Praveen Khandelwal

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Praveen Khandelwal said : “Since COVID-19 broke out in January, the trade and industry in China have been hampered and there is no msanufacturing or supply of goods. Because of the deadly virus, Indian importers have stopped importing goods from China and have cancelled their visits to China or other countries where there has been an outbreak of the virus,” External link

thehindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Since COVID-19 broke out in January, the trade and industry in China have been hampered and there is no msanufacturing or supply of goods. Because of the deadly virus, Indian importers have stopped importing goods from China and have cancelled their visits to China or other countries where there has been an outbreak of the virus,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal alleged : “When they have openly been saying that they are fully compliant to all laws, let there be an investigation. The very effort to stop the investigation is a testimony to their unethical practices,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal asked : “Amazon claims it follows the FDI policy; then why is it opposing investigation?” External link

business-standard Monday, February 10, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal asked : “Amazon claims that it follows the FDI policy, then why they are opposing the investigation?” External link

financialexpress Monday, February 10, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Since DVM had already filed a caveat with the Bangalore High Court in the past, Amazon will not be able to get an instant stay on the order without our arguments being heard in the Court,” External link

economictimes Monday, February 10, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "15,00,000 businessmen from Delhi and employees working under them will vote in favor of BJP on Saturday," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 8, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The inability of the courts to adjudicate these cases in a timely manner is a serious infringement of the fundamental rights of litigants. This mistrust of cheques encouraged a move towards cash transactions which brought a host of their own problems, such as counterfeit notes, corruption, and large amounts of untraceable and untaxable money,” External link

economictimes Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "This strategy will ultimately strengthen domestic trade and small industry. 7 crore traders of the country welcome this shift in government policy which is domestic trade centric," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “This strategy will ultimately strengthen domestic trade and small industry. 7 crore traders of the country welcome this shift in government policy which is domestic trade centric,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “When you search for a product, they (the platforms) show their products, which are cheaper than those offered by competing third-party sellers,” External link

firstpost Friday, January 17, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “There is cannibalisation and cartelisation happening on the platforms,” External link

firstpost Friday, January 17, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “This is a disadvantage for other sellers on the platform,” External link

firstpost Friday, January 17, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "We are not against e-commerce and (are) rather of the considered opinion that e-commerce is a rapidly growing future mode of business and have undertaken a task to align the trading community with e-commerce by creating individual e-store of every trader in the country," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "However, we are against the Companies which are flouting FDI Policy of the Government for their own gains," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "We are not against e-commerce and (are) rather of the considered opinion that e-commerce is a rapidly growing future mode of business and have undertaken a task to align the trading community with e-commerce by creating individual e-store of every trader in the country," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "However, we are against the Companies which are flouting FDI Policy of the Government for their own gains," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "We want Indian e-commerce market free from all glitches, unhealthy and unfair business practices, and till the government takes any action, our national agitation will continue," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : “The goal of Amazon and Flipkart is to bring in crony capitalism in India, dominate and monopolize the market, wipe out the competition, and leave consumers with no choice,” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : “For the first time, these companies have come under the regulatory spotlight in India,” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : "The economy of this country has been run by traders since Independence, and we will keep running it in future too. If any foreign company wants to do business in India, it has to follow the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy and laws of the land in letter and spirit," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “In light of order to probe e-commerce predatory practices issued by CCI ( Competition Commission of India) yesterday, we will approach the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman this week, asking for a separate investigation in GST and income tax return filings by etailers,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Jeff Bezos ) : “Bezos and Amazon have already destroyed many small businesses and are now trying to build a false narrative of empowering small retailers,” External link

gulf-times Monday, January 13, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Jeff Bezos ) : “Bezos and Amazon have already destroyed many small businesses and are now trying to build a false narrative of empowering small retailers,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, January 13, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : “These SMB summits will not help the businessmen of this country. E-commerce firms have been engaging with SMBs and entrepreneurs from the last five years, but it has been of no help to them. CAIT has come to their rescue and we seek PM Modi’s intervention for the same,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Amazon already has 5 lakh retailers on their portals. Let them announce what all they have done so far to empower the existing retailers on their platform. What is the quantum of business these retailers are doing annually since the last five years? Were any of them listed as top 20 sellers during the last five years? The answers to these questions will expose Amazon. It’s nothing but just eyewash to set right the wrongdoing,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : "Rs 3,000 to be given after 30 years of paying premium will hardly have any value. Why have traders aged between 40 and 55 years been kept out of the scheme? The government can increase premium for this age group (40-55) instead of depriving them of the scheme's benefits. These are two big drawbacks," External link

business-standard Monday, January 6, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Amazon and Flipkart are a second version of the East India company," External link

iol Monday, December 2, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal disse : "O motivo da Amazon e Flipkart não é fazer negócios, mas monopolizar e controlar" External link

uol Monday, December 2, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Amazon and Flipkart are a second version of the East India company,” External link

timesofindia Monday, December 2, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Amazon and Flipkart are a second version of the East India company,” External link

economictimes Monday, December 2, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Amazon and Flipkart are a second version of the East India company,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 2, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Amazon and Flipkart are a second version of the East India company,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 2, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “There are chances that more foreign companies will do business in India with similar practices and the e-commerce and retail trade having an annual turnover of more than $633 billion dollar approx. (INR 4.5 million crore) will be hijacked and get monopolised in few hands,” External link

rian-en Monday, November 25, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “There are chances that more foreign companies will do business in India with similar practices and the e-commerce and retail trade having an annual turnover of more than $633 billion dollar approx. (INR 4.5 million crore) will be hijacked and get monopolised in few hands,” External link

ruvr-en Monday, November 25, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Hence we requested the government to nominate an ombudsman for the e-commerce sector. Though, the ombudsman will not have powers to formulate policies on behalf of the sector, it will look into the complaints of the industry and will have the authority to take up issues suo moto,” External link

