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Title :   Why most Indians end up buying insurance the wrong way
Publish Date :  Mon, 08 May 2017 01:00:08 GMT
Description :  The basic principle of buying insurance is to keep insurance and investment separate and buy only pure insurance (term insurance).

Title :   How much life insurance do you need?
Publish Date :  Mon, 15 May 2017 01:00:01 GMT
Description :  Do not rely on random numbers. The question that you need to answer is how the money your dependents are going to receive.

Title :   Are you offered enhanced benefits while renewing your health insurance policy?
Publish Date :  Fri, 19 May 2017 09:43:45 +0530
Description :  Are you offered enhanced benefits while renewing your health insurance policy? Health insurance policies renewal may be a bit tricky if you do not read through the renewal letter carefully.

Title :   India: Govt-backed farm insurance scheme set to grow
Publish Date :  Mon, 08 May 2017 12:30:15 GMT
Description :  The general insurance industry is expecting total premium income from farm insurance to hit INR23,000 crore (US$3.58 billion) during the current financial year ending 31 March 2018, with the government pushing the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).

Title :   India: Regulator could revolutionise life insurance by making policies portable
Publish Date :  Tue, 09 May 2017 12:30:19 GMT
Description :  IRDAI, in what could be a major gamechanging move, is considering allowing portability of life insurance policies so that policyholders can switch from one insurer to another without surrendering their existing policies nor losing a portion of the premium paid to date.

Title :   India: IRDAI-appointed panel to review reinsurance regulatory framework
Publish Date :  Wed, 10 May 2017 12:30:26 GMT
Description :  The insurance regulator IRDAI has appointed a committee to review the existing regulatory framework for reinsurance.

Title :   India: New rules expand business scope of insurance web aggregators
Publish Date :  Fri, 12 May 2017 12:30:27 GMT
Description :  New web aggregator rules gazetted by the IRDAI now allow all kinds of insurance products to be sold on the aggregators' portals, as well as make doing business on the platforms easier in several other respects.

Title :   India: Staff union urges merger of 4 govt-owned general insurers
Publish Date :  Mon, 15 May 2017 12:30:14 GMT
Description :  The All India Insurance Employees Association (AIIEA), one of the major unions in the government-owned general insurance sector, is demanding the merger of all four nonlife companies for faster growth, said a top union leader.

Title :   India: Most are aware of health insurance, but lack knowledge
Publish Date :  Thu, 18 May 2017 12:30:35 GMT
Description :  Awareness of health insurance among Indians is around 70%, but there remains poor understanding of what goes into health insurance, according to a survey commissioned by IRDAI.

Title :   India: Proposal for govt & insurers to cooperate in home insurance
Publish Date :  Fri, 19 May 2017 12:30:24 GMT
Description :  The government can consider introducing affordable home insurance schemes in association with insurance companies that would cover losses to property due to catastrophic events, a senior insurance industry executive has proposed.

Title :   India: Insurance policies to attract 18% GST in major tax revamp
Publish Date :  Mon, 22 May 2017 12:30:22 GMT
Description :  India's GST Council has decided to club insurance with the financial services sector and tax it at 18% under the GST regime, which will make insurance cover more expensive with effect from 1 July.

Title :   Acts of God in property insurance
Publish Date :  Sun, 07 May 2017 9:50:00 +0530
Description :  In property insurance, you invariably come across the term acts of god which are covered under the insurance policy. The term simply means natural disasters or calamities which are beyond human control and which cannot be caused by human beings.

Title :   Irdai forms panel for reinsurance framework review
Publish Date :  Mon, 08 May 2017 13:02:46 GMT
Description :  The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has notified various regulations, guidelines, and circulars over the years.

Title :   Maximum plaints filed against insurers last year
Publish Date :  Mon, 08 May 2017 06:16:55 GMT
Description :  Insurance sector accounted for the maximum 21.2% of all complaints filed in various consumer forums last year in 2016-17.

Title :   Is e-buying suitable for every insurance policy? Find out
Publish Date :  Wed, 10 May 2017 06:31:43 GMT
Description :  But before you shop online, you need to understand the features of insurance policy correctly and get the quantum of your cover right.

