HARDEEP SINGH PURI
Passenger tweets about jail threat by IndiGo pilot; aviation minister says he is 'off-rostered'
Supriya Unni Nair, who had asked for a wheelchair for her 75-year old mother, after landing in Bengaluru on Monday night, alleged in a tweet that the pilot had misbehaved and threatened her with jail.
Nankana Sahib vandalism is proof of state of minorities in Pakistan: Hardeep Singh Puri
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri cond...
AI needs to be privatised; cooperation of employees important: Hardeep Singh Puri tells union representatives
At a meeting with some 13 Air I...
Air India assures travel agents it isn't shutting down
The reactions follow a visit by aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri to the national carrier’s employee unions wherein he made a case for urgent privatisation as the only way forward as fears of a shutdown loom large.“...these rumours and baseless and without an iota of truth,” Meenakshi Mallik, director commercial at the state-run carrier wrote in the letter to agents.
'Delhi CycleWalk' project to reduce air pollution in Delhi at least by 20%: Amit Shah
"It will reduce air pollution of Delhi by at least 20 per cent and green commuting will now be possible in the city," Amit Shah said, addressing the gathering. Around 11 lakh people in the city commute on bicycles at present, and efforts should be made to increase this number to 50 lakh, which would make a major difference in Delhi's pollution levels, he added.
Experiments to study operation of commercial BVLOS drones to take place in Jan: Aviation Minister
The minister also said the Centre will start registering drones - BVLOS and others - within a few weeks time.
Predatory airfare pricing going on, airlines will shut down if it continues: Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri
IndiGo & SpiceJet reported Rs 1,062 crore and Rs 463 crore loss respectively in the second quarter of 2019-20.
Attack on shrine: Do protesters need more evidence of minorities' oppression in Pak, asks Union min
Taking on Twitter, the Union housing and urban affairs minister said the violent mob that besieged the Nankana Sahib Gurdwara on Friday had threatened to change the name of the holy place to "Ghulam-e-Mustafa".
Union minister Hardeep Puri hands over registry papers to 20 unauthorised colony residents
Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday handed over conveyance deeds and registry papers of houses to 20 residents of unauthorised colonies.
Air India will keep on running till it is privatised: Aviation minister
"Air India is running. Air India will keep on running. But Air India has to be privatised because it is incurring a daily loss of Rs 20-26 crore. This is taxpayer's money that can be more profitably spent," Aviation Minister told reporters. While disinvestment-bound Air India's net loss in 2018-19 was around Rs 8,556 crore, its current total debt is around Rs 80,000 crore.
EoI for Air India in a few weeks: Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri
Speaking at a press conference here, Puri said that while his ministry is the nodal ministry for aviation, he was not in charge of disinvestment. "Air India is a first class airline, but there are no two views that privatisation has to be done. We are not slaves of certain deadlines; we are trying to do it (disinvestment) as quickly as possible," he said.
Questions for 2020: Air India, BPCL get sold?
The process has already gained momentum with the appointment of Deloitte as advisor for the strategic sale. The only obstacle now is employee resistance. But unions are sounding less hostile than they initially did.
BJP blatantly lying about regularising unauthorised colonies: Arvind Kejriwal
Tagging his deputy Manish Sisodia''s tweet in which he shared FAQs (frequently asked questions) from DDA website on unauthorised colonies, Kejriwal claimed the website shows that the Centre''s scheme will neither regularise unauthorised colonies nor the houses there.
Efforts are being made to boost exports: Hardeep Singh Puri
Addressing an event organised by Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC), the minister said he had a meeting with member exporters from EEPC India in August, based on which a short and medium-term strategy for enhancing engineering shipments has been formulated.
Who is Prashant Kishor? Union minister asks on poll strategist being roped in by AAP
"Who is Prashant Kishor?," Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri asked, when a question was put to him about I-PAC being roped in by the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP ahead of the Delhi polls, slated to be held early next year. "May be I should know, but I do not know him (Kishor)," Puri said on being told by reporters that he was also part of the BJP-led NDA
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