Snapdeal ordered to provide Apple iphone 5S (Gold) for Rs.68/-

Online shopping portal Snadeal was ordered to provide Apple iphone 5S (Gold) for Rs.68/- and also pay litigation cost of Rs.2000/- in a consumer case filed by a complainant in DISTRICT CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL FORUM, SANGRUR. Complainant Shri Nikhil Bansal, placed an order of Apple iphone 5S (Gold) with the OP on 31.7.2014 vide order …

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Consumer complaints against medical negligence

Contracts of personal service are excluded from the purview of Consumer Protection Act, 1986. However, services availed from doctors / medical practicioners are treated as contract of service and doctors can be sued in the consumer courts. In Indian Medical Association Vs. VP Shantha and others, SC 1995, the Supreme Court has observed as follows: …

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Rights of consumers under Consumer Protection Act, 1986

The Consumer Protection Act, 1986  has detailed some rights of consumers which need to be protected by the councils. These are : Right to safety – It is right to be protected against the marketing of goods and services which are hazardous to life and property. Unsafe goods may cause death or serious injury to the user …

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Know about the Consumer Protection Bill 2018

The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, on January 5, 2018.  Key features of the 2018 Bill are given below: Definition of consumer:  A consumer is defined as a person who buys any good or avails a service for a consideration.  It …

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How to link Aadhaar with PAN through online and SMS

As per the Income Tax Department notification the deadline to link PAN and Aadhaar has now been further extended by the CBDT to 31 March 2018 to facilitate the process of linking. Earlier the deadline was 31 December 2017. Aadhar holders now have the following options to link PAN and Aadhaar. 1. By logging into …

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