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Sunday, Aug 18, 2019
Pushpa Girimaji

Pushpa Girimaji


Pushpa Girimaji is a writer and a specialist in consumer law and consumer safety.

articles by Pushpa Girimaji (216 results)
Aug 06, 2019 21:09
Actor Rahul Bose’s tweet has triggered a major debate on the imposition of Goods and Services Tax by the hospitality industry on fresh fruits that are exempt from the levy. read more
Jul 28, 2019 05:31
The high court urged the government to think out of the box and take immediate measures to ensure that rains did not pose any problem or risk to the citizens. read more
Jul 22, 2019 03:54
For too long, our food safety laws have been inadequate. read more
Jul 15, 2019 13:24
Considering that it is airport security that prevents passengers from bringing bottled water, it is the responsibility of the Airports Authority of India to ensure availability of safe drinking water to all passengers, free of cost. read more
Jun 30, 2019 03:35
Protests such as this by those living in high-rise buildings have become commonplace these days — not just in Gurugram but in other parts of the country too. read more
Jun 25, 2019 05:10
However, the food safety authority’s crackdown on the aggregators and the eateries partnering with them have shown their utter disregard for food safety laws . read more
Jun 10, 2019 06:00
Given the havoc caused by plastic in the environment and the contribution of milk sachets to it, switching over to unpacked milk is a very good option. read more
Jun 02, 2019 04:50
During the Bill’s long journey from its first draft in 2014 to 2019 when it finally lapsed with the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha, the Bill was tweaked several times. read more
May 27, 2019 04:07
The devastating fire in the Takshashila Arcade in Surat on May 24, killing 22 teenagers and injuring an equal number, provides another tragic example. read more
Apr 28, 2019 04:01
Ironically, the root of this practice lies in the Plastic Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011, brought out by the union ministry of environment and Forests, to provide for a regulatory frame work for management of plastic waste generated in the... read more
Apr 07, 2019 03:15
All the regulators in the country , including banking, insurance, health, transport and telecom, should also come up with stringent norms for preventing exploitative clauses in consumer agreements. read more
Mar 11, 2019 02:10
A study found that , 40% of the sphygmomanometers had baseline deviation, the mean deviation being in excess of 2.5 mmHg and this was more prevalent in outpatient departments and wards, where the wear and tear may be more, highlighting the need for frequent... read more
Feb 26, 2019 03:10
The cancellation of fire safety certificates of a large number of hotels and guest houses by the Delhi government in the aftermath of the Arpit hotel fire is a welcome step. read more
Nov 04, 2018 08:36
Last Deepawali, two residents of Goregaon East, Mumbai, got electrocuted from these lights hung over their balcony. read more
Aug 12, 2018 02:29
Many times, when cars are stopped for inspection, the security person just peeps into the boot of the car, as if he has X-ray eyes to see what’ s inside. read more