Articles about Jayant Sinha
Jayant Sinha is an Indian politician who is serving as the Chairperson for the Standing Committee on Finance, as of 2021. He is a member of the Indian Parliament and has served as the Minister of State for Finance and the Minister of State for Civil Aviation in the Indian government. He had also served as a management consultant and investment fund manager. Sinha has worked with McKinsey & Company as a partner for twelve years and has also partnered with Omidyar Network. He has also worked as a Managing Director at Courage Capital for several years. Since the 1990s, Sinha used to participate in policy-making and politics and used to provide policy inputs to his father Yashwant Sinha who was the former Finance Minister under Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Sinha had also served as the Principal author of the Mckinsey-Nasscom industry reports in 2000 and 2005. He had worked on various projects in Ramgarh and Hazaribagh districts. He had also worked with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 2014 election campaign to help frame the national economic policy. Sinha has helped to prepare the Union Budgets for 2015-2016 and 2016-2017.
06 Sep 2019India
The curbs in Jammu and Kashmir, have not only increased the woes of the general public but have also had an effect on Mumbai police. Wondering how?
26 May 2019India
The newly elected 17th Lok Sabha is different in many ways; it will not only be a younger and more gender-balanced House, but also a more educated one.
20 May 2019India
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and globally recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.
01 May 2019Politics
On Monday, Congress' Shatrughan Sinha, who is contesting from Bihar's Patna Sahib, declared his assets worth Rs. 112.22 crore. But he is still poorer as compared to his wife Poonam, who is Samajwadi Party's candidate from Lucknow.
02 Dec 2018Technology
In a country like India, organ delivery can be a major problem, especially due to the mess of traffic.
25 Nov 2018India
Drones could soon be used for deliveries and as taxis, as part of the civil aviation ministry's 'Drone 2.0' policy, which will reportedly take shape by March 2019.
01 Oct 2018India
The proposed greenfield airport at Hollongi in Arunachal Pradesh, when completed, would have better facilities than the recently inaugurated Pakyong Airport in Sikkim.
03 Sep 2018India
Junior Civil Aviation Minister, Jayant Sinha, today directed the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to look into the allegations of a toilet being converted into a childcare room at the Srinagar airport.
01 Sep 2018India
An intoxicated man allegedly urinated on the seat of a woman passenger onboard an Air India international flight, prompting the Civil Aviation Ministry to seek a report from AI.
28 Aug 2018India
Starting December 1, individuals and companies will be legally allowed to fly drones in Indian airspace, except for in restricted areas, according to the civil aviation ministry's new Drone Regulations 1.0.
24 Aug 2018India
The carpet at Delhi Airport's T3 terminal, which has been the pet peeve of most travelers, is set to go.
05 Aug 2018India
Complaints against domestic air carriers swelled to 7,251 between December 2016 to July this year, according to Civil Aviation Ministry platform AirSewa.
02 Aug 2018India
Twenty-six cases of mid-air miss were reported over the Indian airspace this year till June, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha informed Lok Sabha.
26 Jul 2018India
There were 21 incidents of damage to aircraft engines during flights in 2017, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha informed Lok Sabha today, adding that the figure is also the highest in the last four years.
23 Jul 2018Politics
At the center of the storm for garlanding lynching convicts in Jharkhand, Union Minister Jayant Sinha said in an interview that he regretted his action as it was interpreted that he supported violence.
07 Jul 2018Politics
Union Minister Jayant Sinha from Jharkhand has found himself in the middle of a controversy and scathing criticism after he garlanded eight men convicted for lynching a Muslim meat trader last year.
22 Jun 2018Business
The debt-ridden Air India is putting its flights through a major makeover, in an attempt to lure passengers and boost business.
22 Jun 2018India
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has started a probe in an incident in which passengers of an AirAsia India flight from Kolkata to Bagdogra got into an altercation with the airline staff after the flight was delayed by over 4-hours.
15 Jun 2018India
If the government's 'full refund on airfare within 24 hours' proposal goes through, it might prove costly for other passengers.
22 May 2018India
According to the documents accessed by the Hindustan Times through the RTI act, at least 25 of India's busiest airports are operating beyond capacity, while the rest will reach their optimal capacity in 2018-19.
18 May 2018Politics
Congress and JD(S) MLAs travelled in a bus from Bengaluru to Hyderabad, late Thursday night. The decision was taken by senior party members to prevent horse-trading.
24 Feb 2018Business
The Centre is mulling options for selling Air India completely, which include offloading 100% of its stake the debt-ridden national carrier.
01 Feb 2018Mumbai
Civil Aviation minister Jayant Sinha on Wednesday said the Navi Mumbai airport will take at least four to five years to become operational.
16 Jan 2018Business
Centre will split the debt-laden Air India (AI) into four separate entities by 2018-end under a divestment plan proposed by PM Narendra Modi. 51% stake in each entity would be sold.
13 Jan 2018India
The missing Pawan Hans helicopter that had five ONGC employees and two pilots onboard has reportedly crashed off the Mumbai coast on its way to a Mumbai High oil rig.
18 Dec 2017India
Airlines in India will no longer levy a Rs. 3,000 charge when travelers cancel domestic tickets.
13 Dec 2017India
Thirty-nine-year-old Vikas Sachdev, arrested for allegedly molesting 'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim, has been remanded to judicial custody till December 22.
11 Dec 2017India
Police have arrested 39-year-old businessman Vikas Sachdev for allegedly molesting 'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim aboard a Vistara flight.
10 Dec 2017India
On 10th Dec, 17-year-old Zaira Wasim, who left a lasting impression with her portrayal of young Geeta in 'Dangal', has alleged molestation on a Vistara flight.
15 Nov 2017Politics
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha does it again!
13 Nov 2017India
One of the Indians named in the Paradise Papers leak is British citizen Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty's husband, and his parents.
08 Nov 2017India
There was outrage on social media after a video of IndiGo staff dragging and thrashing a passenger at the Delhi Airport went viral.
06 Nov 2017Business
Officials of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the market regulator in the country, have taken cognizance of the Paradise Papers leak and the Indians named in them.
06 Nov 2017Business
One of the Indian names that came up in the Paradise Papers leak is coaching class franchise FIITJEE.
06 Nov 2017Politics
In a blow to Modi's government, MoS civil aviation Jayant Sinha and MP Ravindra Sinha were named in the explosive Paradise Papers leak.
06 Nov 2017India
At least 714 Indians have been named in the Paradise Papers, a cache of 13.4 million documents that constitute the biggest-ever leak of financial data.
04 Nov 2017Politics
In an exclusive article, the Wire has alleged that a think-tank run by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval's son Shaurya Doval reeks of conflict of interest.
02 Nov 2017India
Soon, the day might come when you are getting your ordered product from e-commerce platforms via a drone while your child is flying her own Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) in the backyard.