Guidelines on misleading ads will be stricter to protect consumers: PM Modi

Guidelines on misleading ads will be stricter to protect consumers: PM Modi

Modi said it is the vision of the government to move ahead from consumer protection towards best consumer practices and consumer prosperity. 

Oct 26, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Consumer demand to hike by 40% this festive season: ASSOCHAM

Consumer demand to hike by 40% this festive season: ASSOCHAM

Riding high on an uptick in the economy and improving perception of job prospects, coupled with steady lowering of interest rates, consumer demand may soar 40 percent in the ongoing festive season, according to an Assocham report.

Oct 16, 2016, 19:15 PM IST
India consumer confidence dips in Feb: Report

India consumer confidence dips in Feb: Report

Consumer sentiments in India fell marginally last month, offsetting January's rise as consumers reported a further deterioration in their personal finances and saw little hope of a turnaround

Mar 07, 2016, 18:22 PM IST

Except for rich, Americans` incomes fell last year

Most Americans` incomes continued to fall last year, but the richest 20 percent saw theirs rise, a new Labor Department report showed Thursday.

Apr 03, 2015, 06:37 AM IST
Patience and foresight can help you save money

Patience and foresight can help you save money

People who find it hard to save money are often impatient and do not think about the long-term consequences of spending money, suggests a new research.

Apr 02, 2015, 08:30 AM IST

India's consumer spending likely to improve: Report

With reinforcing sentiment on job security and income recovering, consumer spending in India is likely to improve in coming few months, a study said.

Feb 19, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

US consumer spending falls in December

US consumer spending fell in December in the midst of the key year-end holiday shopping season, while their incomes continued to grow, Commerce Department data released Monday showed.

Feb 02, 2015, 21:45 PM IST

Breaking with tradition, Philips splits off lighting

Philips, the Dutch conglomerate that started life making light bulbs 123 years ago, is splitting off its lighting business in a bold step to expand its higher-margin healthcare and consumer divisions.

Sep 24, 2014, 02:04 AM IST

New cocktail calculator tells alcohol content of your drink

Researchers have developed a new cocktail calculator that can help drinkers better understand the units of alcohol that they are consuming in different beverages.

Jul 06, 2014, 16:03 PM IST

Sequoia Capital says raises $530 million India-focused fund

Sequoia Capital, best known for its early-stage investments in companies such as Google Inc , has raised $530 million for its fourth India-focused fund, the U.S. venture capital fund said in a statement on Friday.

May 30, 2014, 02:04 AM IST

SE Asia palm oil problems could hit consumers worldwide

Southeast Asia`s booming palm oil industry is facing a double blow from a recent drought and a possible El Nino weather phenomenon later this year.

May 11, 2014, 09:06 AM IST

Spice Mobiles asked to pay Rs 15,000 for defective handset

A consumer forum has asked Spice Mobiles Ltd to pay Rs 15,000 as compensation to a man for selling him a "defective" handset.

Apr 07, 2013, 12:07 PM IST

Consumer protection system to be strengthened: Govt

Government on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that in order to safeguard consumers, it proposed to amend the Consumer Protection Act.

Dec 18, 2012, 15:25 PM IST

Govt to spend Rs 90 lakh on consumer interest

The government will spend Rs 90
lakh on a project, to
promote and protect the interest of consumers against
unethical trade practices.

Nov 05, 2011, 20:32 PM IST

Bank should inform consumer before blocking card

A bank is bound to inform the
consumer well in advance before blocking his credit card.

Jul 14, 2011, 16:18 PM IST

Survey says: Consumer satisfaction with PCs rises

Consumers are as happy as they`ve ever been with their PCs, and those with Apple PCs are most pleased.

Sep 21, 2010, 18:14 PM IST

Consumer not liable to pay previous owner`s power dues: SC

A consumer cannot be compelled
by the State Electricity Board to clear the dues of the
previous owner of the premises he has purchased in an auction.

Sep 02, 2010, 20:08 PM IST

Consumer Comm raps Coke for unfair trade practice

The National Consumer Commission
today rapped beverage giant Coca Cola for a promotional scheme
launched by it in 1998 which had resulted in deficiency in
service and unfair trade practice.

Aug 09, 2010, 21:24 PM IST

Auctioned prop not under Consumer Protection Act

A buyer of an auctioned property
cannot take the benefit of the Consumer Protection Act
complaining against deficiency in service, a Delhi State
Consumer Commission has said.

Jun 30, 2010, 22:25 PM IST

‘No relief to policy holder for non-disclosure’

National Consumer Commission has upheld the rejection of a mediclaim of person, who suffered a heart attack within a week of taking an insurance policy, saying he failed to disclose the past history of the disease to the company.

Jun 11, 2010, 23:40 PM IST