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IDEA Cellular Ltd asked to pay Rs 71,000 for deficiency

Telecom firm IDEA Cellular Ltd has been fined Rs 71,000 by a consumer forum for not redressing a complaint of a woman against unwanted activation of a service on her mobile connection which voluntarily disconnected calls.

IOC rapped by consumber forum for using unfit LPG cylinders

Apex consumer panel NCDRC has castigated Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) for using LPG cylinders beyond expiry date and asked the state-run oil firm to pay a compensation of Rs 2.25 lakh to a victim of cylinder blast.

Railway can't shirk its liability towards ticket refund: Forum

A consumer forum here has said that Railways cannot shirk its liability towards refund of tickets as it asked the PSU behemoth's northern zonal branch to pay over Rs 2,000 to a man after it failed to refund him the money for his cancelled tickets.

Corporation Bank to pay over Rs 37K for deficiency in service

Corporation Bank has been asked by a consumer forum here to pay over Rs 37,000 to one of its customers after holding it guilty of "deficiency in service" for wrongly taking money from him.

Consumer forum raps two women for tampering with evidence

A consumer forum here has rapped two women for filing a complaint on "frivolous grounds" against a beauty parlour by "tampering" with its receipts for availing benefits of life time services.

Forum takes serious note of insurance firms dragging cases

A consumer forum here has taken a serious note of insurance companies not entertaining claims and dragging cases by repeatedly taking adjournments.

Medical profession affected by greed: Consumer forum

Observing that medical profession has been affected by "greed" with doctors not hesitating to put life of patients at risk, a consumer forum ordered hospital to pay Rs 2.5 lakh to pregnant woman.

SBI to pay Rs 34000 for delay in refund

SBI has been directed by a consumer forum to pay Rs 34,000 to a customer for violating RBI norms by refunding after 189 days an amount which was erroneously debited from account after an unsuccessful ATM transaction.

Railways asked to pay Rs 10K for harassment to passenger

Indian Railways has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation for the harassment suffered by a passenger, who was made to run from one station to another to get his ticket cancelled.

SpiceJet told to pay Rs 15K for deficient service

Airline SpiceJet has been directed to pay Rs 15,000 as token compensation to its passenger for serving him non-veg food instead of vegetarian preferred by him.

Manipal Hospital to pay Rs 5.1L for negligence

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.

School to pay fine for taking money to provide TC

A prominent public school in the city has been directed by a consumer forum to pay Rs 33,650 as compensation to a student for charging money to provide a transfer certificate.

School to pay fine for taking money to provide TC

A prominent public school in the city has been directed by a consumer forum to pay Rs 33,650 as compensation to a student for charging money to provide a transfer certificate.

Reebok asked to pay Rs 7,999 for damaged shoes

Reebok India Limited has been directed by a consumer forum to pay Rs 7,999 compensation to a customer for not repairing or replacing a pair of shoes.

Over 3.5 lakh cases pending in consumer courts: Govt

The government Monday said over 3.5 lakh cases are pending so far in various consumer courts and measures are being taken to clear the backlog.

City lab to pay Rs 2.05L for wrongly diagnosing youth as HIV+

A city-based diagnostic clinic has been ordered by a consumer forum to pay Rs 2.05 lakh as damages to a 25-year-old youth for wrongly diagnosing him as HIV-positive.

Investor trading in shares is not a consumer: Forum

Dismissing a complaint by an investor using the services of a share broking company, the Thane District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has held that an investor cannot be treated as a consumer as he is indulging in trading for commercial purposes.

LIC pulled up for returning premium 3 yrs after receiving it

The LIC of India has been pulled up by the apex consumer commission for its failure to issue the policy to a woman in her life time despite receiving the premium from her and retaining it for nearly three years.

ICICI Bank to pay Rs 50,000 for unfair trade practice

The ICICI Bank has been ordered by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 50,000 to one of its account holders for recovering purported credit card dues from his savings account more than three years after issuing him a no dues certificate.

LIC rich by denying claims on flimsy ground: Consumer Forum

The Life Insurance Corporation of India has become the "richest" organisation in the country by rejecting rightful claims of insured under mediclaim policies on "flimsy" grounds, the Delhi State Consumer Commission has said.