January 24, 2021 8:15 pm
After hearing submissions, the CJ Datta-led bench referred to a foreword written by former Chief Justice of India Yashwant V Chandrachud in a book authored by Justice K K Mathew, which read, “in our present dispensation, a judge cannot, except for honourable exceptions, lay plausible claim of legal scholarship.”
February 27, 2020 8:36 am
Govt has set the ball rolling for a Central Consumer Protection Authority under the new Consumer Protection Act. A look at its expected structure and its scope, including a crackdown on false ads.
December 21, 2018 2:54 am
The Bill will now go to Rajya Sabha for consideration and passage. Once adopted, it will replace the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
August 13, 2015 12:00 am
The class action lawsuit is a useful instrument to protect consumer rights. But the government has picked a flimsy case
November 25, 2014 1:55 am
After taking inputs from stakeholders, the amendments will be finalised and placed before the Cabinet for approval.
October 01, 2014 1:08 pm
The railways argued that the commission had no territorial jurisdiction as the alleged theft occurred in Bihar.
November 02, 2013 12:09 am
Damages: Wants medical tribunal to be set up to hear such complaints.
March 12, 2014 4:38 pm
Doctors have subject knowledge necessary to distinguish between a medical accident and negligence.
October 27, 2013 3:30 am
Medical negligence cases should be tried by a separate medical tribunal.
September 10, 2012 2:13 am
A study done by the institute revealed that the younger lot of doctors had more knowledge and awareness about the Consumer Protection Act and its implications than their older colleagues. Further,it was found that the private consultants had the highest score.