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Why Jeff Bezos was booed in India after promising a million jobs and a billion dollars

The Next Web Wednesday, 22 January 2020
Why Jeff Bezos was booed in India after promising a million jobs and a billion dollarsLast week, Jeff Bezos landed in India, paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at the Raj Ghat memorial in New Delhi, and flew kites with locals. Those were among the only uncontroversial moments of his visit to a country where he wasn’t really welcomed with open arms this time. What went wrong? Hours before one of the world’s richest men arrived in India, the Competition Commission of India (CCI), opened an investigation into anti-competitive practices of Amazon and its Walmart-owned rival Flipkart. The New York Times summed it up quite nicely with a great headline: “Welcome to India, Mr. Bezos. Here’s an…

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