Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: disinvestments

Why Modi govt’s modest Rs 65,000 crore disinvestment target for FY23 seems to be a tall order

Government has already met one-third of its Rs 65,000-cr disinvestment target for this year. But legal and procedural delays with high-value companies are now posing hurdles.

Modi govt disinvesting in PSUs crucial but here’s why privatisation is easier said than done

Modi government's disinvestment decision is already facing stiff opposition from employees of BPCL, Container Corporation of India, and even the Swadeshi lobby.

Modi govt unlikely to meet fiscal deficit target as tax collections fall short

Direct tax collections are estimated at around Rs 11.25 lakh crore against a target of Rs 12 lakh crore.

Modi govt met disinvestment target only because one public sector company bought another

Analysts say sale of govt’s shares in REC Ltd to the Power Finance Corporation is just an ‘eyewash’ because it doesn’t reduce its actual ownership.

‘The road to Lok Sabha polls in 2019 will be paved with sops’

All the actions by the government in the past month suggest that the government is trying to please all segments of the economy.

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EQB or GLB, the three-row compact SUVs are sure to give Mercedes a winner

The EQB and the GLB are siblings powered by different hearts, and while they do the same job, they feel very, very different.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.