Websites like Flipkart have changed the face of online shopping in India. The discount offers are too tempting to give them a miss. However, are they for real?

A picture of a sandal has been doing the rounds on the Internet. The sandal’s original price is listed as Rs. 799 and the e-commerce website offers a 50% discount, selling it for Rs. 399. Jumping on seeing the price, you and I probably would have got them, but there’s a catch. If you zoom in, the MRP on the sandal clearly shows that it is actually for Rs 399 .

Here, have a look:

The picture was first posted on Flipkart’s Facebook page by one Mani Sankar Sen:

An apology won’t set things right, Flipkart. The customers ain’t foolish.