Gurgaon resident seeks Rs 1.25 cr damages from PepsiCo in ‘Slice’ complaint

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, the apex consumer court in India, has dismissed a petition by Gurgaon-resident Gaurav Garg seeking a compensation of Rs 1.25 cr from PepsiCo India and its bottling partner after allegedly falling ill as a result of consuming a bottle of ‘Slice’ bottled mango drink. The NCDRC said the amount […]

India Post cannot be prosecuted for lost parcels – Consumer Commission

The National Consumer Rights Redressal Commission, India’s top consumer court, has reversed orders by lower foras that had awarded damages in lieu of a registered post that was lost in transit by India Post. Presiding member Justice JM Malik set aside the orders of district and Chhatisgarh state consumer commission after holding that India Post […]

NCDRC directs Bajaj Allianz to pay after accident policy holder suffers heart attack in fall

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has ordered Bajaj Allianz insurance company to not block compensation to the family of a person who died of a cardiac arrest during a fall. Bajaj Allianz had refused to pay Rs 4 lakh claiming that the person was insured only for accidents and that the person must have […]