Airtel Payments Bank: News

30 Dec 2020


FASTag compulsory from January 1: How to buy, recharge it?

Starting January 1, 2021, using the FASTag contactless payments system for crossing toll plazas across India will be mandatory.

30 Jan 2019


How to get discount on IRCTC ticket bookings

In what comes as good news for Indian Railways passengers, various online e-wallet service providers like Paytm and MobiKwik are offering attractive discounts and cashback offers for booking rail tickets online.

22 Jan 2019

Bharti Airtel

Now, book Ola rides from Airtel app, get 25% cashback

In a bid to offer a holistic experience to its customers, Bharti Airtel has started offering ride-hailing services through its My Airtel app.

01 Jan 2019


Paytm Payments Bank back in business after RBI nod

After six months of inactivity, Paytm Payments Bank (PPB) has started adding new customers following a clearance by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

20 Dec 2018


Here's why RBI stopped Paytm bank from enrolling new customers

Although Paytm got off to a good start with its payments bank initiative, opening of new bank accounts and e-wallets abruptly came to a halt in August this year, thanks to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

07 Sep 2018

Bharti Airtel

Airtel Payments Bank users can now withdraw cash without cards

On Thursday, Airtel announced that its Airtel Payments Bank customers would be allowed to withdraw cash from ATMs in India without using cards.

31 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate India Post Payments Bank tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tomorrow launch the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) that seeks to leverage the expansive network of the postal department to ensure financial inclusion for the masses.

05 Apr 2018

Bharti Airtel

Jio Payments Bank launched: Here's everything you should know

Jio Payments Bank, a 70:30 joint venture between Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd. and State Bank of India, started its operations on Tuesday.

10 Mar 2018

Bharti Airtel

RBI fines Airtel bank Rs. 5 crore for violating eKYC-norms

India's apex bank, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) slapped a penalty of Rs. 5 crore on Sunil Mittal owned-Airtel Payments Bank Limited for violating eKYC norms.

17 Dec 2017

Bharti Airtel

Airtel, its payments-bank's e-KYC license temporarily suspended over Aadhaar misuse

Following allegations of Bharti Airtel "surreptitiously" using the Aadhaar-based e-KYC process to open accounts in Airtel Payments Bank without customers' consent, the UIDAI has -taking its strongest action yet- suspended Airtel's e-KYC license temporarily.

07 Dec 2017

Bharti Airtel

Airtel now offers three Intex smartphones starting at Rs. 1,649

India's telecom wars have led to a bonanza for customers. First, it was drastically-lowered calling/internet rates, and then smartphones at never-before cheap prices.

30 Nov 2017

Bharti Airtel

Airtel 'misused' Aadhaar access to open bank accounts without consent

Airtel is reportedly abusing its access to customers' Aadhaar number by opening accounts in Airtel Payments Bank without their permission.

30 Oct 2017

Bharti Airtel

Airtel Payments Bank gets UPI-integration: All you need to know!

India's largest telco Bharti Airtel, which forayed into banking to launch Airtel Payments Bank earlier, recently integrated Unified Payment Interface (UPI) on its payments bank platform.

25 Sep 2017

Bharti Airtel

Airtel's new offer: Unlimited calls, 112GB data at Rs. 999

With Jio providing call and internet services at throwaway prices, other telecom service providers have been forced to slash down their rates to ensure survival.

19 Sep 2017

Bharti Airtel

Airtel Payments Bank now has UPI facility for free transfers

Airtel Payments Bank has become the first payments bank to integrate UPI on its digital platform. Now customers will be able to create their own UPI handles and make transactions free of charge.

08 Sep 2017

Bharti Airtel

Airtel launches 4GB data plan at just Rs. 5!

Days after launching a series of cheap plans for its prepaid users, Airtel has now launched a one-time recharge plan of Rs. 5 offering 4GB data.

04 Sep 2017

Bharti Airtel

Airtel has these new cheap offers for prepaid users

The price wars in the Indian telecom industry aren't over yet. The latest offer is from Airtel.

17 May 2017

Bharti Airtel

After RBI nod, Paytm Payments Bank to launch next week

Paytm has received the final license for its payments bank from the RBI, clearing the way for its planned May 23 launch.

05 Mar 2017


Jio Payments Bank receives RBI nod

Jio Payments Bank (JPB), a joint venture between State Bank of India and Reliance Industries Limited, has received the crucial go-ahead from the RBI.

12 Jan 2017

Bharti Airtel

Jaitley launches Airtel payment bank

On 12th Jan, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launched the Airtel Payment bank; the bank was till now running as pilot projects in four states.

03 Jan 2017

Bharti Airtel

Paytm launches its Payments Bank

Since demonetization was announced on November 8, use of Paytm soared and it began to be adopted by small and big retailers in urban/rural areas.