Competition Commission Of India

  • CCI orders probe against Indian Railways, IRCTC 13-03-2014 08:56 PM

    The Competition Commission has ordered an investigation against Indian Railways and its arm IRCTC for alleged unfair practices related to compulsory sale of food to travellers on some trains and ticket booking. This is the second major probe by the fair trade watchdog against a central government enterprise, after Coal...
  • Google faces up to $5 bn CCI fine; says cooperating in probe 09-03-2014 07:31 PM

    New Delhi: Google, which is facing antitrust investigation in India by fair trade watchdog CCI, can face a penalty of up to about USD five billion if it is found to have violated competition norms of the country. Google said it is "extending full cooperation" to the CCI in its...
  • Micromax vs Ericsson: Competition Commission of India to investigate 29-11-2013 01:11 PM

    Stockholm: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is to investigate Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson in regard to a dispute over charges levied on Indian group Micromax for the use of Ericsson's patents. Ericsson had sued Micromax in March 2013 for patent infringement and the Indian company responded by filing...
  • Etihad wins CCI nod for $325 mn Jet Air stake buy 12-11-2013 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Etihad's $325 million deal to buy a 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, the regulator said on its website on Tuesday. Jet said last month it expected to complete the transaction this quarter. It already has the cabinet's approval....
  • Maharashtra: Did traders collude to create an artificial scarcity of onions? 23-09-2013 01:15 PM

    New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, who has always defended high prices for agricultural commodities arguing that it benefits farmers, on Thursday shrugged off responsibility for soaring onion prices. "I am not dealing in this, consumer affairs is dealing," Pawar said. The minister, however, later in the day said that...
  • CCI to probe Coal India fuel pact with sponge iron makers 12-09-2013 07:05 PM

    New Delhi: Fair trade regulator CCI has ordered a probe into the allegations that state-run Coal India and its subsidiaries abused dominant market position in supplying fuel to sponge iron manufacturers. The probe against the country's largest coal miner comes on a complaint filed by Sponge Iron Manufacturers Association. Finding...
  • It is silly, says Shah Rukh on YRF-ADF tussle 06-11-2012 06:44 PM

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan finds the ongoing controversy regarding the number of screens alloted for the release of his film 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' and Ajay Devgn's 'Son of Sardar' "silly and strange" and insists that it is a free market and not "monopolistic". Ajay Devgn Films Pvt Ltd...
  • DLF slapped Rs 630 cr fine, relief for buyers 18-08-2011 07:16 AM

    New Delhi: It is a verdict that could bring some order to one of India's most disorganised sectors. The Rs 630 crore penalty imposed on real estate giant DLF will relieve customers, who say sale agreements are heavily tilted in favour of the builder. Head-Buyer Association at Dlf Park Place...
  • Apple accused of anti-competitive practices 20-06-2011 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: iPhone and iPad maker Apple Inc has come under the scanner of the Competition Commission of India for allegedly limiting the availability of its products to a few service providers using its dominant market position. A customer has filed a complaint before the Commission under section 4 of...