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The Hindu
Remove local taxes on essential food items, States toldprices for consumers and also fetch better prices for farmers,” said the letter
Remove local taxes on essential food items, States told
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
prices for consumers and also fetch better prices for farmers,” said the letter by Mr. Hem Pande, Secretary Union Department of Consumer Affairs. The Consumer Affairs Secretary has invited the attention of States towards the action plan... Read more
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dna
Centre asks states to remove taxes on essential food items& Maintenance of Supplies of Essential Commodities Act is mandatory to ensure r
Centre asks states to remove taxes on essential food items
dna / Posted yesterday
& Maintenance of Supplies of Essential Commodities Act is mandatory to ensure regular review of the same at highest level and to make public the Action Taken Report of States regularly on the website of Department of Consumer affairs,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Centre asks states to remove taxes on essential food items& Maintenance of Supplies of Essential Commodities Act is mandatory to ensure r
Centre asks states to remove taxes on essential food items
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
& Maintenance of Supplies of Essential Commodities Act is mandatory to ensure regular review of the same at highest level and to make public the Action Taken Report of States regularly on the website of Department of Consumer affairs,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Centre asks states to remove taxes on essential food items& Maintenance of Supplies of Essential Commodities Act is mandatory to ensure r
Centre asks states to remove taxes on essential food items
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
& Maintenance of Supplies of Essential Commodities Act is mandatory to ensure regular review of the same at highest level and to make public the Action Taken Report of States regularly on the website of Department of Consumer affairs,... Read more
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New Kerala
Centre asks states to remove local taxes on essential food items - newkerala.com #94864local taxes on essential food items. In a letter written to Chief Secretaries
Centre asks states to remove local taxes on essential food items - newkerala.com #94864
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
local taxes on essential food items. In a letter written to Chief Secretaries of the States, Hem Pande, Secretary Union Department of Consumer Affairs has asked the states to take up the market intervention on a real time basis and to review... Read more
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New Kerala
Centre asks states to remove local taxes, cap prices of essentials - newkerala.com #94870"In a letter written to Chief Secretaries, Hem Pande, the Secretary of Departme
Centre asks states to remove local taxes, cap prices of essentials - newkerala.com #94870
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
"In a letter written to Chief Secretaries, Hem Pande, the Secretary of Department of Consumer Affairs, has asked the states to take up market intervention on a real time basis and to review APMC Acts on priority to delist pulses and other essential... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
July 21, 2016from her doctor, though some did not, Jesrani said. He said the district attor
July 21, 2016
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
from her doctor, though some did not, Jesrani said. He said the district attorney's office worked with the California Department of Consumer Affairs to investigate the case. Shasta County Superior Court electronic records do not yet list the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
DA: Redding-based nurse forged prescriptionsfrom her doctor, though some did not, Jesrani said. He said the district attor
DA: Redding-based nurse forged prescriptions
The Record Searchlight / Posted 5 days ago
from her doctor, though some did not, Jesrani said. He said the district attorney's office worked with the California Department of Consumer Affairs to investigate the case. Shasta County Superior Court electronic records do not list the case... Read more
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asianage
Parliament diarywere sitting not in the traditional treasury bench, but just opposite the chair
Parliament diary
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
were sitting not in the traditional treasury bench, but just opposite the chair of the Speaker. Junior minister of the department of consumer affairs C.R. Chowdhury responded to the first question of the day, but before doing so, he said,... Read more
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Market Watch
10 things debt-settlement companies won’t tell youexemptions for attorneys practicing law, Rahl says. Nearly half of debt-settlem
10 things debt-settlement companies won’t tell you
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
exemptions for attorneys practicing law, Rahl says. Nearly half of debt-settlement complaints filed with the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs between May 2010 and October 2011 concerned debt-settlement firms affiliated with attorneys,... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Congresswoman Urges an End to 'Gender Tax'practices or sued by state attorneys general to compel compliance. A study rel
Congresswoman Urges an End to 'Gender Tax'
NBC Bay Area / Posted 7 days ago
practices or sued by state attorneys general to compel compliance. A study released last year by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs found that on average women's products cost 7 percent more than similar products for men. A... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Data in Danger: Average South Carolinian has been hacked at least oncecompromised by computer hackers at least once in the past five years. The Post
Data in Danger: Average South Carolinian has been hacked at least once
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
compromised by computer hackers at least once in the past five years. The Post and Courier reports that figures from the Department of Consumer Affairs figures show that there have been at least 7.6 million data breaches in South Carolina. That's... Read more
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Island Packet
Data in Danger: Average South Carolinian has been hackedhackers at least once in the past five years. The Post and Courier reports tha
Data in Danger: Average South Carolinian has been hacked
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
hackers at least once in the past five years. The Post and Courier reports that (http://bit.ly/2a5iYRu ) figures from the Department of Consumer Affairs figures show that there have been at least 7.6 million data breaches in south Carolina. That's... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Data in Danger: Average South Carolinian has been hackedhackers at least once in the past five years. The Post and Courier reports tha
Data in Danger: Average South Carolinian has been hacked
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
hackers at least once in the past five years. The Post and Courier reports that (http://bit.ly/2a5iYRu ) figures from the Department of Consumer Affairs figures show that there have been at least 7.6 million data breaches in south Carolina. That's... Read more
