Odisha to offer Rs 5 lakh insurance for Rath Yatra pilgrims

The Odisha government has decided to include all devotees, temple servitors and government employees during Nabakalebara Rath Yatra under accidental insurance cover of Rs.5 lakh each, an official said on Tuesday.

Accident insurance for devotees, others during Jagannath Rath Yatra

Expecting a footfall of about 50 lakh devotees at Puri during Lord Jagannath's Nabakalebara Rath Yatra, Odisha government has made provision of accident insurance worth Rs 5 lakh for devotees, officials, temple staff and priests.

New India launches 3-year insurance cover for two wheelers

New India Assurance, country's largest non-life insurer has launched a three-year policy package for two wheelers, a first of its kind product in the industry.

Nawada: First claim from Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana

The first claim from Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana has come from Nawada, Bihar.

Home Guards go on indefinite strike in Bihar

Over 70,000 Home Guard personnel in Bihar began an indefinite strike on Friday to press the state government into meeting their demands which include a pay hike and insurance cover.

Delhi: Two held for duping insurance customers

Two people have been arrested here for cheating hundreds on the pretext of reviving their lapsed insurance policies, police said on Sunday.

Taylor Swift ends leg insurance rumour
Taylor Swift ends leg insurance rumour

‘Blank Space’ hit maker Taylor Swift has laughed off rumours that she is getting her legs insured for $40 million.

Package for rain-hit farmers before session ends: Khadse

Assuring that a comprehensive financial package for farmers affected by unseasonal rains would be announced before the Budget Session ends, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday said it was planning a group insurance scheme to help the kin of farmers who committed suicide.

Taylor Swift insuring her legs for $40 million?
Taylor Swift insuring her legs for $40 million?

Singer Taylor Swift is reportedly insuring her legs for $40 million.

India, US can make this world a better place for all: PM Modi

The joined hands of India and the United States will make this world a better place for all, said PM Narendra Modi at India-US Business Summit on Monday

Land Acquisition Ordinance authoritarian step: CPI(M)

Terming the Land Acquisition Ordinance as an "authoritarian" step, CPI(M) Tuesday strongly opposed the move saying it surrenders the interests of peasants and land owners.

Two ordinances like "swords dangling on Centre": Shiv Sena

As President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday signed ordinances on raising FDI in insurance sector and facilitating e-auction of coal blocks, Shiv Sena said taking the ordinance route will keep a "sword dangling over the Centre's head" in the next six months.

Insurance, companies bills slated for coming week in Parliament

Legislation to push economic reforms, including the insurance bill and the companies amendment bill, top government`s agenda for the upcoming week of parliament`s winter session, an official statement said.

Actor Jagathy gets Rs 5.90 crore as mishap compensation

Two-and-a-half years after he met with a crippling road accident that cut short his career, veteran Malayalam film actor Jagathy Sreekuamar was today awarded Rs 5.90 crore by a private insurance company as compensation.

Congress hits back at Jaitley, says BJP disrupted Parliament when in Opposition

Hitting back Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for accusing it of being obstructionist in Parliament, Congress on Sunday said it exposes BJP's "hypocricy and double standards" as the party had frequently "derailed" legislative business while it was in Opposition.

MBIA says asset management unit may have been hacked

Bond insurer MBIA said Tuesday that it shut down a computer server after learning that client data of an asset management subsidiary may have been accessed by hackers.

Centre to bring pro-farmer crop insurance policy: Minister

 Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh here today said that the Centre will bring out new crop insurance policy by removing shortcomings in the current policy and provide Soil Health Cards to all farmers in the country in next three years.