Odisha farmers turn on crop insurance heat

Close Kenadhipa and Mahada gram panchayat offices in Kuchinda for an indefinite period

published on : 11th December 2019

'No information' on raising Rs 1 lakh insured amount limit on bank deposits: RBI-owned subsidiary

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman last month said the government plans to bring in legislation on raising the insurance cover on bank deposits from the current Rs 1 lakh.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Farmers put off stir over crop insurance claims in Odisha's Sambalpur

Howerver, agitators said that they will visit villages across the district and appeal to more farmers to join them.

published on : 2nd December 2019

12.23 lakh new jobs created in September: ESIC payroll data

The data also showed that during September 2017 to September 2019, around 3.10 crore new subscribers joined the ESIC scheme.

published on : 25th November 2019

With its Health Savings Account, CareCover offers low cost service at hospitals

According to estimates, less than five per cent Indians have private insurance with 65 per cent of them being under-insured.

published on : 25th November 2019

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation to spend Rs 82.95 lakh on medical insurance for Corporators

The decision comes at a time when the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation is cash-starved and is unable to pay salaries to its employees.

published on : 23rd November 2019

Gang that bought insurance for the dead busted in UP

The gang would first collect details about deceased people in their area and get an insurance policy for the dead person in connivance with insurance company officials.

published on : 22nd November 2019

Hunger strike over crop insurance in Odisha enters day three

The agitating farmers said the three panchayats were affected by drought during 2017-18 and 2018-19.

published on : 22nd November 2019

One more arrested for taking bribe in Insurance Medicine Service medicine scam

Following the arrest of Veeranna in connection with the scam, a total of 18 persons, including IMS officers and pharma company owners have been arrested for their alleged role in the scam.

published on : 22nd November 2019

Lukewarm response to crop insurance scheme in Tiruchy

Apart from the allegation of improper distribution of previous year insurance settlement, farmers cited the availability of irrigation.

published on : 21st November 2019

Cancer over-care by up to whooping 250 per cent in private hospitals, says study

This finding has raised concerns about possible over-treatment of cancer patients to make more money under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY) scheme.

published on : 21st November 2019

RBI employees’ unions seek hike in bank deposit insurance to Rs 10 lakh 

The unions also demanded bringing urban co-operative banks, which have dual regulation now by the states and RBI, exclusively under the jurisdiction of the RBI.

published on : 20th November 2019

Why investing in insurance business makes sense

Penetration of life insurance in India is low at 10-20%. As these firms sell simple insurance policies to more people in India, there is good potential for market leaders to grow their profits

published on : 18th November 2019

Thanjavur MP SS Palanimanickam to approach for GST waiver on insurance premium

He gave this assurance to the office bearers of the All India Insurance Employees Association. 

published on : 18th November 2019

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa promises to revive Yeshasvini health scheme

Under this scheme, a family of five will get health insurance of up to Rs 2 lakh per annum, for which they have to pay a premium of Rs 700.

published on : 15th November 2019
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