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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

UP mulls privatising water supply

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

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.

Cong MLA protests privatisation of electricity in Gwalior

Congress MLA Pradyumna Singh Tomar on Tuesday staged a dharna in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly to protest the privatisation of electricity.

Reverse privatisation of minerals: CPI-M

The `coalgate` row should be used to reverse the privatisation of natural and mineral resources in India, the CPI-M said on Thursday.

No to privatisation, but favour corporate contribution: IIM-C

The Indian Institute of Management
Calcutta (IIM-C) is in favour of corporate contributions, but
will say no to any move for privatisation of IIMs, a senior
IIM-C official said.