DNA: How you are being duped into paying more for vegetables?

The skyrocketing retail prices of vegetables in the last few days are giving a hard time to consumers in Delhi.

How safe is your milk: Detergent found in Mother Dairy milk sample

Food safety and drug administration (FSDA) in Agra has found presence of detergent in milk samples of Mother Dairy, which is owned by National Dairy Development Board of India.

Maggi row: Overwhelming impact of celebrity endorsed advertisements on consumers

Amid the raging controversy surrounding Maggi noodles, we discuss the huge influence celebrity endorsed advertisements have on a consumer's mind.

Maggi row: Overwhelming impact of celebrity endorsed advertisements on consumers-Part 2

Amid the raging controversy surrounding Maggi noodles, we discuss the huge influence celebrity endorsed advertisements have on a consumer's mind.

Interests of farmers, consumers high on govt's agenda: Ram Vilas Paswan

Contrary to what the Opposition would have the country believe, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said that interests of the farmers and consumers were high on government's agenda as he informed that significant improvement had been made in foodgrain management and consumer welfare during Modi government's first year in office.

Fate of GST Bill remains uncertain

The bill on GST, which will be the biggest tax reform after 1947, was introduced in the Lok Sabha in December last year.

Why exercise programs often do not lead to weight loss

A new study has revealed how to avoid setting yourself up for failure while trying to lose weight.

AAP plans power subsidy to give relief to consumers

The AAP government on Wednesday said that it will soon provide relief to power consumers by extending a subsidy.

Consumers stand to reap little or no nutritional benefit from energy drinks

A new study has revealed that a consumer stand to reap little or no benefit from nutrient additions to novel beverages (vitamin waters, energy drinks, and novel juices) sold in Canadian supermarkets.

Ensure supply of full quantity of cooking gas to consumers: BJP

BJP today urged the Petroleum Ministry to ensure supply of full quantity of cooking gas to consumers and fixing aluminum seal on cylinders amid reports that the bottles being delivered to consumers weighed much less than the prescribed 14.2 kg.

Booze ads not doing enough to warn consumers of dangers of consumption

A new study has suggested that existing federal and voluntary standards for alcohol advertisements do not protect consumers from risky content and messages, as they do contain content promoting unhealthy and problematic consumption.

Food labelled healthy can mislead consumers into eating more

Think twice before grabbing food that is labeled sugar-free, fat-free or whole-wheat.

Consumers underestimate calories in fast-food meals

People eating at fast food restaurants are consuming significantly more calories than they realize, according to a new study.

Power cuts hit normal life in Punjab

Despite lower demand during winters, power consumers in Punjab are facing load-shedding by state-owned utility due to supply shortage.

Retail FDI in favour of farmers, consumers, says Manmohan Singh

Strongly backing the decision to allow FDI in retail, PM Manmohan Singh said that it would benefit thousands of farmers in India by facilitating the introduction of latest technology.

`Internet of Things` to transform our everyday lives

Information technology and electronics are becoming entwined with our everyday lives even education and leisure time almost without our noticing it, researchers say.

Power shortage: AP govt urges people to save electricity

Faced with an acute shortage of power, Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday appealed to the consumers to take measures for saving power.

Bills may earn prizes for consumers in Punjab

Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal said, "This move, besides encouraging (tax) compliance, will educate the consumers regarding their rights".

Why consumers will barely benefit from the RBI move?

The bottom line is that raising deposits will continue to be a challenge for banks until the genie of inflation is put back in the bottle. And lending rates may come down a bit, but not to the extent that any consumer will be celebrating.