Cartels

Cartelization in film industry in India

The informants have alleged that the theatre owners, association of film theatres, various trade associations whose members are inter-alia engaged in the business of films and TV serials exhibition, production and distribution have formed a cartel. Trade association was used as a platform to fulfil illegitimate objectives like taking collective decisions which are anti- competitive, …

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Cartels in procurement loot railways of Rs 10,000 crore a year: E. Sreedharan

In the final report, the Metro man says the board was set up originally to “make policies, plans, to lay broader principles of railway management, to frame rules, to inspect and guide the railways”. “And today the board is not performing these roles” he says. On ‘delegating tendering and commercial powers to general managers and …

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Bid Rigging and Cartels

Brief Summary. (To read the full post click here) There is a common and historical practice of bid rigging dominant in Government tenders. License Raj has been replaced by heavy competition between private and public sector companies. However, the procurer Government departments still have one sided terms in their contracts for the private bidders to …

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