Amazon, Flipkart opt-in to display "Country Of Origin" details on new products

A group of e-commerce companies including Amazon and Flipkart today decided to display “Country of origin” on their new products, government sources said. The decision was made at a video conference today following a government move to make mentioning “Country of Origin” mandatory for sellers listing their products in the Government e-Marketplace — a state-run online portal.

Shaadi.com removes skin tone filter, after being questioned by a user

Hetal Lakhani from Dallas, USA, started an online petition against the option, which led to the company removing it. She started it after speaking to another user, who questioned the filter in light of anti-racism protests. Shaadi.com says the filter “was not serving any purpose” and was a “product debris we missed removing”.

WhatsApp in its response to SC: Smells ‘nexus’ between SC petition, CCI plea; An irresistible conclusion

WhatsApp has questioned the credentials of Good Governance or G2 Chambers — the petitioner challenging its entry for payments business through UPI. It is ‘an irresistible conclusion’ that the same set of people are also behind the complaint against WhatsApp Pay at the Competition Commission of India (CCI). (G2) is unregistered’ think-tank, which was formed only two months before the petition was filed. “ – WhatsApp

Amazon Launches Food Delivery Service In India: Amazon Food

Amazon launched its online food-delivery operations in select pin codes of Bengaluru. “We’re launching Amazon Food in select Bangalore pin codes and allow customers to order from handpicked local restaurants and cloud kitchens that pass our high hygiene certification bar,” a spokesperson for Amazon spokesperson said “We’re adhering to the highest standards of safety to ensure our customers remain safe while having a delightful experience”.