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Government looking into overpricing of bottled water, packaged food

Legal Metrology Department of state governments can impose penalties in case of violations, said Ram Vilas Paswan.

02 Jul 2019 2:30 PM

Govt not to extend deadline for selling pre-GST packaged goods

Companies were asked to use stickers on unsold packaged commodities to display new MRP till Sept, which was later extended till March.

15 Mar 2018 6:23 PM

Deadline for selling pre-GST goods extended to Dec 31: Paswan

After implementing GST from July 1, the government had allowed use of stickers with revised rates.

29 Sep 2017 8:39 PM

Labelling MRP, other details on items for online sale must from 2018

Companies have to make these declarations in bigger font size so that consumers can easily read the same.

09 Jul 2017 1:37 PM

Cos must print post-GST MRP on items or face penalty, says Paswan

Ram Vilas Paswan directed that items must carry post-GST MRPs so that consumers are aware of new rates.

07 Jul 2017 4:24 PM


Revenue Secy Adhia clears doubts in 'master class' on GST

Adhia announced a GST decentralised monitoring system was set up and said a 'GST Master Class' will be conducted.

04 Jul 2017 6:17 PM

Fertiliser cos get to print MRP with new GST on unsold stock

Companies have been given 3 months till Sept to clear the unsold stocks by stamping or printing the new retail price.

03 Jul 2017 2:41 PM

MRP labelling mandatory from next year, rules food ministry

The government said that the rules have been amended to enhance consumer protection and ease of doing business.

30 Jun 2017 2:20 PM

Paswan rules out separate law to regulate MRP of packed items

Recently, consumer court NCDRC had imposed a penalty on a multiplex for selling water above MRP.

18 Mar 2017 4:22 PM

20 medical devices have to carry MRP

The prices of non-scheduled formulations are monitored by the government.

11 Mar 2017 1:15 AM


Prices of stents to be displayed now

The draft of the amended rules has been circulated for stake-holders consultation by the ministry of consumer affairs.

23 Feb 2017 5:15 AM

Two Wankhede Stadium vendors in dock for overpricing

The vendors were found selling a Rs 20 mineral water bottle for Rs 50 during the recently concluded fourth Test match between Ind and Eng.

15 Dec 2016 6:43 AM