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Jan 22, 2019
WEF 2019 summit: 'Super star' firms giving a lot for free, but will it continue asks, Raghuram RajanFormer RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday said consumers are benefitting in a big way from the business of scale with several services in the new technology age coming for free or very cheap, but it needs to be seen whether this can continue going ahead
Jan 02, 2019
Oil firms not to recoup losses arising from Re 1/litre subsidy on petrol, diesel; suffer losses of about Rs 4,500 crPetrol prices, which have been on a decline since 18 October except for one day, are at their lowest level in almost 13 months.
Dec 20, 2018
Consumer Protection Bill passed in Lok Sabha; proposes to set up commission to hear complaintsReplying to a brief debate on the bill, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the legislation had not been amended since last three decades and needed changes for strengthening the rights of the consumers.
Jul 18, 2018
Data is the new sex: Inspired TRAI bats for meaningful consent to bridge the gap between 'knows and know-nots'The digital divide is no longer about having access to the Internet or not. It may well be about the "knows" and "know-nots" of data usage.
Jun 17, 2018
AT&T finished its $81bn takeover of Warner Bros two days after the judge's approvalAT&T plans to compete against the likes of Amazon, Google and Netflix.
May 10, 2018
Walmart buys Flipkart: While some harp on swadeshi vs videshi binary, the deal is an ode to discount-loving shoppersNaysayers and sceptics should examine what the $16 billion Walmart-Flipkart deal means for other retailers in India and its impact on consumers.
Nov 17, 2017
National Anti-Profiteering Authority is an assurance to consumers of India, says Ravi Shankar PrasadNational Anti-Profiteering Authority under GST will work as a watchdog to ensure smooth transfer of benefits
Jul 28, 2017
GST Impact: Kellogg India cuts prices on select breakfast cereals by up to 5 percentKellogg India decided to pass on the anticipated GST benefit to the consumers
Jul 24, 2017
Delhi Congress to launch anti-GST campaign to raise awareness on adverse effects of tax schemeThe Delhi Congress will launch a week-long anti-GST campaign on 30 July at all the major markets of the city, intensifying its agitation against the "wrong implementation" of the new tax regime, it said on Monday
Jun 30, 2017
GST rollout: FM Arun Jaitley asks industry to pass on tax rate cuts to consumersJaitley said he was "sure" that GST will not have any inflationary impact and asked the industry to educate distributors, retailers and consumers about the positive impact of GST on the price front.