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Bajaj Capital Insurance Broking appoints Venkatesh Naidu as CEO

Bajaj Capital Insurance Broking Ltd has announced the appointment of Venkatesh Naidu as its chief ......

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Maternity is underinsured by companies in India: Report

Maternity covers offered by corporates are not in alignment with the rising cost of healthcare in ......

insurance 2022-04-13 Livemint

Tata AIA partners with CSC to boost insurance penetration in rural India

To deliver much-needed life insurance Protection cover to rural households, Tata AIA Life Insuranc......

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Edelweiss Tokio Life launches Guaranteed Income Star

NEW DELHI: Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance has launched Guaranteed Income Star, a non-linked, non-p......

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Aegon Life partners Ahalia Finforex to offer insurance cover to unserved segment

Aegon Life, a digital life insurance company, has partnered Ahalia Finforex, a Kerala-based divers......

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Digit launches ‘genuineness check’ feature to eliminate counterfeit policies

Cloud-based general insurance company Digit Insurance on Tuesday announced the launch of the “Poli......

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MobiKwik partners Cholamandalam MS, SBI General for 2-wheeler insurance

MobiKwik, a mobile wallet and Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) finrech company in India, has collaborated ......

insurance 2022-03-31 Livemint

Irdai extends timeline for sale, renewal of covid-specific policies till 30 Sept

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has permitted insurers to offe......

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CAMSRep launches policyholder traceability solution

NEW DELHI:CAMS Insurance Repository Services Ltd (CAMSRep) has launched Deep Contact Tracing, an o......

insurance 2022-03-28 Livemint

Max Life Insurance partners PhonePe to offer financial protection to consumers

Max Life Insurance Co. Ltd has announced the launch of Max Life Smart Secure Plus Plan, a non-link......

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India’s gig economy is setting the agenda in insurance tech

Driven by rising demand from specialist gig workers, insurers are introducing niche products that ......

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Health insurance claims surge over 3.5 times in 2021: Study

Health insurance claims surged over 3.5 times in 2021, as per a study by Digit Insurance, a privat......

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Riders that can make term insurance policy comprehensive

Term insurance policies are tailored in such a way that, in the event of the policyholder’s untime......

insurance 2022-03-24 Livemint

Star Health launches premier insurance policy

Star Health and Allied Insurance, a standalone health insurance company, has announced the launch ......

insurance 2022-03-23 Livemint

FinMapp gets licence from PFRDA and Irdai to sell NPS, insurance

Financial services company FinMapp on Wednesday said it has received licence from Pension Fund Reg......

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Tech can reduce turnaround time for claim settlements by around 70%: RenewBuy

Insurance is not just a product that consumers can buy and safeguard for the future; it is also a ......

insurance 2022-03-21 Livemint

Here’s what you should know about term insurance riders

A term insurance rider provides additional protection or extra cover to a term insurance policy th......

insurance 2022-03-17 Livemint

Human intervention is still relevant for health, term insurance purchase: survey

NEW DELHI: Health and term insurance providers are pivoting towards technology to sell their produ......

insurance 2022-03-16 Livemint

LIC growth worsens, lags private rivals ahead of IPO

MUMBAI : Business growth at Life Insurance Corp. of India (LIC) slowed to a crawl ahead of its i......

insurance 2022-03-16 Livemint

₹5,000 cr for 2 PSU insurers’ listing, and a privatization

NEW DELHI : The government may infuse ₹5,000 crore into three loss-making state-owned general i......

insurance 2022-03-16 Livemint

Covid has increased health insurance awareness among millennials: Study

Covid-19 has led to heightened awareness and the need for buying a health insurance policy, especi......

insurance 2022-03-15 Livemint

Niva Bupa Health Insurance to provide affordable cancer plan

Niva Bupa Health Insurance Company Limited (formerly known as Max Bupa Health Insurance Company Li......

insurance 2022-03-15 Livemint

Star Health may not settle claims if you get admitted to a non-network hospital

If you have a group insurance policy from Star Health, your insurer might not settle a claim if yo......

insurance 2022-03-14 Livemint

Max Life Insurance launches smart guaranteed pension plan. Key features

Max Life Insurance Company Ltd. has announced the launch of the ‘Max Life Smart Guaranteed Pension......

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Ukraine war has insurers worried about cyber policies

Insurance for cyberattacks has been a booming business, but Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has insur......

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What are the benefits of a hospital cash insurance plan?

A hospicash or hospital cash plan is an insurance plan that provides a fixed sum insured to meet m......

insurance 2022-03-10 Livemint

Should you go for direct-to-consumer insurance plans?

