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BJP Minister calls global terrorist Masood Azhar 'ji' during election rally in Jharkhand

Air India divestment not possible in near future: Government

The Government on Wednesday ruled out disinvestment of Air India in the “immediate near future,” though it said it remains committed to completing the process. Saying that the present environment is “not conducive” for it, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha told Rajya Sabha that the issue would[Read More…]

Air India, Indigo lifts flying ban on Diwakar Reddy

Air India, Indigo lift flying ban on TDP MP, Diwakar Reddy

Indigo Airlines has lifted the flying ban on Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP, JC Diwakar Reddy with immediate effect on Wednesday. Following the action, Air India also lifted the ban. Both Indigo and Air India had earlier barred Reddy from boarding their carrier’s because of his ruthless behavior with the staff.[Read More…]

Air India plane survives disaster after hitting wall

Cabinet clears privatisation of debt-ridden Air India

The Union Cabinet gave an in-principle approval for disinvestment of the government-run airline. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, “In-principle approval for Air India divestment has been given.” Besides, “The Civil Aviation Ministry’s proposal for the formation of a group under the chairmanship of the Finance Minister to decide the[Read More…]

Humans of Hindutva: Where humour unmasks religious propaganda

Following the trails of side-splitting parody, ‘Humans of Hindutva’, a Facebook page, also a burlesque of Indian right-wing ideology is flooding everyone’s newsfeeds. ‘Humans of Hindutva’ exclusively targeting the liberals, describe themselves as a ‘religious organization’. Their page description which reeks of political satire reads– ‘Laughter, empathy, fun and friendship[Read More…]

Air India to impose fine on unruly passengers

Air India has formulated new guidelines to deal with unruly passengers with hefty fines up to Rs 15 lakh proposed. A new set of guidelines and fines have been drafted by the airline’s legal team which is awaiting approval from Air India’s Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani’s office, Air[Read More…]

Air India plane survives disaster after hitting wall

5 airlines to fly 128 routes, connect 70 airports

In order to connect the country’s under-served and unserved airports under the Centre’s Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), five airlines, including SpiceJet and an Air India subsidiary, have won bids to operate on 128 routes. The routes will connect 70 airports, including 31 unserved and 12 under-served ones under the scheme[Read More…]

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