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.

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.

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.

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.

`Cuba to see more privatisation in economy`

Cuba`s Fidel Castro is back in the spotlight now, but with a difference.

`Cuba to see more privatisation in economy`

Cuba`s Fidel Castro is back in the spotlight now, but with a difference.

Mamata rules out Railways` privatisation; opts for PPP route

Ruling out privatisation, Railway
Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said her ministry will follow
public-private partnership (PPP) mode for infrastructure
development of the largest PSU.

CPI(M) leader against privatisation of UP govt hospitals

A senior CPI-M leader Tuesday alleged
that the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to privatise
state-run hospitals in four districts and threatened that a
mass agitation would be launched soon against the decision.

Punjab power board employees begin 2-day strike

At least 60,000 employees of Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) have begun their two-day strike starting Thursday opposing government’s move towards privatisation of the board.

Russia to re-launch privatisation drive

Russia is to embark on a new programme of privatisation, two-and-a-half years after its last major sale of state assets, officials were quoted as saying on Wednesday.

Chinese steel workers protest over privatisation

Hundreds of workers at a state-run steel plant in China`s eastern Henan province have staged a protest against the purchase of their company by a private firm, witnesses and a company official said Saturday.