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Duty to remove defects is of car manufacturer: NCDRC

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It’s the duty of a car manufacturer to remove the defects in a vehicle and make it roadworthy, the apex consumer commission has said while asking Maruti Suzuki India Limited to refund the price of one of its models to a customer for failing to rectify the complaint. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) […]

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Surat club to pay 18L for not providing first aid to man

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The apex consumer commission has upheld a state panel’s order asking a recreational club in Surat to pay Rs 18 lakh as compensation to the kin of a man who collapsed at the club and subsequently died due to inadequate help from the staff. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) asked the Surat City […]

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Consumer forum raps DDA over “nepotism, high-handedness”

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The Delhi Development Authority and its officials have been pulled up by a consumer forum here for “high-handedness and nepotism” in dealing with flat allottees, saying they behaved as if they were the final authority and the customers were “totally at their mercy”. While dealing with a case, the South Delhi district consumer disputes redressal […]

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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 […]

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Negligence: Doc to pay son for mother’s death

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A doctor at a reputed private hospital in south Delhi has been directed by state consumer commission to pay Rs 15 lakh compensation to the son of a woman, who died at the age of 22 due to negligence during her caesarean operation in 1993. The state commission bench, presided by its member N P […]

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Kin of ship captain to get Rs 1.03 cr compensation

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Motor Accident Claims Tribunal has directed an insurance firm and a tempo owner to jointly pay a compensation of Rs 1.03 crores to the family of a former ship captain who was killed in a road mishap in 2011. Chairman of the tribunal and Principal district judge S M Gavhane, in his recent order, directed […]

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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 […]

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MACT awards Rs 39L compensation to kin of road mishap victim

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A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here has awarded over Rs 39 lakh to the kin of a man who was killed in a road mishap while travelling on a bike through Greater Noida in 2014. “The kin of the deceased were able to prove that he suffered fatal injuries due to the rash and […]

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Inform within 24 hr rule by insurance cos harsh:Consumer Forum

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Thane Consumer Redressal Forum has ordered an insurance firm and a third party administrator (TPA) to jointly pay Rs 10,000 as compensation beside claim money to a man, observing that the rule to inform insurance firm and TPA within 24 hours of hospitalisation is “harsh.” Forum president N D Kadam and Sneha Mhatre in their […]

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Thane doctor asked to pay up Rs 4 lakh for surgery

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The Thane District Consumer Redressal Forum has ordered a doctor running a hospital at Sahad here to pay a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to a patient for a botched surgery which left him disabled for life. Forum President Sneha Mhatre and members Madhuri Vishwarupe and ND Kadam also directed Dr Shree Vivek Malvi to […]

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Power Co asked to cough up 17k for deficient service

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A state-owned power company in Maharashtra has been ordered by a consumer court here to pay Rs 17,000 to a consumer for its deficient services. Thane District Consumer Redressal Forum president Sneha Mhatre and members Madhuri Vishwarupe and N D Kadam, in their order issued yesterday, directed the division office of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution […]

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Nestle moves Bom HC against food authorities

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Multinational Giant Nestle India Ltd yesterday challenged in the Mumbai High Court the orders of food authorities banning nine variants of its instant product “Maggi” from the Indian market for being “hazardous” to public health and the plea will be heard today. The revision application (appeal against the impugned orders passed by authorities in Delhi […]

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Compensation for family of road accident victim

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Family members of a 22-year-old youth, who died in a road accident involving a rashly driven bus, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs 48 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here. MACT Presiding Officer Madhu Jain directed United IndiaInsurance Company Ltd, insurer of the offending bus, to pay Rs 48,00,081 to […]

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Government files complaint against Nestle with consumer disputes panel

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The government on Wednesday filed a complaint against Nestle India with the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), following the controversy over samples of Maggi noodles containing lead beyond permissible limits. Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan told reporters in the national capital that the NCDRC will probe the matter and take appropriate […]

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