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Budget 2019: Insurance term plan to be more attractive this budget
Tue, Jan 29, 2019
Insurance schemes, home loans and pension schemes are expected to have major tax exemptions.
LIC to launch new ULIP products soon: Sources
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
State-run insurer Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has planned to come up with new unit-linked insurance plan (ULIP) products.
Exclusive: No health insurance premium for the second year, says insurance companies
Fri, Jan 11, 2019
In a recent update, the health insurance companies will not charge you with the second year of insurance premium if you have not claimed the premium for the first year.
Premium of non-life insurers rises 27 pc to Rs 12,551 cr in November
Wed, Dec 26, 2018
The total premium collected by non-life insurance companies rose 26.5 per cent to Rs 12,551.26 crore in November 2018, according to Irdai data.
Health insurance: What do online buyers prefer
Mon, Oct 08, 2018
Nearly four out of 10 consumers, that is, 40% of those purchasing health insurance online prefer a minimum cover of Rs 5 lakh, according to a study.
When is a joint life term insurance policy that covers a couple is useful? Find out
Mon, Oct 08, 2018
The primary feature is that they provide you with an option to extend your term insurance plan to your spouse, irrespective of the fact whether he/she is employed. Typically, it is the wife who is the non-working spouse. Under this option, the spouse is eligible for 50% of the sum assured of the primary life insured, that is, if the husband has a sum assured of Rs 1 crore, then the wife gets a sum assured of Rs 50 lakh.
Does health insurance pay for tests like MRI scan, PET scan? Find out
Wed, Sep 26, 2018
Critical Illness plans are offered on an individual coverage basis and not on Family Floater option.
From money back plans, term insurance to saving tax, here is how to benefit
Tue, Sep 25, 2018
Five years is too short a period for buying a child plan or a money-back plan. For such short duration, it is recommended you opt for mutual funds or a single premium insurance endowment plan.
Relief for road accident victims: Irdai raises minimum driver insurance cover to Rs 15 lakh
Sat, Sep 22, 2018
Currently, the capital sum insured (CSI) under this section for motorised two-wheelers and private cars/commercial vehicles is Rs 1 lakh and Rs 2 lakh, respectively.
Can jewellery be insured? What you should know about this and more
Wed, Sep 12, 2018
It is advisable to disclose the surgery details along with all treatment records basis which the insurer will take a decision on the risk and confirm acceptance/non-acceptance of the proposal.
Cheated by insurance company? Follow these steps, know how to make a complaint
Sat, Sep 08, 2018
If you get cheated by the agent even after following all best practices, there is no need to panic. There are certain steps you need to follow.
Insurance: Can you get insurers to pay refund for medical tests? Find out
Tue, Sep 04, 2018
In a life insurance policy, it is possible to have multiple nominees, while clearly defining the benefit distribution split amongst the various nominees.
Insurance coverage still low in rural areas, finds NABARD survey
Tue, Aug 21, 2018
NABARD's first All India Rural Financial Inclusion Survey report (2015-16) has revealed that insurance coverage is still low in the rural areas.
Insurance: Why you should increase your term life cover going forward
Wed, Aug 01, 2018
The primary objective of life insurance is to eliminate financial burdens a family might face in case of an untimely death of an earning member, by providing adequate financial support. Term insurance policies are pure protection covers that offer death benefit and cover the financial loss in the form of either a lump-sum payment or regular income payments.
Good news! These small ticket insurance policies cover wallets, mobiles to lost stuff in cabs
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
One can also avail an insurance policy for the losses that may happen during rides on cabs like Ola and Uber. The insurance offered at a premium of Re 1 each provides a coverage of Rs 5 lakh. The policy covers you from accidents to delays that happen in catching flights.
This car certificate mandatory for owners; do you have one?
Tue, Jun 05, 2018
PUC certificate mandatory for car insurance. Watch video to know more:
Have life insurance policy? Save your wife, kids from shock, check Married Women's Property Act
Thu, May 03, 2018
It is a common phenomenon that people think after buying a term life insurance policy, their family and specifically their wife and children are protected against any unexpected events. Well, it doesn’t, because just buying a life insurance policy would not necessarily safeguard your family in getting the insurance claim money in case of your death.
ESIC to expand ESI scheme in each district
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
A decision to form a sub-committee for fine-tuning and for active participation of other stakeholders has also been taken
LTCG shock: Time to switch from ELSS to Ulips?
Tue, Feb 06, 2018
By Kumar Shankar Roy Indian rupee and stocks weakened on Tuesday, while bonds rose in line with global markets after U.S. markets suffered their biggest loss in over 6 years with investors also wary ahead of the outcome of the monetary policy review on Wednesday.
Why one needs third-party motor insurance?
Sun, Feb 04, 2018
Third-party insurance offers coverage that protects against claims of damages or losses incurred by someone who is not the insured.