The association members submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister recently alleging the privatisation will rob 1,000-odd workers of employment.
Salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group was among the 'multiple' entities that had put in preliminary bids for buying loss-making Air India in December last year.
Affirming BPCL's rating at 'BBB-' with a negative outlook, Fitch said that it continues to treat the potential divestment of the company by the Indian government as an event risk.
Stalin also pointed out that the Union Government could take such decisions only after consulting the State governments as well as those connected with the PSUs.
Rahul said the Congress was not against privatisation but its privatisation plan had a logic.
Anakapalle MP B Satyavati said that all MPs from the State will strive for the protection of the steel plant. She said they will collect signatures of 100 MPs against the privatisation.
Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee alleged that the money raised by selling those assets will be used during elections against opposition parties.
Up to 74 percent foreign investment is permitted under the automatic route in the insurance sector, according to the current FDI policy, which doesn't apply to the Life Insurance Corporation of India.
Tata Steel CEO’s statement that the company is interested in acquiring RINL, drew sharp criticism from the Visakha Ukku Parirakshana Porata Committee, which is spearheading the agitation.
Despite the inclement weather, the steel plant workers started gathering even before 8 am and joined the porata committee leaders who staged a sit-in.
Visakha Ukku Parirakshana Porata Committee chairman D Adinarayana said the government should know the ground reality that it cannot sell the plant without the consent of the workers and people.
He said these companies got sufficient interest from bidders and are now at the due diligence and financial bidding stage.
The rather successful airline's fortunes turned after its merger with the domestic flight operator Indian Airlines.
Leaders demand that loans be converted to equity, allocation of captive iron ore mines to VSP
Sitharaman sought to counter the criticism by stating that private sector companies were providing better insurance to people at a lesser premium.