The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Mohali, penalised the managements of e-market portal Myntra Designs Private Limited and Coracle Marketing and Services for charging GST on discounted item here.
The District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum has slapped a fine of Rs 1.05 lakh on Hanumanta Promoters, a real estate company, for its failure to provide possession of flats within one year to three consumers even after two years of booking.
The Supreme Court has revived the government's case in National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) against Nestle India seeking damages of Rs 640 crore on charges of unfair trade practices, false labelling and misleading advertisements.
National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has ruled that a real estate developer cannot cite excuses such as delay in approvals by authorities, issues of land acquisition to justify late delivery of projects.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has written to the Ministry of Electronics & IT expressing concern over the proliferation of fake videos and messages on social media that spread rumours on the safety and quality of food available in the country.
The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has imposed a cost of Rs 1 lakh on a private hospital in Haryana for indulging in unfair trade practices by issuing misleading advertisement and charging extra amount from a patient for angioplasty and stent implant.
The Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is reportedly ready to introduce new regulations banning food companies from using words like 'natural', 'fresh', 'original', 'traditional', 'pure', 'authentic', 'genuine' and 'real' on the labels unless the product is not processed in any manner.
Advertising Standards Council of India (Asci) processed complaints against 295 advertisements, 265 of which were regarded misleading in July this year, including those of Danone, Dabur Vatika shampoo, Dove body lotion, Good Knight among others.
To reduce pendency at consumer courts, National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) president pitched for an in-house mechanism to dispose of consumer cases involving petty amount especially against PSUs and the Railways.