Consumer Protection Law
13 Feb 2019
Leprosy would no longer be considered ground for divorce
Parliament today passed a Bill removing leprosy as a ground for divorce under five personal laws including the Hindu Marriage Act.
15 Mar 2018
#ConsumerRightsDay: 6 rights you should know about
Cases of cheating and fraud are common, especially in India, with its 1.2 billion people and lax laws.
06 Jan 2018
Celebs endorsing misleading ads to be banned for 3 years
In a bid to intensify the crackdown on false and misleading advertisements and protect consumers from being misled, the government has introduced the new, tougher Consumer Protection Bill in Lok Sabha.
13 Dec 2017
Hotels, restaurants can charge over MRP, rules SC
The SC has rejected the Centre's argument that selling of mineral water at above MRP is illegal, ruling hotels/restaurants can legally charge customers over the printed price.
12 Dec 2017
Centre: Restaurants/hotels should be fined for selling above MRP
If you buy a bottle of water at any hotel or restaurant, chances are you would have been charged much more than the MRP.
28 Oct 2017
All you should know about the new Consumer Protection Bill
A new Consumer Protection Bill has been sent to the Cabinet for approval. The government will try to bring it in the winter session of parliament.
26 Oct 2017
PM Modi: Government working on new consumer protection law
India is working on a new law to empower consumers, PM Narendra Modi said.
17 Jul 2017
New Consumer Protection Law will be brought up in Parliament
A new law, to replace the current Consumer Protection Act, 1986, will be introduced in the monsoon session of the Parliament.