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Competition Commission of India

Competition Commission begins market Study in e-Commerce, findings expected by August end

The focus areas of the study include the emerging trends in business models and distribution mechanisms, market structure and business practices including contractual provisions and vertical restraints.

Jun 18, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Amazon India denies favouring select brands and merchants, says no law violated

The All India Online Vendors Association (AIOVA) on Friday filed a petition with the Competition Commission of India (CCI) alleging that the online retailer favours merchants.

Oct 08, 2018, 22:40 PM IST

Google fined Rs 136 cr in India for bias in search results

Globally, this is one of the rare cases where Google has been penalised for unfair business ways.

Feb 08, 2018, 20:57 PM IST

Idea Cellular seeks NCLT approval for merger with Vodafone

According to the statement, the application was filed on Monday before the Ahmedabad Bench of the NCLT.

Aug 08, 2017, 15:05 PM IST

Banks have no liability for loss of valuables in lockers: RBI

Stung by the revelation, the lawyer who had sought information under the transparency law has now moved the Competition Commission of India (CCI) alleging "cartelisation" and "anti-competitive practices" by the banks in respect of the locker service.

Jun 25, 2017, 13:23 PM IST

Competition Commission of India imposes $13.6 million fine on Hyundai Motor's local unit

India`s antitrust watchdog on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs 870 million (USD 13.6 million) on South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co's local unit, accusing the company of anti-competitive behaviour.

Jun 15, 2017, 10:28 AM IST

CCI rejects Airtel's complaint against RIL, Reliance Jio

Fair trade regulator CCI on Friday rejected Bharti Airtel's complaint alleging anti-competitive practices by Reliance Industries and Reliance Jio, saying no case could be made out against the Mukesh Ambani-led firms.

Jun 09, 2017, 20:22 PM IST

Airtel receives CCI nod for merger with Telenor India

Bharti Airtel on Tuesday said the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the proposed merger of Telenor India with the company.

Jun 06, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Sebi seeks clarification over Idea-Vodafone merger

Market regulator Sebi has sought clarification from Aditya Birla Group firm Idea Cellular regarding its proposed merger with Vodafone Plc's Indian unit.

May 18, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

Jio case: CCI seeks probe report on telcos in 2 months

The Competition Commission has directed its investigation arm to complete, in 60 days, the probe against incumbent operators and the industry association for colluding to deny network connectivity to newcomer Reliance Jio.

May 15, 2017, 20:25 PM IST

Sahoo takes charge as Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board chief

M S Sahoo on Saturday took charge as Chairperson of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI).

Oct 01, 2016, 17:57 PM IST

CCI disposes of 600 anti-trust cases, says Sikri

Competition Commission of India on Friday said it has disposed of 600 anti-trust cases, which is 80 per cent of the cases filed with it.

Sep 09, 2016, 14:44 PM IST

CCI slaps Rs 6,715 crore fine on 11 cement companies including ACC, Ultratech

Competition Commission Wednesday imposed more than Rs 6,700 crore penalty on 11 cement companies, including ACC and Binani, for cartelisation.

Aug 31, 2016, 20:37 PM IST

Monsanto case: CCI rejects pleas seeking review of probe order

In a setback to Monsanto, CCI has rejected pleas by the US biotechnology major and its group entities challenging a probe into the role of their top officials in a case relating to alleged unfair business practices in the Indian seeds market.

Jul 27, 2016, 22:02 PM IST

Lafarge to sell India assets to Nirma for $ 1.4 billion

 LafargeHolcim Ltd, the world's largest cement maker, today said it will sell its stake in Lafarge India to Nirma Ltd for an enterprise value of about USD 1.4 billion.

Jul 11, 2016, 14:14 PM IST

Absence of pro-competition policy promotes crony capitalism: Arun Jaitley

Pitching for more competition, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today cautioned that pro-business environment without "pro-competition" policies can result in dangerous consequences, including crony capitalism.

May 20, 2016, 21:46 PM IST

HC seeks Monsanto's reply on Nuziveedu seeds' plea on CCI

Monsanto Holdings Pvt Ltd was on Monday asked by Delhi High Court to respond to a plea of Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd seeking vacation of its interim order asking the Competition Commission of India not to pass a final order in a matter relating to alleged abuse of dominance by Monsanto's Indian arm

Apr 04, 2016, 18:32 PM IST

Compat quashes CCI's Rs 6,316 crore fine on cement companies

In a major ruling, the Competition Appellate Tribunal Friday set aside Rs 6,316.59 crore penalty imposed on 11 cement manufacturers by CCI for cartelisation and directed the fair trade regulator to pass a fresh order in three months.

Dec 11, 2015, 13:59 PM IST

CCI dismisses complaints against Sony, HP

Fair trade regulator CCI has rejected allegations that Sony India and Hewlett Packard India Sales indulged in anti-competitive business practices.

Nov 29, 2015, 14:01 PM IST

CCI dismisses complaint against Symantec Corp

Fair trade regulator CCI has rejected allegations of anti-competitive business practices made against anti-virus software maker Symantec Corp.

Nov 25, 2015, 22:56 PM IST