Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicInsurance industry

Topic: insurance industry

What to do right after getting a term insurance plan?

Chief reason why you are getting the policy is to offer financial protection to your family members. Thus, you should let your family members know about the policy and its details.

Policybazaar looks to join India’s tech IPO boom, set to be 3rd largest debut this year

Softbank-backed Policybazaar plans to raise up to Rs 37.5 billion via a sale of new shares. Existing backers will seek to sell as much as Rs 22.68 billion worth of shares.

India needs more private insurance companies. Govt must use Covid trigger to make this happen

More players could make the market more competitive as they would vie to offer accessible and low-cost insurance products.

74% FDI in insurance: What this means for policy holders, Indian companies & promoters

Rajya Sabha Thursday cleared bill that allows more foreign investment flowing into India. Find out how this could change the industry, what are the safeguards for policy holders & more.

Growing with change — the impact of Covid pandemic on insurance sector

Insurance companies are learning a new chapter & reality. The industry is making small course corrections for offering broader insurance programs while preparing for the next big thing.

LIC dismisses rumors of financial trouble, assures policyholders’ money is secure

The insurer issued a clarification in response to reports alleging the company was suffering heavy financial losses.

Modi govt’s FDI push won’t cover up inefficiency in insurance sector – or help consumers

Consumers with a dispute feel discouraged to approach the ombudsmen. Insurance firms’ control over these offices further complicates things.

India’s insurance industry has turned a blind eye towards people with disabilities

Upholding the right to health insurance last month, the Delhi HC removed ‘genetic conditions’ from the list of exemptions followed by insurance firms.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
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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