Jayant Sinha

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Boeing 777 'Air India One': All you need to know

01 Oct 2020

Boeing 777 'Air India One': All you need to know

The first of two custom-made Boeing 777 aircraft, which will be used to fly the President, the Vice President, and the Prime Minister, arrived in Delhi on Thursday.

Courtesy restrictions, police can't contact Kashmiri-actor who was allegedly molested

06 Sep 2019

Courtesy restrictions, police can't contact Kashmiri-actor who was allegedly molested

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?

Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha

26 May 2019

Most-educated politicians who will be part of 17th Lok Sabha

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.

Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

20 May 2019

Five successful IITians turned politicians you should know about

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.

Poonam Sinha is richer than husband Shatrughan, their assets reveal

01 May 2019

Poonam Sinha is richer than husband Shatrughan, their assets reveal

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.

Soon, drones could deliver organs, medical supplies in India

02 Dec 2018

Soon, drones could deliver organs, medical supplies in India

In a country like India, organ delivery can be a major problem, especially due to the mess of traffic.

Drone 2.0: Soon, drones will be used for deliveries

25 Nov 2018

Drone 2.0: Soon, drones will be used for deliveries

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.

Drunk man pees on woman's seat on Air India flight

01 Sep 2018

Drunk man pees on woman's seat on Air India flight

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.

You'll legally be able to fly drones from December 1

28 Aug 2018

You'll legally be able to fly drones from December 1

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.

Delhi Airport: Much hated brown beige carpet set to go

24 Aug 2018

Delhi Airport: Much hated brown beige carpet set to go

The carpet at Delhi Airport's T3 terminal, which has been the pet peeve of most travelers, is set to go.

Now, BJP minister Jayant Sinha regrets garlanding lynching convicts

23 Jul 2018

Now, BJP minister Jayant Sinha regrets garlanding lynching convicts

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.

Union Minister Jayant Sinha garlands lynching convicts, invites sharp criticism

07 Jul 2018

Union Minister Jayant Sinha garlands lynching convicts, invites sharp criticism

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.

New interiors, modified crew-uniforms, better menu: Air India's 'Maharaja' makeover

22 Jun 2018

New interiors, modified crew-uniforms, better menu: Air India's 'Maharaja' makeover

The debt-ridden Air India is putting its flights through a major makeover, in an attempt to lure passengers and boost business.

Want full refunds on airfare? Pay more for tickets first

15 Jun 2018

Want full refunds on airfare? Pay more for tickets first

If the government's 'full refund on airfare within 24 hours' proposal goes through, it might prove costly for other passengers.

India's busiest airports will outgrow their capacities this year

22 May 2018

India's busiest airports will outgrow their capacities this year

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.

After over-night bus journey, Congress MLAs reach Hyderabad

18 May 2018

After over-night bus journey, Congress MLAs reach Hyderabad

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.

Air-India Sale: Government might sell it completely, shedding 100% stake

24 Feb 2018

Air-India Sale: Government might sell it completely, shedding 100% stake

The Centre is mulling options for selling Air India completely, which include offloading 100% of its stake the debt-ridden national carrier.

Navi Mumbai airport to be operational in next 5 years

01 Feb 2018

Navi Mumbai airport to be operational in next 5 years

Civil Aviation minister Jayant Sinha on Wednesday said the Navi Mumbai airport will take at least four to five years to become operational.

Centre to divide Air India into 4 firms before sale

16 Jan 2018

Centre to divide Air India into 4 firms before sale

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.

Missing ONGC helicopter: Chopper crashed off Mumbai-coast; 4 bodies recovered

13 Jan 2018

Missing ONGC helicopter: Chopper crashed off Mumbai-coast; 4 bodies recovered

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.

Man accused of molesting 'Dangal' star gets bail

20 Dec 2017

Man accused of molesting 'Dangal' star gets bail

A businessman accused of molesting Zaira Wasim, a teenage Bollywood actor been granted bail by a Mumbai sessions court against Rs. 25,000.

Airlines scrap Rs. 3,000 fee on canceled domestic tickets

18 Dec 2017

Airlines scrap Rs. 3,000 fee on canceled domestic tickets

Airlines in India will no longer levy a Rs. 3,000 charge when travelers cancel domestic tickets.

