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Shoe store charges Re 1 for carry bag, directed to refund Rs. 2

June 20, 2020 11:27 am

Observing that charges for carry bags cannot be separately foisted upon the consumers and would amount to overcharging, the Chandigarh Consumer Forum directed a shoe store in Chandigarh to refund Rs. 2 wrongly charged for the carry bags and pay Rs. 1,000 as compensation and Rs. 500 as cost of litigation.

Chandigarh eatery charges for packing of food, told to pay Rs 2,500 each to two complainants

February 07, 2020 11:30 pm

In the forum, the counsel for Hot Millions submitted that the complainants were charged for the ‘packing’ which is legal. Restaurant can charge for extra services offered to their customers whereas the complainants voluntarily paid the said amount and did not raise any objection on the spot.

Saravana Bhavan ordered to pay Rs. 1.1 lakh compensation for stale food, poor service

August 03, 2019 1:05 pm

S K Saamy, a Supreme Court lawyer, had sued the restaurant for deficiency in service after he had taken ill with food poisoning after consuming food at the restaurant's branch in Anna Salai, Chennai in 2014.

Mumbai: Man wins case against 'arbitrary' mediclaim premium hike

July 14, 2019 10:38 am

In his plea, Anklesaria said he had been availing the services of the company since November 1999, and alleged that it had hiked his premium from Rs 7,584 to Rs 13,210, and further to Rs 15,169. upon renewal in the subsequent years.

Panchkula: Consumer Forum directs private hospital, insurance firm to pay Rs 1.10 lakh for wrong treatment

June 25, 2019 9:52 am

The complainant and patient, Parveen Singal of Panchkula, had been getting her treatment for breast cancer at the Alchemist Hospital of Sector 21, Panchkula. She said for her chemotherapy, a medicine was required to be injected into her veins

Maharashtra consumer forum orders developers to pay Rs 2L compensation to flat buyers

October 03, 2018 3:20 am

The couple approached the commission against six opponents, including the company to whom the development rights of the property were given under the Slum Rehabiliation Authority project.

Insurance firm penalised for rejecting dengue treatment claim

August 19, 2018 3:35 pm

The forum observed that the complainant was diagnosed and treated for dengue and decline in platelets. “It has no connection with hypertension at all. It is a parasite infection infused with the bite of dengue mosquito.”

Chandigarh: Consumer Forum orders eatery, cola company to deposit rupees two lakh with PGI

May 24, 2018 12:42 pm

The forum remarked that imprinting 'For Sale at Select Channels' on the bottles do not justify the unfair act of the opposite parties as genuine.

Mere smell of liquor can’t conclude one is incapable of driving: Consumer forum to insurance firm

February 24, 2018 4:38 pm

The forum, after hearing the arguments, observed that the insurance firm has not been able to bring on record any concrete and reliable evidence in shape of any medical test report of the complainant to prove that he was under the influence of liquor at the time of the accident.

Panchkula: Forum orders immigration firm to refund Rs 1.74L and $5700, fines Rs 50,000

December 29, 2017 4:37 am

The Consumer Forum has penalised the immigration firm of Rs 50,000 and ordered it to refund Rs 1.74 lakh with $5,700, which were paid by Singh during the processing of his immigration file.