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How DataKart powered Smart Consumer app is empowering online shoppers to make better purchase decisions
Mon, Apr 08, 2019
Currently, DataKart has details on over 7.5 million retailed products from around 14,000 manufacturers.
MRP, other details must for items sold online
Tue, Jan 02, 2018
To protect online consumers, the Centre has made it mandatory for e-commerce firms to print not only the maximum retail price (MRP) on goods but also information like expiry date and customer care details.
Service charge column on a bill may be left blank by restaurants, Govt says
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
CR Chaudhary, Minister of State Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, in a written reply to Lok Sabha said, "As per these guidelines, the bill presented to the customer may clearly display that service charge is voluntary, and the service charge column of the bill may be left blank for the customer to fill up before making payment."
Govt to bar direct selling companies from charging entry fee from agents
Mon, Sep 12, 2016
In the proposed guidelines, the government has clearly defined legitimate direct selling and differentiates it from ponzi schemes to help investigating agencies identify fraudulent players
Govt to question e-commerce cos on rising consumer grievances
Tue, Jul 12, 2016
Majority of the complaints registered on Consumer Affair's helpline were related to e-commerce sector.