'Dangal' star molestation: Accused in judicial custody till Dec 22

13 Dec 2017

'Dangal' star molestation: Accused in judicial custody till Dec 22

Thirty-nine-year-old Vikas Sachdev, arrested for allegedly molesting 'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim, has been remanded to judicial custody till December 22.

Zaira Wasim molested on flight: Mumbai businessman arrested

11 Dec 2017

Zaira Wasim molested on flight: Mumbai businessman arrested

Police have arrested 39-year-old businessman Vikas Sachdev for allegedly molesting 'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim aboard a Vistara flight.

'Dangal' child star Zaira Wasim allegedly molested on Vistara flight

10 Dec 2017

'Dangal' child star Zaira Wasim allegedly molested on Vistara flight

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.

Yashwant Sinha: Tughlaq had also implemented the note ban

15 Nov 2017

Yashwant Sinha: Tughlaq had also implemented the note ban

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha does it again!

Paradise Papers: How Raj Kundra's family evaded taxes worth millions

13 Nov 2017

Paradise Papers: How Raj Kundra's family evaded taxes worth millions

One of the Indians named in the Paradise Papers leak is British citizen Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty's husband, and his parents.

IndiGo staff assaults passenger, employee who recorded video sacked instead

08 Nov 2017

IndiGo staff assaults passenger, employee who recorded video sacked instead

There was outrage on social media after a video of IndiGo staff dragging and thrashing a passenger at the Delhi Airport went viral.

Paradise Papers: SEBI to probe Indian entities named

06 Nov 2017

Paradise Papers: SEBI to probe Indian entities named

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.

Paradise Papers: Top coaching institute FIITJEE named in leak

06 Nov 2017

Paradise Papers: Top coaching institute FIITJEE named in leak

One of the Indian names that came up in the Paradise Papers leak is coaching class franchise FIITJEE.

#Paradise Papers: BJP leaders Jayant Sinha and Ravindra Sinha named

06 Nov 2017

#Paradise Papers: BJP leaders Jayant Sinha and Ravindra Sinha named

In a blow to Modi's government, MoS civil aviation Jayant Sinha and MP Ravindra Sinha were named in the explosive Paradise Papers leak.

Paradise Papers leak reveals how 714 Indians stashed money abroad

06 Nov 2017

Paradise Papers leak reveals how 714 Indians stashed money abroad

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.

Alleged conflict of interest in Ajit Doval's son Shaurya's think-tank

04 Nov 2017

Alleged conflict of interest in Ajit Doval's son Shaurya's think-tank

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.

India's first drone policy is almost ready: Know more!

02 Nov 2017

India's first drone policy is almost ready: Know more!

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.

BJP government dismisses Yashwant Sinha's critique of the economy

28 Sep 2017

BJP government dismisses Yashwant Sinha's critique of the economy

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, in an IE op-ed, blamed PM Modi and FM Arun Jaitley for making a "mess" of the economy.

Bengaluru: Jayant Sinha inaugurates Boeing India's new engineering centre

22 Sep 2017

Bengaluru: Jayant Sinha inaugurates Boeing India's new engineering centre

Expanding its operations, global aerospace major Boeing has opened an additional facility at Boeing India Engineering and Technology Center in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru to have heli taxi service in 3 months

06 Aug 2017

Bengaluru to have heli taxi service in 3 months

Bengaluru became India's first city to have helicopter shuttle service after Ministry of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha announced its launch between the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) and Electronics City.

Air India's missing paintings: Case solved with Jatin Das' recovery?

21 Jul 2017

Air India's missing paintings: Case solved with Jatin Das' recovery?

A fortnight after the reports first emerged, Air India has solved the mystery of its missing paintings: it has received a lost Jatin Das artwork by courier, sent from a fictitious-address.

Air India's paintings vanish from HQ, reappear in open market

07 Jul 2017

Air India's paintings vanish from HQ, reappear in open market

Trouble appears to be a constant companion of the Maharaja. Air India, after many summers of failed revival, is finally prepped up for disinvestment.

ID proof must for booking flight tickets soon, says ministry

09 Jun 2017

ID proof must for booking flight tickets soon, says ministry

Currently, when you walk into an airport you have to show an identity proof to get pass the gates and board your flights.