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World Consumer Rights Day 2023: History, significance, theme

World Consumer Rights Day 2023: On this day, people across the world support all consumers' basic rights, demanding that those rights be protected and respected and denouncing market injustices.

The main objective of celebrating World Consumer Rights Day is to ensure that consumers are not subjected to market exploitation.(MINT_PRINT)
Published on Mar 15, 2023 08:12 AM IST

'Fake reviews’ on e-commerce websites: Govt may issue guidelines this week

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DoCA) under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs has finalised the framework and will issue the same.

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Updated on Nov 21, 2022 02:09 PM IST
By, New Delhi

ONDC network starts beta testing with consumers in Bengaluru

In a significant milestone, Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC), an initiative of the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has opened its network to consumers in 16 locations across the city of Bengaluru, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said on Friday.

To begin with, consumers can place their orders in two domains - groceries and restaurants through buyer apps participating on the ONDC network. (Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 01, 2022 09:36 AM IST
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Daily brief: Centre cautions advertisers against misleading ads

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

The Consumer Affairs ministry pointed out that brands related to alcoholic spirits and beverages are being advertised in the form of music CDs, club soda and packaged drinking water.(Representational Image)
Updated on Aug 31, 2022 09:13 PM IST

Expert groups to explore adoption of common chargers

The shift will not only simplify things for consumers, but also cut down on massive amounts of e-waste generated in the country, a senior official of the consumer affairs ministry said after a meeting in this regard on Wednesday.

Updated on Aug 18, 2022 03:40 PM IST
By, , New Delhi
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