Jeff Bezos Rolls Out Another Amazon Gift For India: Delivery E-Rickshaws
Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 8:28 AM
Notwithstanding an apparent snub from the Indian government, Amazon chief Jeff Bezos' charm offensive for India is showing little signs of slowing down. Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal dismissed Mr Bezos's announcement that Amazon would invest $1 billion as "not a favour", and a senior BJP leader hit-out at his ownership of The Washington Post, a newspaper often seen as critical of PM Modi.
My job is to tell the India story, it automatically attracts investment: Piyush Goyal
Monday, January 20, 2020, 8:07 PM
"Many people are talking about jobs, including your paper, but I look at the jobs in the perspective of the jobs lost also. I cannot create 700,000-jobs by breaking the law, breaking every anti-competitive restriction, monopolising certain markets", said Commerce and industry-minister Piyush Goyal. India is going to Davos with the theme 'Power-of-India'. We believe that PM-Modi has created a-new-level of respect for India.
What Jeff Bezos Predicted About India At Delhi Event
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 8:18 AM
The 21st-century is "going to be the Indian-century", Amazon-CEO Jeff Bezos predicted as he announced investments worth over $1-billion to small-business in the country. The tech-mogul, who is on a three-day visit to the country, also spoke on the "dynamism and energy" in India. "I predict that 21st-century is going to be the Indian century," Mr Bezos said speaking at a company-event in New-Delhi.