Ban on misleading users by manipulating search results, appointment of chief compliance officer and resident grievance officer are some of the other amendments being proposed.
The RBI said that during the year, the number of complaints resolved by agreement like through intervention of OBOs, mediation and conciliation among others rose 70.40 percent from 65.82 percent a year earlier.
Apple is being investigated by an Israeli agency over the way it disclosed the slowdown of older iPhones
Apple acknowledges that its software sometimes deliberately slows phones with weak batteries and cut the price of battery replacements for affected phones.
Cabinet gives nod to consumer protection bill, will likely be tabled during Winter Session of Parliament
The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the introduction of Consumer Protection Bill, 2017 during its winter session of Parliament
Winter Session of Parliament to see 40 bills: Surrogacy, rights for divorced Muslim women and consumers on agenda
The Winter Session of the Parliament is set for a stormy session ahead with the government hoping to pass 40 key bills on corruption, surrogacy and citizenship based on religion among others
In the new consumer protection law, fix liability of celebrity brand ambassadors in case of misleading ads
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. 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.
Civil 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
Google India in collaboration with Ministry of Consumer Affairs on Saturday announced a nationwide ‘Digitally Safe Consumer campaign.
The Consumer Protection Bill 2015 was introduced in Parliament on Tuesday.
he Bill will now be taken up for consideration and passing by Parliament
The Maharashtra Housing (Development and Regulation) Law that received presidential assent is weaker than the central law that will be coming later. This one is more pro-builder