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Consumer affairs ministry may frame norms for online shopping

Jul 25, 2014

Consumer affairs ministry may frame norms for online shopping

The Department of Consumer Affairs has been receiving a large number of complaints from consumers making online purchases, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. #Lok Sabha #Nirmala Sitharaman #PolicyWatch #Department of Consumer Affairs #Online shopping
Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Jul 02, 2014

Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Blaming hoarders for soaring food prices, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that the Centre will not tolerate such practices. #Inflation #Economy #India #Sugar #TheySaidIt #onions #Ram Vilas Paswan #Food Security Act #SHortage #hoarding #food price rise #Food and Consumer Affairs minister
Govt to extend excise duty concessions on cars, capital goods, says Jaitley

Jun 25, 2014

Govt to extend excise duty concessions on cars, capital goods, says Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced today announced that the government has decided to extend excise duty concessions for automobiles, consumer and capital goods by six months to 31 December. #NewsTracker #Capital goods #Arun Jaitley #automobiles #Consumer #excise duty concessions
Curbing price rise, strengthening PDS top priorities: Paswan

May 27, 2014

Curbing price rise, strengthening PDS top priorities: Paswan

Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Paswan said: "I have just assumed charge. In next one week, I will discuss important issues such as PDS, FCI godowns and ensuring minimum support price (MSP) to farmers with food and consumer affairs secretaries and then fix priorities." #Politics #TheySaidIt #PDS #Price Rise #Ram Vilas Paswan #LJP #Minister of Consumer Affairs #Food and Public Distribution

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Chidambaram cuts excise duty, brings cheer for consumer, auto industry

Jul 23, 2014

Still-slow rebound belies a sturdier economy with less consumer debt and more educated workers

Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged...
Chidambaram cuts excise duty, brings cheer for consumer, auto industry

Jul 22, 2014

Consumer prices rose 0.3% in June on big jump in gas costs

A big jump in how much Americans pay at the gas pump pushed consumer prices up 0.3% in June, but the overall inflation trend remained steady, the Labor Department said Tuesday...
Chidambaram cuts excise duty, brings cheer for consumer, auto industry

Jul 24, 2014

Why have consumers spent $1 million on Vessyl, an absurd calorie-counting cup?

Vessyl can report the caloric value of liquids, and even (get this!) tell you what you just poured inside of it. Huh. This is useful how...
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