Jayant Sinha: News
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.
26 May 2019Shashi Tharoor
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.
02 Dec 2018India
In a country like India, organ delivery can be a major problem, especially due to the mess of traffic.
25 Nov 2018Drones
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 2018Arunachal Pradesh
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 2018Srinagar
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.
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 2018Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
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 2018Lok Sabha
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 2018Lok Sabha
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 2018Jharkhand
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 2018Jharkhand
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 2018Suresh Prabhu
The debt-ridden Air India is putting its flights through a major makeover, in an attempt to lure passengers and boost business.
22 Jun 2018West Bengal
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.
18 May 2018Hyderabad
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.
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 2018India
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.
15 Nov 2017India
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha does it again!
13 Nov 2017Raj Kundra
One of the Indians named in the Paradise Papers leak is British citizen Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty's husband, and his parents.
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.
In a blow to Modi's government, MoS civil aviation Jayant Sinha and MP Ravindra Sinha were named in the explosive Paradise Papers leak.
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 2017India
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.
28 Sep 2017India
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, in an IE op-ed, blamed PM Modi and FM Arun Jaitley for making a "mess" of the economy.
22 Sep 2017India
Expanding its operations, global aerospace major Boeing has opened an additional facility at Boeing India Engineering and Technology Center in Bengaluru.
05 May 2017India
Following the Air India slapping row in March, centre on Friday issued draft rules for the aviation sector on no-fly list.
01 May 2017Jharkhand
Some BJP workers in MoS Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha's constituency Hazaribagh have been forging his signature to extort money from unemployed youths.
21 Apr 2017Delhi
With the SC's ban on sale of alcohol within 500 metres of the highway, Sector 30 and Sohna Road in Gurugram may witness the closure of four pubs/bars.
16 Mar 2017Delhi Police
On Wednesday, the Centre said it was contemplating a plan that would almost double the passenger-handling capacity of the IGI Airport.