debit cards

Use credit or debit card? Here are the benefits govt has planned for you

The government has proposed income tax benefits for people making payments through credit or debit cards. This move also aims to boost digital payement and encouraging non-cash transactions.

Jun 23, 2015, 11:14 AM IST

Need to move towards plastic currency: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday made a case for greater use of plastic currency even as he stressed that development of new facilities at Hoshangabad and Mysore would help in reducing reliance on imports for printing of currency notes.

Jun 02, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

RBI to banks: Only chip, PIN based debit/credit cards from September

The Reserve Bank on Thursday asked banks to issue only chip-based and PIN enabled debit and credit cards from September, a move aimed at protecting customers from frauds.

May 07, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

India's banks turn to consumer loans to counter corporate slowdown

Meanwhile, retail borrowers have escaped largely unscathed, with income levels still growing, albeit at a slower pace, and no large-scale job losses.

Apr 20, 2015, 08:17 AM IST

Now, saving A/c holders can get ATM-cum-debit cards issued by Post offices

Post offices can now issue ATM-cum-debit cards for savings account holders, as per a new amendment in the rules.

Dec 31, 2014, 16:28 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi launches Jan Dhan Yojana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched Jan Dhan Yojana, a mega financial inclusion plan under which bank accounts and RuPay debit cards with inbuilt insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh will be

Aug 28, 2014, 19:05 PM IST

7.5 cr people to be covered under Jan Dhan Yojana by Jan 25: Arun Jaitly

7.5 crore people would be covered by the Jan Dhan Yojana by January 25, 2015, the Finance Minister said.

Aug 28, 2014, 19:00 PM IST

Narendra Modi to launch Jan Dhan Yojana today; 1 crore bank A/Cs to be opened on day 1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is today launching his ambitious Jan Dhan Yojna, which will provide a bank account for every Indian household.

Aug 28, 2014, 18:50 PM IST

Now, punching PIN must for debit card transactions from today

In June, the Reserve Bank had extended the deadline for implementation of mandatory PIN punching at Point-of-Sales (PoS) and merchant outlets till November 30 following representation of banks.

Dec 01, 2013, 10:54 AM IST

Now, punching PIN must for debit card transactions from tomorrow

In June, the Reserve Bank had extended the deadline for implementation of mandatory PIN punching at Point-of-Sales (PoS) and merchant outlets till November 30 following representation of banks.

Nov 30, 2013, 17:07 PM IST

Why that plastic money matters

There were phases when business was slow, when regular clients deferred assignments looking at the market situation, which meant payments would be pushed even further back.

Sep 02, 2013, 09:45 AM IST

RBI extends deadline for card security measures implementation

The Reserve Bank Monday extended deadline for introduction of additional security features for payment through debit and credit cards as the banks and the related entities have yet to put in place requisite infrastructure.

Jun 24, 2013, 23:38 PM IST

Half of Indian population will have debit cards by 2015

However, the number of credit cards would remain at less than three crore during the same period, a recent study by Assocham, released Sunday, said.

Feb 10, 2013, 18:41 PM IST

RBI asks banks to consider issuing debt cards with photograph

To prevent the use of stolen cards, the RBI Wednesday asked banks to consider issuing debit cards with photographs of the cardholders on them.

Dec 12, 2012, 22:40 PM IST

RBI slashes debit card processing charges for merchants

The Reserve Bank of India has decided to cut the fees that banks charge from a merchant for processing a payment done by debit card.

Jun 29, 2012, 12:01 PM IST

SC declines PIL on credit, debit and ATM cards

The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a PIL seeking a direction to the government to make mandatory imprinting of photograph and signature of holders on their credit, debit and ATM cards issued by banks to prevent their misuse.

Apr 02, 2012, 16:58 PM IST

Charges to cell phone bills not safe: Study

Holiday shoppers are increasingly pulling out their phones instead of their debit cards when it comes time to pay for a purchase, but what risks are they exposing themselves to when they do that?

Dec 15, 2011, 09:49 AM IST

Charges to cell phone bills not safe: Study

Holiday shoppers are increasingly pulling out their phones instead of their debit cards when it comes time to pay for a purchase, but what risks are they exposing themselves to when they do that?

Dec 15, 2011, 09:49 AM IST

Four persons arrested for stealing debit cards

Four friends, including three
degree students, were arrested here for allegedly stealing
debit cards and buying electronic items worth over Rs two
lakh, police said today.

May 10, 2010, 20:29 PM IST