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Service charge not mandatory; govt issues guidelines

Column of service charge in a bill will be left blank to customers to fill up before making the final payment.

21 Apr 2017 5:38 PM

To protect consumers, focus on basics

No surprise then that Ram Vilas Paswan, minister for consumer affairs, chose three unorthodox areas to show his department’s proactivity.

19 Apr 2017 2:03 AM

Govt bid to stop drinking water adulteration

Paswan said that a government report found some adulteration in bottled water and that action would be taken after going through the report.

18 Apr 2017 2:33 AM

‘Govt is not making any rule. We’re advising that food shouldn’t be wasted.’

Ram Vilas Paswan talks about his move to ask restaurants to fix food portions.

16 Apr 2017 12:41 AM

Centre missive on service charge soon

The ministry also plans to make it mandatory for food items to have only one MRP.

15 Apr 2017 2:26 AM


Most people get leftover food packed: Restaurateurs

Chef Sanjeev says that while we should be concerned about food wastage, not much of the wastage is contributed by restaurants and hotels.

15 Apr 2017 12:11 AM

Hoteliers give Centre a mouthful on limited food

Hoteliers claim that they already do so wherever possible and do not want their lives to made miserable again.

13 Apr 2017 3:14 AM

Government asks eateries to fix food portions

According to a recent government study, the country wastes Rs 92,651 crore worth of food in a year.

12 Apr 2017 1:01 AM

Minister wants to fix how much food is served at eateries

Paswan said that he came up with the idea after the PM expressed concerns about food wastage.

11 Apr 2017 3:17 PM

Paswan rules out separate law to regulate MRP of packed items

Recently, consumer court NCDRC had imposed a penalty on a multiplex for selling water above MRP.

18 Mar 2017 4:22 PM


Quota row: Ram Vilas Paswan tears into RSS

Says controversial remarks hit NDA in Bihar polls, may cast shadow in UP now.

23 Jan 2017 2:21 AM

Ram Vilas Paswan stable, doctors keep watch over him in ICU

Paswan was admitted in the Paras Hospital after complaining of breathlessness.

13 Jan 2017 11:18 AM

Ram Vilas Paswan admitted to ICU after complaining of breathlessness

LJP spokesman Ashraf Ansari said that the minister's wife and MP son Chirag Paswan are with him in the hospital.

12 Jan 2017 10:05 PM

Don’t pay service charge at hotels: Ram Vilas Paswan

The minister says all expenses are factored in while fixing menu rates.

12 Jan 2017 4:43 AM

Paswan rules out possibility of import of the grain

1.7 million tonnes of wheat have been exported and more shipments are expected at zero Customs duty.

23 Dec 2016 3:23 PM