asianage Friday, November 8, 2019 7:16:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The e-commerce biggies are circumventing the law, causing huge GST and income-tax revenue loss to the government, grossly manipulating for controlling inventory and bypassing the FDI policy,” External link

asianage Friday, November 8, 2019 7:16:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The Delhi trade which has been acknowledged as the largest distribution centre of goods in the country is already reeling under an unprecedented slowdown and the traders are finding it difficult to survive in the business and the steep hike in minimum wages will result into unnecessary huge financial load on the traders," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Policy is the domain of every country and if multinational corporations (the reference is to the Indian arms of Amazon and Wal-Mart) wish to carry on business, they are under obligation to follow the policy in letter and spirit. Before raising any voice on policy, these firms should realise that their business model across the globe is controversial and questionable,” External link

business-standard Monday, October 28, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : "These kind of rhetorics by global players are nothing but a pressure tactic to find a headway into the large existing business potential of India's Rs 45 lakh crore retail market.." External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : "We urge you not to concede any ground to these unscrupulous corporates or buckle to the pressure which they are attempting to create for their own personal gains by disregarding the sanctity of India's well defined laws and policies," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : “The minister said that he is aware of the issue and that the government will ensure there is a level playing field between online and offline players without compromising the laws. He also asked the traders to take the e-commerce route for growth,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, October 17, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "This will not only enhance the convenience and safety of payments but also create new business opportunities for merchants, increasing their contribution to the Indian economy," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told ( about Piyush Goyal ) : “We can prove how the two companies have been engaging with these practices based on the evidence we have. The meeting didn’t offer any solution. We will again take this matter with the minister Piyush Goyal and would seek an independent audit on their business models,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, October 12, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The court has set 15th October for hearing the case before which Amazon and Flipkart have to reply to the notice,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, October 12, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Enforcement Directorate ) : “Since the minister is fully aware of the matter that was explained to him on Wednesday by CAIT, we intend to hold further dialogues with him only. The court case filed by us against and Flipkart in the Jodhpur Bench of the Rajasthan High Court will come for hearing on October 15. The Union government, Enforcement Directorate and both companies have to submit their reply on the petition of CAIT before that,” External link

business-standard Friday, October 11, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The minister firmly said the government is committed to implement the FDI policy in its letter and spirit. No predatory pricing or deep discounting will be allowed. Any re-routing of business in e-commerce will not be allowed,” External link

business-standard Friday, October 11, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The minister firmly said the government was committed to implement the FDI (foreign direct investment) policy in its letter and spirit. No predatory pricing or deep discounting will be allowed under any circumstances. Any re-routing of business in e-commerce will not be allowed. E-commerce companies will have to work only as a marketplace, as spelt out in FDI policy," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 9, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The system of cash on delivery should be stopped and all payments by consumers should be made digitally. An e-commerce ombudsman should be constituted to look into the grievances of the consumers. The condition of data localisation should be made mandatory for such e-commerce companies," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 9, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : "The discounts they are offering are unbelievable, which is even lower than the lending cost. The customer who are suppose to come to the market have diverted to the online market," External link

siliconindia Friday, October 4, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Amazon and Flipkart don’t own the inventory on their platforms so can they give discounts because the goods belong to the sellers,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, October 1, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “We believe e-commerce is the future and we are not against it but there has to be a level playing field to compete. We have urged the Finance Minister to investigate business models of e-commerce companies and their tax avoidance,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, September 29, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “It’s a proactive approach of the government which will bring relief to about 50 lakh traders across the country,” External link

asianage Saturday, September 21, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal added : “There is no slowdown in the domestic automobile sector. They are saying this to get a package from the government,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, September 17, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : “For example, the cost price of each commodity, the sale price of each commodity, and HSN code of each item are now asked by the government. These weren’t required when GST was introduced. Hence, GST filing softwares don’t have provision to fill these details,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Keeping in view the policies of the Government, it is imperative for traders to be on e-commerce,” External link

thehindu Monday, September 9, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Keeping in view the policies of the Government, it is imperative for traders to be on e-commerce,” External link

Hindu Monday, September 9, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “CAIT has taken a serious note of the declarations by several e-commerce companies to hold festival sales, thereby offering deep discounts, which will be against the foreign direct investment policy,” External link

business-standard Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The celebrities or brand ambassadors charge quite a huge amount much larger than Rs 10 lakhs for endorsing any product and in the event of action against any misleading advertisement, payment of Rs 10 lakhs as penalty will be the easiest way for them to escape from the liability” External link

financialexpress Friday, September 6, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “There certainly is a slowdown in the market,” External link

thehindu Monday, September 2, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “There certainly is a slowdown in the market,” External link

Hindu Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:47:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “these companies offer sale but if they claim to be just a marketplace then how can they do that because goods lie with registered sellers?” External link

financialexpress Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “We believe that there are some corporate investors who had earlier lobbied for FDI in multi-brand retail. They couldn’t enter into retail trade and it seems they are the ones who are operating from behind the curtain,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Also, the length of the form should be reduced from five-six pages to one page,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Now that the Supreme Court has already constituted a Special Task Force headed by the Vice-Chairman of the DDA, there is no longer any justification to continue with the monitoring committee and hence the 13-year-old committee should be abolished by the Supreme Court. The government is working to improve the future of Delhi and should immediately bring an amnesty scheme” External link

thehindu Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Now that the Supreme Court has already constituted a Special Task Force headed by the Vice-Chairman of the DDA, there is no longer any justification to continue with the monitoring committee and hence the 13-year-old committee should be abolished by the Supreme Court. The government is working to improve the future of Delhi and should immediately bring an amnesty scheme” External link

