Consumer Affairs Ministry proposes new rules for e-commerce platforms

E-commerce companies cannot influence prices of products being sold on their platform and must adhere to fair trade practices, as per the draft rules proposed by the Consumer Affairs Ministry. The ministry has issued draft “The Consumer Protection (e-Commerce) Rules, 2019” and sought comments on the same by 2 December. Continue Reading

Cong MLA takes away chairs from party office for denying ticket

Apparently showing his displeasure over denial of a seat for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Congress MLA Abdul Sattar Tuesday took away around 300 chairs from the local party office here in Central Maharashtra with the help of his supporters. Continue Reading

EC likely to clear revised MGNREGA wage rates

With regards to the past instructions, the Election Commission is likely to authorize a Rural Development Ministry request to revise the wages under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) from April 1. It is learnt that it is a move that could benefit crores of beneficiaries across the country, according to sources Continue Reading

After Rajinikanth, Stalin calls on Vijayakanth at his Chennai residence

Though Stalin elaborately insisted that it was not a political visit but one to ask after Vijayakanth’s health following his America visit, he made a cryptic remark towards the end of his interaction with the media: When a reporter asked if the DMDK would join the DMK-Congress alliance, he thanked him for his good wishes. Continue Reading