DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
PMO taking stock of telcos' financial health
PMO held talks with DoT on falling revenues of carriers several times last month.
Consumer bill draft removes healthcare from services
Vocal lobbies had opposed the passage of the bill alleging applicability of the law to h...
Income Tax dept summons G. Parameshwara for questioning on Tuesday
Parameshwara did not wish to give political colour to the Income Tax inves...
Finance ministry to meet heads of CPSEs for capital expenditure push
According to official sources, the finance ministry will review the progress made by various CPSEs with regard to their capital expenditure envisaged for the current fiscal.
E-commerce regulator to hear your complaints
Consumer Protection Bill 2019 passed by Parliament gives powers to regulator to initiate actions such as recalls, refunds and returns.
Now, algorithms to understand and resolve complaints in India
At present, the company has added around 3000 companies in the four primary areas of telecom, retail, finance and travel.
Dishwashers save time and water yet consumers are not convinced these are a necessity
Estimates by dishwasher makers put the market between Rs 140-200 crore. In contrast, the size of the residential air-conditioner market in India is around Rs 20,000 crore, refrigerator Rs 21,000 crore and washing machine will be about Rs 8,000 crore.
Assam government to set up 200 foreigners' tribunal
Supreme Court monitored final list of NRC left around 19,06,657 people and after getting certified copies of rejection these people may be able move foreigners tribunal for further claim.
Government to hire private security agency to protect its vacant land, bungalows, flats from encroachment
CPWD, the prime construction agency of the central government, has been given the task of deploying private security guards, preferably ex-serviceman in Delhi.
Government departments discuss draft bill to ban cryptocurrencies
Government departments have endorsed the idea of a complete ban on all types of cryptocurrency, sources said.
Children, parents won’t let toy sales slow down
Pestering by children and parental guilt has helped the toy industry grow to $1.5 billion in the past few years.
Budget session of Parliament may start from Jan 31
The final dates will be notified by the government after the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) recommends the dates for the session. A meeting of the CCPA is likely to be held soon. The budget session will start with President's address to the joint sitting of Parliament and the Economic Survey is likely to be presented on the same day.
Tata consumption biz: We have 30-day, 30 to 60-day & 60-90 day targets, says Ajoy Misra
“In all commodities, we are seeing a shift from unbranded to branded and the opportunity is huge.”
Central Vista makeover: Govt identifies four locations to shift ministry offices
In the ministry, a process is currently underway to ascertain how many government offices are functioning in Lutyens' Delhi.
Sidhu divested of Local Government department, gets Power portfolio
The portfolio rejig took place hours after the first state Cabinet meeting following the Lok Sabha elections.
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