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NCDRC asks construction firm to pay over Rs 1 crore to doctor

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 18:02

The apex consumer commission has asked a real estate company to pay over Rs one crore to a doctor for its failure to give him possession of an apartment, saying that it was making profits at the expense of others.

Pharma firms earn excessively; govt asked to reduce MRP of drug

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 23:39

Allowing pharma companies to earn excessive profit is against the principles of morality and ethics, the National Consumer Commission has said, directing the Centre to reduce the MRP of a drug for checking effects of non-cancerous tumor on which Novartis make over 100 percent gain.

No deficiency of college if graduate unable to get job: NCDRC

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 11:01

Not getting a government job with a degree issued by a recognised college or university does not amount to deficiency on part of the educational institution, warranting refund of fee, the apex consumer forum has held.

No deficiency of college if graduate unable to get job: NCDRC

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 10:36

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission made this observation while dismissing the petition of a Maharashtra native seeking refund of fee and compensation from an educational institution alleging that the marksheet issued by it to his son was of no use in getting a job.

Manipal Hospital to pay Rs 5.1L for negligence

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 15:26

Manipal Hospital Bangalore and its four doctors have been directed by the apex consumer forum to pay Rs 5.1 lakh towards rehabilitation of a minor girl whose right forearm was amputated due to their negligence.

PSUs, insurance firms face tough time in consumer fora in 2012

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012, 10:59

Insurance firms and PSUs had to face some tough time in 2012 from the consumer fora which pulled up these entities for causing a rise in frivolous litigation.

Andhra discom to pay customer for cutting power without notice

Last Updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012, 10:34

Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Co Ltd (APEPDCL) has been asked by apex consumer commission to pay Rs 1.53 lakh as compensation to a customers for disconnecting power supply without notice.

PSUs spending more money in contesting cases: NCDRC

Last Updated: Monday, October 29, 2012, 15:43

Public sector undertakings (PSUs) are behaving "penny-wise, pound-foolish" and spending more money in fighting cases than they might have to pay to the claimants, the apex consumer forum has said.

Ensure letters reach on time: NCDRC to postal depa

Last Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2012, 13:55

The postal department is duty bound to ensure that letters reach their destination in time against all odds, the apex consumer commission has said.

Can't charge extra for giving alternate plot: NCDRC tells HUDA

Last Updated: Sunday, July 29, 2012, 13:35

The Haryana Urban Development Authority has been ordered by the apex consumer commission to give an alternate plot to an allotee without charging extra for it in lieu of the originally alloted one, which could not be handed over to him due to legal problems.

LIC can`t make consumer pay for its mistake: NCDRC

Last Updated: Sunday, July 08, 2012, 10:27

NCDRC asked the PSU to pay Rs 11,000 compensation to a customer for demanding additional premium from him 12 years after he had bought the policy.

LIC can't make consumer pay for its mistake: NCDRC

Last Updated: Sunday, July 08, 2012, 10:19

The Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) cannot make a customer pay for its employees' mistakes, the apex consumer commission has said and asked the PSU to pay Rs 11,000 compensation to a customer for demanding additional premium from him 12 years after he had bought the policy.