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Business News Roundup: September 20, 2021

Sep 20, 2021 Outlook Business Team

In this section, we recapitulate all the action from the world of business, finance and national economics from today

HDFC Partners With PayTM For Reviving Credit Card Business

Sep 20, 2021 Outlook Business Team

RBI had instituted an eight-month ban on HDFC from issuing new credit cards in December 2020, the move is aimed at reviving the lost ground due to the ban

Zomato IPO Brought New Set Of Investors, Shift In Consumer Behaviour: Paytm Money CEO

Zomato IPO was oversubscribed 4.8 times on the second day on Thursday as retail investors continued to pour in bids.

Paytm To Equip 50 Lakh Merchants With IoT Devices To Ease Payments Acceptance

Mar 09, 2021 PTI

Paytm had recently announced that it has achieved over 1.2 billion monthly transactions led by the massive growth in offline payments and financial services.

Paytm Brings Back Paytm Cricket League With UPI Cashback, Scratch Cards

Users can now collect stickers of cricket stars as they pay digitally for their mobile bills, recharges, buying groceries or money transfers. Once they have a complete set, they can redeem it for cashback up to Rs 1,000, a statement said.

21 September, 2020

Google Vs Paytm Saga: A Clear Case Of Global Giants’ Discriminatory Behaviour In India

Jay Sayta

Google has been found guilty of abuse of dominant position and unfair trade practices by the European Commission, same could happen in India.

18 September, 2020

Ahead Of IPL 2020, Did Fantasy Cricket Giant Dream11 Conspire With Google To Try And Knock Out Paytm?

Soumitra Bose

With IPL 2020 starting Saturday, the war between fantasy cricket operators is hotting up and could turn dirty in future

18 September, 2020

Paytm Back On Google Play Store After Being Removed Briefly For Policy Violation

Outlook Web Bureau

Google removed Paytm from the Play Store hours after the search engine said that it does not allow apps facilitating sports betting and will remove such apps from the Play Store.

07 September, 2019

Former Paytm Executive Sonia Dhawan, Accused In Extortion Case, Joins Group Company


Sonia Dhawan has joined as Vice President - Corporate Communications at Paytm's gaming arm Gamepind Entertainment.

21 August, 2019

Paytm Retains Indian Cricket's Sponsorship Rights, BCCI Gets Record Hike

Outlook Web Bureau

Paytm, owned by One97 Communications Private Limited, will pay the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) a whopping Rs 3.8 crore per international match, a 58 per cent increase

06 November, 2018

Delhi: Three, Incuding Juvenile Arrested For Cheating People Through Paytm

Outlook Web Bureau

As Paytm asks for a one-time password (OTP) for a transaction, they used to call the victims and convince them that the OTP number was required for making payments, police said.


26 October, 2018

Paytm Founder Sharma Breaks Silence As Accused's Family Claims Professional Rivalry

Outlook Web Bureau

The Noida Police on Monday had arrested three Paytm employees-- Dhawan, her husband Rupak Jain and Devendra Kumar, an employee at the company's administration department for allegedly trying to blackmail the e-wallet giant's founder and extort Rs 20 crore.

24 October, 2018

Paytm Case: Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s Secy Wanted To Buy Rs 4 Cr Home, Was Ignored, Say Police

Outlook Web Bureau

A fourth accused Rohit Chomal, a Kolkata resident, who is believed to have made the extortion calls from Thailand, is on the run.

22 October, 2018

Paytm Founder Vijay Sharma's Secy, Two Other Employees Held For Blackmailing Him With Stolen Data

Outlook Web Bureau

The trio, including Sharma's secretary, a woman who allegedly masterminded the extortion bid, had threatened to leak the data to cause the firm loss and dent its image.

01 September, 2018

PM Modi Launches India’s Largest Payments Bank, Here's All You Need To Know

Outlook Web Bureau

It will carry out most banking operations like accepting deposits but can't advance loans or issue credit cards.

28 August, 2018

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Is Investing In Paytm

Outlook Web Bureau

Berkshire is pumping in about Rs 2,500 crore into Paytm, as per sources.

09 August, 2018

Paytm Acquires Bengaluru-Based Balance Technology

Outlook Web Bureau

The acquisition will help One97 Communications, which operates the Paytm brand, in further enhancing its user and merchant interfaces, Paytm said in a statement.


09 August, 2018

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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