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The Indian Insurance Sector and Amendments made in the Bill
The Indian Insurance Sector and Amendments made in the Bill

Indian insurance sector has had its share of ups and downs, witnessing both galloping growth and a long period of lull. The journey that began in the pre-independence era has been replete with challenges and opportunities. With all eyes set on the much-awaited Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, the industry seems to be at the brink of yet another change. Early Years of Indian Insurance Sector The nineteenth century India saw emergence of two insurance players – Oriental Life Insurance Company in 1818 and Bombay Mutual Life Assurance Society in 1870. The oldest existing insurance company in India [...]Read more

Politics and Common Problems in India

When one of our union ministers remarked that India needs more toilets than temples, it was perhaps a moment of epiphany for those who have been conveniently dodging the pressing issues affecting the common man. Lack of proper sanitation is just a single piece in the puzzle. The nation is battling a plethora of other problems which are throwing it out from the track of development. Common Problems in India Uneven distribution of wealth and the ever-widening gulf between the rich and poor have been gnawing at the concept of social equality. At least 25% of the [...]Read more