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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.