Opposition parties and trade unions have criticized India’s minister for civil aviation Ajit Singh for saying the government could consider privatizing Air India. Singh had said Oct. 6 it would not be possible to keep funding Air India beyond the current $5.8 billion government bailout through 2020 to restructure the carrier. Denouncing Singh’s statement favoring privatization, the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), a group representing trade unions, said Air India ...

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