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FDI in insurance sector

HDFC to sell 9% stake in HDFC Life to UK firm for over Rs 1700 crore

HDFC on Friday said it will sell 9 percent stake in HDFC Life to its British joint venture partner Standard Life for a little over Rs 1,700 crore.

Aug 14, 2015, 23:47 PM IST

Govt to push for passage of bills to replace ordinances

The government will try to push for the passage of six bills to replace ordinances in the first half of the Budget Session of Parliament beginning February 23.

Jan 30, 2015, 21:46 PM IST

Insurance Bill likely to be introduced in Parliament today

With the deadlock between government and opposition continuing, the controversial Insurance Bill is likely to be introduced in Parliament on Tuesday.

Aug 12, 2014, 10:29 AM IST

RSS-linked trade union opposes FDI in insurance, threatens stir

The government's headache over the controversial Insurance Bill grew Tuesday as RSS-linked Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh threatened to go on a strike along with other trade unions opposing the legislation allowing 49 percent FDI in insurance sector.

Aug 06, 2014, 13:37 PM IST

GICA to seek support of public against Insurance Bill

The General Insurance Employees' Association will seek support of the public, particularly over 30 crore policyholders, to defeat the government move to pass the Insurance Bill in Parliament, which would adversely affect the public insurance sector, a top association official said.

Nov 23, 2013, 19:50 PM IST

Hope to get Insurance Bill passed soon: FM

Finance Minister P Chidmabaram on Saturday expressed the hope that Insurance Amendment Bill, which seeks to raise FDI cap in the sector to 49 percent, will be passed soon.

Apr 06, 2013, 18:43 PM IST

Govt keen on speeding up reforms: Chidambaram to India Inc

Finance Minister P Chidambaram Wednesday informed India Inc that the government is keen on speeding up reforms and hoped legislation for raising FDI in insurance sector will be passed in the Winter Session of Parliament.

Oct 03, 2012, 22:03 PM IST