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February 2024

Indian Railways Directed To Pay ₹30,000 To Passenger Who Suffered Emotional, Physical Distress Due To ‘Dirty Toilet’ In Train

The passenger complained that the toilet of the train was not clean and there was no water inside. The Indian Railways was directed by the Delhi District Consumer Commission to pay the said amount to the passenger. The Indian Railways has been ordered to pay Rs 30,000 to a passenger who suffered emotional and physical […]

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CPI retail inflation for January 2024 comes in at 3-month low of 5.10%

India’s retail inflation eased to a three month low of 5.10% in January 2024, showed data from the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. According to the government data, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rural stood at 5.34% and the CPI urban was at 4.92%. The combined CPI inflation for January 2024 stood at

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UP panel issues arrest warrant as power department ‘ignores’ RTI query on connection dated 1911

The arrest warrant was issued recently against Superintending Engineer Anil Verma, Executive Engineer R K Gautam, Sub Divisional Officer Sarvesh Yadav and Sub Divisional Officer Ravi Anand. State Information Commissioner Ajaya Kumar Uprety said the warrant was issued under section 18 (3) of the Right to Information Act and powers given in the CPC (Civil

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Consumer court orders BDA to refund flat owner’s ‘free’ maintenance charges

In 2017, the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) had put up for sale flats in Malagala 2nd Stage, Nagarabhavi 8th Block, but few people took up the offer, as reported by DH in February that year.  To attract buyers, BDA officials introduced a slew of offers, one of which was exempting flat buyers from paying maintenance

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Govt plans to do away with multiple certifications for food products; only FSSAI nod mandatory

The government has approved various amendments in food safety and standard regulations, under which only one certification from food regulator FSSAI will be required for food products Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) will issue a draft notification in this regard and will seek stakeholders’ comments before finalising the amendments. For food products,

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RBI orders halt on Paytm Payments bank transactions: How will customers be affected?

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed Paytm Payments Bank to cease all deposits and credit transactions after February 29, 2024. This action stems from persistent non-compliances and ongoing supervisory concerns within the bank, raising questions about the impact on its customers. Starting from the specified date, Paytm Payments Bank customers will face restrictions

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Indian Railways Passenger Will Get Rs 30,000 For Using Dirty Toilet, Experiencing Mental Agony

India is known as one of the largest railway systems in the world under single management. Each one of us must have travelled through trains at some point of time in our lives. Though trains are preferred mode of transport for common man due to the comfort and cost effectiveness, there is one experience which

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Centre released Rs 15,948 crore to sugar mills in last 5 years

The centre has released about Rs 15,948 crore under different schemes in the last five years till January 31 to various sugar mills to improve their liquidity for clearing cane price dues of farmers, Parliament was informed on Friday. Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel said the central government, with a view

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Budget 2024: Freebies or welfare schemes, what can the Modi government opt for?

We have had a continuous debate on what constitutes freebies and do some of them quality to be welfare schemes. For the government, certain schemes that could be announced in the interim Budget may be key, as Bharatiya Janata Party seeks a third term in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has opposed schemes from opposition-ruled state governments that offer cash

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Budget 2024: The fast charging for consumer durables’ journey from Make in India to Innovate in India

Budget expectations: The Indian market is undergoing a notable change in the consumer durables industry. The amalgamation of a burgeoning middle class in urban areas and the aspirational demand emanating from rural India, coupled with government reforms such as the Goods and Services Tax (GST), has set the stage for the electronics and appliances industry

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