NCDRC to Postal Dept:Compensate for delivery delay

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Youth gets life term for killing girlfriend's parents

The apex consumer commission has pulled up the Postal Department for “deficiency in service” by delaying delivery of an application form of a man for the post of a Civil Judge which made him miss the chance, saying its attitude was of “a deliberate attempt” to hide the real reason for the wrong doing. The… Read more »

Man gets Rs 3.5L compensation for shop gutted in fire

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Over 20 years after his shop was gutted in a fire, a district resident has been awarded Rs 3.5 lakh compensation by the Thane Motor Accident Claims Tribunal. Thane district’s Ulhasnagar township resident Vakil Rahadomal Karia, the owner of a studio cum press, informed the MACT that in 1980 he had purchased the shop where… Read more »

Rly obliged to take care of passenger, luggage: SRDC

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The Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (SCDRC) today asked the Northern Railway to compensate a passenger for his stolen luggage and said the national carrier was obligated to ensure that a traveller reaches his destination safely with his baggage. The commission rejected the railway’s contention, invoking Section 100 of the Indian Railways Act, that… Read more »

Rlys to pay Rs 60K to retd judge, kin for discomfort

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The State Consumer Commission here has refused to set aside the fine of Rs 60,000 slapped on the Railways for causing discomfort to a former High Court judge and his family by shifting their seats, saying doing so without informing them was deficiency in service. Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission upheld the 2014 order… Read more »

Cap on withdrawals from ATMs policy decision

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The Reserve Bank of India has told the Delhi High Court that the cap on the number of withdrawals from ATMs by banking customers without being charged is a policy decision taken in public interest. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal was also informed by RBI that the ATM… Read more »

Airline to pay Rs 1 lakh to passenger for loss of bag

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Delhi State Consumer Commission has directed British Airways to pay Rs one lakh compensation for losing a bag of a passenger who was flying to London eight years ago. Delhi State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission, while upholding the compensation amount decided by a district forum here, observed that the incident caused “mental agony and harassment”… Read more »