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TLDR: Russia offers India SWIFT alternative, CCI calls Google Play Store billing criteria unfair, and TataNeu App to launch soon

Russia provides India with SWIFT alternative  As India looks to acquire oil and weaponry from Russia, the Indian government is contemplating a proposal from the Russian central bank to utilise a system designed by the bank for bilateral payments, Bloomberg revealed. Payments in rupees and rubles will be made over Russia's SPFS messaging system. There has been no final decision, and when Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrives in India for a two-day visit, the issue will most likely be discussed. CCI enquiry reveals Google Play Store billing criteria as unfair  The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ruled that Google's payment billing mechanism for Play Store developers tas "unfair and discriminatory" according to an ET report. Delhi HC hearing on WhatsApp, Meta's appeal adjourned The hearing on Meta and subsidiary WhatsApp's appeal against a single-judge bench's ruling denying their bid to stop a Competition Commission of India (CCI) probe into the messaging app's 2021 privacy policy, has been postponed till July 21, ET reported. After WhatsApp's counsel, eminent advocate Harish Salve, stated the Personal Data Protection Bill had not yet been ratified by Parliament, a division bench of Justices Poonam Bamba and Rajesh Shakdher delayed the case. Tata to debut 'super app' on April 7 Tata will unveil TataNetu, a "super app" that will include a multi-category loyalty program on April 7. The launch will be by invitation only, according to Inc42. The loyalty program would grant customers 'NeuCoins' for purchases, which can then be used to earn incentives across…

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