Consumer Complaints

Complaint against thetradeboss.com by Mzondi Lungu

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014

I am Mzondi Lungu from Nigeria. I had ordered a Book from the website thetradeboss.com on March 21th 2014 Order Number: 260612-5275. full payment was done by cheque on March 21st...

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Consumer Law

Consumer Protection Act 1986

Posted by on Mar 9, 2014

THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 1986 ACT NO. 68 OF 1986 An Act to provide for the better protection of the interests of consumers and for that purpose to make provision for the...

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Consumer Court News

Maharashtra  State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission Launches Helpline

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014

The State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission has started a helpline number — 022-40293000, where any citizen can call and get the information as well as assistance regarding the...

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Court Judgments

Supreme Court: U.P.Power Corporation Ltd. vs Anis Ahmad (Electricity)

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014

Honorable Supreme Court held that: (i) In case of inconsistency between the Electricity Act, 2003 and the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, the provisions of Consumer Protection Act...

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Recent Posts

Supreme Court: U.P.Power Corporation Ltd. vs Anis Ahmad (Electricity)

Supreme Court: U.P.Power Corporation Ltd. vs Anis Ahmad (Electricity)

Apr 22, 2014

Honorable Supreme Court held that: (i) In case of inconsistency between the Electricity Act, 2003 and the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, the provisions of Consumer Protection Act will prevail, but ipso facto it will not vest the Consumer Forum with the power to redress any dispute with regard to the matters which do not come within the meaning of “service” as...

Supreme Court: Balram Prasad vs Kunal Saha (Medical Negligence)

Supreme Court: Balram Prasad vs Kunal Saha (Medical Negligence)

Apr 22, 2014

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NO.2867 OF 2012 Dr. Balram Prasad … Appellant Vs. Dr. Kunal Saha & Ors. … Respondents J U D G M E N T V. Gopala Gowda, J. The Civil Appeal Nos.2867, 731 and 858 of 2012 are filed by the appellant-doctors, Civil Appeal No. 692 of 2012 is filed by the appellant-AMRI Hospital...

Recent Consumer Forum / Court Judgments against Indian Postal Service

Recent Consumer Forum / Court Judgments against Indian Postal Service

Apr 10, 2014

Postal dept asked to pay Rs 3 lakh for opening joint PPF a/c A consumer forum here has asked the postal department to pay Rs 3 lakh to a couple for opening their joint account under the Public Provident Fund Scheme. Forum president Umesh Jhavalikar and member N D Kadam in their order stated that the Department of Posts had not apprised the complainants about...

Recent Consumer Forum / Court Judgments Against Airlines

Recent Consumer Forum / Court Judgments Against Airlines

Apr 10, 2014

Air India to compensate Rs 50,000 for loss of bag after 16 years The Maharashtra State Commission has asked Air India to compensate Mr Rajesh Lobo,  who lost his bag on his visit to a relative in London in 1998. The court held “Considering that almost 16 years have passed, since the claim first arose, we award a global compensation of Rs 50,000, including...

Shubham Modi vs. Zync Global & IndiaTimes Shopping (Case no. 436/2013, Jodhpur District Forum Decision)

Shubham Modi vs. Zync Global & IndiaTimes Shopping (Case no. 436/2013, Jodhpur District Forum Decision)

Mar 19, 2014

A recent consumer forum decision by a Jodhpur district court, lays down another great principle as to jurisdiction in case of online e-commerce transactions. The complainant ‘Shumbham Modi‘ had purchased a tablet ZYNC Z 1000 from the INDIATIMES SHOPPING (RES-3) for a consideration of Rs. 9,330 vide invoice bill no. ZYNC/retail/2012-13/10087. The...