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Covid-specific insurance plans can be sold till March 31

Corona Kavach is an indemnity plan that will cover hospitalisation expenses

14 Sep 2021 8:57 AM

So you thought corona was good for insurance companies?

It's great that everyone's taking health insurance but for insurance companies the claims are mounting

18 Sep 2020 1:06 PM

Fewer people approach insurance ombudsmen

Despite the number of consumer complaints rising, those being filed with the ombudsmen has been coming down.

15 Jan 2020 1:22 AM

Use telematics to price motor policies: IRDAI

Premium may be linked to driving, social behaviour.

28 Nov 2019 1:42 AM

Surveyor assessment waived in some cases

In case normal commercial claims below a certain claim amount, we do not do an assessment.

20 Nov 2019 3:23 AM


Shiv Sena to protest against insurance companies

The Sena has decided to lead a protest march against insurance companies on July 17, in order to expedite clearing of the premium claims of farmers.

12 Jul 2019 1:48 AM

Competition hits general insurers

The non-life insurers had grown by 17 per cent to Rs 1.33 lakh crore in 2017-18 and had posted a growth rate of 32 per cent in 2016-17.

20 Apr 2019 12:58 AM

IRDAI issues norms on conflict of interest

The person found guilty shall no more be "fit and proper".

11 Mar 2019 3:20 AM

Govt offers pension for employees of public sector insurance companies

Decision is expected to benefit 42,720 employees of which 24,595 are of LIC and 18,125 of other companies.

04 Mar 2019 10:30 AM

Gang dupes insurance firms to tune of Rs 81L, held

Employee of the crematorium in Mumbra secured some documents and roped in two doctors to sign.

28 Jan 2019 2:01 AM


Policybazaar eyes Rs 700 cr revenue in FY2019

Dhall said the company was luanching a new product similar to that of Practo, online doctors' directory.

06 Sep 2018 3:32 PM

Indian banks, insurance cos increasingly embracing digitisation: US tech expert

Indian government is giving citizens direct access and connectivity, shifting away from bureaucracy.

17 Aug 2018 2:22 PM

Insurers worried about lack of clarity on long-term third party motor cover

They also apprehend an adverse impact of the long-term third party policy on own damage cover.

16 Aug 2018 11:14 AM

Insurers settle farmers' Rs 11,899 crore claims under PMFBY

In the 2016-17 crop year, total claims to the tune of Rs 15,352 crore were paid to the farmers.

03 Aug 2018 5:02 PM

Rs 1,100-crore released for cotton farmers

The pink bollworm damaged the crop on 34 lakh hectares of land out of the 43 lakh hectares on which farmers sowed cotton.

01 May 2018 6:16 AM


Focus on road safety, not just hefty premiums: Gadkari to insurers

The minister also asked people to take snapshots of trucks without side and back protection and vehicles with faulty designs.

27 Apr 2018 4:35 PM

Govt may raise over Rs 15,000 crore from IPO of 2 PSU gen insurers

Government had estimated to garner about Rs 11,000 crore by diluting its stake in insurance companies.

18 Sep 2017 10:09 AM

Over 22 lakh petition against GST on insurance premiums

The new GST system has brought additional burden also by taxing new areas.

06 Sep 2017 5:43 PM

Life insurers' new biz premium up 47 pc to Rs 20,428 cr in July

Cumulative premium collection by all insurers during April-July of 2017-18 rose 18 per cent to Rs 53,659.66 crore.

15 Aug 2017 1:31 PM

SSB deserter held for duping insurance firms

Between 2016 and 2017, he lodged false stolen reports of nine cars of different makes, including one BMW, one Passat.

01 Aug 2017 1:41 AM