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Recent Articles on Disinvestments

(Updated till 19thJanuary2020)

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General Disinvestment-Related Articles
1. GOVT EYES ASSET SALES AS DIVESTMENT GOAL ELUDES BUSINESS STANDARD 19 Jan 2020
2. MORE CPSU STAKE SALE MAY FOLLOW AFTER BPCL, CONCOR: GARG FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 17 Jan 2020
3. TOUGH SELL ECONOMIC TIMES,THE 12 Jan 2020
4. Meeting the government’s RS 1.05 lakh crore sell-off target FORTUNE INDIA 30 Dec 2019
5. Government braces for RS.50k crore disinvestment shortfall MINT 26 Dec 2019
6. Only 4 strategic sales out of 24 PSUs, CAG slams govt ECONOMIC TIMES,THE 11 Dec 2019
7. GOVT HOPES TO HIT BULL'S EYE ON DIVESTMENT TARGET BUSINESS STANDARD 06 Dec 2019
8. Disinvestment: Govt plans offer for sales route in six CPSEs, including Coal India FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 04 Dec 2019
9. Below 51% stake policy: Firms losing government-company tag not to skirt PSU obligations FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 23 Nov 2019
10. Government approves strategic disinvestment of BPCL, 4 other PSUs ECONOMIC TIMES,THE 21 Nov 2019
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Individual PSU Related Articles
1. IOC to take call on bidding for govt's stake in BPCL: Chairman Sanjiv Singh BUSINESS STANDARD 13 Jan 2020
2. GOVT CLEARS PROPOSAL TO SELL AIR INDIA ECONOMIC TIMES,THE 08 Jan 2020
3. ROADSHOWS FOR BPCL AND CONCOR VEER OFF THE BEATEN TRACK BUSINESS STANDARD 07 Jan 2020
4. BPCL, Air India, Concor divestments unlikely by March-end: Govt official BUSINESS STANDARD 02 Jan 2020
5. Target to be missed? BPCL, ConCor strategic sale running behind schedule FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 26 Dec 2019
6. Centre likely to sell 28 per cent stake in BEML through strategic disinvestment FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 15 Dec 2019
7. Funding CPSEs: Bharat Bond ETF to attract Rs 10,000 crore FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 05 Dec 2019
8. Green light! India’s first corporate bond ETF gets Cabinet approval FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 05 Dec 2019
9. 'PRESTIGE' OVER PROFIT AS DELOITTE OFFERS TO MANAGE BPCL SALE FOR RS 1 BUSINESS STANDARD 03 Dec 2019
10. Divestment of THDCIL & NEEPCO, land sales may fetch govt Rs 30,000 crore INDIAN EXPRESS 29 Nov 2019
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Opinions
1. ACCEPT OR NOT, PRIVATISATION IS ON TAMAL BANDYOPADHAY BUSINESS STANDARD 13 Jan 2020
2. Here’s why Air India privatisation plan may not take off SATYENDRA PANDEY FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 07 Jan 2020
3. There is a method to India’s sell-off agenda EDITORIAL MINT 26 Dec 2019
4. DOES THE STRATEGIC SALE OF PSUS WORK? AARATI KRISHNAN BUSINESS LINE 29 Nov 2019
5. For a new breed of public enterprises EDITORIAL ECONOMIC TIMES,THE 24 Nov 2019
6. Breaking the impasse on strategic disinvestment and privatisation SUYASH RAI HINDUSTAN TIMES 22 Nov 2019
7. Moving forward: Government progress on privatisation of PSUs and labour reform can turn the tide EDITORIAL TIMES OF INDIA,THE 22 Nov 2019
8. THE BIG PUSH, FINALLY EDITORIAL BUSINESS STANDARD 22 Nov 2019
9. May privatisation fly higher than Air India EDITORIAL ECONOMIC TIMES,THE 21 Nov 2019
10. PRIVATISATION: NOT PSU EDO, GET REAL SANDEEP PAREKH ECONOMIC TIMES,THE 05 Nov 2019
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Other PSU-Related Articles
1. State-owned companies may be treated on par with private peers, lose certain exemptions HINDUSTAN TIMES 30 Jul 2019
2. DIPAM to set up special cell to fast-track sale of non-core assets of CPSEs MONEY CONTROL 04 Mar 2019
3. Strong CPSEs a milch cow, others drain on the public purse FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 02 Feb 2019
4. Fresh curbs by DIPAM on CPSE arms and JVs FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 12 Jan 2019
5. Govt loses Rs 6 trillion in market rout as PSU stocks take a beating BUSINESS STANDARD 11 Oct 2018
6. Finance Ministry drafting Asset Monetisation Framework for hiving off CPSEs’ non-core business FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 07 Oct 2018
7. Air India suspends three officials for indiscipline BUSINESS STANDARD 14 Apr 2018
8. Disinvestment-bound Air India records 11% revenue growth in FY18: CMD BUSINESS STANDARD 12 Apr 2018
9. Taking stock: PM Narendra Modi wants CPSEs to be ‘3rd major source’ of revenue FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 10 Apr 2018
10. Finance ministry may write to Sebi for relaxing minimum public float norms for PSUs FIRSTPOST 09 Apr 2018
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