Hindu Monday, August 12, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Earlier, it was the farmers and now entrepreneurs and tomorrow may be some other section. It is a dangerous trend and needs to be stopped here,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, July 31, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : “There is an acute liquidity crunch and overall business is slowing down. Even after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate by 75 basis points, banks are reluctant to reduce their lending rates,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 6, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Pension to traders on attaining the age of 60 years with Aadhar card is a proactive step which was a long pending demand of CAIT. The announcement of creation of a Payment platform for immediate payments for the supplies made to the government departments will encourage more capital flow in the market," External link

asianage Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Serious steps are needed to link the rest with computerised systems and the government should provide 50 per cent subsidy,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, June 26, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “While the government has moved to e-system (of doing business) but only 35 per cent of 7 crore traders so far have been able to computerise their business. The government should give 50 per cent subsidy for the remaining traders to go digital,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “You cannot generate a new form cannot because only one form is generated with your respective GST number,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 20, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “If exemption will be based on the last 10-year price index then that it is of not much help. Hence the income tax exemption should be as per the price index,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 20, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “It is regretted that so far traders were neglected in the representation in different boards and committees of the government. It is strongly demanded that following the principle of participatory governance, traders should be given representation. About seven crore traders are providing employment to 30 crore people and generating an annual turnover of about ~45 trillion. They are an important constituent of the economy and deserve their place in policy making bodies and other forums,” External link

business-standard Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:57:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Nirmala Sitharaman ) : “She [Nirmala Sitharaman] has said she will have a look at all our issues and whenever the need arises, she will consult us regarding the same,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Only then will consumers and traders’ will better use digital payments,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “There has to be a registration system for each and every e-commerce player, big or small. A clear distinction should be drawn between marketplace and others. In the policy, stringent penal provisions should be added, so that immediate and effective action can be taken against anyone violating the policy. The policy should put the brakes on predatory pricing, deep discounting, and loss funding, so as to provide a level playing field,” External link

business-standard Friday, June 7, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “More important issue is digital payment which is the core agenda of the government. We also want to work with the government for extension, adoption and acceptance of digital payments among trading community,” External link

financialexpress Friday, May 31, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “We will remind the government of all the promises. We will press for a quick implementation of these schemes by including them in the upcoming Finance Bill in July,” External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 28, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Among all poll surveys, the poll survey of CAIT was found to be the most accurate. The CAIT on the basis of a national survey conducted among traders and their consumers predicted 290 seats for BJP and 50 seats for NDA allies,” External link

firstpost Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “We will aggressively remind Modi of his promises. We have done our job and duty of getting our community members to vote for him and the BJP. It is their turn now to fulfill our aspirations especially given that the prime minister promised it. The fact that six of them: national traders welfare board, national policy for retail trade, Pension to traders attaining 60 years, Rs 10 lakh insurance cover for traders, issuance of vyapari credit card on the pattern of kisan credit car and loans up to Rs 50 lakhs without any collateral security. We hope that these promises will be fulfilled,” External link

firstpost Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal claimed : “This will be the first time that traders will vote as a bloc in Delhi,” External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 16, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : "We will mull upon it internally and then make a public announcement on with whom the trader should stand during the Lok Sabha polls," External link

asianage Tuesday, April 9, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal added : “We have sent our charter to all political parties. And we will wait for the responses to analyze them before giving our mandate to traders on whom to vote,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 8, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : “Charter carries various demands. Some of them have been addressed and a few are left out. We will talk to BJP leaders regarding that. E-commerce FDI policy is one such thing. But the rest of them have been accepted,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 8, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal concluded : “Congress manifesto has not given any importance to the trading community except abolishing e-way bill. So if we compare them both, BJP manifesto carries much weight for the trading community as it has accepted most of the demands made by us for a long time. In totality, it is much better than Congress manifesto,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 8, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The government should constitute the regulatory authority for e-commerce and cash on delivery service for e-commerce should be banned," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The government should constitute the regulatory authority for e-commerce and cash on delivery service for e-commerce should be banned," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 5, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Amitabh Kant ) : “It is a notional linkage that Mr Kant talked about apart from few sellers, most of the sellers were not being able to do business from these platforms. So he opined that everybody on the platform should get equal opportunity to do business,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, March 5, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The government should constitute the regulatory authority for e-commerce and cash on delivery service for e-commerce should be banned," External link

firstpost Tuesday, March 5, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The government should constitute the regulatory authority for e-commerce and cash on delivery service for e-commerce should be banned," External link

asianage Tuesday, March 5, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The government should constitute the regulatory authority for e-commerce and cash on delivery service for e-commerce should be banned," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 5, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Some red herrings need to be changed. First thing’s first, this policy is putting everything on the Standing Group of Secretaries and DPIIT. Instead, this should be through a committee headed by representatives of various stakeholders, so that the workings are answerable to the people and Parliament. The e-commerce policy should provide substantial platform for business. The policy seems to be silent on domestic e-commerce players that is undesirable. They should also be brought under the policy,” External link

business-standard Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The proposed e-commerce policy is in the favour of 7 crore (70 million) local traders and 30 crore (300 million) people whose livelihood is dependent on that. We are expecting the government to announce it (e-commerce policy) before February 25” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, February 10, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal added : “In all fairness, the impact of the policy should be evaluated after a month’s time,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “While it is under DPIIT now but I don’t think they would be able to manage the policy. Sooner or later they will have to constitute the authority to monitor the e-commerce business,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “In a conversation with senior officials of Ministry of Commerce, it was assured that e-commerce policy is almost ready and will be announced shortly. In a day or two, the government will also consult us on this,” External link

asianage Saturday, February 9, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Now that DIPP is there, the government does not find an immediate need for a regulator. However, if need be, it will take a call on this after assessing the post-policy situation,” External link

asianage Saturday, February 9, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Our agenda is to ensure a level playing field,” “Players such as Amazon and Walmart are in a major fix post the new guidelines and they will take time to restructure their operations” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, February 5, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Our agenda is to ensure a level playing field,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 5, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Our agenda is to ensure a level playing field,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 5, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Our agenda is to ensure a level playing field,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 5, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal says : “Upgradation and modernisation of the existing format of trade will need drastic changes to make traders aware of the developments and to enable them to accept and adopt the changes,” External link

