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consumer protection bill

Ram Vilas Paswan to hold meeting with dissenting MPs

Opposing members claimed that the Bill, indirectly, takes away the powers of the state governments and should be referred to a select committee.

27 Aug 2019 2:08 AM

The ugly truth

The new Consumer Protection Bill will make celebrity endorsers liable to the penalty in cases of false or misleading advertising.

11 Aug 2019 12:03 AM

Consumer Protection Bill passed

The new Bill replaced the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

07 Aug 2019 3:03 AM

LS passes Consumer Bill to enforce buyers’ rights

During the discussion, members raised several points that were of public interest.

31 Jul 2019 2:14 AM

Govt bringing a new bill on consumer protection: Paswan

Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha in 2015 and referred to the Standing Committee.

29 Dec 2017 2:58 PM


Government gets tough on endorsements

Celebrities will soon be fined if advertised product is found to be sub-standard.

13 Sep 2017 1:17 AM

Traders' body urges govt to take up Consumer Protection Bill

It said engaging brand ambassadors for product promotions has become widely prevalent and consumers typically are misguided.

14 Jul 2017 3:06 PM

Does service charge reach staff: Paswan asks hotels

The new Consumer Protection Bill under which an authority will be set up will have powers to take action.

24 Apr 2017 9:31 AM

Service charge not mandatory; govt issues guidelines

Column of service charge in a bill will be left blank to customers to fill up before making the final payment.

21 Apr 2017 5:38 PM