The Draft Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 Explained

After receiving various complaints against the foreign e-commerce retailers operating in India, the Department of Consumer Affairs has notified new draft rules amending the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020, to safeguard consumers’ interests and strengthen the regulatory regime of e-commerce. We have devised an explainer on the proposed amendments to Read more…

Tax Reformation in India: An Analysis

By Syashu Pesswani, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun.

President Pranab Mukherjee, with the press of a button at the midnight of July 1, 2017 in the Parliament’s Central Hall of India, switched to GST, the single biggest reform undertaken by the country in its 70 years of independence. It is basically established to subsume various indirect taxes levied at different levels, with the idea of reducing red-tape, plugging leakages and paving the way for a transparent indirect tax regime. (more…)

Violating FDA regulations: Sellers in trouble?

By Sanjay Kumar Negi, Marketing Manager, Akosha.

Have you ever tried to buy medicines from an e-commerce portal?

If yes, then those drugs may not available anymore on that site.

Why so?

The most probable reason could be that the portal may have violated the terms set by the ‘Food and Drug Administration’ authorities and is forced to remove those products from the inventory. (more…)