forbes Monday, February 4, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Congress party's electoral promise could tilt traders' and urban middle class voters towards Modi, since they would have to bear the economic pressure," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, February 1, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Congress party’s electoral promise could tilt traders’ and urban middle class voters towards Modi, since they would have to bear the economic pressure,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Congress party's electoral promise could tilt traders' and urban middle class voters towards Modi, since they would have to bear the economic pressure," External link

dnaindia Thursday, January 31, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Congress party's electoral promise could tilt traders' and urban middle class voters towards Modi, since they would have to bear the economic pressure," External link

news18 Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Congress party's electoral promise could tilt traders' and urban middle class voters towards Modi, since they would have to bear the economic pressure," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 30, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Congress party's electoral promise could tilt traders' and urban middle class voters towards Modi, since they would have to bear the economic pressure," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “I have strong faith in the PM that he will save 7 crore small businesses by not extending the date,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 30, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “In the larger interest of the country and the economy, we request your good self to kindly direct the Ministry of Commerce not to budge against any pressure and do not defer or extend the stipulated date of 1st February 2019 for implementing the policy nor bring any change or amendment in the policy,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, January 24, 2019 3:14:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “An independent regulatory authority for e-commerce should be constituted to regulate and monitor the e-commerce trade. The said authority should be duly empowered to take action against any entity which defies the policy,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, January 24, 2019 3:14:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "We are making it clear to the govt that the traders' community is not going to accept any change in e-commerce FDI norm under any circumstances. If that happens, seven crore traders across the country will not allow these companies to operate," External link

dnaindia Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal added : “We want the government to institute a thorough probe into the business activities of these players in the last 2-3 years,” “They should be strictly penalised if any violation found” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 16, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The business community of the country stands in solidarity with the government on issue of changes made in the FDI policy in e-commerce for bringing transparency, level playing field, and fair competition. It brings to end an era of unethical business practices of exclusivity, predatory pricing, deep discounting, and loss funding being constantly adopted by global e-commerce players,” External link

business-standard Thursday, January 3, 2019 12:02:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Both online and offline traders in the country will now be able to sell their goods on e-commerce platforms in a transparent manner" External link

business-standard Friday, December 28, 2018 8:55:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "We believe that a marketplace has to remain completely neutral," External link

business-standard Friday, December 28, 2018 8:55:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal added : “Both online and offline traders in the country will now be able to sell their goods on e-commerce platforms in a transparent manner,” “Some multinational companies, which recently struck deals, should also be included in it and it [new norms] should be implemented from April 1, 2018” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 27, 2018 8:41:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Regulatory Authority ) : “If the revised norms are not enforced strictly, the outcome will be the same as that of Press Note Number 3. Therefore, we are demanding the formation of a Regulatory Authority empowered to act against companies flouting norms to monitor the e-commerce sector,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 27, 2018 6:36:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “We firmly believe the Walmart-Flipkart deal should be rejected. Our petition is pending in the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and the next date of hearing is in January. If the NCLT does not listen to us we will approach the Supreme Court,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 27, 2018 6:36:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told ( about India Traders ) : “These companies are adopting all kinds of unhealthy business practices including predatory pricing, deep discounting and loss funding to invade the retail trade of India,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, December 19, 2018 8:12:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal added : “Time and again, for the last two months, we have been demanding a total review of the 28% slab so that it can restructured to include only luxury and negative goods,” “We are hopeful that this will happen tomorrow” External link

thehindu Thursday, November 9, 2017 10:31:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : “Market sentiment is at an all-time low. Wholesale trade in India is worth over Rs 40 lakh crore. Last year during the month of Diwali, the market did a business of Rs 3.5 lakh crore, but this year we think by the end of October, sales would be down to Rs 2.5 lakh crore, if not less,” External link

rediff Monday, October 16, 2017 9:09:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal claimed : "They (e-commerce firms named) do not have ownership of the inventory of the products purported to be sold on their technology platform, how can they offer discounts or discounted prices on the products for which they are not the owners-questioned trade leaders," External link

economictimes Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:04:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Navratri is a pious festival which symbolises the strength of women and linking condoms with the festival is highly objectionable" External link

bbc Thursday, September 21, 2017 4:09:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The dismal performance of GSTN and the lukewarm attitude of state governments towards traders before and after GST has shattered our hopes of a simplified and rationalised tax system,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:06:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Today 96 per cent of transactions are done in cash and our country has only about 25 lakh POS terminals. This needs to increase rapidly," External link

economictimes Tuesday, September 5, 2017 12:57:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “We all know the goods and services tax is on the cards. In GST regime, the whole process of payments is on the basis of digital money. Sooner or later, we’d all have to start making payments digitally. FDI in retail was an immediate threat to us. We still had some breathing time during demonetisation to change the way we were doing business. In retail FDI, the way they would do business we would not stand a chance,” External link

rediff Wednesday, January 11, 2017 1:58:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "There are 50 prime cities from which business flows down the line, and 30 of these are goods distribution centres. If we can digitize these cities in 2017, it will be a big achievement and will set the momentum for the rest of the country. The success of this CAIT's initiative will only start bearing results when such workshops are held within local communities for them to acknowledge the necessity of joining this bandwagon," External link

economictimes Tuesday, December 27, 2016 11:00:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The present situation requires immediate attention of the State and the Central governments. They should make special arrangements to ensure smooth flow of essential goods," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:12:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Generation of black money should be plugged in the first instance and therefore there is a need to identify the sources of black money generation. Any ban on cash consumption without restricting its sources of generation will prove to be much counter productive" External link

economictimes Sunday, July 17, 2016 6:45:00 PM EAT



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Praveen Khandelwal said : “Since COVID-19 broke out in January, the trade and industry in China have been hampered and there is no msanufacturing or supply of goods. Because of the deadly virus, Indian importers have stopped importing goods from China and have cancelled their visits to China or other countries where there has been an outbreak of the virus,” External link

thehindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Since COVID-19 broke out in January, the trade and industry in China have been hampered and there is no msanufacturing or supply of goods. Because of the deadly virus, Indian importers have stopped importing goods from China and have cancelled their visits to China or other countries where there has been an outbreak of the virus,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal alleged : “When they have openly been saying that they are fully compliant to all laws, let there be an investigation. The very effort to stop the investigation is a testimony to their unethical practices,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 12, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal asked : “Amazon claims it follows the FDI policy; then why is it opposing investigation?” External link

business-standard Monday, February 10, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal asked : “Amazon claims that it follows the FDI policy, then why they are opposing the investigation?” External link

financialexpress Monday, February 10, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Since DVM had already filed a caveat with the Bangalore High Court in the past, Amazon will not be able to get an instant stay on the order without our arguments being heard in the Court,” External link

economictimes Monday, February 10, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "15,00,000 businessmen from Delhi and employees working under them will vote in favor of BJP on Saturday," External link

business-standard Saturday, February 8, 2020 1:36:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The inability of the courts to adjudicate these cases in a timely manner is a serious infringement of the fundamental rights of litigants. This mistrust of cheques encouraged a move towards cash transactions which brought a host of their own problems, such as counterfeit notes, corruption, and large amounts of untraceable and untaxable money,” External link

economictimes Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "This strategy will ultimately strengthen domestic trade and small industry. 7 crore traders of the country welcome this shift in government policy which is domestic trade centric," External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “This strategy will ultimately strengthen domestic trade and small industry. 7 crore traders of the country welcome this shift in government policy which is domestic trade centric,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “When you search for a product, they (the platforms) show their products, which are cheaper than those offered by competing third-party sellers,” External link

firstpost Friday, January 17, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “There is cannibalisation and cartelisation happening on the platforms,” External link

firstpost Friday, January 17, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “This is a disadvantage for other sellers on the platform,” External link

firstpost Friday, January 17, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "We are not against e-commerce and (are) rather of the considered opinion that e-commerce is a rapidly growing future mode of business and have undertaken a task to align the trading community with e-commerce by creating individual e-store of every trader in the country," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "However, we are against the Companies which are flouting FDI Policy of the Government for their own gains," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "We are not against e-commerce and (are) rather of the considered opinion that e-commerce is a rapidly growing future mode of business and have undertaken a task to align the trading community with e-commerce by creating individual e-store of every trader in the country," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "However, we are against the Companies which are flouting FDI Policy of the Government for their own gains," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 16, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "We want Indian e-commerce market free from all glitches, unhealthy and unfair business practices, and till the government takes any action, our national agitation will continue," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : “The goal of Amazon and Flipkart is to bring in crony capitalism in India, dominate and monopolize the market, wipe out the competition, and leave consumers with no choice,” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : “For the first time, these companies have come under the regulatory spotlight in India,” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : "The economy of this country has been run by traders since Independence, and we will keep running it in future too. If any foreign company wants to do business in India, it has to follow the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy and laws of the land in letter and spirit," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “In light of order to probe e-commerce predatory practices issued by CCI ( Competition Commission of India) yesterday, we will approach the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman this week, asking for a separate investigation in GST and income tax return filings by etailers,” External link

economictimes Tuesday, January 14, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Jeff Bezos ) : “Bezos and Amazon have already destroyed many small businesses and are now trying to build a false narrative of empowering small retailers,” External link

gulf-times Monday, January 13, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Jeff Bezos ) : “Bezos and Amazon have already destroyed many small businesses and are now trying to build a false narrative of empowering small retailers,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, January 13, 2020 1:24:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : “These SMB summits will not help the businessmen of this country. E-commerce firms have been engaging with SMBs and entrepreneurs from the last five years, but it has been of no help to them. CAIT has come to their rescue and we seek PM Modi’s intervention for the same,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Amazon already has 5 lakh retailers on their portals. Let them announce what all they have done so far to empower the existing retailers on their platform. What is the quantum of business these retailers are doing annually since the last five years? Were any of them listed as top 20 sellers during the last five years? The answers to these questions will expose Amazon. It’s nothing but just eyewash to set right the wrongdoing,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : "Rs 3,000 to be given after 30 years of paying premium will hardly have any value. Why have traders aged between 40 and 55 years been kept out of the scheme? The government can increase premium for this age group (40-55) instead of depriving them of the scheme's benefits. These are two big drawbacks," External link

business-standard Monday, January 6, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Amazon and Flipkart are a second version of the East India company," External link

iol Monday, December 2, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal disse : "O motivo da Amazon e Flipkart não é fazer negócios, mas monopolizar e controlar" External link

uol Monday, December 2, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Amazon and Flipkart are a second version of the East India company,” External link

timesofindia Monday, December 2, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Amazon and Flipkart are a second version of the East India company,” External link

economictimes Monday, December 2, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Amazon and Flipkart are a second version of the East India company,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 2, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Amazon and Flipkart are a second version of the East India company,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 2, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “There are chances that more foreign companies will do business in India with similar practices and the e-commerce and retail trade having an annual turnover of more than $633 billion dollar approx. (INR 4.5 million crore) will be hijacked and get monopolised in few hands,” External link

rian-en Monday, November 25, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “There are chances that more foreign companies will do business in India with similar practices and the e-commerce and retail trade having an annual turnover of more than $633 billion dollar approx. (INR 4.5 million crore) will be hijacked and get monopolised in few hands,” External link

ruvr-en Monday, November 25, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Hence we requested the government to nominate an ombudsman for the e-commerce sector. Though, the ombudsman will not have powers to formulate policies on behalf of the sector, it will look into the complaints of the industry and will have the authority to take up issues suo moto,” External link

asianage Friday, November 8, 2019 7:16:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The e-commerce biggies are circumventing the law, causing huge GST and income-tax revenue loss to the government, grossly manipulating for controlling inventory and bypassing the FDI policy,” External link

