THE Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has welcomed the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s init...
The privatisation move comes against the backdrop of a Supreme Court judgment against mala fide and arbitrary allocation of natural resources to private players without following a fair, transparent method. By SAGNIK DUTTA in New Delhi
THE news that the venerable watchmaker HMT Ltd is going to wind up its business does not come as a great surprise to observers of the In...
The government is in a hurry to sell public sector equity, instead of borrowing, to fund its expenditures, thus losing an income greater than the interests it would have to pay on its debts. The process is also unsustainable because available resources will inevitably run out. By C.P. CHANDRASEKHAR
The 35-year-old “U.K. model” of privatisation provides important lessons about the true intent of the sale of a mind-boggling range of public assets to private, and foreign, entities. By V. SRIDHAR
Two of India’s biggest public sector companies, SAIL and ONGC, are on the disinvestment block at prices that raise doubts about the timing and the intent of the government. By AJOY ASHIRWAD MAHAPRASHASTA
The Modi sarkar is all set to unleash a privatisation drive that will result in the sale of valuable public assets. The exercise defies economic logic and threatens to undermine a social compact that has endured since Independence. By V. SRIDHAR
Interview with Sitaram Yechury, Polit Bureau member of the CPI(M). By VENKITESH RAMAKRISHNA & T.K. RAJALAKSHMI