Traditionally, buying an insurance policy involves various steps such as visiting an insurance age......

insurance 2022-03-09 Livemint

Health insurance claims by women 31% lower than men: Survey

The average amount of health insurance claims made by women is 31% less than men even though the a......

insurance 2022-03-08 Livemint

Reliance General Insurance to participate in PMFBY policy distribution drive

NEW DELHI: Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd has announced its participation in Pradhan Mantr......

insurance 2022-03-01 Livemint

How employers can choose right group term insurance for their employees

With corporates employing a sizable workforce, it is a responsibility to take care of themselves a......

insurance 2022-02-28 Livemint

The hidden advantages of humble insurance agents

Anushka Prasad wanted to buy both life and health insurance policies. One of her friends connected......

insurance 2022-02-24 Livemint

Irdai proposes making policyholders less accountable while porting health policy

NEW DELHI: Soon, insures could be solely responsible for gathering claims information of a policyh......

insurance 2022-02-23 Livemint

Rise in non-covid-19 deaths hits life insurers

Companies believe lack of medical treatment during pandemic has contributed to deaths from other c......

insurance 2022-02-23 Livemint

SBI General Insurance launches insurance literacy drive in Namsai, Arunachal

SBI General Insurance company has launched an awareness drive in Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh to ensu......

insurance 2022-02-22 Livemint

Artivatic.AI launches ‘Alfred’ to automate health insurance claim process

Artivatic, an insurance tech firm, recently launched an unified AI- and analytics-based health cl......

insurance 2022-02-15 Livemint

Kotak General Insurance partners CARS24 to offer motor insurance

NEW DELHI: Kotak Mahindra General Insurance Company Ltd has tied up with CARS24 Financial Services......

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Future Generali launches ‘FG Gift of Health’ policy

Future Generali India Insurance Company has announced the launch of ‘FG Gift of Health’ product th......

insurance 2022-02-04 Livemint

Should you buy Kuveras customised group health policy?

Kuvera, an investment platform for direct mutual funds, is offering a group health insurance polic......

insurance 2022-02-01 Livemint

Should homemakers buy term insurance for themselves ?

Earlier this week, Max Life Insurance rolled out an independent term plan for homemakers. The comp......

insurance 2022-01-31 Livemint

Aditya Birla Health launches Activ Health Platinum Premiere plan. Details here

NEW DELHI: Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co. Ltd., the health insurance subsidiary of Aditya Birla......

insurance 2022-01-28 Livemint

Insurers want to avoid covering war. Ukraine hacks put that to the test

Some insurance companies cited “act of war exclusions to try to avoid covering the damage of a Rus......

insurance 2022-01-28 Livemint

Liberty General Insurance collaborates with NIA

NEW DELHI: Liberty General Insurance has partnered with National Insurance Academy (NIA) to design......

insurance 2022-01-21 Livemint

The dos and don’ts when buying health insurance policies in covid times

Taking an adequate health insurance cover for you and your family is a sensible option. However, t......

insurance 2022-01-13 Livemint

Will the third wave push up health insurance premiums?

MUMBAI : India’s health insurers are surveying a surge in coronavirus infections and a rush of......

insurance 2022-01-12 Livemint

78% of Indians say insurance is key to overall financial planning: Survey

A survey conducted by SBI Life Insurance in tie-up with NielsenIQ (India) has revealed that in the......

insurance 2022-01-12 Livemint

Term insurance price indices surge 4.18% in December quarter: Report

The Indian insurance industry has been experiencing adversity in terms of claims amid surging covi......

insurance 2022-01-05 Livemint

SBI General Insurance launches awareness campaign on tax saving

SBI General Insurance has announced the launch of a campaign to increase awareness of Indians arou......

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Irdai notifies death claim settlement ratio of insurers for FY21: Check details

The primary aim of buying a life insurance plan is to ensure financial security for the members of......

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Irdai issues guidelines on surety insurance business

Regulator Irdai on Monday came out with guidelines to ensure orderly development of the surety ins......

insurance 2022-01-04 Livemint

Will your health insurance policy cover Omicron treatment? Read here

With Covid cases surging rapidly and Omicron tally in the country touching 1,700 mark, Insurance r......

insurance 2022-01-03 Livemint

Irdai to modify norms for remuneration of CEOs, directors of private insurers

Insurance regulator Irdai today issued guidelines on remuneration of non-executive directors, mana......

insurance 2022-01-03 Livemint

Artivatic.AI launches shared employee benefit placement system

Artivatic, an insurance tech firm, has launched a data analytics-focussed Employee & Group Health......

insurance 2021-12-24 Livemint

ICICI Pru first insurer to sign UNPRI on ESG issues

ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has recently signed United Nations supported Principles for Respo......

insurance 2021-12-18 Livemint

Plum partners Razorpay Rize to offer health insurance for early-stage startups

Employee health insurance startup Plum has partnered with Razorpay Rize to offer exclusive group h......

insurance 2021-12-15 Livemint

Digit reduces health insurance waiting period to 1 year for specific illnesses

Digit Insurance on Wednesday announced that it will start offering one of the industry’s lowest wa......

