Privatisation

AAP govt has checked privatisation of education sector: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government kept under check the mushrooming of private schools by setting up state-run institutions that imparted quality education to poor children free of cost.

Nov 17, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

Shiv Sena hits out at BJP on Air India privatisation decision

NDA ally Shiv Sena on Friday came down heavily on the Centre over its decision to privatise national carrier Air India, saying had such a decision been taken by the previous Congress-led UPA government, the BJP would not have spared it.

Jun 30, 2017, 13:51 PM IST

Economic Survey 2017: Still commitment to make the "perennially unprofitable public sector airline" 'world class' entity

Acknowledging difficulties in privatisation efforts for public enterprises, the Economic Survey on Tuesday said there is still a commitment to make the "perennially unprofitable public sector airline" a 'world class' entity.

Jan 31, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

No privatisation of Railways: Suresh Prabhu

Notwithstanding recommendation by government panels, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has outrightly ruled out privatisation of the public transporter, saying it was a "bogey" being raised by those who do not want any change.

May 03, 2015, 15:09 PM IST

Staff at Britain`s National Gallery go on strike over privatisation

 Workers at Britain`s world-renowned National Gallery are going on strike this week due to a dispute over a privatisation plan, a labour union said on Monday.

Apr 21, 2015, 04:09 AM IST

Talk of privatising Air India too premature: Board

Any talk of privatising Air India would be "premature" at this stage even as there is a need to re-visit its Turnaround Plan (TAP) in view of the changing micro-economic situation, top sources in AI Board have said.

Apr 12, 2015, 10:45 AM IST

Govt rules out privatisation of BSNL, MTNL

Government Friday ruled out privatisation of BSNL and MTNL even as it admitted that the two state-run telecom service providers were not in the pink of their health.

Mar 13, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

CPI(M), TMC attack govt on airports privatisation

 CPI(M) and Trinamool Congress on Tuesday joined hands in the Rajya Sabha to slam the NDA government over "privatisation" of airports, asking how this "loot" of public money was being allowed.

Mar 03, 2015, 16:03 PM IST
AAI employees call for nationwide strike to protest privatisation of airports

AAI employees call for nationwide strike to protest privatisation of airports

The Airports Authority Employees Union (AAEU) has called for a nationwide strike on March 11 to protest against the privatisation of airports by the government.

Feb 16, 2015, 18:35 PM IST

Arun Jaitley promises more reforms, privatisation of sick PSUs

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday promised reforms in labour, land acquisition and insurance laws and expressed readiness to look at privatisation of some loss-making public sector companies.

Nov 05, 2014, 17:34 PM IST

Govt stake sales in state companies in 2-3 months: official

India will sell part of the government`s stake in some state-run companies in the next two to three months, Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram said on Saturday, without naming any company.

Aug 30, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Disinvestment process is progressing as scheduled: Jaitley

Eyeing Rs 58,425 crore this year by selling government stake in PSUs, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that disinvestment process is on schedule.

Aug 10, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

No decision on AI privatisation in haste: Pusapati

There will be no hasty decision on privatisation of Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati indicated.

May 29, 2014, 20:49 PM IST

Bhutto`s son opposes Pakistan privatisation plans

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of Pakistan`s slain premier Benazir Bhutto, vowed today to resist a massive privatisation drive planned by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s government.

Dec 01, 2013, 11:33 AM IST

Privatisation isn’t the solution for India’s education woes: Subhashini Ali

Speaking on Zee Media’s Bharat Bhagya Vidhata, member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Subhashini Ali stressed that without maintaining quality in education, the goal of free and compulsory education won’t yield desired results.

Oct 16, 2013, 18:18 PM IST

Oppn slams Ajit Singh for Air India privatisation remark

Opposition parties including the Left slammed Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh for saying that government was ready to privatise Air India and accused him of selling public asset without bringing a civil aviation policy.

Oct 06, 2013, 16:26 PM IST

Pak to privatise 31 entities to meet IMF bailout clause

Pakistan has decided to sell at least 26 percent shares of 31 state-owned entities, including PIA and Pakistan Railways, in a massive privatisation move to fulfil a key clause of the IMF's USD 6.7 billion bailout, reports said Friday.

Oct 04, 2013, 14:07 PM IST

Privatisation has to `go along` with Constitution: SC

"Maybe new economic thought has developed, but the privatisation in our country has to go along with our Constitution," the Supreme Court said.

Sep 18, 2013, 21:21 PM IST

UP mulls privatising water supply

The Uttar Pradesh government is tinkering with the idea of privatising the household water supply, an official said.

Jul 25, 2013, 10:50 AM IST

Kerala opposes Centre`s suggestion to privatise KSEB

The Congress-led UDF government in Kerala has opposed the Centre`s suggestion to privatise the power distribution system under the Financial Power Restructuring Package.

Feb 19, 2013, 13:39 PM IST