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What Leads To Rejection Of Death Claims In Insurance

Jan 10, 2022 Meghna Maiti

Claims settlement ratio rose in FY21 compared with FY20, according to the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority’s annual report.

How To Get The Best From Your Employers’ Health Insurance Cover?

Dec 02, 2021 Sorabh Bhandari

Corporate insurance plans are often superior to health insurance plans bought directly by the employee in terms of family members included, diseases covered, and more.

Should You Go For OPD Insurance?

A regular health insurance policy only covers hospitalisation, for all other expenses, you may need OPD insurance.

Are You Confused About Insurance Plan? Check These Three Steps To Buying The Right Term Plan

Oct 28, 2021 Meghna Maiti

To finalize the accurate coverage amount of the term insurance plan, the policyholder must also consider current liabilities, existing investments, and inflation.

CCI Gives Nod To HDFC Bank's 4.99 Per Cent Stake Purchase In HDFC ERGO General Insurance

Private lender HDFC Bank had stated in June that its board had given the approval to acquire more than 3.55 crore shares in the joint venture for Rs 1,906 crore from the parent company Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC).

21 October, 2021

IIFL Securities' Board Approves Formation Of Dedicated Subsidiary For Healthcare, Insurance

Outlook Business Team

The company's filing to the Bombay Stock informs that the company would be carrying out the spin-off via its existing wholly-owned subsidiary, Livlong Protection and Wellness Solution, previously known as IIFL Corporate Services.

20 October, 2021

Covers That Can Protect Your Assets Against Flood Damage

Meghna Maiti

Car and home insurance covers can help you cut the losses due to the damage caused by a natural calamity.

02 October, 2021

'No Evidence To Prove Smoking Addiction Caused Lung Cancer': Court Asks Insurer To Pay Claim

Outlook Web Desk

The insurance company had refused to pay the medical claim saying the patient’s addiction to smoking was the reason for his disease.

20 May, 2021

Government Widens Medical Cover For Athletes, Coaches In Wake Of COVID-19 Pandemic


All national campers, probable national campers, Khelo India athletes and junior campers training at SAI Centres of Excellence across the country will be provided an insurance cover

27 March, 2021

Ashok Gehlot’s Health Insurance Scheme To Roll Out On May 1, Registration Starts From April 1

Outlook Web Bureau

The scheme which was announced in the state budget for 2021-22 by Ashok Gehlot will provide every family with an insurance cover of Rs five lakh by paying Rs 850 annually.

18 March, 2021

Rajya Sabha Approves Bill To Raise FDI In Insurance

Outlook Web Bureau

Nirmala Sitharaman cited liquidity pressure on insurance companies as the reason to raise the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit.


02 January, 2021

Accidental Death Insurance Cover For Delhi Police Personnel Raised To Rs 78-Lakh


The insurance cover for suicide victims has been raised to Rs 10 lakh, while for natural deaths it rose from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 28 lakh: Delhi Commissioner

19 October, 2020

Rs.10,000 Crore Ayushman Sahakar Fund Launched

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Union Minister of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala said the fund would help cooperatives play an important role in the creation of healthcare infrastructure

10 August, 2020

Mitchell Starc Reaches Settlement In Insurance Case For Missing 2018 IPL


Mitchell Starc, who couldn't play a single match for KKR in IPL 2018 due to a right leg injury, had filed a lawsuit against his insurers in April last year

04 June, 2020

IOC Seeks Insurance Compensation For Delayed Tokyo Olympics


The IOC pays for insurance against the cancellation of an Olympics but it has been unclear if its policy covers the one-year postponement of Tokyo Games forced by the coronavirus pandemic

03 December, 2019

Govt Committed To Further Reforms: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Outlook Web Bureau

Sitharaman said the government is working towards making India more attractive investment destination.

11 June, 2019

Third-Party Car Insurance Prices To Go Up From June 16

The increase in third-party insurance rates is applicable for cars with engine capacity below 1500cc only


30 January, 2019

Posing As 'Lord Voldemort', Insurance Agent Demands Bitcoins From Clients, Gets Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

The man had threatened people who considered buying policies but decided not to, as well as the neighbours of clients and potential clients.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz