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Disinvestment & Privatisation

Visakhapatnam Steel Plant employees stage a protest near Jantar Mantar against privatisation of steel plant, in New Delhi.

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Employees protest against the privatisation of Vizag Steel Plant, in Vizag.

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Activists of SFI and various organizations protest against the privatization of Vizag steel plant, during the nationwide strike, in Visakhapatnam.

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Commuters cross a divider as activists of Progressive Organisation for Women (POW) block the National Highway-16 as part of protest against the privatization of Vizag steel plant, during the nationwide strike, at Maddilapalem Junction in Visakhapatnam.

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RJD's Manoj Jha along with other opposition MPs addresses the media on the issue of insurance privatisation, at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Bank employees raise slogans during the second day of a nationwide strike, called by United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), against the proposed privatisation of two state-owned lenders, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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PNB Branch closed due to United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), against the proposed privatisation of two state-owned lenders, in New Delhi.

Photograph by Gaurav Tandon

Bank employees raise slogans during a protest in support of the two-day nationwide strike, called by United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), against the proposed privatisation of two state-owned lenders, in Amritsar.

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An employee of bank wearing mask looks on during a two-day bank strike in Mumbai.

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Bank employees raise slogans during a protest in support of the two-day nationwide strike, called by United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), against the proposed privatisation of two state-owned lenders, in Amritsar.

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Bank employees participate in a rally to support the two-day nationwide strike, called by United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), against the proposed privatisation of two state-owned lenders, in Kolkata.

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Bank employees participate in a rally to support the two-day nationwide strike, called by United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), against the proposed privatisation of two state-owned lenders, in Kolkata.

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Bank employees participate in a protest in support of the two-day nationwide strike, called by United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), against the proposed privatisation of two state-owned lenders, in Mumbai.

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Bank employees participate in a rally to support the two-day nationwide strike, called by United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), against the proposed privatisation of two state-owned lenders, in Kolkata.

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Bank employees participate in a rally to support the two-day nationwide strike, called by United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), against the proposed privatisation of two state-owned lenders, in Kolkata.

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Bank employees wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus sit outside a closed bank during a two-day bank strike in Mumbai.

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Employees shout slogans inside a bank during a two-day bank strike in Mumbai. Bank unions have decided to go on a two-day nationwide strike from 'Monday to protest against privatization of public sector banks.

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Employees of public sector banks shout slogans during a protest against the privatization of their banks by the government, in New Delhi.

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Members of the United Forum of Bank Unions hold a protest against the privatization of public sector banks, outside Punjab National Bank, in Amritsar.

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Police personnel detain the activists of Left party, Vizag steel plant workers union and various trade unions while trying to block the National Highway 16 during a protest against the privatization of the Vizag steel plant, in Visakhapatnam.

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YSR Congress MP Venumbaka Vijayasai Reddy lays garland on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi, ahead of the 'Save Vizag Steel Plant' rally against the privatization of the Vizag steel plant, in Visakhapatnam.

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Contractual employees of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) raise slogans against the Central Government during their agitation in Kolkata.

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A contractual employee of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) holds a banner during their agitation against the Central Government in Kolkata.

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Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar along with contractual employees of BSNL shouts slogans during an agitation against the Central Government, in Kolkata.

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AAP leaders and councilors during a protest against privatization of sanitation services by SDMC, at Civic Centre in New Delhi.

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Police personnel detain AAP leaders and councilors during a protest against privatization of sanitation services by SDMC, at Civic Centre in New Delhi.

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Police personnel detain AAP leaders and councilors during a protest against privatization of sanitation services by SDMC, at Civic Centre in New Delhi.

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A Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) activist displays a placard as police try to disperse other CITU members during a protest over various issues including privatization of electricity board, in Agartala.

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Employees of the electricity department of Uttar Pradesh stage protest during a strike against the proposed Electricity Amendment Bill 2020 and the privatisation of the power sector, in Prayagraj.

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Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB) workers raise slogans during a protest against privatisation, in Thane.

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Police stand guard as senior Congress leaders with APCC members stage a protest over Centre's approval to lease three airports, Jaipur, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram, under the public-private partnership (PPP) model, outside LGBI Airport in Guwahati.

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Members of All India Insurance Employees Association stage a demonstration against govt’s decision to sell the partial stake in LIC through an initial public offer, outside southern regional headquarters of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), in Chennai.

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Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) employees stage a protest against corporatization and privatization of ordnance factories, in Kolkata.

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Western Railway Mazdoor Sangh protest outside Divisional Railway Manager's office to protest against the alleged attempt of privatization, outsourcing & corporatization of production units by the Railway Minister, at Mumbai Central, in Mumbai.

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AgustaWestland scam accused middleman Michel Christian at CBI headquarters in New Delhi.

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Employees of a government-owned Central Electronics Limited (CEL) company, stage a protest at Electronics Ministry against privatisation of the company, in New Delhi.

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Employees of a government-owned Central Electronics Limited (CEL) company, stage a protest at Electronics Ministry against privatisation of the company, in New Delhi.

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People protest against privatisation of IDBI Bank LTD at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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People protest against Privatisation of IDBI Bank LTD at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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IDBI Bank employees raising slogans protesting the government's plan of privatisation of the bank in Mumbai.

PTI Photo by Mitesh Bhuvad

Policemen stand posted outside one of the thermal power stations at Neyveli where employees have gone on strike opposing stake dilution.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia at the Full Planning Commission Meeting for the Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012-17) in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh chairs the Full Planning Commission Meeting for the Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012-17) in New Delhi. After unleashing big bang reforms measures in the last two days, Singh said it will take "courage and some risks" to break the policy logjam and strongly favoured higher FDI and FII flows.

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