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Second phase of mandatory gold hallmarking from June 1

May 01, 2022 7:48 am

AHC stands for Assaying and Hallmarking Centres where a consumer can get the purity of their unhallmarked gold jewellery tested.

Piyush Goyal chief guest at CFO Awards

March 25, 2022 1:33 am

The fifth edition of the FE CFO Awards, to be held on Friday evening in Mumbai, will acknowledge these stand-out professionals.

Centre notifies new rules for consumer panels

December 31, 2021 6:31 am

The jurisdiction of the commissions has been notified by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution under the Consumer Protection Act, 2019.

Centre revises guidelines for procurement of coarse grain

December 10, 2021 6:29 am

In a statement on Thursday, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said, “Distribution period of Jowar and Ragi has been increased to 6 & 7 months respectively from the earlier period of 3 months."

Centre's plan for tighter e-commerce rules faces internal government dissent: Report

September 22, 2021 11:31 am

The memos offer a rare glimpse of high-stakes policy-making governing a market already featuring global retail heavyweights from Amazon to Walmart, plus domestic players like Reliance Industries and Tata Group.

Cooking oil prices likely to start cooling from Dec but not 'dramatically', says top officer

September 04, 2021 8:55 am

“Prices of soyabean oil and palm oil for December in the futures market are showing a marginally declining trend, which means we can expect it is not rising,” Sudhanshu Pandey, Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution, said.

Explained: The draft rules for e-commerce companies, and how it will impact online shoppers

June 22, 2021 2:38 pm

The government has proposed changes to the e-commerce rules under the Consumer Protection Act. What changes for online shoppers and for companies? How is it similar to the rules for social media companies?

Companies need to print 'Best before' on pre-packaged food: Government

August 01, 2017 6:51 pm

He also said the font size of numerals printed on pre-packaged commodities has been increased and this will come into force from January 1, 2018. Those violating these rules will be liable to face penalty under the Legal Metrology Act, 2009, he added.

Delhi Confidential

February 15, 2014 1:28 am

The shock of the sudden transfer of former health secretary Keshav Desiraju to the Consumer Affairs Ministry still seems to be reverberating.

FMC doubts reliability of National Spot Exchange Ltd data,orders disclosure of pay-out details

August 20, 2013 3:28 am

NSEL was ordered to reconcile amount of pay-in and pay-out to be made to various members of exchange.