Get Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox
हिंदी में पढ़ें
Banking & Financial Services
Income Tax Calculator
Personal Loan Calculator
Car Loan Calculator
Home Loan Calculator
Jayant Sinha News
Air India: No formal interest from Tatas, clarifies Sinha
Sat, Dec 02, 2017
The comment of the Union minister of state for civil aviation sought to clear the air after he told a television news channel yesterday that there were indications of interest from the Tatas for Air India.
Airlines may revoke cancellation fees; here’s how much they earned from these charges
Tue, Nov 28, 2017
Cancellation fees that have now begun to touch the Rs 3,000 mark could be revoked. We tell you how much these airlines have earned from charging customers these fees.
Paradise Papers: From Amitabh Bachchan to Vijay Mallya, Indians who feature on the list
Mon, Nov 06, 2017
A global investigation into the offshore activites of the world's wealthy population has been termed as Paradise Papers. It contains 13.4 million leaked documents from a lawfirm - Appleby.
Will take up hike in ticket cancellation charges with airlines: Jayant Sinha
Fri, Nov 03, 2017
Low-cost carrier SpiceJet revised its cancellation fee from Rs 2,500 to Rs 3,000 for domestic flights and from Rs 3,000 to Rs 3,500 for international flights with effect from November 1. Its competitor IndiGo had done the same in September.
Air passenger traffic expected to rise to 126 million
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
"Going by the annual growth rate of 22 per cent (provisional) for the year 2016-17, the domestic air traffic, carried by scheduled Indian carriers, could reach about 126 million passengers during 2017-18," Minster of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply.
Air India net loss reduces to Rs 3,643 crore; operating profit rises in 2016-17
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
The airline saw its total revenue, including exceptional and extraordinary items, increase to Rs 22,146 crore in 2016 -17 period, as per provisional numbers provided by Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha to the Rajya Sabha.
Cabinet to take a call on Air India, says Jayant Sinha
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
According to the Minister of State for Civil Aviation, inter-ministerial consultations on the future of the airline have been completed and "are being summarised and presented" to the Union cabinet.
Civil aviation ministry seeks deferment of GST implementation
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
The goods and services tax (GST) is scheduled to be rolled out from July 1 and preparations are at an advanced stage.
Jayant Sinha speaks of all possible help to CBI in investigation of aircraft purchase fraud
Wed, May 31, 2017
Minister Jayant Sinha speaks of all possible help to CBI in investigation of aircraft purchase fraud. Watch complete news story of News @ 7:00 PM for getting the detailed news updates!
Govt unveils 128 routes for Regional Connectivity; first flight to take off next month
Thu, Mar 30, 2017
In a move to connect the regional areas with unserved and underserved airports, the Ministry of Civil Aviation unveiled 128 routes under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) on Thursday.
India to provide $31 million support for rural aviation scheme - minister
Thu, Mar 30, 2017
India launched the Regional Connectivity Scheme to get more people flying in what is already the world`s fastest growing aviation market.
Air India likely to report Rs 300 crore operating profit this fiscal
Tue, Mar 28, 2017
"The operating losses of the company have been steadily coming down over the past few years and the same have converted into operating profits," Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha told the Rajya Sabha.
Govt considering amending 100% foreign airline ownership rules, says Jayant Sinha
Wed, Mar 15, 2017
Aviation Minister, Jayant Sinha, speaking in the capital city on Wednesday said that the government was considering amending the ‘100% foreign airline ownership rule in India.’
High growth, maiden policy propel aviation sector
Thu, Dec 29, 2016
Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha elaborated that the sector has "dramatic headroom" for growth as India has only 150 million passenger trips a year as compared to China`s 450 million and the US` 800 million.
Govt plans to double airport count in 2-3 years: Jayant Sinha
Sun, Nov 20, 2016
On expansion of airports, he said most airports in India face capacity issues.
Air India to induct two A320 neos in January
Fri, Nov 18, 2016
The operating loss in the first quarter of this financial year has come down from Rs 315.37 crore in the year-ago period.
Govt to revive 50 underutilised airports in 4 years for affordable flying scheme
Fri, Oct 21, 2016
At the regional connectivity scheme launch of ‘Udan,’ Ministry of Civil Aviation on Friday said that they would revive unused, underserve and unserved airports to make flying affordable to the masses of India.
DGCA suspends 63 SpiceJet pilots for violating duty norms
Thu, Aug 11, 2016
Aviation regulator DGCA has taken action against 63 pilots of SpiceJet for operating flights beyond their stipulated duty hours, the government said today.
“Regional Connectivity Scheme: Ball in airlines’ court, Govt says
Sat, Jul 30, 2016
Jayant Sinha, Minister of State, Civil Aviation said that the efforts are on to make air travel possible for all through RCS.
Civil Aviation Ministry to levy future tariffs at all airports on 'hybrid-till' basis
Tue, Jul 19, 2016
In an attempt to bring in uniformity and level playing field across various airport operators, the Civil Aviation Ministry on Tuesday said that future tariffs at all airports will be calculated on a 'hybrid-till' basis.