Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.20

Dhanbad coal miners cease work in protest

The chief managing director of BCCL, P.M. Prasad, said, “Although departmental production was affected in the first shift due to the strike, contract workers carried out production and coal disp...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 03.07.20

Congress opposes rail plan

The Congress has strongly opposed the government’s decision to invite private players to run trains, suspecting this to be the beginning of the privatisation of the Indian Railways. Responding ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.05.20

Privatisation doors thrown open

The Narendra Modi-government on Sunday opened the floodgates to privatisation, leaving it prey to charges of handing over valuable public assets to private parties at a time that Covid-19 pandemic has...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.01.20

Airports fume

The Modi government’s airport privatisation plans could be hit if the move to restrict the sale of liquor in duty-free shops at airports is implemented, private airport operators association APAO sa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 30.12.19

AI shutdown fears grow

Struggling Air India might be forced to shut down by June next year unless it finds a buyer as “piecemeal” arrangements cannot be sustained for long, according to a senior airline official. Amid c...
By PTI in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 25.11.19

Privatisation protest in Assam

The Save Industry Save Workers Joint Struggle Committee on Monday staged protests across Assam against the Centre’s disinvestment policy and submitted a memorandum to chief minister Sarbananda Sonow...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 19.11.19

BJP hails BPCL breather

The Assam BJP on Tuesday welcomed the statement of Union minister for petroleum and natural gas Dharmendra Pradhan that the ministry has not yet finalised disinvestment of the Bharat Petroleum Corpora...
By A Sraff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 14.11.19

Graffiti in JNU targets vice-chancellor & BJP

Graffiti targeting JNU vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar have appeared on the university's campus a day after a partial hostel fee rollback. Apart from the walls of the administrative block, some...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.11.19

The dragon in the room

India has walked out of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. India may have concerns about agricultural products from Australia and New Zealand, but New Delhi’s real worry lies with Chi...
By Nitya Nanda in

Opinion  /  Published 08.11.19

The great public sector selloff

“Scooters India to be sold” blared the headline. The year was 1985 and it caught my eye because this was a very different era, long before it was fashionable to talk about selling off public-secto...
By Paran Balakrishnan in


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