Indian authorities have allegedly launched an anti-trust probe against Google, with its online search business in the middle of potential ant-competitive practices. The WSJ cites government officials as the source of information though Google India denies receiving any intimation about it. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 could launch as a high-end phone with tons of exiting featuresAlso Read - Google might be working on a 'Find My' network clone for Android users
The Competition Commission of India will be focusing on Google’s AdWords offerings but could scrutinize other Google services during the course of its investigation, which could take months. This comes a few weeks after Google and the Indian government had a face-off regarding online censorship. Also Read - Xiaomi confirms Mi 11 Lite colour variants in India: Here are the options available
Interestingly, Conism Info, the company behind BharatMatrimony.com, had filed a complaint against Google alleging the company had abused its dominance related to online search and advertising.