Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicDigital payments

Topic: Digital payments

Make recharge and bill payments easier via MobiKwik

All payment methods available in MobiKwik: credit cards, debit cards, UPI, Net banking, MobiKwik ZIP - Pay Later give you a perfect replacement for cash.

India must re-think the zero-charge regime for digital transactions. Try this tiered approach

The current cross-subsidy disincentives quality of service and will impact ease of living in the longer term.

Indian rural women aren’t waiting passively for help. Digital payments are working

Making businesses digital is helping rural women merchants cope better with the current crisis and tap into new economic opportunities.

Amid digital payment boom, 42% Indians faced financial fraud, 74% didn’t get money back

Survey by LocalCircles found that 'bank account frauds' topped the list, followed by 'fraud by eCommerce sites'.

RBI rush for tokenisation in digital payments can hurt both merchants and consumers

Since it requires fundamental changes to the way cards are processed, the transition requires continuous monitoring. The 30 June deadline won't work.

Before RBI launches digital rupee, it must clear for Indians what the incentives are

RBI should be mindful of four key aspects as it lays the foundation for a digital rupee architecture.

RBI allows digital payments without internet, up to Rs 200 per transaction

Under the offline mode, payments can be carried out face-to-face (proximity mode) using any channel or instrument like cards, wallets, and mobile devices.

Collect payments hassle-free with PeachPay, an all-in-one tool to manage a freelance business

Generate invoices, receive payments and build a continuous income stream with the one-stop freelance business management platform, PeachPay.

Union Cabinet approves Rs 1,300-crore incentive scheme to promote digital payment

Electronics & IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said the govt will reimburse transaction charges levied on digital payments made by persons as part of the merchant discount rate.

UPI payments grew 200% annually over last 5 years, says National Payments Corp global arm CEO

Ritesh Shukla was speaking at the Global Technology Summit (GTS) 2021 organised by think tank Carnegie India and the Ministry of External Affairs. ThePrint is a digitial partner.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

78% of Indian abortions are outside clinics, even with a good law

Women have, and always will, need abortions. Our job as policymakers and programme implementers is to empower them to do so.
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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