asianage Friday, November 8, 2019 7:16:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The Delhi trade which has been acknowledged as the largest distribution centre of goods in the country is already reeling under an unprecedented slowdown and the traders are finding it difficult to survive in the business and the steep hike in minimum wages will result into unnecessary huge financial load on the traders," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Policy is the domain of every country and if multinational corporations (the reference is to the Indian arms of Amazon and Wal-Mart) wish to carry on business, they are under obligation to follow the policy in letter and spirit. Before raising any voice on policy, these firms should realise that their business model across the globe is controversial and questionable,” External link

business-standard Monday, October 28, 2019 7:02:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : "These kind of rhetorics by global players are nothing but a pressure tactic to find a headway into the large existing business potential of India's Rs 45 lakh crore retail market.." External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : "We urge you not to concede any ground to these unscrupulous corporates or buckle to the pressure which they are attempting to create for their own personal gains by disregarding the sanctity of India's well defined laws and policies," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : “The minister said that he is aware of the issue and that the government will ensure there is a level playing field between online and offline players without compromising the laws. He also asked the traders to take the e-commerce route for growth,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, October 17, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "This will not only enhance the convenience and safety of payments but also create new business opportunities for merchants, increasing their contribution to the Indian economy," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told ( about Piyush Goyal ) : “We can prove how the two companies have been engaging with these practices based on the evidence we have. The meeting didn’t offer any solution. We will again take this matter with the minister Piyush Goyal and would seek an independent audit on their business models,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, October 12, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The court has set 15th October for hearing the case before which Amazon and Flipkart have to reply to the notice,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, October 12, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Enforcement Directorate ) : “Since the minister is fully aware of the matter that was explained to him on Wednesday by CAIT, we intend to hold further dialogues with him only. The court case filed by us against and Flipkart in the Jodhpur Bench of the Rajasthan High Court will come for hearing on October 15. The Union government, Enforcement Directorate and both companies have to submit their reply on the petition of CAIT before that,” External link

business-standard Friday, October 11, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The minister firmly said the government is committed to implement the FDI policy in its letter and spirit. No predatory pricing or deep discounting will be allowed. Any re-routing of business in e-commerce will not be allowed,” External link

business-standard Friday, October 11, 2019 12:00:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The minister firmly said the government was committed to implement the FDI (foreign direct investment) policy in its letter and spirit. No predatory pricing or deep discounting will be allowed under any circumstances. Any re-routing of business in e-commerce will not be allowed. E-commerce companies will have to work only as a marketplace, as spelt out in FDI policy," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 9, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The system of cash on delivery should be stopped and all payments by consumers should be made digitally. An e-commerce ombudsman should be constituted to look into the grievances of the consumers. The condition of data localisation should be made mandatory for such e-commerce companies," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 9, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : "The discounts they are offering are unbelievable, which is even lower than the lending cost. The customer who are suppose to come to the market have diverted to the online market," External link

siliconindia Friday, October 4, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Amazon and Flipkart don’t own the inventory on their platforms so can they give discounts because the goods belong to the sellers,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, October 1, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “We believe e-commerce is the future and we are not against it but there has to be a level playing field to compete. We have urged the Finance Minister to investigate business models of e-commerce companies and their tax avoidance,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, September 29, 2019 3:28:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “It’s a proactive approach of the government which will bring relief to about 50 lakh traders across the country,” External link

asianage Saturday, September 21, 2019 3:31:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal added : “There is no slowdown in the domestic automobile sector. They are saying this to get a package from the government,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, September 17, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : “For example, the cost price of each commodity, the sale price of each commodity, and HSN code of each item are now asked by the government. These weren’t required when GST was introduced. Hence, GST filing softwares don’t have provision to fill these details,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Keeping in view the policies of the Government, it is imperative for traders to be on e-commerce,” External link

thehindu Monday, September 9, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Keeping in view the policies of the Government, it is imperative for traders to be on e-commerce,” External link

Hindu Monday, September 9, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “CAIT has taken a serious note of the declarations by several e-commerce companies to hold festival sales, thereby offering deep discounts, which will be against the foreign direct investment policy,” External link

business-standard Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The celebrities or brand ambassadors charge quite a huge amount much larger than Rs 10 lakhs for endorsing any product and in the event of action against any misleading advertisement, payment of Rs 10 lakhs as penalty will be the easiest way for them to escape from the liability” External link

financialexpress Friday, September 6, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “There certainly is a slowdown in the market,” External link

thehindu Monday, September 2, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “There certainly is a slowdown in the market,” External link

Hindu Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:47:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “these companies offer sale but if they claim to be just a marketplace then how can they do that because goods lie with registered sellers?” External link

financialexpress Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “We believe that there are some corporate investors who had earlier lobbied for FDI in multi-brand retail. They couldn’t enter into retail trade and it seems they are the ones who are operating from behind the curtain,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Also, the length of the form should be reduced from five-six pages to one page,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Now that the Supreme Court has already constituted a Special Task Force headed by the Vice-Chairman of the DDA, there is no longer any justification to continue with the monitoring committee and hence the 13-year-old committee should be abolished by the Supreme Court. The government is working to improve the future of Delhi and should immediately bring an amnesty scheme” External link

thehindu Tuesday, August 13, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Now that the Supreme Court has already constituted a Special Task Force headed by the Vice-Chairman of the DDA, there is no longer any justification to continue with the monitoring committee and hence the 13-year-old committee should be abolished by the Supreme Court. The government is working to improve the future of Delhi and should immediately bring an amnesty scheme” External link

