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Ludhiana court orders biscuit company to pay 5k for weight discrepancy

The commission, headed by its president Sanjeev Batra and member Monika Bhagat, announced the decision in favour of the complainant Simrandeep Singh resident of Bahadur Ke Road

The complaint lodged by the customer on January 28, 2020, is regarding the purchase of a Britannia Good Day 12 pieces packet from a local vendor. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on May 10, 2024 05:00 AM IST

Centre issues warning against ‘drip pricing’. What is it?

The Department of Consumer Affairs asked consumers to reach out to NCH 1915 for assistance or via WhatsApp at 8800001915 if they need help with ‘drip pricing’.

The department, managed by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, also shared a sample demonstrating how drip pricing applies to a customer. (X/@jagograhakjago)
Published on May 05, 2024 08:52 PM IST

Chandigarh: Charging 27 extra from passenger costs Uber 28,000

The complainant had stated that on September 19, 2022, he had booked a “moto connect” ride through the Uber mobile app from Sector 21-A to Modern Housing Complex, Sector 13, Chandigarh. The fare shown at the time of booking was ₹53. However, the driver had charged him ₹80

Uber India was directed to pay <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>8,000 to the complainant as compensation for causing mental agony and harassment. (HT)
Updated on Apr 14, 2024 08:42 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

World Consumer Rights Day 2024: Date, history, significance

World Consumer Rights Day 2024: From date to history, here's all that you need to know about this special day.

Every year, World Consumer Rights Day is observed on March 15. (Unsplash)
Published on Mar 14, 2024 12:39 PM IST
By, Delhi

National Consumer Rights Day 2023: Date, history and significance

National Consumer Rights Day 2023: From history to significance, here's all that you need to know about the special day.

National Consumer Rights Day 2023: Date, history and significance(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 23, 2023 09:53 AM IST
By, Delhi
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