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Leprosy would no longer be considered ground for divorce
India

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.
#ConsumerRightsDay: 6 rights you should know about
India

#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.
Celebs endorsing misleading ads to be banned for 3 years
India

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.
Hotels, restaurants can charge over MRP, rules SC
Business

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.
Centre: Restaurants/hotels should be fined for selling above MRP
Business

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.
All you should know about the new Consumer Protection Bill
India

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.
PM Modi: Government working on new consumer protection law
India

PM Modi: Government working on new consumer protection law

India is working on a new law to empower consumers, PM Narendra Modi said.
New Consumer Protection Law will be brought up in Parliament
Business

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.

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