Articles about Akhilesh Kumar

Co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar was one of the 18 people killed in the Air India Express IX-1344 plane crash on August 7, 2020 in Kozhikode, Kerala. He was 32 years of age at the time of the incident, leaving behind his parents, siblings, and his pregnant wife, Megha. Kumar was a part of the Air India flight crew that was supposed to bring stranded Indians from Dubai back to India under the Vande Bharat Mission during the COVID-19 pandemic. The plane had skidded off the runway while landing under rainy conditions. A resident of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, Kumar had joined Air India in 2017 and married Megha the same year. When his body was flown from Kerala to Delhi, over 200 pilots and staff employees of Air India paid tributes to their deceased colleagues. The Air India Express Pilots’ Association raised a sum of Rs. 25 lakh for his wife. Soon after the incident, on September 6, 2020, Megha gave birth to their son.

Kerala crash: 14 onboard Air India Express flight critical

10 Aug 2020

India
Kerala crash: 14 onboard Air India Express flight critical

At least 14 people, who were traveling on the ill-fated Air India Express flight that crashed at Kozhikode Airport last Friday, are in critical condition, Malappuram District Collector K Gopalakrishnan said on Sunday.

Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

08 Aug 2020

India
Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

Had it not been for the deceased pilots, Wing Commander Deepak Vasant Sathe and Captain Akhilesh Kumar, the unfortunate Air India Express flight would have caught fire and taken more lives, survivors of last evening's crash said.

UP: Shamli DM transferred over discrepancies in by-poll vote counting

15 Nov 2018

India
UP: Shamli DM transferred over discrepancies in by-poll vote counting

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) MP, Tabassum Hasan, today welcomed the Election Commission's decision to transfer Shamli (UP) District Magistrate, Inder Vikram Singh, over charges of irregularities during the counting of votes in Kairana by-polls.

Mathura police rescues 15-year-old girl, nabs 6 for sex trafficking

22 May 2018

India
Mathura police rescues 15-year-old girl, nabs 6 for sex trafficking

A 15-year-old girl from Assam was rescued from a private guest house in Mathura by the Kotwali Police.

Five dead in Kanpur hooch tragedy, at least 10 ill

20 May 2018

India
Five dead in Kanpur hooch tragedy, at least 10 ill

A man died this morning at a private hospital in Kanpur after allegedly consuming spurious liquor, raising the toll of the hooch tragedy in Kanpur district to five.

Army captain, hostel warden held for molesting lady professor

16 Apr 2018

India
Army captain, hostel warden held for molesting lady professor

An Army captain and a hostel warden have been arrested for allegedly stalking and molesting a lady professor in Kanpur, the police said on Monday.

Kanpur: Fed up with eve teasing, woman commits suicide

03 Apr 2018

India
Kanpur: Fed up with eve teasing, woman commits suicide

A woman allegedly committed suicide after she got fed up of facing humiliation due to repeated eve-teasing.