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(Updated till 20thJuly2020)

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General Disinvestment-Related Articles
1. Privatisation policy: Explicit immunity to only handful of PSUs FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 20 Jul 2020
2. BHARAT Bond ETF's second series fetches Rs 10,000 cr BUSINESS LINE 17 Jul 2020
3. CABINET MAY SOON CONSIDER BIG BANG PRIVATISATION POLICY ECONOMIC TIMES,THE 15 Jul 2020
4. Bharat ETF II eyes Rs 14,000 crore via 2 NFOs ECONOMIC TIMES,THE 04 Jul 2020
5. GOVT ON TRACK FOR STRATEGIC SALE OF PSUS: DIPAM SECRETARY BUSINESS LINE 03 Jul 2020
6. Coronavirus effect: FY21 disinvestment plan to be reviewed FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 22 Apr 2020
7. Uncertainty looms over Rs 2.1-trn divestment target amid coronavirus spread BUSINESS STANDARD 12 Apr 2020
8. Covid-19 throws a wrench into India's disinvestment plans ECONOMIC TIMES,THE 08 Apr 2020
9. Disinvestment: FY20 receipts Rs 15k crore short of RE, clouds over ambitious FY21 plan FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 01 Apr 2020
10. Government ends FY20 divestment programme with Rs 14,700-cr shortfall BUSINESS STANDARD 29 Mar 2020
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Individual PSU Related Articles
1. Govt plans to raise Rs 20,000 crore by selling stakes in CIL, IDBI Bank BUSINESS STANDARD 10 Jul 2020
2. Government aims to raise Rs 22,000 crore from ITC, Axis stake sale ECONOMIC TIMES,THE 06 May 2020
3. Centre nets Rs 11,500 crore by selling THDC, Neepco to NTPC FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 28 Mar 2020
4. GOVT TO SELL RS 8K-CR SUUTI STAKE TO MEET FY20 TARGET BUSINESS STANDARD 11 Mar 2020
5. Govt may not issue fresh tranches for two exchange-traded funds MINT 09 Mar 2020
6. MINISTRY RED-FLAGS DIVESTMENT IN NTPC, PFC, POWERGRID BUSINESS STANDARD 02 Mar 2020
7. PFC-REC MERGER STUCK, GOVT LOOKS TO PSUS TO PICK UP STAKE BUSINESS STANDARD 18 Feb 2020
8. Govt plans to sell 5% stake in SAIL through OFS, may rake in Rs 1,000 crore BUSINESS STANDARD 09 Feb 2020
9. CPSE ETF'S RS 10000-CR SEVENTH TRANCHE TO OPEN ON JANUARY 30 FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 27 Jan 2020
10. NTPC may not conclude THDCIL, NEEPCO acquisition deal this fiscal MINT 26 Jan 2020
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Opinions
1. DISINVESTMENT DYNAMICS EDITORIAL BUSINESS STANDARD 03 Feb 2020
2. WILL SEE A SECOND WAVE OF PRIVATISATION IN FY21 TUHIN KANTA PANDEY BUSINESS STANDARD 03 Feb 2020
3. Strategic disinvestment does not deserve the criticism it gets G.N.BAJPAI MINT 27 Jan 2020
4. ACCEPT OR NOT, PRIVATISATION IS ON TAMAL BANDYOPADHAY BUSINESS STANDARD 13 Jan 2020
5. Here’s why Air India privatisation plan may not take off SATYENDRA PANDEY FINANCIAL EXPRESS,THE 07 Jan 2020
6. There is a method to India’s sell-off agenda EDITORIAL MINT 26 Dec 2019
7. DOES THE STRATEGIC SALE OF PSUS WORK? AARATI KRISHNAN BUSINESS LINE 29 Nov 2019
8. For a new breed of public enterprises EDITORIAL ECONOMIC TIMES,THE 24 Nov 2019
9. Breaking the impasse on strategic disinvestment and privatisation SUYASH RAI HINDUSTAN TIMES 22 Nov 2019
10. Moving forward: Government progress on privatisation of PSUs and labour reform can turn the tide EDITORIAL TIMES OF INDIA,THE 22 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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