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Householders' Insurance FAQs on Coverage
Get answers to questions about coverage provided by householders' insurance policy. Did you know that possessions of your guests can aslo be covered?
Basic householders insurance FAQs
Basic householders insurance FAQs
BoM opts out of General Insurance JV
Bank of Maharashtra, the Pune-based public sector bank, has opted out of a joint venture between Shriram Financial Services and South Africa's Sanlam due to differences.
Discontinuing householders' insurance and refund
Did you know that you could discontinue your householder's insurance policy and get a refund? Here's how.
Does householders' insurance policy get renewed automatically?
Have questions about the validity period of the house-holder's insurance policy that you have bought? Read onn.
General insurance industry posts robust figures
The private players posted a growth figure of 27.68 per cent over the last fiscal where as the public players posted a growth figure of 4.04 per cent during the same tenure.
Tax exemption on householders' policy premium
Did you know that there are no tax exemptions on the premium paid for a householder's insurance policy?
Reliance General Insurance flies high
Reliance General Insurance has grown 125% in business this fiscal year, outdoing its chief competitors ICICI Lombard and Bajaj Allianz.
UCO Bank puts on hold its non-life insurance venture
UCO Bank, in its fifth Annual General Meeting, said that it has decided to put hold on its proposed venture into non-life insurance business. The bank is instead planning to enter into another business.
Impact of age of house on householders' policy cost
The age of your house does not impact the cost of a house-holder's insurance policy. Read more.
No impact of de-tariffing on private insurers
Total de-tariffing, which came into effect from January 2008, has not had any impact on premium income of general insurers.
Can premium be reduced by purchasing additional safety precautions?
If you thought that installing a fire-extinguishing apparatus lowers premium, think again.
Documents required to file claims
Did you know you require some documents to file a claim? Here's the list.
Process of claiming under householders' policy
Do you know the procedure for making a householder's insurance claim work? Here's more about claim.
Oriental Insurance opens service center in Mumbai
Oriental Insurance Company, has opened its first service center in Mumbai. Initially, it will handle motor claims for all Mumbai offices.
Coverage for insured house let out to tenant
Did you know that even if you had purchase a house-holder's insurance policy for your house or building, your tenants will need to buy a seperate policy?
General insurance to grow 18% in 2008
According to Mr. K. N. Bhandari, Secretary General of the General Insurance Council, the general insurance industry is set to grow at 18% in 2008.
Coverage for natural wear and tear
If you read carefully, insurance companies specifically state that they will not pay for damages caused due to regular wear and tear. Read to know more about coverage.
Coverage for burglary by domestic staff
Know whether in case of bulgury in your house, can your domestic help get cover.
Coverage for theft of insured items outside house
No coverage for insured items burglary outside the house.
Covering a house and its contents
Know about the house-holders insurance, cover of the house and its contents.
Need for householders' insurance if co-op housing society has insured building
Know why you need a householders' insurance if co-op housing society has insured building.
What happens on selling house under householders' insurance
Here's the answer to what happens on on selling house under householders' insurance.
Duration of a householders' insurance policy
Do you know the duration of a householders' insurance policy?
Insurers can't refuse theft claim in absence of FIR- Consumer Panel
Delhi state consumer dispute redressel commission, in its ruling said that it is a false impression in the minds of people that FIR is necessary to claim reimbursement from insurance company in case of theft, as there is no difference between a simple com
BoM declines joint venture
BoM declined its collaboration with Sriram Financial Services Holding Pvt Ltd. And Sanlam Ltd South Africa for general insurance.
ICICI Lombard, best insurer 2007
ICICI General insurance awarded best general insurance company of the year at Singapore in the 11th Asia insurance industry awards 2007, the same being rewarded for introducing biometric smart card, weather insurance for farmers, and introducing online in
Four major insurance companies to merge
4 major insurance firms; National Insurance Company, New India Assurance Company, United India Insurance Company and the Oriental Insurance Company to merge.
SBI JV with Australian insurer for entering general insurance sector
SBI bank signs a pact with Australian firm to start a general insurance business. Operations to begin by end of this fiscal for regulatory approval.
India Infoline gets insurance broking nod from IRDA
The Indian Infoline Group has an approval in principle from IRDA to start its insurance broking business.