It is not at all surprising that Ms Sitharaman chose to be so bold as to claim credit for the sentiment on Dalal Street
09 Aug 2021 3:09 AM
Finance Minister announced privatisation of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) as part of disinvestment drive to garner Rs 1.75 lakh crore
16 Feb 2021 10:42 PM
India has witnessed a relatively high aggregate economic growth, but also abounds in persistent and endemic deprivation and deep social failures.
06 Feb 2020 2:28 AM
The government in 2018 here tried to sell 76 per cent of Air India and offload about USD 5.1 billion of its debt.
28 Jan 2020 12:46 PM
The government has set March 17 as the deadline for submitting the expression of interest.
27 Jan 2020 10:30 AM
PM Narendra Modi has taken various measures since 2014 to boost economic growth, including cutting the corporate tax.
01 Dec 2019 3:32 PM
Air India will have to be closed down if not privatised will have "massive financial implications”, said Puri.
29 Nov 2019 1:18 PM
BPCL at the close of market on October 4 had a market capitalisation of about Rs 1.11 lakh crore.
06 Oct 2019 1:44 PM
Even a 26 per cent stake sale at this valuation would fetch the government Rs 26,500.
29 Sep 2019 12:32 PM
Government was committed to privatisation of Air India as its debt has become totally unsustainable.
29 Aug 2019 3:44 PM
‘I have appealed doctors to call off the strike so patients shouldn't get any difficulty in availing healthcare facilities,’ he tweeted.
04 Aug 2019 4:44 PM
The successful bidder would be required to retain all permanent employees for a period of at least one year.
21 Jul 2019 5:50 PM
Goyal said track kilometre grew from 77,609 km to 89,919 km from 1950-2014 and rose to 1,23,236 km in the past five years.
12 Jul 2019 1:59 PM
‘This is area privatization and disinvestment will work," he said replying to supplementaries in the Lok Sabha during the question hour.
11 Jul 2019 2:03 PM
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said 'no specific passenger train has been identified to be run by private payers so far.'
10 Jul 2019 2:03 PM
The forum of 13 unions have decided to oppose the privatisation move, said a union functionary.
08 Jul 2019 8:03 PM
Government seeks to shore up 1.05 trillion rupees (USD 15.30 billion) through stake sales in the current fiscal year.
08 Jul 2019 12:21 PM
Railways will need Rs 50 lakh crore between 2018 to 2030 to complete the sanctioned projects, Sitharaman said.
07 Jul 2019 6:08 PM
‘Sonia Gandhi is incorrect… Corporatisation is not privatisation,’ a Railways official said.
02 Jul 2019 5:08 PM
The ministry in its 100-day plan has proposed that it will offer two trains to IRCTC, to operate on haulage concept.
28 Jun 2019 5:55 PM