Articles about Hardeep Singh Puri
23 Aug 2021
Sikh scripture copies, 75 people being flown in from Kabul
Three copies of Sikh scripture Guru Granth Sahib and 75 people, including 46 Afghan Sikhs and Hindus, are being evacuated from war-ravaged Afghanistan on an IAF plane, people coordinating the evacuation efforts with the Indian government said on Monday.
08 Jul 2021
Delhi HC slams Saket Gokhale in Lakshmi Puri's defamation case
The Delhi High Court today slammed self-described activist Saket Gokhale for putting out allegedly defamatory tweets against former Indian envoy Lakshmi Puri.
17 May 2021
Why BJP minister Hardeep Puri helping Mallika Dua irked netizens?
Questions of celebrity privilege, political inclination, and rich-poor divide came to the fore surrounding actress/comedienne Mallika Dua recently.
04 Mar 2021
Ease of Living Index: Bengaluru, Shimla 'most liveable' cities
Bengaluru was adjudged the most liveable among 111 cities in India in the government's Ease of Living Index (EoLI) released on Thursday, followed by Pune, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Surat, Navi Mumbai, Coimbatore, Vadodra, Indore, and Greater Mumbai.
03 Feb 2021
With Rs. 8,000 crore grant, India plans eight new cities
The central government is planning to build eight new cities to meet the demands of urban expansion.
04 Jan 2021
Politics heats up over coronavirus vaccine, BJP leaders slam detractors
While India's wait for a coronavirus vaccine is over with the approval given to Serum Institute Of India's Covishield and Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN, a number of Opposition leaders have raised questions over the process, only to get slammed by the members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.
02 Jan 2021
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Bhuvneshwar Kumar named in UP squad
Fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar was picked in the Uttar Pradesh squad for the first two matches of the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
30 Dec 2020
New coronavirus strain scare: India-UK flights suspended till January 7
India on Wednesday extended the ban on flights to and from the United Kingdom until January 7 next year. The Centre had earlier suspended India-UK flights until December 31 but has now extended it by one week.
30 Dec 2020
India reports 14 new cases of mutant coronavirus strain
India has reported 14 new cases of the mutated strain of the coronavirus first detected in the United Kingdom.
29 Dec 2020
Aviation Minister says suspension of UK flights may be extended
Last week, the Indian government suspended flights to and from the United Kingdom till December 31, in view of the mutated strain of coronavirus.
14 Dec 2020
Decades after exit, Tata Group expresses interest in Air India
One of India's largest conglomerates, the Tata Group, has submitted an expression of interest for acquiring the beleaguered national carrier Air India.
30 Oct 2020
Centre extends cap on domestic airfare till February 24
The lower and upper limits on fares for domestic air travel will remain in place for another three months, till February 24, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday.
22 Oct 2020
Barring tourists, government eases visa curbs for OCIs, PIOs, foreigners
Eight months after strict restrictions were imposed on inbound and outbound travel, the Indian government on Thursday eased visa curbs for Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), and foreign nationals, saying they can visit the country for any purpose, except tourism.
11 Sep 2020
DGCA serves notice to IndiGo over ruckus on Kangana's flight
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has served a notice to IndiGo in connection to the chaos on its September 9 flight, which had Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut as a passenger.
05 Sep 2020
Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings
The Centre on Saturday released the rankings of states and union territories in terms of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).
28 Aug 2020
Refusal to wear masks will get you on 'no-fly' list
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced that passengers who refuse to wear masks on flights would be put on a no-fly list.
25 Aug 2020
By Diwali, domestic air operations could be restored: Hardeep Puri
Come Diwali (November 14), much of India's domestic civil air traffic will be restored to original numbers, said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday.
22 Aug 2020
Delhi: Areas under three civic bodies among filthiest in India
The Swachh Survekshan (Annual Survey of Cleanliness) 2020, whose results were announced on Thursday, found that areas that come under three civic bodies in Delhi are among the country's filthiest places.
