Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicAir India sale

Topic: Air India sale

From challenge to a challenger – Why Air India’s new journey has a lot flying on it

Air India had ceased to be an option for many fliers. But with its return to the Tata Group, there are high hopes and a threat for IndiGo, SpiceJet and other players.

BJP national executive expands but exclusion of outspoken leaders shows no space for dissent

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Now Devas wants to seize Air India’s assets in the US to enforce $1.2 bn arbitration award

Calling Air India an 'alter ego' of the Indian state & therefore liable for sovereign’s debts, Devas filed plea in New York asking the airline to pay the amount or forfeit its US property.

Govt receives ‘multiple bids’ for Air India, Tatas and airline’s employees among bidders

The interest from investors comes after the government significantly sweetened the deal from its first attempt to sell Air India in 2018.

Air India sale rules relaxed further, bidding to be on enterprise value

Aviation Minister Puri and Secretary Kharola said that 15% of Air India's value has to be paid in cash, while the remaining 85% will be taken as debt by the bidder

On Camera

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

ThePrint team | Rafale M jet (left) and Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet (right)

Indian Navy to go for govt-to-govt deal with US or France for fighter planes

Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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