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Consumer court ordered to pay Rs 7.87 L for husband’s death in accident to widow

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A consumer court here has ordered an insurance company to pay Rs 7.87 lakh to a widow for the death of her husband in a road accident in 2009. Thane District Consumer Rederessal Forum president Sneha Mhatre and member Madhuri Vishwarupe said the insurance firm was deficient in services as it rejected the claim citing […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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’ […]

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Health insurance frm asked to pay Rs 3 lk to claimant

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Consumer Court: BSES to pay for denying power connection

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Power distribution company BSES has been ordered by a consumer forum in Delhi to pay Rs 6,000 to one of its customers as compensation for arbitrarily denying him a separate and new electricity connection.  The South West District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum asked BSES to pay the compensation to city resident Jaipal Singh, holding the […]

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IGL fined for delaying gas connection

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The Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL), the supplier of Piped Natural Gas in Delhi has been fined by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation to a customer for delay in providing gas connection to him.   The South West District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum observed that the IGL had “failed to perform” its […]

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Rejection of claim on”fanciful ground” costs LIC Rs 4L

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A consumer court has directed the LIC to pay Rs 4L as LIC has rejected a claim of a widow, a life insurance policy holder, on her husband’s death on a “fanciful ground”. The New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum ordered the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to pay the compensation while condemning […]

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Govt to pay employee for wife’s death in CGHS hospital

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The Union government has been ordered by the country’s apex consumer panel to pay Rs 5 lakh as compensation to one of his employees, whose wife had died of excess bleeding in a CGHS hospital soon after giving birth to a child through cesarean section over 13 years ago.  The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission […]

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Consumer Forum: Private Hospital to pay for Charging Poor

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A private hospital affiliated with Fortis Healthcare has been ordered by a city district consumer forum to pay Rs 2.34 lakh to a poor woman for charging her for her son’s treatment despite a Delhi government’s order to provide free treatment to economically weaker section (EWS) patients. The Central District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum ordered […]

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Railway not responsible for luggage loss in passenger custody

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The Maharashtra Consumer Redressal Commission has observed that if luggage is not handed over to railway administration against a proper receipt, the Railways will not be responsible in case of any theft or loss. The commission was hearing an appeal filed by a Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) of Central Railways against the order of a […]

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Apple to pay Rs 17.4K

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An authorised store for Apple products, i World Bussiness Solutions Pvt Ltd (iWorld), has been asked by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 17,400 to a medical student for deceiving him by selling him an “inferior iPod”. The North District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum held that iWorld, a premium reseller of Apple products, “practiced deception” by […]

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Consumer court:HP to pay Rs 1.17 lakh for defective laptop

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A Delhi consumer court fined HP for selling defective laptop and not repairing it to its cutomers. The North District Consumer Disputes RedressalForum ordered HP to pay Rs 1.12 lakh to city resident Dev Raj Chaudhary as reimbursement of the laptop’s cost and Rs 5,000 as compensation for all the troubles he was put to […]

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