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  • Govt to come up with new consumer protection law

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday vowed to protect consumer interest, saying a new law is on the anvil that will crack down on misleading advertisements and provide time-bound redressal of their grievances. Listing consumer friendly measures taken by the BJP-led government in the last three-and-half years, he said a simplified Goods and Services Tax (GST) has ended a plethora of state and central taxes and laid the ground for

  • Pune woman denied Rs 10 lakh compensation for failed sterilisation surgery

    Mumbai: The Pune district consumer forum has rejected a woman’s complaint seeking compensation from the civic body for a failed sterilisation procedure, saying government hospitals are not covered under the Consumer Protection Act and also noted there was no medical negligence.

  • Pune woman denied compensation for failed sterilisation surgery

    Mumbai: The Pune district consumer forum has rejected a woman’s complaint seeking compensation from the civic body for a failed sterilisation procedure, saying government hospitals are not covered under the Consumer Protection Act and also noted there was no medical negligence.

  • Mumbai: Doctors observe day-long fast as mark of protest

    Bhayandar: In an attempt to draw the attention of the government towards their unfulfilled demands, members of the Mira-Bhayandar unit of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) observed a one-day fast in Mira Road on Monday.

  • Celebrities may be made libale for cheat advertisements

    New Delhi: Celebrities endorsing misleading advertisements can be jailed for up to five years and face a fine of Rs 50 lakh under a new draft law, which will be taken up by a group of ministers on Tuesday.

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    2.16 crore bogus ration cards detected: Govt

    New Delhi: As many as 2.16 crore bogus ration cards have been detected and around Rs 13,000 crore, which would have otherwise been diverted, would now be available for the beneficiaries, government said today. Minister of State for Consumer Affairs C R Chaudhary told the Lok Sabha that in 34 states and union territories, about 60 per cent of the ration cards have been linked with Aadhaar.

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