Bharat Bandh today: Traders across India go on strike against GST amendments

Going ahead with their protest against arbitrary regulations and changes in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and alleged norm violations by e-commerce giants, traders across the country have commenced a day-long strike today . Continue Reading

Will agitate against complex GST system: CAIT

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has announced that it will launch a nationwide movement against the present Goods and Services Tax (GST) system which it claims has become extremely complicated because of several arbitrary amendments. Continue Reading

Traders ask govt to ban WhatsApp and Facebook

In a communication sent to Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad, CAIT has demanded that the government should immediately restrict WhatsApp from implementing the new policy or put a ban on WhatsApp and its parent company Facebook. Continue Reading

Banks acting as villains for traders, alleges CAIT

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Monday urged Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to prevent banks from entering into an unholy nexus with e-commerce companies which is damaging small businesses. Continue Reading

CAIT urges DPIIT to penalise Amazon, Flipkart

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has written to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) to take action against e-commerce major Amazon and Flipkart for alleged violation of FDI and FEMA norms. Continue Reading

Traders’ body welcomes govt’s move to ban 118 apps with Chinese links

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has welcomed the Union government’s decision to ban 118 mobile phone apps with Chinese links. Continue Reading

CAIT seeks amnesty scheme to protect traders

Industry body CAIT has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking an amnesty scheme to protect more than 10 lakh traders from the “onslaught of sealing” in the national capital. In a letter to Modi, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said traders welcome the move of regularising unauthorised colonies in Delhi. Continue Reading

CAIT tells government to ban festival sales by e-commerce firms

In a letter to Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said festival sales and deep discounts being offered by various e-commerce companies are against the mandate for foreign direct investment policy. Continue Reading