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Pension Bill to attract FDI; better products coming: India Inc

Hailing the passage of Pension Bill by Parliament, India Inc Friday said once enacted, the legislation would help attract much-needed foreign direct investment (FDI) and result in better products and services on offer.

Sep 06, 2013, 18:49 PM IST

Pension Bill: Key Highlights

The Pension Bill, that provides for investment of funds in equity market and opens the sector to at least 26 per cent FDI waspassed by the Lok Sabha.

Sep 05, 2013, 11:14 AM IST

Pension Bill passed by Lok Sabha amid protests

The long-pending Pension Bill was on Wednesday approved by the Lok Sabha, with the government saying it is based on the principle that "you save while you earn".

Sep 04, 2013, 14:46 PM IST

Land Acquisition Bill to come up in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday

The ambitious Land Acquisition Bill, which seeks to provide just and fair compensation to farmers while ensuring that no land can be aquired forcibly, will come up in the Rajya Sabha.

Sep 02, 2013, 22:53 PM IST

FM confident Insurance, Pension Bills passed this session

"I am reasonably confident that we would be able to pass the Insurance Bill and the Pension Bill in the current session," he told in an interview.

Mar 03, 2013, 15:13 PM IST

Insurance, pension Bills on agenda for Budget session

The government proposes to push through key economic reform Bills in areas such as insurance, pension and corporate law in the Budget Session of Parliament beginning on Thursday.

Feb 19, 2013, 21:43 PM IST

Trinamool to continue opposition to pension, insurance bills

TMC it would continue to oppose bills related to opening the pension sector to foreign investment and raising FDI cap in insurance to 49 percent.

Dec 09, 2012, 19:41 PM IST

Fin Min proposes 49% FDI in insurance, pension sectors

The Finance Ministry has proposed to allow foreign direct investment in the pension and insurance Bills up to 49 percent, as per media report.

Aug 22, 2012, 14:37 PM IST

Govt committed to retail FDI, Pension Bill: Moily

The decision to open FDI in multi-brand retail could also not be implemented because of pressure from Trinamool Congress.

Jun 09, 2012, 00:11 AM IST

SEBI chief expresses anguish over delay in reforms

Market regulator Sebi on Friday called for accelerating policy reforms like pension bill to revive investor sentiment and faltering growth.

Jun 08, 2012, 14:43 PM IST

TMC wants more discussion on pension bill: Roy

The government Thursday deferred a decision on pension fund reforms following opposition from Trinamool Congress, a key ally.

Jun 07, 2012, 23:08 PM IST

Pension Bill: Cabinet defers decision in view of differences

Amid differences among allies, the government Thursday deferred a decision on the changes in the crucial Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, 2011.

Jun 07, 2012, 08:41 AM IST

Govt likely to push pension reforms

Seeking to dispel the impression of policy inaction, the government is likely to give a push to pension sector reform by approving changes in the proposed PFRDA Bill so that it can be taken up by Parliament for the passage in the Monsoon session next month.

Jun 06, 2012, 18:57 PM IST

Govt to firm up view on Parl panel reports on insurance, pension

The government will soon finalise its response to Parliamentary panel reports on insurance and pension sector bills so that the modified versions could be taken up for consideration and passage in the second leg of Budget session beginning April 24.

Apr 08, 2012, 10:39 AM IST

Govt trying to build consensus on reforms, FDI in retail: FM

Expressing commitment to push forward economic reforms, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said the government is making efforts to build a consensus on important economic legislations, including PFRDA and foreign investment in multi-brand retail.

Dec 23, 2011, 14:19 PM IST

TMC may force govt to delay Pension Bill

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, which was scheduled to be tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, is likely to be deferred due to the reservations expressed by Mamata Banerjee's TMC on it.

Dec 21, 2011, 14:51 PM IST

Sri Lanka pension bill put on hold

The Sri Lankan govt postponed the parl presentation of a pensions bill.

Apr 28, 2011, 00:06 AM IST

Pranab thanks Sushma for passage of Pension Bill

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee thanked the Leader of the Opposition Sushma Swaraj for BJP`s support to the Pension Bill.

Mar 25, 2011, 00:27 AM IST

French strikers rally in last ditch bid to halt pension bill

Hundreds of thousands of defiant
French strikers took to the streets on Thursday.

Oct 28, 2010, 20:48 PM IST