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Social media influencers may be booked for promoting offshore betting platforms

The advisory came in response to increasing instances of advertisements promoting offshore betting and gambling platforms. (Shutterstock)
Published on Mar 21, 2024 06:58 PM IST

National Consumer Rights Day 2023: Date, history and significance

National Consumer Rights Day 2023: Date, history and significance
Published on Dec 23, 2023 09:53 AM IST

Centre enforces new rules for influencers endorsing products, therapies

Misleading advertisements, unsubstantiated claims and lack of transparency in health and wellness endorsements now attract penal provisions of the consumer protection law. Digital influencers are widely followed on social media platforms, such as Instagram. (File photo)
Updated on Aug 11, 2023 05:38 AM IST

Govt takes action against online sale of car seat belt alarm stopper clips

A person fastening seat belt in the car, safety concept (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on May 12, 2023 01:24 PM IST

Govt to mediate between realtors, buyers to settle real estate disputes

India passed an updated law, the Consumer Protection Act, 2019, which provides for a three-tier quasi-judicial mechanism to redress consumer disputes -- district, state commissions and national commissions. (HT)
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 12:29 AM IST
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