business activity.

Feb 17, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

Govt toughens norms for e-commerce firms, bars exclusive deals

The revised 'policy on foreign direct investment in online retail' would be effective from February 2019.

Dec 26, 2018, 22:34 PM IST

Walmart-Flipkart deal: NCLAT adjourns hearing over CCI's approval for December 14

Earlier on October 5 also, the matter was adjourned for November 12 for next hearing by the appellate tribunal.

Nov 12, 2018, 17:18 PM IST

Bharat Bandh on September 28 against Walmart's acquisition of Flipkart, FDI in retail, Delhi sealing drive

CAIT has alleged that multinational companies are being given a passage to enter the retail trade of the country.

Sep 27, 2018, 16:21 PM IST

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