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Consumer Protection Bill 2018 passed in Lok Sabha

The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 seeks to replace the 31-year-old law.

Dec 20, 2018, 17:06 PM IST

Mandatory declaration of MRP, consumer complaint number–Government to frame new guidelines for e-commerce sites

As per new rules, the e-commerce sites will have to provide all the details of products to the customers.

Mar 30, 2018, 13:12 PM IST

Service charge in restaurants not mandatory; govt issues guidelines

Ram Vilas Paswan has said that service charge in restaurants is totally voluntary and not mandatory.

Apr 21, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

Service charge at restaurants, hotels not compulsory any more; government to issue advisory

The government plans to issue an advisory to states asking them to crack down against unfair imposition of service charge on food and drink bills, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

Government to 'empower' consumer protection bodies: Paswan

The government plans to amend the Consumer Protection Act to make the redressal mechanism easy and universally accessible, Consumer Affairs, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said Monday.

Jan 19, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

RBI to bring out Charter on consumer rights

The RBI is working towards bringing out a charter on consumer rights to curb instances of ponzi and online lottery schemes, a senior Bank official said here on Friday.

Dec 05, 2014, 15:55 PM IST

Strong govt at Centre boosts consumer confidence: Survey

The decisive and pro-reform new government has helped in improving confidence of consumers who are now willing to spend in the coming months, says a survey.

Jun 05, 2014, 18:19 PM IST

Consumer rights awareness growing in India: US NGO

Has anyone ever fought for your baby`s faulty crib?

Jul 09, 2010, 13:22 PM IST