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    Irdai panel for separate payments of vehicle, insurance premium

    The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) had issued MISP guidelines in 2017 with the intention of streamlining the process and bringing the practices of vehicle insurance, being sold by automotive dealers under the provisions of the Insurance Act, 1938.

    Churn in insurance: Life is good, non-life is a drag

    Demand for health insurance has helped non-life insurers tide over the tough times while motor insurance is still struggling due to a fall in automobile sales

    Simple products to increase insurance inclusion - IRDAI

    Khuntia while addressing a virtual conference organised by economic think-tank NCAER said that the regulator has also asked insurance players to adopt one aspirational district each.

    Insurers asked to adopt one aspirational district each, says IRDAI Chairman Khuntia

    Life insurance penetration in the country is 3.6 per cent of the GDP, way below the global average of 7.13 per cent, and in case of general insurance it is even worse at 0.94 per cent of GDP, as against the world average of 2.88 per cent.

    Traffic violations may soon be linked with motor insurance premium

    A committee appointed by insurance regulator IRDAI has recommended that traffic violations be linked with motor premiums to encourage better road sense. The report published Monday by the nine-member working committee suggested inserting “Traffic Violation Premium” to the ambit of motor insurance.

    Universal Sompo ties-up with J&K finance corporation

    Universal Sompo chief executive Sharad Mathur said his firm would provide customized general insurance solutions and innovative products for the MSME sector.

    IRDAI's expert committee of doctors and scientists to suggest ways to improve health insurance in India

    “Health Insurance in India has grown significantly in recent years and is expected to continue in the coming years,” the regulator said in an order released on Wednesday. The move comes at a time when the government is mulling ways to improve penetration of health insurance in India, which at less than 4% of the GDP is below par compared to most advanced and emerging economies.

    Life insurance sector's new business premium declines 3 per cent in December

    The country's largest life insurer LIC contributed Rs 14,345.70 crore or 58 per cent to the total premium generated during the month, showed data from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai).

    Telangana High Court issues notice to IRDAI on appointment of executive director

    According to the PIL filed by a social activist, IRDAI’s executive director Mr. Rao was a former RBI senior official and was appointed by IRDAI in 2011 in violation of appointment norms.

    India's life insurance industry seek tax break on protection policies

    The Life Insurance Council is lobbying for a lower rate of GST ahead of the union budget, from the current 18% to the 5% slab for protection-based services, arguing that it is not a luxury consumption item.

    IRDAI imposes Rs 15 lakh penalty on Bharti AXA General Insurance Company

    IRDAI imposes Rs 15 lakh penalty on Bharti AXA General Insurance Company

    Regulator Irdai has imposed a total penalty of Rs 15 lakhs on Bharti AXA General Insurance Company in two different cases for violation of various provisions concerning motor insurance.

    ‘20 years on, health insurance still an opportunity’

    ‘20 years on, health insurance still an opportunity’

    Globally, money that has been coming in has been pension money. So, whether it is from funding or retirement planning perspective, these are the two markets close to insurance that have a lot of tailwind, said Shikha Sharma, Founding MD, ICICI Prudential Life

    Flat growth for life insurance industry in FY21: G Murlidhar, Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance

    Flat growth for life insurance industry in FY21: G Murlidhar, Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance

    "This has been an unprecedented year. The industry is likely to remain flattish. However, we will stay ahead of the industry. In the first half our additional premium had grown by 16 per cent," Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance MD & CEO G Murlidhar said.

    Twenty years of private insurance: How the industry has shaped up

    Twenty years of private insurance: How the industry has shaped up

    Come 2020, she is selling lakhs of insurance policies at the tap of an app on mobile phones and all it takes is a few minutes to mail the policy document instead of weeks of wait for the policy to arrive by the unpredictable India Post to shove it to safety in the steel cupboard.

    IRDAI draws flak from Securities Appellate Tribunal in Reliance General Insurance case

    IRDAI draws flak from Securities Appellate Tribunal in Reliance General Insurance case

    The tribunal, which hears appeals on securities, pension and insurance related matters, said that IRDAI ‘totally failed’ to exercise its regulatory powers and was instead acting as a ‘postman’ in the case.

    Sachin Bansal's Navi Tech eyes Dabur-Aviva life insurance JV

    Sachin Bansal's Navi Tech eyes Dabur-Aviva life insurance JV

    Flipkart-co-founder Sachin Bansal intends to buy out Dabur family's investment in the loss-making life insurance joint venture for around Rs 1,000-Rs 1,200 crore.

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    HDFC Bank1464.0520.51.427101240
    ICICI Bank535.51.70.3215780517
    Kotak Mahindra Bank1837.859.850.543168220
    State Bank of India2851.30.4624778288
    Axis Bank663.218.72.915532063
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