Hidden charges by Makemytrip – USD 70.50 (approx INRS 3,650):
Sainath Akula, Parkcrest Cir, VA (Email: sainath.a(at)gmail.com) purchased travel tickets from http://www.makemytrip.com for self and family. After the transaction he noticed additional fee of $70.50 as Foreign Transactional fee in credit card statement which was never disclosed by the agent. He raised complaint and sent and email via MMT’s website but there was no response. Mr. Akula posted his complaint with ICF on 23-11-2012 and the ma…
Makemytrip.com - 27.11.2012
Refund from Big Bazaar – Rs.16,089/-: Mr. Suresh Vishwanathan of Mumbai had purchased some goods from Big Bazaar, Nashik Road for an amount of Rs.16089/-. After purchase, his debit card was used to make the payment. At first instance POS machine did not respond and the card was used on another and the payment was made. However, Mr. Suresh was shocked to find that his account was debited twice for the same amount. He contacted Big Bazaar and SBI but he did not get his money back even after many…
Suresh Vishwanathan, Mumbai
Discount money from Shriram Transport Finance agent – Rs.5000/-: Mr. Arnab Sengupta, Bangalore, Karnataka (dream_arnab[@]yahoo.com) posted a complaint on behalf of his mother with regard to non-receipt of discount/commission from the liaison officer of Shriram Transport Finance. He posted his complaint on 01-09-2014 and the matter was taken up with the authorities concerned. Mr. Sengupta finally got his money by 10-09-2014.
Mr. Arnab Sengupta, Bangalore, Karnataka
Complaint against Big Bazaar for selling adulterated Gopi Ghee:
Mr. Shikha Airen of Bangalore (airenshikha(at)yahoo.com) had bought 4 Gopi ghee packets at discounted price on 14-08-2009 from Big Bazaar, Jayanagar, Bangalore and found it to be completely Vanaspati. He tried to contact G.G.G dairy products over mobile but could not. He posted a complaint with India Consumer Forum on 07-10-2009 and ICF took up the matter with Big Bazaar. Big Bazaar replaced the product on 12-10-2009 and had als…
Big Bazar - 12.10.2009
Refund from Snapdeal – Rs.5,494/-:
Saurabh Kuhar, New Bhoor Colony, Old Faridabad, Haryana (skuhar13[at]gmail.com) ordered a Karbonn A15 mobile phone with Snapdeal via order no. 931119009 on 4/04/2013. Even after 11 days the the product had not been shipped. Mr. Kuhar posted his complaint on 16-04-2013 and by 25-04-2013 he got refund.
Snapdeal.com - 25.04.2013Haryana
Refund coupon from Ebay – Rs.480/- : Mr. Debapriyo Jana, Ichapur, Kolkata 743144, West Bengal returned a product to the Ebay Seller against which the Seller had assured refund coupon. As he did not receive the coupon even after 4 weeks, he posted his complaint with ICF on 16-08-2016. The complaint was submitted to Ebay / Seller and finally the customer got his refund coupon on 18-08-2016.
Debapriyo Jana, Ichapur, Kolkata, West Bengal
Refund from Snapdeal – Rs.1,847/- : Shabeer Ali of Malappuram Dist, Kerala 676122 had purchased items from Snapdeal on 11-11-2014 and then cancelled some items later. He however did not get refund and Snapdeal was giving false assurances. Customer posted his complaint with ICF on 21-01-2015 and got his money back by 23-01-2015.
Shabeer Ali, Malappuram Dist, Kerala 676122
Refund from Makemytrip – Rs.6,688/-: Mr. Anshu Tomar of Hyderabad, Telengana booked Spicejet ticket from Hyd to Del- SG226 (Travel date: 25 Dec 2014) & Del to Hyd ( Travel date: 4 Jan 2015)-SG235. He subsequently cancelled his Spicejet tickets on 24-12-2014 due to operational issues of Spicejet. However, Spicejet had cancelled the flights but this was not intimated to the customer by Makemytrip. He assured of a full refund but it was not coming through. He posted his complaint with ICF on 20-01-…
Mr. Anshu Tomar, Hyderabad, Telengana
Furniture not delivered by Housefull International – Rs.18,190/-:
Ms. Sudeshna Mukherjee of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh placed orders for bed, wardrobe, side table on 06-10-2012. However, until 25-02-2013 delivery was not made and she did not get any assistance from Houseful in resolving the issue. She posted her complaint with ICF on 25-02-2013 and the matter was taken up with Housefull. Finally, Ms. Mukherjee got her money back by 16-04-2013.
Housefull - 16.04.2013Hyderabad
LIC not reissuing survival/maturity benefit cheque:
Ms. Neetu Singh, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh LIC policy matured on 27-02-2013 but the maturity cheque was despatched to the old address even though she had provided the required NEFT mandate with new address. LIC said it will take time to get back the cheque and issue no payment instructions. She posted her complaint at ICF on 01-04-2013 and subsequently got the amount by 12-04-2013.
Life Insurance Corpn. of India - 12.04.2013