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Only 30% people have insured their homes in India: Survey

Only 30% people have insured their homes in India: Survey

Most people in the country prefer not to spend on a home insurance policy despite awareness on the need for the cover , a Bajaj Allianz General Insurance survey said. Around 1200 people from metros like New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai , Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune and non-metros like Jaipur, Surat, Nagpur, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, and other towns, took the survey last month. As total of 60 per cent of these respondents were home owners, rest 40 per cent lived on rented space. Around ..., 1 month ago

Only because his name is Hamid Ansari?

Just like with millions of Indian Muslims, even the vice president of India has been forced to undergo the covert loyalty test: 'you are presumed to be pro-Pakistan until you demonstrably prove you are a nationalist', says Shehzad Poonawalla. Image: Vice President Hamid Ansari in Vietnam in 2013. Photograph: Saisuresh Sivaswamy/ It seems to have almost become like a reflex action of sorts for the Bharatiya Janata Party and its die-hard supporters, particularly on social media, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Padma Iyer wants a suitable boy for her son

How a mother's search for a suitable boy gained global coverage. Padma Iyer placed a matrimonial ad for her son, that made her famous. People from around the country cheered for her. She received telephone calls and emails from all corners of the globe. News channels and newspapers reached out for a quote or an interview. They put her before the camera and asked her about the ad. "I just want a nice boy for my son," she said. "He cannot take care of himself. He needs someone." A suitable boy.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Live coverage of Amish Tripathi's book launch!

Join us at 7 pm today! You've probably read him. And you've probably rediscovered your love for mythology thanks to him. Amish Tripathi's Shiva Trilogy has, without a doubt, been one of the most beloved series of books of our times. The bestselling author is set to launch his next book -- Scion of Ikshvaku -- and we will be at the launch. Join us at 7pm on Rediff ZaraBol for the live coverage of Amish's book launch. Follow this link -- #ScionOfIkshvaku -- for all the action as it happens at ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

DD to do R Day-like coverage of Yoga Day event

Doordarshan has readied plans for a Republic Day-like coverage of International Yoga Day event to be held at Rajpath where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also be present. Doordarshan would be deploying more than 20 hi-definition cameras for the coverage of the event on June 21, declared as International Yoga Day by the UN. ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago DD ready for 'mega event' with 23 hi-end cameras on Yoga Day  Rediff.com1 month ago Doordarshan's big plans for Yoga Day event  Rediff.com1 month ago

All about the govt's social security schemes

These schemes offer protective cover for life, accidental death and disability for all Indian adults who have a bank account. The official reports of Insurance Regulatory Development Authority say that the Indian insurance sector is the biggest in the world, and is expected to touch 75 crore (750 million) by 2020. But, it is a fact that India is still grossly uninsured. If both are correct, the reason for Indians abstaining from ensuring a comparable cover on their lives needs a closer look.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Need health insurance for alternative medicine? Read this!

Many companies are yet to include this in their coverage plans because of several complexities involved Seetha, a 44-year-old IT professional was suffering from chronic back pain which developed out of her lifestyle. She was advised by a friend, who was also a doctor, that Ayurvedic treatment would be very effective for her. She consulted an Ayurvedic practitioner and came to know that the treatment requires ten sittings and would cost her around Rs 75,000. As Seetha had a health insurance ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Hindustan Times

'Hang Yakub': How intolerance played out on Twitter

As the Supreme Court rejected Yakub Memon's final plea in the early hours of Thursday and authorities prepared the gallows , a chest-thumping crowd gathered outside the Nagpur Central Jail and clicked selfies to celebrate the hanging of the lone ...
 Hindustan Times9 hours ago Cop who hanged Yakub executed Kasab too  Rediff.com10 hours ago How Yakub spent his last few hours before hanging  Rediff.com13 hours ago Memons of Mahim: India's most 'infamous' family  Rediff.com14 hours ago

President Kalam, an idea whose time had come

Here was an Indian like you and me, who reached the country's highest office without compromising on his integrity or values. Here was a politician who was not a Muslim, or Tamil, or a boatman's son -- but an Indian President, who opened his office to all Indians, says Sriram Karri. India's tryst with socialism had disappointed, becoming stale in rhetoric and heading towards a dead end. Corruption and socio-political cynicism had peaked. The Emergency and a failed Janata experiment reduced ...
 Rediff.com17 hours ago

'Indian firms yet to recover from overstretched balance sheets'

IMF says a combination of high leverage and fall in profitability has affected the capacity of companies to service their debtIndian companies are in a precarious financial position, but that might well worsen going by a new study from the International Monetary Fund. The IMF warns that a combination of shocks to interest rates, earnings and exchange rates could increase significantly the debt at risk in emerging markets. This is more likely in the case of India, where the corporate sector is ...
 Rediff.com18 hours ago
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