The fair trade watchdog also directed the company to cooperate in the probe.
Google was penalized by the CCI for "non cooperation" in the pending investigation.
According to a statement issued by the CCI on Thursday, Google was fined Rs.1 crore for failing to comply with the directions of the director general (DG) seeking information and documents.
The DG, the investigation arm of the regulator, is probing a complaint filed by matrimony.com, Pvt Ltd. and Consumer Unity & Trust Society against Google, alleging that it was abusing market power in the online search and advertising markets.
By Ruchi Singh
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