Airtel Payments Bank: News

19 Mar 2024


Airtel Payments Bank smartwatch debuts in India at Rs. 3,000

Airtel Payments Bank has made its grand entrance into the smartwatch market, with the release of an NFC-integrated device in India.

03 May 2023


Airtel Payments Bank rolls out facial authentication for Aadhaar-enabled payments

Airtel Payments Bank has joined hands with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to introduce facial verification for Aadhaar-enabled Payment System (AePS) in the country.

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).

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.

10 Mar 2018

Aadhaar Card

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.

05 Mar 2017

Reliance Jio

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.