Government set to sell 25 percent stakes of LIC.

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As Prime Minister Modi is looking for resources to bridge the widening gap in the budget, authorities are now seeking cabinet’s approval to sell 25 percent of the nation’s largest life insurer, Life Insurance Corporation (LIC). To prepare the sale of the insurance body, the government plans to amend the act of the parliament under which the Life Insurance Corporation was set up. The sale of the insurance body will be conducted in phases and depending on the market conditions, the timing of the insurer’s initial public offer will be…

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