New Delhi: Carrying a canopy story on Amazon in its newest problem, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) affiliate journal Panchjanya has referred to as the United States-headquartered e-commerce firm “East India Firm 2.0”.
Panchjanya editor Hitesh Shankar on Monday tweeted a picture of the brand new cowl, which options Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and the headline “#Amazon: East India Firm 2.0”.
“Panchjanya means speak of India. Learn the following problem. What flawed does Amazon try this it must bribe? Why do the folks contemplate this large firm a risk to indigenous entrepreneurship, financial freedom and tradition?” he tweeted with the brand new cowl.
The duvet story, which has been titled “East India Firm 2.0”, accuses Amazon of corrupt practices.
“Really, Amazon too desires to have sole rights on the Indian market. For this it has began taking steps to encircle the political, financial and particular person freedom of individuals right here,” the story says.
The duvet story, written by the bureau of Panchjanya, additionally accused the retail large for allegedly assaulting Hindu values by way of Prime Movies.
“It’s accused of floating shell firms to seize the e-market platform, of bribing to have insurance policies in its favor, and of airing programmes against Indian tradition by way of Prime Movies,” the story provides.
The duvet story alleges that whereas Amazon invested in India with a promise to assist the small merchants get a bigger platform to promote merchandise, it truly floated its personal firms to do the identical.
“The corporate floated provider entities resembling Cloudtail and Apiria during which it had vital stake and oblique management,” the story says claiming the 2 firms account for 35 per cent of all Amazon enterprise.
The article has in contrast Amazon’s techniques with the East India Firm.
“As we speak the identical factor is being achieved by overseas firms. Amazon is now caught in such an issue. Following cognizance of sure anti-Hindu content material in packages resembling Tandav and Paatal Lok on its OTT platform Prime Movies by the Ministry of Info and Broadcasting and a few state governments, the corporate has apologised,” the article says.
“The folks had alleged that Prime Movies is usually airing such reveals during which Hindu deities are made enjoyable of and household values are assaulted,” the article provides.
Stressing on a “zero-tolerance” coverage in direction of corruption, the Central authorities had final week mentioned it can examine the allegation in opposition to agency’s authorized representatives for his or her function in allegedly bribing the Indian officers.
The RSS affiliate journal had earlier this month carried a canopy story on Infosys during which it accused the corporate of supporting “tukde-tukde gang”.
Taking over Infosys over glitches within the GST and Revenue Tax portals developed by it, the journal puzzled that whether or not any “anti-national energy is attempting to harm India’s financial pursuits by way of it”.