Title :   Aditya Birla Health Insurance â?? Seeing The Big Picture
Publish Date :  Thu, 18 May 2017 08:53:05 GMT
Description :  A thoughtfully created product from the trusted Aditya Birla Group, Aditya Birla Health Insurance goes a step ahead to offer â??Health Assurance.â??

Title :   Lower GST rate for insurance, telecom likely
Publish Date :  Thu, 18 May 2017 04:24:07 GMT
Description :  The GST council had agreed to four slabs for goods â?? 5 per cent, 12 per cent, 18 per cent and 28 per cent â?? along with a cess on â??sin and luxury goodsâ?? .

Title :   Insurance queries: Suitable options to buy health policy at young age to escape heavy premium at old age
Publish Date :  Fri, 19 May 2017 06:10:29 GMT
Description :  To escape the heavy premiums at old age one can buy insurance plans with high sum insured having low deductible as they have lower premium.

Title :   Three essential insurance covers millennials must grab at the earliest
Publish Date :  Fri, 05 May 2017 15:52:12 +0530
Description :  Three essential insurance covers millennials must grab at the earliest Right insurance covers bought early in life can not only offer you coverage but also save money.

Title :   Term Insurance Vs Car Insurance: A financial decision you may regret
Publish Date :  Fri, 05 May 2017 11:05:44 +0530
Description :  Term Insurance Vs Car Insurance: A financial decision you may regret Term insurance cover is affordable, convenient and easy way to ensure that your familyâÂ?Â?s finances are taken care of long after you are gone.

Title :   India: New law pushes insurance cover for mental health treatment
Publish Date :  Fri, 05 May 2017 12:30:26 GMT
Description :  Insurers are looking to launch products or add clauses to their health policies to cover medical expenses incurred by those with mental illness, in the wake of the passing last month of the Mental Healthcare Bill by the Parliament.

Title :   Pre-existing conditions and health insurance claims
Publish Date :  Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0530
Description :  Pre-existing conditions are those illnesses or diseases that exist before purchasing the health insurance policy.

Title :   What to do if health insurance policy renewal date is missed?
Publish Date :  Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:03:34 +0530
Description :  Naval Goel When you miss a renewal of a health insurance policy, it can backfire at the most critical times, and you will be forced to spend from your pocket.

Title :   Why you should look to store insurance policies online
Publish Date :  Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:54:02 +0530
Description :  Why you should look to store insurance policies online One of the major benefits is you can access them anywhere, any time.

Title :   Private insurers stay away from religious group-based covers
Publish Date :  Mon, 01 May 2017 12:19:22 +0530
Description :  Private insurers stay away from religious group-based covers Insurance companies use the concept of anti-selection to ensure that a group consists of a mix of people so that other group does not end up compensating for one risky group.

Title :   India: Regulator plans tighter rules for insurance brokers
Publish Date :  Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:30:21 GMT
Description :  The insurance regulator IRDAI has proposed a host of stringent measures, including doubling the capital requirements for broking segment, in a bid to streamline the sector.

Title :   India: Life insurance market shows sterling growth
Publish Date :  Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:30:39 GMT
Description :  India's life insurance market has reported a surge of 26% in in total new premiums to INR1.75 trillion (US$27.1 billion) for the fiscal year ended 31 March 2017, according to data from the Life Insurance Council, which represents life insurers.

Title :   India: ICICI Lombard hits milestone INR10,000-crore premium mark
Publish Date :  Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:30:22 GMT
Description :  ICICI Lombard, the largest private sector general insurance company in India, has announced robust growth of 32.6% in its gross domestic premiums, reaching INR10,725 crore (US$1.67 billion) for the fiscal year ended 31 March 2017.

Title :   India: Most people rely on agents to complete insurance proposals
Publish Date :  Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:30:24 GMT
Description :  A large proportion of Indian customers still depend on insurance agents to fill up their proposal forms when buying a policy, according to a survey by National Council of Applied Economic Research commissioned by the IRDAI.

Title :   India: Old Mutual sells life venture stake to local partner
Publish Date :  Mon, 01 May 2017 12:30:19 GMT
Description :  Kotak Mahindra Bank has agreed to buy out its foreign partner Old Mutual of South Africa in their life insurance joint venture, Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance.