04 Apr 2020
India is almost half-way through the 21-day lockdown which began on March 25, but the days haven't been easy. With rocky transportation and disruption in supply chains, wholesale prices of vegetables, fruits, pulses, and sugar have increased in the last fortnight of March, a report in Indian Express said.
17 Nov 2019
Tap water in Delhi is the most unsafe for drinking among several metro cities and state capitals, a government study has found.
29 Sep 2019
The Centre on Sunday banned the export of onions with "immediate effect" in a bid to keep the rising price of the vegetable under check.
28 Jun 2019
The Centre, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is taking concrete steps to minimize corruption and ensure welfare schemes reach the last person in the queue.
30 May 2019
Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.
18 May 2019
If you are in Delhi, you might want to steer clear of dairy products, for now, that is if you wish to avoid a health risk.
19 Apr 2019
A leading shoe firm has been asked to pay Rs. 9,000 to a customer for deficiency in services.
25 Jul 2018
Every year, September would be celebrated as the National Nutrition Month to mark India's fight against malnutrition, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has said.
05 Jun 2018
The SC today permitted the Center to continue with reservation for SC/ST employees in promotions for now, and agreed to hear a petition against quashing of the practice.
20 Mar 2018
The Jammu and Kashmir State Vigilance Organization registered a case against two government officials for alleged misappropriation of over Rs. 19L in Kishtwar district.
27 Feb 2018
The Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution on Monday said that during the three years of NDA government, at least three crore fake and duplicate ration cards were canceled.
13 Dec 2017
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
If you buy a bottle of water at any hotel or restaurant, chances are you would have been charged much more than the MRP.
24 Nov 2017
The GST Council, in its 23rd meeting in Guwahati, reduced the Goods and Services Tax rate for restaurants to 5% from 18%, which was expected to make eating out cheaper.
31 Aug 2017
Looks like the government's awareness drive on the voluntariness of paying service charge at restaurants as well as the new GST regime are producing results.
09 Jul 2017
The Department of Consumer Affairs has urged people to move consumer courts if they find any restaurant slapping service charges, which is now illegal.
21 Apr 2017
Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan stated that the government has approved guidelines on service charge, clarifying that it is entirely voluntary.
14 Apr 2017
Food lovers rejoice! The Modi government has asked for the removal of the service charge voluntary component which hotels levy.
11 Apr 2017
Attempting to reduce food wastage, government of India is preparing to legally notify portion sizes served in restaurants and star hotels.
17 Jan 2017
Fake cops at railway station in Mira Road making a living by forcing people to pay fines have been unmasked.