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CONSUMER-19

Greetings from *Consumer Assisto* About the Project- This survey is started by Consumer Assisto and is a part of the “Campaign: CONSUMER-19 : Voice to the pandemic“. The vision of the survey is to provide a platform to encourage unprotected consumers from exploitation during the current pandemic. Consumer Assisto is also providing Assistance and various […]

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LEGAL SERVICES NOT INCLUDED UNDER CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT

The profession of law is nothing but of accountability, a client relies on his lawyer for advice, and representation. The protests for lawyers not being dealt under Consumer Protection Act, 1986(CPA,1986) arose after a case in which the Supreme Court declared that medical practitioners were subject to the rules and mechanisms of the CPA, 1986. […]

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Class-action Suits and Mediation set to give teeth to consumer laws

Class-action suits is a legal action by a group of individuals against a defendant when many individuals have suffered similar injuries. This action is taken when the claim of individual against the defendant is too small to claim individually. The Legislature included two new measures in the latest Consumer Protection Act, 2019: Class-action law suits […]

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Should Consumers be charged for carry bags or not?

As there is no such law which mandates charge for paper bags but the retailers charge for these bags, according to their own wish. So, whether these retailers are right or not is a big question. A vegetable vendor named Pappu Yadav in Lucknow said that due to Government ban on plastic bags, he and […]

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Is the Consumer Protection Act protecting the rights of consumers?

Introduction: Till the nineteenth-century consumers were used as a counterpoint of producers. This view survived in most capitalist democracies where consumers had a secondary relationship with goods and services and were forced to live with these goods and services which they didn’t create. Still, today in the dominant market economy consumers remain the same as […]

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ARTICLE WRITING COMPETITION ON CONSUMER LAW

The competition strives to treasure trove different opinions on various relevant topics allied to Consumer Law. This competition aims to create a platform for scholars to share their ideas and opinions regarding various themes that are mentioned below. Eligibility 3 Years/5 Years Law Students from any recognized law school/ college/ university across India. Guidelines for […]

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Consumer Fraud: The Ever Present Fraud

Fraud in simple terms can be defined as wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain. In our day to day lives we come across various instances where we see people deceiving another to have some personal gain. The most common type of fraud is consumer fraud, in which consumer suffers […]

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Procedure of filling a Consumer complaint

About the Webinar: This webinar aims to help its participants to get familiarized with the existing procedure of filing a consumer complaint in the courts. About the speaker: Nachiketa Goyal is a Senior Associate in the Gurgaon office of Kochhar & Co. He has about 6 years of experience in diverse areas of law with […]

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Consumer Rights in COVID-19

“Rights are powers necessary for the fulfilment of man’s vocation as a moral being” -T.H. Green We all are familiar with the on-going novel Covid-19 situation across the globe and how it is affecting the global economy and its impact on domestic and international business as a whole. With everything coming to a stand-still we […]

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