Hindu Monday, August 12, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Earlier, it was the farmers and now entrepreneurs and tomorrow may be some other section. It is a dangerous trend and needs to be stopped here,” External link

business-standard Wednesday, July 31, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : “There is an acute liquidity crunch and overall business is slowing down. Even after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate by 75 basis points, banks are reluctant to reduce their lending rates,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, July 6, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Pension to traders on attaining the age of 60 years with Aadhar card is a proactive step which was a long pending demand of CAIT. The announcement of creation of a Payment platform for immediate payments for the supplies made to the government departments will encourage more capital flow in the market," External link

asianage Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Serious steps are needed to link the rest with computerised systems and the government should provide 50 per cent subsidy,” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, June 26, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “While the government has moved to e-system (of doing business) but only 35 per cent of 7 crore traders so far have been able to computerise their business. The government should give 50 per cent subsidy for the remaining traders to go digital,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “You cannot generate a new form cannot because only one form is generated with your respective GST number,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 20, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “If exemption will be based on the last 10-year price index then that it is of not much help. Hence the income tax exemption should be as per the price index,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 20, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “It is regretted that so far traders were neglected in the representation in different boards and committees of the government. It is strongly demanded that following the principle of participatory governance, traders should be given representation. About seven crore traders are providing employment to 30 crore people and generating an annual turnover of about ~45 trillion. They are an important constituent of the economy and deserve their place in policy making bodies and other forums,” External link

business-standard Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:57:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Nirmala Sitharaman ) : “She [Nirmala Sitharaman] has said she will have a look at all our issues and whenever the need arises, she will consult us regarding the same,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Only then will consumers and traders’ will better use digital payments,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “There has to be a registration system for each and every e-commerce player, big or small. A clear distinction should be drawn between marketplace and others. In the policy, stringent penal provisions should be added, so that immediate and effective action can be taken against anyone violating the policy. The policy should put the brakes on predatory pricing, deep discounting, and loss funding, so as to provide a level playing field,” External link

business-standard Friday, June 7, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “More important issue is digital payment which is the core agenda of the government. We also want to work with the government for extension, adoption and acceptance of digital payments among trading community,” External link

financialexpress Friday, May 31, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “We will remind the government of all the promises. We will press for a quick implementation of these schemes by including them in the upcoming Finance Bill in July,” External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 28, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Among all poll surveys, the poll survey of CAIT was found to be the most accurate. The CAIT on the basis of a national survey conducted among traders and their consumers predicted 290 seats for BJP and 50 seats for NDA allies,” External link

firstpost Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “We will aggressively remind Modi of his promises. We have done our job and duty of getting our community members to vote for him and the BJP. It is their turn now to fulfill our aspirations especially given that the prime minister promised it. The fact that six of them: national traders welfare board, national policy for retail trade, Pension to traders attaining 60 years, Rs 10 lakh insurance cover for traders, issuance of vyapari credit card on the pattern of kisan credit car and loans up to Rs 50 lakhs without any collateral security. We hope that these promises will be fulfilled,” External link

firstpost Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal claimed : “This will be the first time that traders will vote as a bloc in Delhi,” External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 16, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : "We will mull upon it internally and then make a public announcement on with whom the trader should stand during the Lok Sabha polls," External link

asianage Tuesday, April 9, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal added : “We have sent our charter to all political parties. And we will wait for the responses to analyze them before giving our mandate to traders on whom to vote,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 8, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told : “Charter carries various demands. Some of them have been addressed and a few are left out. We will talk to BJP leaders regarding that. E-commerce FDI policy is one such thing. But the rest of them have been accepted,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 8, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal concluded : “Congress manifesto has not given any importance to the trading community except abolishing e-way bill. So if we compare them both, BJP manifesto carries much weight for the trading community as it has accepted most of the demands made by us for a long time. In totality, it is much better than Congress manifesto,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 8, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The government should constitute the regulatory authority for e-commerce and cash on delivery service for e-commerce should be banned," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The government should constitute the regulatory authority for e-commerce and cash on delivery service for e-commerce should be banned," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 5, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Amitabh Kant ) : “It is a notional linkage that Mr Kant talked about apart from few sellers, most of the sellers were not being able to do business from these platforms. So he opined that everybody on the platform should get equal opportunity to do business,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, March 5, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The government should constitute the regulatory authority for e-commerce and cash on delivery service for e-commerce should be banned," External link

firstpost Tuesday, March 5, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The government should constitute the regulatory authority for e-commerce and cash on delivery service for e-commerce should be banned," External link

asianage Tuesday, March 5, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The government should constitute the regulatory authority for e-commerce and cash on delivery service for e-commerce should be banned," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 5, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Some red herrings need to be changed. First thing’s first, this policy is putting everything on the Standing Group of Secretaries and DPIIT. Instead, this should be through a committee headed by representatives of various stakeholders, so that the workings are answerable to the people and Parliament. The e-commerce policy should provide substantial platform for business. The policy seems to be silent on domestic e-commerce players that is undesirable. They should also be brought under the policy,” External link

business-standard Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The proposed e-commerce policy is in the favour of 7 crore (70 million) local traders and 30 crore (300 million) people whose livelihood is dependent on that. We are expecting the government to announce it (e-commerce policy) before February 25” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, February 10, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal added : “In all fairness, the impact of the policy should be evaluated after a month’s time,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “While it is under DPIIT now but I don’t think they would be able to manage the policy. Sooner or later they will have to constitute the authority to monitor the e-commerce business,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, February 9, 2019 7:37:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “In a conversation with senior officials of Ministry of Commerce, it was assured that e-commerce policy is almost ready and will be announced shortly. In a day or two, the government will also consult us on this,” External link

asianage Saturday, February 9, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Now that DIPP is there, the government does not find an immediate need for a regulator. However, if need be, it will take a call on this after assessing the post-policy situation,” External link

asianage Saturday, February 9, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Our agenda is to ensure a level playing field,” “Players such as Amazon and Walmart are in a major fix post the new guidelines and they will take time to restructure their operations” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, February 5, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Our agenda is to ensure a level playing field,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, February 5, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Our agenda is to ensure a level playing field,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 5, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “Our agenda is to ensure a level playing field,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 5, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal says : “Upgradation and modernisation of the existing format of trade will need drastic changes to make traders aware of the developments and to enable them to accept and adopt the changes,” External link

