SC bans liquor shops on national, state highways across India

The Supreme Court today ordered a ban on all liquor shops on national as well as state highways across the country and made it clear that licenses of existing shops will not be renewed after March 31 next year. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur also directed that all signages indicating [...]

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Consumer is the king : Consumer Court

Initially, considering the archaic methods of exchange of products, goods or articles was by way of bartar system and this system was into existence before the advent of coins in the market which could be the way of buying the articles. But now it has changed over the time and now with the introduction of [...]

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What makes a property purchase commercial?

Goods or services for a commercial purpose are excluded from purview of the Consumer Protection Act, unless these are purchased or availed for the purpose of earning a livelihood. A person can also change his mind over a period of time, due to various circumstances. An interesting issue arose as to which date should be [...]

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Why PPF interest rate could fall to a level unseen since 1980

Post demonetisation, flush with liquidity, banks have slashed their deposit rates. This is bad news for investors especially retirees who rely on interest on bank fixed deposits for regular income. Apart from this, what could be a big setback to the common man is that the interest rates on popular smalls savings schemes - public [...]

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