A fair and essential policy for retailers

The second big surge in Covid-19 infections in India has led to various state governments enforcing curfew to restrict certain kinds of activities during different hours of the day and the week. Rules have been framed to list activities that are permitted or prohibited. Among those exempted from the restrictions are retail sellers of essential goods like groceries.  This is understandable. But what is not understandable are the restrictions that are imposed on e-commerce companies and their supplies of goods to their customers through delivery agents. If the purpose of imposing thes.....

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