forbes Monday, February 4, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Congress party's electoral promise could tilt traders' and urban middle class voters towards Modi, since they would have to bear the economic pressure," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, February 1, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Congress party’s electoral promise could tilt traders’ and urban middle class voters towards Modi, since they would have to bear the economic pressure,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Congress party's electoral promise could tilt traders' and urban middle class voters towards Modi, since they would have to bear the economic pressure," External link

dnaindia Thursday, January 31, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Congress party's electoral promise could tilt traders' and urban middle class voters towards Modi, since they would have to bear the economic pressure," External link

news18 Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Congress party's electoral promise could tilt traders' and urban middle class voters towards Modi, since they would have to bear the economic pressure," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 30, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Congress party's electoral promise could tilt traders' and urban middle class voters towards Modi, since they would have to bear the economic pressure," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 30, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “I have strong faith in the PM that he will save 7 crore small businesses by not extending the date,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 30, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “In the larger interest of the country and the economy, we request your good self to kindly direct the Ministry of Commerce not to budge against any pressure and do not defer or extend the stipulated date of 1st February 2019 for implementing the policy nor bring any change or amendment in the policy,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, January 24, 2019 3:14:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “An independent regulatory authority for e-commerce should be constituted to regulate and monitor the e-commerce trade. The said authority should be duly empowered to take action against any entity which defies the policy,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, January 24, 2019 3:14:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "We are making it clear to the govt that the traders' community is not going to accept any change in e-commerce FDI norm under any circumstances. If that happens, seven crore traders across the country will not allow these companies to operate," External link

dnaindia Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:14:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal added : “We want the government to institute a thorough probe into the business activities of these players in the last 2-3 years,” “They should be strictly penalised if any violation found” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 16, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The business community of the country stands in solidarity with the government on issue of changes made in the FDI policy in e-commerce for bringing transparency, level playing field, and fair competition. It brings to end an era of unethical business practices of exclusivity, predatory pricing, deep discounting, and loss funding being constantly adopted by global e-commerce players,” External link

business-standard Thursday, January 3, 2019 12:02:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Both online and offline traders in the country will now be able to sell their goods on e-commerce platforms in a transparent manner" External link

business-standard Friday, December 28, 2018 8:55:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "We believe that a marketplace has to remain completely neutral," External link

business-standard Friday, December 28, 2018 8:55:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal added : “Both online and offline traders in the country will now be able to sell their goods on e-commerce platforms in a transparent manner,” “Some multinational companies, which recently struck deals, should also be included in it and it [new norms] should be implemented from April 1, 2018” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 27, 2018 8:41:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about Regulatory Authority ) : “If the revised norms are not enforced strictly, the outcome will be the same as that of Press Note Number 3. Therefore, we are demanding the formation of a Regulatory Authority empowered to act against companies flouting norms to monitor the e-commerce sector,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 27, 2018 6:36:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “We firmly believe the Walmart-Flipkart deal should be rejected. Our petition is pending in the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and the next date of hearing is in January. If the NCLT does not listen to us we will approach the Supreme Court,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, December 27, 2018 6:36:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal told ( about India Traders ) : “These companies are adopting all kinds of unhealthy business practices including predatory pricing, deep discounting and loss funding to invade the retail trade of India,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, December 19, 2018 8:12:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal added : “Time and again, for the last two months, we have been demanding a total review of the 28% slab so that it can restructured to include only luxury and negative goods,” “We are hopeful that this will happen tomorrow” External link

thehindu Thursday, November 9, 2017 10:31:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said ( about India Traders ) : “Market sentiment is at an all-time low. Wholesale trade in India is worth over Rs 40 lakh crore. Last year during the month of Diwali, the market did a business of Rs 3.5 lakh crore, but this year we think by the end of October, sales would be down to Rs 2.5 lakh crore, if not less,” External link

rediff Monday, October 16, 2017 9:09:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal claimed : "They (e-commerce firms named) do not have ownership of the inventory of the products purported to be sold on their technology platform, how can they offer discounts or discounted prices on the products for which they are not the owners-questioned trade leaders," External link

economictimes Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:04:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Navratri is a pious festival which symbolises the strength of women and linking condoms with the festival is highly objectionable" External link

bbc Thursday, September 21, 2017 4:09:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “The dismal performance of GSTN and the lukewarm attitude of state governments towards traders before and after GST has shattered our hopes of a simplified and rationalised tax system,” External link

economictimes Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:06:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Today 96 per cent of transactions are done in cash and our country has only about 25 lakh POS terminals. This needs to increase rapidly," External link

economictimes Tuesday, September 5, 2017 12:57:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : “We all know the goods and services tax is on the cards. In GST regime, the whole process of payments is on the basis of digital money. Sooner or later, we’d all have to start making payments digitally. FDI in retail was an immediate threat to us. We still had some breathing time during demonetisation to change the way we were doing business. In retail FDI, the way they would do business we would not stand a chance,” External link

rediff Wednesday, January 11, 2017 1:58:00 PM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "There are 50 prime cities from which business flows down the line, and 30 of these are goods distribution centres. If we can digitize these cities in 2017, it will be a big achievement and will set the momentum for the rest of the country. The success of this CAIT's initiative will only start bearing results when such workshops are held within local communities for them to acknowledge the necessity of joining this bandwagon," External link

economictimes Tuesday, December 27, 2016 11:00:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "The present situation requires immediate attention of the State and the Central governments. They should make special arrangements to ensure smooth flow of essential goods," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:12:00 AM EAT

Praveen Khandelwal said : "Generation of black money should be plugged in the first instance and therefore there is a need to identify the sources of black money generation. Any ban on cash consumption without restricting its sources of generation will prove to be much counter productive" External link

economictimes Sunday, July 17, 2016 6:45:00 PM EAT



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secretary14.29%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
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Names Lang Count
Praveen KhandelwalEN100.00%


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