Budget 2017-18

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State-owned IOC, BPCL may buy 26% stake each in GAIL, pay Centre Rs 200 billion each
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State-owned IOC, BPCL may buy 26% stake each in GAIL, pay Centre Rs 200 billion each

Following Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's February 2017 Budget announcement of creating integrated oil majors, IOC and BPCL had submitted separate proposals to buy the government's 54.89 percent stake in GAIL

FRDI Bill unlikely to be tabled during budget session as joint committee looking into it seeks extension
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FRDI Bill unlikely to be tabled during budget session as joint committee looking into it seeks extension

FRDI Bill proposes to create a framework for overseeing such financial institutions as banks, insurance companies, NBFC and stock exchanges in case of insolvency

Electoral bonds guidelines are ready; instruments to be bearer in nature, have 15 days validity
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Electoral bonds guidelines are ready; instruments to be bearer in nature, have 15 days validity

The guidelines for electoral bonds, announced in Budget 2017-18, are almost ready and some fine-tuning is being done by the finance ministry

Budget 2017: Technology industry praises cybersecurity measures and digital economy initiatives
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Budget 2017: Technology industry praises cybersecurity measures and digital economy initiatives

Technology based companies have appreciated government's push for digital economy and cyber security measures announced in the Union budget today.

Budget 2017: Government is taking the right measures to drive digital payments
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Budget 2017: Government is taking the right measures to drive digital payments

Alfian Sharifuddin, Head - Technology & Operations at DBS Bank India writes on the Budget for the Financial year 2017-18. He points that it was quite an anticipated budget announcement for the digital players.

Govt keen 2017-18 budget should not clash with polls: Jaitley
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Govt keen 2017-18 budget should not clash with polls: Jaitley

Having decided to advance the budget presentation, the government is keen that it is not presented in the middle of Assembly elections in five states, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.