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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.
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.
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.
Aug 25, 2016
Govt may soon allow Wi-Fi use on flights; aviation secy promises 'good news' in 10 daysAt present, fliers are not allowed to use mobile phones and the Internet when they are in the Indian airspace.
May 18, 2016
SBI merger with associates: Why there is a danger in letting the elephant grow biggerThe concern of policymakers worldwide about the 'oversized' financial institutions is justified since if something goes wrong with them, this can have serious ramifications on the whole financial system
Aug 13, 2015
Not 'taste bhi, health bhi': Govt files Rs 640 cr suit against Nestle over Maggi 'unfair trade practices'The government filed a class action suit against Nestle India, seeking about Rs 640 crore in damages for alleged unfair trade practices, false labelling and misleading advertisements.
Aug 12, 2015
Govt damage claim from Nestle India can go beyond Rs 640 crNestle India is also liable to pay interest at a rate of 18 percent per annum until the date of actual payment.
Aug 11, 2015
Centre sues Nestle India, seeks Rs 640 cr in damages for Maggi messThis comes weeks after Nestle had to withdraw its instant noodles brand Maggi from the market over allegations of high lead content and presence of MSG.
May 21, 2015
Centre ready to tackle below normal monsoon, says on alertUntimely rains during March-April this year have already put farmers in distress and there have been quite a few cases of farmer suicides.