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How Consumer–friendly is the Consumer Protection Act?

The Consumer Protection Bill (2018) is expected to be passed in this winter session of Parliament. This reading list looks at the issues to be resolved within the existing Consumer Protection Act.

India’s Marie Antoinette Moment

Narendra Modi’s promotion of a “cashless society” shows the government’s disconnect from ground realities, and harks back to Marie Antoinette’s famous “let them eat cake” response to learning that peasants had no bread to eat. Clearly, a cashless or less-cash economy will not be achievable in the near future, and may also not be desirable.
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