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Indifi, GPay Team Up To Source Loans

Jan 14, 2022 Press Trust of India

Google Pay has 10 million merchants, who will be given the option of availing a pre-approved loan from Indifi in the app itself, based largely on their payment receipts data.

Hero Electric, Shriram City Team Up To Facilitate Loans For Two-Wheeler Buyers

Jan 13, 2022 Press Trust of India

The collaboration aims to make the e-scooters more affordable and attract cost-conscious buyers with attractive financing solutions.

Supreme Court Says Writ Petition Cannot Be Maintained Against Proceedings By Banks Under SARFAESI Act

The bench said the high court orders directing to maintain status quo with respect to possession of secured properties on payment of Rs three crore in all is “absolutely unjustifiable” as the dues are to the extent of approximately Rs 117 crores.

Covid-19 Third Wave To Hurt Loan Collections By Non-Banks, Impact Securitisation: ICRA

Jan 11, 2022 Press Trust of India

The overall volumes of securitisation--where a non-bank lender passes on future receivables against loans or a bunch of loans to another entity for upfront cash– will come at Rs 1-1.1 lakh crore in FY22.

Pre-Approved Loans Can Help But Beware of Fraudulent Calls

Pre-approved loans are easy to avail of as they involve minimal documentation and no collaterals. Here is all you need to know about pre-approved loans.

17 December, 2021

Bengal govt asks banks to look into complaints under student credit scheme

Outlook Web Desk

Over 1,20,000 applications have been submitted under the initiative till Monday, and of them, 50,000 have been sent to banks for approval, the official said.

17 December, 2021

5 Mistakes To Avoid While Applying For A Car Loan

Meghna Maiti

As many carmakers continue to hike car prices, you need to look out for appropriate car finance. Also, one should weigh the pros and cons before opting for a car loan.

15 December, 2021

Digital Lending In India: More Than 60% Loans Came From NBFCs

Pushpita Dey

NBFCs account for the maximum number of loans sanctioned through digital platforms, reveals a recent RBI report. But for loans of long tenure, customers prefer banks.

15 December, 2021

How First-Time Borrowers With No Credit Score Can Get A Loan

Amit Das

The use of technology allows collecting alternate data such as cash flows, financial etiquette, utility bill payment history, investments, spending behaviour, etc., of first-time borrowers to build a credit profile that can be used for underwriting.

14 December, 2021

Lenders In Only 4 States, UTs Disbursed PM SVANidhi Loans Within Stipulated 30 Days: Par Panel

Outlook Web Desk

It stated that nine states and UTs, including Gujarat, J&K, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Rajasthan, Telengana, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh, have totally exempted the loans under PMSVANidhi from stamp duty.


07 December, 2021

RBI Rate Change: Consumers Caught Between Inflation and High Rates

Pushpita Dey

While high rates may reduce inflation, they will affect borrowers who are already suffering from pay cuts and job losses. There is a growing concern among people on how the new rates will affect their lives.

28 November, 2021

RBI ‘Illegal Loan Apps’ Ban: What’s The Way Out For Customers?

Pushpita Dey

With RBI declaring 600 digital loan apps illegal recently, customers will get access to better data security and genuine loan apps. More than 200 apps have already been removed from the Google Play store.

28 November, 2021

Priyanka Takes Jibe At PM Modi Over Not Waiving Off Farmers’ Debt

Outlook Web Desk

Targeting PM Narendra Modi, Priyanka Gandhi said: "Do you know the cost of the aircraft used by him? It is Rs 8,000 crore. He comes here to give a speech but your income is not raised’.

26 November, 2021

Tips To Reduce The Chances Of Rejection Of Your Loan Application

Sahil Arora

Lenders prefer to sanction loans to customers who have minimal chances of loan default. One can follow a few ways to increase the chance of getting loan application approved quickly.

19 November, 2021

Five Things To Consider Before Taking A Gold Loan

Meghna Maiti

Take a gold loan from a bank or NBFC to ensure you get back your asset safely after repayment. But there are a few things you need to know before you apply for a gold loan. This will ensure that you get the maximum out of your gold loan and can also pay back in due time.

08 November, 2021

Get A Quick Personal Loan With Just Your Aadhaar Card

Meghna Maiti

Aadhaar card has a borrower’s relevant information and is used to complete KYC verification.


27 October, 2021

Fintech Firms Offer Personal Loans On Tap. Do You Need To Be Cautious?

Meghna Maiti

Fintech firms may ask you for less documentation on personal loans. Know what's required and the risks to keep in mind

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.

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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.

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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