Consumer Court: BSES to pay for denying power connection

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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