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Nov 15, 2017
GST rate cut: Centre asks states to ensure benefits are passed on to consumers; to monitor changes in MRPRam Vilas Paswan says companies would be required to paste stickers of MRP with new GST rates on products
Jan 03, 2017
Govt directive on service charge will lead to confusion, says industry bodyService charge is an above board practice and there are even judicial pronouncements to support that 'service charge' can be charged by hotels and restaurants.
Jan 03, 2017
Service charge: Bureaucratic govt's half-steps have made a royal mess of a sticky issueIf the eatery owners and associations lack a fair wage policy for their employees, they have no right to pass the burden on to their customers. It is here that the government should have intervened, urging the establishments to pay reasonable wages to their employees in accord with the standard practice in other industries.
Oct 06, 2016
Govt considers proposal to ban celebrities from endorsing if found guilty of misleading adsA proposal to ban celebrities from endorsements if found guilty of being part of a misleading advertisements is being considered by the Consumer Affairs Ministry, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Thursday.
Aug 31, 2016
Why you end up paying through the roof for daal even now, when prices have crashedThough wholesale prices have crashed across various varieties of pulses, retail prices continue to rule high. This essentially means the prices at which you and me buy the humble daal remain high despite the farmer not getting nearly enough for his produce, because the middle men are making a killing.
Jun 17, 2016
#UdtaTamatar: One kilo gram tomato will now fetch you 33 milli gram goldTomato prices in most retail markets across the country have doubled to up to Rs 80 per kg in last 15 days due to sluggish supply owing to crop damage
Nov 30, 2015
Five months after ban, Nestle restarts production of Maggi at all five facilities in IndiaNestle India on Monday said it has resumed production of Maggi noodles at all five facilities in India.
Nov 17, 2015
Tomato terror: As prices go north, govt pins hopes on new cropsThe Centre said it is closely monitoring the supply and prices of essential commodities in view of pressure on rates of essential food items due to supply-demand mismatch and adverse climatic conditions in last few days.
Oct 27, 2015
Pulses prices start easing as 82,000 tons seized from hoardersPulses prices have risen across the country due to shortfall in domestic output by two million tonnes in 2014-15 due to poor rains.
Aug 24, 2015
Onion price rise: Consumer Affairs minister Paswan blames Delhi govt for not acting against hoardersWith onion prices rising up to Rs 80 per kg in Delhi, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan blamed the Delhi government for not taking adequate action against hoarders