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Consumer forum asks health club to pay Rs 1 lakh to man for false promise of reducing body weight by 10 kg

Consumer forum asks health club to pay Rs 1 lakh to man for false promise of reducing body weight by 10 kg

However, after a month, his body weight had reduced only by 100 grams.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Syrian Arab Airlines to pay Rs 15K to woman for damage to bag

The New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum asked the airlines to pay damages to Pitampura resident Suraj Sharma after holding it responsible for the loss suffered by the woman.

LIC to pay Rs 4L for rejecting claim on "fanciful ground"

The LIC has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay Rs four lakh to the widow of a life insurance policy holder for rejecting her claim on husband's death on a "fanciful ground".

National Insurance to pay Rs 25K for failure to process claim

Pointing out to the insurance firm that it should have been "more sympathetic or sensitive," the New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum also directed it to process the claim within three months.

Rule to bring telecom disputes under consumer act this fiscal

The government is considering to change existing law in this fiscal to enable telecom users approach consumer forum for the redressal of their disputes.

AMR Infra to pay Rs 12.97 L for denying booking amount refund

The district consumer disputes redressal forum observed the firm should have refunded the amount deposited by the woman when she demanded it, after making applicable deductions as per the terms and conditions.

Delay in luggage delivery, Malaysian Airline to pay Rs 20K

The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum presided by Narendra Kumar observed that considering the money spent by the complainant, the delay caused by the airline and "in the interest of natural justice" the lawyer was entitled to a compensation of Rs 10,000 and litigation cost of Rs 5,000.

ICICI Prudential to pay Rs 7.15 lakh to policy holder

ICICI Prudential has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 7.15 lakh to one of its insurance policy holders for not informing him that his cheque for second year's premium had been dishonoured and not giving him the opportunity to renew his life-time pension scheme.

Rejecting claim after charging premium, NIACL to pay Rs 75K

The New India Assurance Company Ltd (NIACL) has been directed by a consumer forum in Delhi to pay a policy holder Rs 75,000 for rejecting his claim for loss of the CNG kit installed in his car after charging him Rs 2,544 as premium to insure it.