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Dec 27, 2017
‘Fares hiked due to higher demand’: Pricing algorithms threaten to tip fine balance between consumer protection, market competitionPricing algorithms are commonly employed by online businesses, like airlines, cabs, which heavily rely on sophisticated pricing tools to determine prices.
Dec 23, 2017
Govt to file review petition against Supreme Court order allowing hotels to charge above MRP on bottled waterThe government will file a review petition in the Supreme Court against an order allowing hotels and restaurants to charge a higher price than the MRP on mineral water
Dec 21, 2017
Cabinet clears new consumer protection bill; misleading ads, celebrities to be penalisedCelebrities endorsing misleading ads are also liable for fine and ban of up to three years.
Aug 24, 2017
Narendra Modi urges bureaucrats to take speedy decisions, focus on backward districtsNarendra Modi has asked all wings of the government to work in a synchronised manner and pressed the bureaucracy to take speedy decisions
Aug 17, 2017
Jaypee Infratech's 30,000 home buyers should brace for long battle; Arun Jaitley's sympathy will be of no useJaypee Infratech's 30,000 home buyers should brace themselves for a long battle as the bank has the grip and will be the first in the queue, leaving the cupboard bare
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.
Aug 02, 2015
Samsung forced to issue software patch allowing users to delete bloatware in ChinaIn June 2015, Samsung was sued by the Shanghai Consumer Rights Protection Commission over pre-installed bloatware on its phones in China.
Jul 06, 2015
Samsung, Oppo sued over pre-installed bloatware on its phones in China: ReportThe Shanghai Consumer Rights Protection Commission has announced that it has taken legal action against manufacturers such as Samsung and Oppo over their practice of pre-installing apps on their smartphones.
Nov 10, 2014
Delhi Govt cracks down on fair-price shops through FacebookThe Delhi government has started a public page on Facebook to help consumers voice against malpractices in fair-price shops, boasting yet another pro-digital move.
Mar 27, 2014
Snapchat refuses to testify in US Senate hearing on data privacyOn Wednesday, company officials didn't even appear at a Capitol Hill hearing on data security they'd been invited to - and a top senator wasn't happy.