Competition Commission of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Competition Commission of India

The CCI (Competition Commission of India) whose predecessor was the MRTPC (Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission) was established to eliminate practices that adversely affect competition in different industries/areas and protect interests of consumers and ensure freedom of trade. The Competition Act of 2002 called for the creation of CCI. However, it was established in ..

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Fifth European Union-India Competition Week 2022

The fifth edition of the European Union-India Competition Week is being held from December 5 to 7 this year in New Delhi. What is EU-India Competition Week? The European Union-India Competition Week is organized every year to provide a platform for exchanges between officials from the European Commission Directorate-General for Competition and the Competition Commission ..

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CCI Penalty on Google

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty on Google for abusing its dominance in the Android mobile device ecosystem. Key facts The CCI found that Google abused its dominant positions via online search and app store to protect its apps like Chrome and YouTube in mobile web browsers and online video hosting. ..

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What is anti-trust case against Google?

The United States Justice Department recently sued Google alleging the company of illegally abusing it in the internet search. According to the department, Google is illegally using its dominant position in the internet market to advertise deals. Highlights The US government also alleges that Google has contracts with giant smartphone makers. These smartphone makers use ..

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Why do online sellers file Anti-trust cases against Amazon in India?

E-commerce giant Amazon is going to face a legal battle as an anti-trust case has been filed with the Competition Commission of India against Amazon India by a group of about 2,000 online sellers. Issues The members of the All India Online Vendors Association, who sell goods on e-commerce sites like Amazon and Flipkart, accused ..

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Probe ordered against Asian Paints by CCI

Asian Paints will be probed for allegedly stopping the entry of JSW Paints by virtue of it’s in the market. The probe has been ordered by the CCI (Competition Commission of India). The order was passed after JSW Paints filed a complaint against Asian Paints. It is known that Asian Paints had threatened dealers across ..

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Market Study on E-commerce initiated by the Competition Commission of India

With a view of a better understanding of the function of e-commerce and its inferences for markets & competition in India, The Competition Commission of India (CCI) delivered a report named `Market Study on E-commerce in India: Key Findings and Observations’ today, on 8th January 2020. Its objective is to identify obstacles emerging from e-commerce ..

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