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Officer.com
Officials: K2 Must be Stopped at Its SourceDepartment — which has the right to inspect any location that sells cigarettes
Officials: K2 Must be Stopped at Its Source
Officer.com / Posted 10 days ago
Department — which has the right to inspect any location that sells cigarettes — the NYPD, the Health Department and the Department of Consumer Affairs, police said. No K2 was recovered during the inspections, police said, and the stores all... Read more
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Market Watch
This is how many haircuts François Hollande’s $11,000 could buySquare found. (That’s not the only time women’s beauty costs more than men’s;
This is how many haircuts François Hollande’s $11,000 could buy
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
Square found. (That’s not the only time women’s beauty costs more than men’s; a December 2015 study by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs found that women’s products cost 7% more than men’s on average, even when they are virtually... Read more
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Business Standard India
Centre directs ED, others to recover 125,000 tonnes of illegally stored chanameeting of officials from the ED, income tax department, Directorate of Revenue
Centre directs ED, others to recover 125,000 tonnes of illegally stored chana
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
meeting of officials from the ED, income tax department, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DR), state police and the department of consumer affairs to keep a check on pulses prices, particularly of chana, which have shown a rising trend in... Read more
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Breitbart
Overheating: NYC Imposes $200 Fine for Stores With Open Doorsdoor open while running an air conditioner. The law provides for penalties of u
Overheating: NYC Imposes $200 Fine for Stores With Open Doors
Breitbart / Posted 12 days ago
door open while running an air conditioner. The law provides for penalties of up to $400 per repeat offense. The City’s Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Julie Menin explained that many businesses open their doors during the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government asks companies to bolster consumer complaints redressal systemgiving misleading image of the products and services. The industries were aske
Government asks companies to bolster consumer complaints redressal system
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
giving misleading image of the products and services. The industries were asked to constantly share their ideas with the Department of Consumer Affairs so as to make the consumer redressal mechanism robust. The industry chambers as well as... Read more
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The Financial Express
Modi in Africa: India to import pulses from Mozambiquealso be major focus areas of Modi’s African tour. Last month, the government h
Modi in Africa: India to import pulses from Mozambique
The Financial Express / Posted 20 days ago
also be major focus areas of Modi’s African tour. Last month, the government had sent a high-level delegation chaired by department of consumer affairs secretary Hem Pande to Mozambique, to explore both short-term and long-term measures to import... Read more
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The Express-Times
Will backyard fireworks get you arrested in N.J.? 5 things you should knowshould contact their local police departments if they see anyone selling or usi
Will backyard fireworks get you arrested in N.J.? 5 things you should know
The Express-Times / Posted 23 days ago
should contact their local police departments if they see anyone selling or using illegal fireworks, according to the state Department of Consumer Affairs. Local and state police can enforce the fireworks ban, make arrests or issue warnings. Could... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Firestone Auto Shop Locations in SoCal Accused by State of Fraudchain of fraud, making misleading statements and other violations. The Bureau
Firestone Auto Shop Locations in SoCal Accused by State of Fraud
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 26 days ago
chain of fraud, making misleading statements and other violations. The Bureau of Automotive Repair in the California Department of Consumer Affairs filed a 64-page accusation against the company. Beginning in 2013, undercover agents with the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Dead: 'Pink tax' penaltiescharacterized as bipartisan opposition. TWICE AS NICE? An examination of onli
Dead: 'Pink tax' penalties
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
characterized as bipartisan opposition. TWICE AS NICE? An examination of online and in-store prices by New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs found that, across several industries, items targeted for female consumers cost 7 percent more... Read more
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Billboard
New York Mayor's Office Begins Outreach to Music Industry in Bid to Echo Success with Film, Televisionsupportive of the music industry." At the time of Menin's appointment, which f
New York Mayor's Office Begins Outreach to Music Industry in Bid to Echo Success with Film, Television
Billboard / Posted 26 days ago
supportive of the music industry." At the time of Menin's appointment, which followed two years as chief of the City's Department of Consumer Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio expanded the purview of MOME -- previously focused on film, television... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Customer complaints over Frontier Communications service still piling upthat the CPUC is not well equipped to handle rapid response on customer service
Customer complaints over Frontier Communications service still piling up
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 28 days ago
that the CPUC is not well equipped to handle rapid response on customer service needs.” Gatto said the California Department of Consumer Affairs would be a better choice to handle telecom complaints because the agency can respond much... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Customer complaints over Frontier Communications service still piling upthat the CPUC is not well equipped to handle rapid response on customer service
Customer complaints over Frontier Communications service still piling up
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
that the CPUC is not well equipped to handle rapid response on customer service needs.” Gatto said the California Department of Consumer Affairs would be a better choice to handle telecom complaints because the agency can respond much... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Former Hospital President: Skyrocketing healthcare costs are caused by political corruptiongouging impractical. The result is health costs are the leading cause of person
Former Hospital President: Skyrocketing healthcare costs are caused by political corruption
Op-Ed News / Posted a month ago
gouging impractical. The result is health costs are the leading cause of personal bankruptcy. Last summer, the New York Department of Consumer Affairs made national headlines when it forced Whole Foods to admit the company short-weighted... Read more

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