Latest News on Consumer protection
Showing of 0 - 10 from 46 results
Consumer protection - Total results - 46
Oct 27, 2017
Will the planned consumer protection law run amok with businesses and spoil the free-market spirit?One hopes the overzealous Central Consumer Protection Authority does not constantly snipe at the marketing people and become a kill-joy commissar
Oct 27, 2017
In the new consumer protection law, fix liability of celebrity brand ambassadors in case of misleading adsThere are many nuances to the brand ambassador issue. For instance, how could one hold tourism brand ambassador liable in case of safety issue at a particular place? New consumer law should fix these. There are many nuances to the brand ambassador issue. For instance, how could one hold tourism brand ambassador liable in case of safety issue at a particular place? New consumer law should fix these.
Oct 26, 2017
Centre working on new consumer protection law to crackdown on misleading ads, promises Narendra ModiThe government is coming up with this new law, replacing the Consumer Protection Act 1986, which will incorporate the revised 2015 UN guidelines on consumer protection.
Oct 24, 2017
India's forgotten widows: Govt must move beyond laws and actions plans, focus on social security and rehabilitationThe Supreme Court, this week, while dealing with the disconcerting issue of the deplorable conditions that widows in Vrindavan and other areas face, asked a very pertinent question : Do state commissions for women really exist?
Jul 16, 2017
Monsoon Session of Parliament: New consumer protection law to be tabledThe Consumer Protection Bill 2017, which aims at strengthening the consumer protection mechanism, is set to be introduced during the monsoon session of Parliament.
Jul 16, 2017
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Here's a full list of bills to be consideredThe government's agenda for the Monsoon Session of the Parliament, beginning on Monday, includes a total of 34 bills
May 02, 2017
RERA comes into effect: Still confused about new law? Here are 10 key questions answeredCivil courts are barred from entertaining disputes (suits or proceedings) in respect of matters which the Authority or the adjudicating officer or the Appellate Tribunal is empowered under the Act to determine. However, the consumer forums have not been barred from the ambit of the Act
Jan 13, 2017
Trai ammends regulations to allow for special tariff vouchers with 365-days of validityTrai released the Telecom Consumers Protection (Tenth Amendment) Regulations, 2016 permitting special data vouchers with longer validity of 365 days.
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.
Dec 25, 2016
Google India collaborates with Ministry of Consumer Affairs to improve online consumer protectionGoogle India in collaboration with Ministry of Consumer Affairs on Saturday announced a nationwide ‘Digitally Safe Consumer campaign.