Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan
27 Dec 2019
Your daily essentials could get more expensive in 2020
While we look forward to the new year, we're afraid there's already some bad news.
18 Nov 2019
Skies cleared up, no need to reintroduce odd-even, says Kejriwal
On Monday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that there is no need to extend the odd-even road rationing scheme for now as the air in the national capital has started clearing up.
05 Jun 2018
SC okays reservation in promotions in government jobs, for now
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.
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.
09 Jul 2017
Govt urges consumers to move court against hotels' service charge
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
Service charge is voluntary: Govt issues guidelines
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
Modi govt. removes service charge from eateries
Food lovers rejoice! The Modi government has asked for the removal of the service charge voluntary component which hotels levy.