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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

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

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

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 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'

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