20 Aug 2020
Indore emerges India's cleanest city for the fourth consecutive time
In a moment of pride for Indore, it has emerged as India's cleanest city for the fourth time in a row, according to the Swachh Survekshan Survey 2020.
18 Aug 2020
India plans bilateral 'air bubbles' with 5 neighboring countries
India has proposed to establish bilateral air bubble arrangements with five of its neighbors, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Tuesday. Notably, Pakistan is not among the list of neighbors.
08 Aug 2020
Kerala crash: Digital flight data recorder, cockpit voice recorder recovered
The digital flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder from the Air India flight that crashed in Kerala on Friday evening have been recovered, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday.
08 Aug 2020
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.
16 Jul 2020
India establishes bilateral 'air bubbles' with France, US: Details here
India on Thursday announced it has set up bilateral "air bubbles" with France and the US to resume international commercial flights from Friday.
04 Jun 2020
Government may resume international flights by next month
A recent report from India Today had suggested that the Ministry of Civil Aviation was contemplating to resume international flight operations in July.
01 Jun 2020
Airlines told to keep middle-seats vacant or give 'wrap-around gowns'
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday asked airlines to keep middle seats vacant during journeys to ward off risks of coronavirus transmission.
29 May 2020
Lockdown 5.0: Here's what is likely to be allowed
As the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, multiple reports have claimed that the curbs will be extended.
25 May 2020
Five-year-old flies to Bengaluru alone, meets mother after months
As domestic flights resumed in India after weeks, among the first fliers was a five-year-old, who was stuck in Delhi for the past three months.
25 May 2020
India takes to skies again, air travel resumes with precautions
Two months after all air travel was suspended in India, amid coronavirus crisis, domestic operations restarted from today, with a number of precautions.
24 May 2020
Maharashtra lockdown may not end on May 31, says Thackeray
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that the lockdown may not be lifted on May 31 as the "multiplication of the virus" is picking up.
24 May 2020
With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?
As the government has allowed domestic flights to resume from Monday, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has decided to conduct operations from its Terminal 3.
24 May 2020
Domestic flights to resume from tomorrow, but confusion persists
Even as domestic passenger flights are set to resume in India from Monday, some states have questioned the move citing issues with rules and their reluctance to accept flights.
22 May 2020
Air India starts booking for domestic flights from May 25
National carrier Air India has opened bookings for domestic flights scheduled from May 25 onwards, when civil aviation operations are slated to resume partially.
21 May 2020
14-day quarantine not required for domestic fliers: Hardeep Singh Puri
As domestic flight operations are set to resume from Monday, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said there will be no quarantine for passengers.
21 May 2020
Air fares will be capped for three months
Once airlines restore partial services from Monday, they will have to adhere to the pricing guidelines of the Civil Aviation Ministry, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday. The rates will be capped for three months.
21 May 2020
Guidelines for domestic air travel announced: What's allowed, what's not
The Airports Authority of India, AAI, on Thursday released the standard operating procedure (SOPs) for domestic air travel, underlining that downloading the Aarogya Setu app will not be mandatory for children below 14 years.
21 May 2020
Coronavirus: 3,434 dead in India; 5 states record biggest spikes
On Wednesday, the number of coronavirus infections in India surged past 1.12 lakh, with an uptick of over 5,200 new COVID-19 cases. The death toll in the outbreak also stood at 3,434.
20 May 2020
Domestic flights to resume from May 25: Civil Aviation Minister
Domestic flights are set to resume operations from May 25 after being grounded for nearly two months amid the nationwide lockdown, imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19.
19 Apr 2020
Air, train travel restrictions to continue beyond May 3: Report
A day after Air India opened bookings for flights traveling May 4 onwards, a report said restrictions on air and train travel may continue beyond May 3.
20 Mar 2020
Kunal Kamra's plea against flying ban dismissed by Delhi HC
The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to hear stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's plea challenging a flying ban imposed on him.
27 Feb 2020
Kunal Kamra's flying ban reduced; Delhi HC disposes comedian's plea
The aviation ban on stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra imposed by the airline Indigo has been reduced to three months from six months.