insurance 2021-12-15 Livemint

Equitas SFB, Cholamandalam MS General Insurance tie up for women-specific policy

MUMBAI : Equitas Small Finance Bank on Monday said it has partnered with Cholamandalam MS Genera......

insurance 2021-12-13 Livemint

LIC introduces Savings Life Insurance Plan, Dhan Rekha (Plan 863)

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has introduced a new plan Dhan Rekha with effect from 13......

insurance 2021-12-13 Livemint

Vasai Vikas Sahakari Bank to offer Kotak General Insurance products

MUMBAI : Kotak Mahindra General Insurance Company Ltd (Kotak General Insurance) and Vasai Vikas ......

insurance 2021-12-12 Livemint

Aviva Life Insurance launches Nivesh Bima. Here are the key features

Aviva Life Insurance, a private insurance company, has announced the launch of Aviva Nivesh Bima. ......

insurance 2021-12-09 Livemint

Covid spurs biggest rise in life-insurance payouts in a century

The Covid-19 pandemic last year drove the biggest increase in death benefits paid by U.S. life ins......

insurance 2021-12-09 Livemint

Will Zerodha-backed insurance agent Ditto disrupt the insurance market?

The co-founders of Finshots -- Pawan Kumar Rai, Shrehith Karkera, Bhanu Harish Gurram and Lokesh G......

insurance 2021-12-08 Livemint

9 in 10 urban Indians worry about savings not lasting through retirement: Study

Max Life Insurance Company Ltd., in partnership with Karvy Insights, on Tuesday launched the first......

insurance 2021-12-07 Livemint

ICICI Lombard announces cashless OPD service for customers through MedPay

ICICI Lombard – a private general insurance company – along with technology startup Medway Technol......

insurance 2021-12-06 Livemint

Bajaj Allianz Life launches guaranteed income- cum-life insurance plan

Bajaj Allianz Life on Monday launched a guaranteed income-cum-life insurance plan Bajaj Allianz Li......

insurance 2021-12-06 Livemint

Aditya Birla Health Insurance launches new plan for senior citizens

Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co. Ltd. (ABHICL), the health insurance subsidiary of Aditya Birla C......

insurance 2021-12-06 Livemint

Life Insurers use riskier assets to back consumers’ policies

US life insurers are backing Americans’ policies with bigger slugs of riskier, higher-yielding inv......

insurance 2021-11-26 Livemint

IndiaFirst Life Insurance launches e-Term Plus Plan. Check details here

IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company Limited (IndiaFirst Life) today announced the launch of theIndia......

insurance 2021-11-24 Livemint

82% of insurance buyers prefer physical copy of the policy document: Survey

As insurance penetration sees a post-pandemic spike in India, over 80% of the insurance buyers pre......

insurance 2021-11-18 Livemint

Flipkart ties up with Cover Genius to offer furniture protection plan

E-commerce major Flipkart on Thursday announced the launch of insurance cover for accidental and s......

insurance 2021-11-18 Livemint

Scripbox ties up with Max Life, Aegon Life, HDFC Life to offer term insurance

Scripbox has partnered with Max Life Insurance, Aegon Life and HDFC Life to offer term life insura......

insurance 2021-11-16 Livemint

Covid-19 insurance lawsuits move toward high-stakes phase

Businesses suing insurers for billions in losses from Covid-19 shutdowns are entering a new phase:......

insurance 2021-11-16 Livemint

HDFC Life Sanchay Fixed Maturity Plan: Benefits, features and other details here

Mumbai: HDFC Life, one of India’s leading life insurers has been an innovator in the product space......

insurance 2021-11-03 Livemint

Munich Re plans to raise term insurance premiums by up to 40%. Key details

NEW DELHI: Worsening mortality experience amid the pandemic has prompted reinsurers to re-evaluate......

insurance 2021-11-02 Livemint

SBI General Insurance collaborates with Google Pay to offer health insurance

Mumbai: SBI General, one of India’s leading General Insurance companies, announced its technologic......

insurance 2021-10-27 Livemint

Can engine capacity of a bike be grounds for denial of accident insurance claim?

Can the family of a person who owns a personal accident insurance policy get the claims if he/she ......

insurance 2021-10-23 Livemint

What you can do about the rising cost of home insurance

With lumber prices and other costs soaring, and natural disasters wreaking havoc across the US, in......

insurance 2021-10-23 Livemint

IndiaFirst Life Insurance: Pay for 5 or 7 yrs, get protected for 12 or 15 yrs

IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company Limited (IndiaFirst Life), promoted by Bank of Baroda and Union B......

insurance 2021-10-19 Livemint

2 things to be careful about while buying life insurance

As much as we are careful about having life insurance, most often we are not mindful of the product......

insurance 2021-10-17 Livemint