CONSUMER-PROTECTION-BILL-2019-FEATURES

Consumer Protection Act, 2019: A Surge of Reforms

Consumer Protection Act, 2019: A Surge of Reforms. Mr. Ramvilas Paswan, the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, while placing the proposed bill before the Rajya Sabha had assured that its immediate motive is to ease the overall process of consumer grievance redressal.[1] The New Act seeks to replace the more than …

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Non Governmental Organisations: Consumer Awareness and Education

WHY NGOs? Non Governmental Organisations: Consumer Awareness and Education. In India, consumer protection is of supreme importance in view of increasing globalization and liberalization, which in turn increases the demand for a large variety of goods and services. NGOs can play a crucial role in assisting the consumer to settle their grievances arising out of …

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Noise Pollution: Relation with Indian Constitution and Religion

Noise Pollution: Relation with the Indian Constitution and Religion. In our daily lives, we come across two terms: ‘noise’ and ‘sound’. We use them without knowing their actual meaning. We must differentiate between these two terms. In terms of physics, the sound is a mechanical disturbance propagated as a wave motion in the air and …

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Educational Rights of Minorities Under Indian Law

” THE WORST FORM OF INEQUALITY IS TO TRY TO MAKE UNEUQUALS  THINGS EQUAL.” -ARISTOTLE CONCEPT OF MINORITY Educational Rights of Minorities Under Indian Law. The expression “minority” has been derived from the Latin word “minor” and the suffix ‘ity’, which means “small in number.J.A Laponce describes “Minority” as a group of persons having a …

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S.133 CrPC and Environment Pollution

S.133 CrPC and Environment Pollution. Chapter X CrPC– Part B, has provided a provision for public nuisance which relates to environmental pollution. Section 133 CrPC empowers a District Magistrate, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, to stop the nuisance on receiving information. In Govind Singh v. Shanti Sarup (1979) nuisance was defined in very liberal terms and includes the …

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Education Sector vis Consumer Protection

Education Sector vis-a-vis Consumer Protection. While I begin writing this article, two cousins are fighting a protracted legal battle, a battle against an Institute of National Importance, a battle to secure a seat through an examination in which thousands of candidates across the country appear every year. In the year 2006, both women got shortlisted …

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Gurukula: The Ancient Education System

Gurukula: The Ancient Education System. We all know why education is important? what are the repercussions of a proper education? how it is important for the development of the socio-economic condition of any country. But have we ever thought about WHAT IS EDUCATION?? EDUCATION is learning about mathematics, science, geography, arts, etc subjects in school …

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Impact of Net Neutrality on Consumers

Impact of Net Neutrality on Consumers

Impact of Net Neutrality on Consumers. On 8th February 2016, the Telecom and Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released the Prohibition of Discriminatory Tariffs for Data Services Regulations, 2016. Clause 3 of the Regulations provided that- “(1) No service provider shall offer or charge discriminatory tariffs for data services on the basis of content. (2) …

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