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Wednesday, March 03, 2021



Bank unions call for two-day strike against proposed privatisation of PSBs

February 09, 2021 5:06 pm

In the Union Budget presented last week, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the privatisation of two Public Sector Banks (PSBs) as part of its disinvestment plan.

Directionless, serves interests of industrialists: Gehlot slams Budget 2021

February 02, 2021 2:52 am

BJP says Budget addresses all sections of society, it will write new definition of development in the country.

Chandigarh: Decision to privatise power not gone down well with power employees and residents

January 19, 2021 11:24 am

The privatisation is being pushed in a clandestine manner and the same is bound to have an adverse impact on the major stakeholders -- consumers and employees. Indian Express Reporter Hina Rohtaki speaks to some people opposing the decision.

Waste pickers’ cooperative SWaCH warns PMC against hiring private contractors

January 11, 2021 8:53 pm

Suchismita Pai said that the probable introduction of private contractors by the PMC under the guise of competition is a clear attempt to deprive waste pickers of their agency and is an attack on their atmanirbharta (self-reliance).

Railway roadmap: Govt to invite private players to run routes

July 22, 2019 10:11 am

Centre looks at inviting private players to own, operate trains on select routes.

Oppn alleges Govt trying to privatise Railways, BJP highlights improved performance

July 11, 2019 9:57 pm

The Opposition in Lok Sabha on Thursday accused the Modi Government of trying to sell off railways' assets instead of focusing on services.

Lost opportunity

December 05, 2018 12:35 am

India missed the chance to usher in second generation reforms and free up private enterprise

Private entities posing threat to space programmes of nations, says former ISRO chief 

August 27, 2018 6:28 pm

"Few of the countries like United States and Luxembourg have already enacted legislation to encourage the active participation of the private sector in exploration and commercial uses of space resources. Asteroid mining takes the lead," said AS Kiran Kumar.

Government plans to sell stake in ONGC oilfields to private firms

September 27, 2017 9:41 pm

The privatisation is repeat of the infamous round in 1992-93 when medium sized discovered fields like Panna/Mukta and Tapti oil and gas field in the western offshore was given to now defunct Enron Corp of US and Reliance Industries.

Railways will not be privatised under NDA govt: Manoj Sinha

February 28, 2016 4:38 pm

"We are not in favour of privatisation of Indian Railways at all under the NDA rule," Sinha, who was in Gwalior on Saturday to flag off Bhind (MP)-Etawah (UP) passenger train, told reporters.