Category Archives: Consumer Forums

You can demand fee refund

Pushpa Girimaji Many colleges do not refund the fees or repay only 50 per cent. They ask students to sign an undertaking saying that they will not ask for a refund in case of admission into another college. Does the … Continue reading

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Safe in Dubai, sleepless in Delhi

by Aruti Nayar I was in Dubai, where draconian laws ensured the safety of women, as we watched television clips and shed tears at the plight of the Delhi girl, whose suffering has galvanised the nation. My host told me … Continue reading

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PSPCL fined Rs 25,000 for sending inflated bill

Tribune News Service Sangrur, November 26 The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Sangrur, has directed the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) authorities to pay Rs 25,000 to 71-year-old widow Surjit Kaur for charging her Rs 1,90,080 in her bill … Continue reading

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Joint family to keep 3 LPG connections

TNN Nov 10, 2012, 05.18AM IST CHENNAI: Coming to the rescue of a joint family of 13 members, the Madras high court has allowed it to retain all three LPG connections and set aside Indane’s decision to cancel two connections. … Continue reading

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Institute fined for misleading students

Had offered them course without PTU’s approval Sanjeev Singh Bariana/TNS Chandigarh, September 16 The Punjab State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has pulled up the Adesh Institute of Medical Science and Research, Bathinda, for publishing misleading advertisements to “extort money from … Continue reading

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When online shopping goes off the track

Pushpa Girimaji I bought a multi-media mobile set from an online shopping portal and gifted it to my sister. To our surprise, we found it to be defective, its touch screen being dead. The website’s customer care said that there … Continue reading

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Insurance company to pay up for unfair practice

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 10 The UT Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has ordered the Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company to pay Rs 1 lakh compensation to a Naya Gaon resident for causing him “mental tension, physical harassment as well … Continue reading

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