insurance

Five held in Delhi for duping 500 people on pretext of giving insurance benefits

Five men were arrested for allegedly duping more than 500 people on the pretext of providing them benefits of lapsed life insurance policies, police said on Monday. 

published on : 27th September 2022

Hysterectomies in younger Indian women: NFHS data show influence of health insurance subsidies

Many Indian states have recently introduced insurance programmes covering tertiary healthcare treatments for economically weaker sections.

published on : 16th September 2022

Postal insurance services hit in Coimbatore as software expires

When contacted a top officer from the postal department in the Coimbatore division said officers are taking steps to resolve issue and this is expected to be rectified next week.

published on : 16th September 2022

Future Generali offers health cover to LGBTQIA+, live-in partners

The policy features 11 sum insured options for customers, ranging from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 100 lakh -- and protects a maximum of 15 family members.

published on : 6th September 2022

Do you have ample Mediclaim cover?

However, since the advent of the fear instilled by the pandemic, 71% consider Mediclaim a necessity.  

published on : 5th September 2022

LIC not among top-10 valued companies

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is no longer in the list of top 10 listed companies in terms of market capitalisation (m-cap). 

published on : 1st September 2022

BCCI is a 'shop,' provisions of Employees State Insurance Act applicable: Supreme Court

Considering the systematic activities carried out by BCCI like selling of tickets of cricket matches, BCCI can be said to be a 'shop' for purposes of attracting ESI Act provisions, the court said.

published on : 31st August 2022

Odisha farmers protest crop insurance delay

According to reports, farmers of nine GPs in the district had claimed insurance for crop loss, of which, claims of three GPs have settled a few months ago.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Is critical illness cover necessary?

In the last column we initiated a discussion on how vital Term Insurance Cover is for anyone with even a single financial dependant.

published on : 22nd August 2022

LIC sees 20 per cent decline in death claims in Q1 FY23 as covid impact ebbs 

The claim rates had been very stable before the pandemic, said Dinesh Pant, Executive Director and Appointed Actuary, Life Insurance Corporation (LIC). 

published on : 21st August 2022

LIC keen to re-enter mediclaim segment, awaiting regulatory clarity: Chairman

Mediclaim policies, which are indemnity-based health plans, are the best-selling health insurance products in the country.

published on : 14th August 2022

ADIA to buy stake in Aditya Birla Health Insurance

Once the transaction is completed, ADIA will own a 9.99% stake, ABCL will hold a 45.91% stake and MMH a 44.10% stake, respectively, in ABHI.

published on : 13th August 2022

Security firm finds flaws in Indian online insurance broker

Digital experts say a data protection law is necessary for India where financial fraud and data leaks are rampant. Its absence has exacerbated privacy concerns in the country.

published on : 10th August 2022

Do not risk your family's future

It is prudent for everyone who has even a single financial dependent to not just insure, but adequately insure themselves.

published on : 8th August 2022

AP fell short of 1.51 crore e-Shram card target: Centre

Replying to a query by BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao, he said in 10 of the total 26 districts in the State, the coverage is pathetically low and below 30,000.

published on : 5th August 2022

Union govt's crop insurance deadline expires, Cauvery delta ryots seek answers

They want the government to reveal its plans to safeguard them in the event of crop damage and loss of yield from natural calamities.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Telangana to implement life insurance scheme exclusively for weavers; 80,000 expected beneficiaries 

Those weavers below 60 years are eligible for insurance coverage. In case of the death of the weaver, the successors will get Rs 5 lakh within ten days.

published on : 1st August 2022

HDFC Life board approves issuance of over 3.5 crore shares to parent company

Shares of HDFC Life were 4.30 per cent higher at Rs 555.55 apiece and HDFC Ltd scrip was up 0.87 per cent at Rs 2,356.40 apiece on BSE.

published on : 29th July 2022

Cancer, heart patients top Ayushman Bharat-PM-JAY health insurance scheme

As Cancer deaths and cases are increasing rapidly in India, the top draw for the common people availing the cashless and paperless insurance scheme is chemotherapy.

published on : 24th July 2022

Health insurers allowed to choose hospital network

Earlier, only those hospitals that were part of the IIB’s Registry of Hospitals in the Network of Insurers (ROHINI) could be empanelled in the network of hospitals for cashless facilities.

published on : 22nd July 2022
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