PERSONAL FINANCE


Moneylife Digital Team 15 April 2024
While upholding an order passed by the Gujarat state consumer disputes redressal commission, the national consumer disputes redressal commission (NCDRC) directed SBI General Insurance Co Ltd to pay the Rs20 lakh death insurance claim with an interest of 9%pa (per annum) to the mother and...

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The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition to postpone the chartered accountants (CA) intermediate and final examinations due to the Lok Sabha polls in May.   The petition, moved by 27 candidates, proposed shifting the examination dates from May to June to avoid clashes with the election...

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In the corporate world, there are times when you have senior managers who develop into 'Tigers' over a period of time. Brusque, sharp and cruel when they can—these are noticeable and formidable stripes and roars. But there are times when they lack the courage to face a situation, when they...

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Moneylife Digital Team 03 April 2024
While partly allowing an appeal, the national consumer disputes redressal commission (NCDRC) directed Oriental Insurance Company Ltd to pay the 10,899.51 euros cost incurred for medical treatment in Paris. NCDRC also set aside an order by the Punjab state consumer disputes redressal...

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Moneylife Digital Team 02 April 2024
The new financial year in India updates rules for your savings plans, taxes and other investment matters. In this manner, from 1 April 2024, the employees’ provident fund organisation (EPFO) has introduced significant changes that should help individuals when requesting provident fund (PF)...

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Moneylife Digital Team 02 April 2024
The new financial year in India updates rules for your savings plans, taxes and other investment matters. In this manner, from 1 April 2024, the employees’ provident fund organisation (EPFO) has introduced significant changes that should help individuals when requesting provident fund (PF)...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 April 2024
Upholding an order passed by the Punjab state consumer disputes redressal commission and rejecting the contention of DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance Company Ltd about suppression of health insurance, the national consumer disputes redressal commission (NCDRC) directed the insurer to pay Rs21.72...

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Moneylife Digital Team 01 April 2024
Upholding an order passed by the Punjab state consumer disputes redressal commission and rejecting the contention of DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance Company Ltd about suppression of health insurance, the national consumer disputes redressal commission (NCDRC) directed the insurer to pay Rs21.72...

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Moneylife Digital Team 29 March 2024
Acknowledging the hardship and mental agony of a pilot to fly the aircraft 50 times during the period of no insurance coverage caused due to an action by the State Bank of India (SBI) to return the cheque for insurance premium, the national consumer disputes redressal commission (NCDRC)...

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Moneylife Digital Team 29 March 2024
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has approved eight principle-based consolidated regulations, including setting up the insurance e-marketplace Bima Sugam for buying, selling and servicing insurance policies, and settling claims.   Six of these...

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Moneylife Digital Team 29 March 2024
While upholding an order passed by the Telangana state consumer disputes redressal commission, the national consumer disputes redressal commission (NCDRC) directed HDFC Life Insurance Co Ltd to pay the Rs50 lakh insurance claim with an interest of 6%pa (per annum) to the family of the...

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It was Yogesh Sapkale of Moneylife who reminded me that I had finished 100 articles in this series and, at this point, I may want to say something special (or different?). Hence, this article, at a point of 60 years of my working life, where I feel the great need to go back to timeless...

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Thanks to a right to information (RTI) query that travelled through the files of the state information commissioner (SIC) as a second appeal, all panchayats of Madhya Pradesh have been directed to upload every death certificate on their website and file FIRs (first information reports)...

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Indian life insurers after a robust growth in FY22-23, their first-year premium numbers in FY23-24 have been moving in a subdued manner, said credit rating agency CARE Ratings in its latest report.   However, for February 2024, first-year life insurance premiums witnessed a surge of...

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Sponsored Post 07 March 2024
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Many decades ago, I was greatly impressed by Aesop’s Management Fables. I picked out the files recently and I enjoyed them as much as I did at that time. It may seem flippant—but especially in management, the learning is more important than the way you learn. That is why there are lectures,...

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Moneylife Digital Team 05 March 2024
The overall retail loan portfolio grew to Rs117.36 lakh crore in December 2023 from Rs100.29 lakh crore in December 2022, registering a growth of 17%. The portfolio outstanding of women borrowers grew to Rs30.95 lakh crore in December last year from Rs26.00 lakh crore in December 2022,...

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Moneylife Digital Team 05 March 2024
While refusing to accept IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company Ltd's contention that the deceased life assured (DLA) suppressed pre-existing diseases while obtaining the life insurance policy, the national consumer disputes redressal commission (NCDRC) directed the insurer to pay Rs9.75 lakh for...

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IANS 27 February 2024
The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has directed the state government to pay old age pension to those petitioners who do not have Aadhaar cards and mobile phones, after verifying their genuineness through bank records.   The order was passed by a division bench of chief...

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IANS 27 February 2024
Considering the recent regulatory developments and commentary, growth momentum in unsecured personal loans category is likely to derail in the coming quarters, ICICI Securities said in a report.   NBFCs are witnessing a very strong credit cycle, both in terms of growth as well as...

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