Health club to compensate man for false promise

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A district consumer forum here has asked a city-based health club to refund over Rs 77,000 and compensate a man for adopting “unfair trade practice” by promising to reduce his body weight by 10 kg within a month. The forum also directed the East Delhi body clinic to pay Rs 25,000 as compensation to Janak… Read more »

Postfined for not delivering Rakhi gift

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The postmaster of Shamli district has been fined Rs 17,000 by a district consumer court for failing to deliver a money order sent by a man to his sister on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. S K Yadav, Chairman, District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum (DCRF) yesterday directed the postmaster to pay the fine to complainant… Read more »

Insurance firm asked to pay Rs 3 lakh claim to widow

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A consumer court here has directed an insurancecompany to pay Rs 3 lakh claim amount to a woman following the death of her husband due to illness. In her complaint, the woman Mamta Prakash Gandhi informed the Thane District Consumer Redressel Forum that her late husband Prakash Gandhi had taken two policies from Bajaj Allianz… Read more »

SpiceJet asked to pay Rs 60 K for losing luggage

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The apex consumer court has asked SpiceJet airline to pay compensation and penalty of Rs 60,000 to a Tripura resident for losing his luggage in one of its flights. Justice J M Malik asked the air carrier to pay the compensation amount to Agartala resident Dr Atanu Ghosh whose one out of five registered ‘check-in’… Read more »

Health insurance frm asked to pay Rs 3 lk to claimant

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Right to Public Service Act

A consumer court of Thane has ordered a health insurance company to pay Rs 3 lakhs to a claimant as it failed to prove that his wife was suffering from a disease prior to issuance of the policy. Complainant Dilip Mohite informed the Thane District Consumer Redressal Forum that he had taken a floater insurance for Rs 3 lakh… Read more »

Bank asked to pay Rs 7k for deficient service

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A consumer court in Thane has asked Bank of India (BOI) to pay a complainant Rs 7,000, including compensation and legal expenses, for deficiency in services. The complainant, advocate B R Ramchandani, informed the Thane District Consumer Redressel Forum that he had opted for BOI’s ‘STAR ePay’ facility in 2006 and in the form, he had… Read more »

Man gets Rs 20,000 for train coach cancellation

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A consumer court has asked Central Railway authorities to pay Rs 20,000 to a senior citizen who suffered hardship as he was neither informed in advance about cancellation of his coach in train, nor provided proper alternative travel arrangements. The Thane District Consumer Redressal Forum gave the order on a complaint of Pooransingh Mehra of… Read more »

Airtel to pay for harassing old subscriber

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The New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum imposed a fine of  Rs 25,000 on Bharti Airtel for harassing a post-paid subscriber. Bharti Airtel has demanded fresh documents to verify his six-year-old connection and then stopping outgoing calls on his number. The telecom major has been held guilty of rendering deficient service and causing harassment to… Read more »

PVR to pay compensation for screening of another movie

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A woman was awarded Rs 10,000 as compensation for disappointment and inconvenience suffered by her and her son due to last-minute replacement of the movie they had booked tickets for in a PVR. The East District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum said  “It is clear from their (PVR) own averment that the picture ‘Bas Ek Pal’ was… Read more »