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Google files plea in NCLAT against CCI penalty for 'search bias'

Competition Commission of India imposed a 1.36 billion rupees fine on Google, saying it was abusing its dominance in online web search

Reuters  |  NEW DELHI 

Prime Minister Modi launched 'Digital India' in 2014 after which Facebook and Google started meeting with the Prime Minister's Office

has filed an appeal at the National Company Law Appellate against an order from India's competition watchdog that found it guilty of "search bias" and abuse of its dominant position, two sources aware of the matter told

In February, the imposed a 1.36 billion rupees ($20.95 million) fine on Google, saying it was abusing its dominance in and online search advertising markets, in the latest regulatory setback for the world's most popular internet

Google, the core unit of U.S. firm Alphabet Inc, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

 

First Published: Tue, April 10 2018. 12:40 IST
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