Centre highlights COVID-19 surge in Kerala, Delhi, Bengal as India tally crosses 80 lakh; Maharashtra extends lockdown
Meanwhile, a serosurvey in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar city found over 40 percent of residents with COVID-19 antibodies, suggesting that a large fraction of the population may have been infected by the novel coronavirus
Rajya Sabha election for 11 seats from Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand on 9 November; counting on same day
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav are among the 10 members from Uttar Pradesh retiring on 25 November
Airlines may be permitted to operate domestic flights at 75% of pre-COVID levels, says Hardeep Singh Puri
The civil aviation minister, however, added that the decision will depend on if or not the passenger numbers continue to remain healthy during the next 7-10 days
Coronavirus Updates: Delhi sees 43% rise in number of COVID-19 patients under home isolation in August
Coronavirus Updates: As of 1 September, of the total 15,870 active cases in the National Capital, more than half (8,119) were under home quarantine, data from the government showed.
Centre announces SOPs for Metro train services: only asymptomatic passengers allowed, masks compulsory
Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri said Metro train services, except in Maharashtra, will resume in a graded manner from 7 September and all lines will become operational by 12 September
Hopeful of privatising Air India in 2020, govt shouldn't be running airports and airlines, says Hardeep Singh Puri
Last Tuesday, the Central government extended by two months the deadline for placing bids for Air India till 30 October
The move was announced a day after Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan demanded withdrawal of the Union cabinet decision to lease out Thiruvananthapuram airport to the Adani group
Kerala govt did not qualify in Thiruvananthapuram airport's bidding process, says Hardeep Singh Puri
Puri said that despite special provision of right of first refusal being given to the Kerala govt, the KSIDC could not qualify in the bidding process for the Thiruvananthapuram airport
At a webinar on the Atmanirbhar Bharat mission, Puri added that "India has to build 600 to 800 million square metres of urban space every year till 2030"
India negotiating with 13 countries to establish bilateral air bubble arrangements, says Hardeep Singh Puri
Under a bilateral air bubble pact, airlines of both the countries can operate international flights with certain restrictions
Hardeep Singh Puri says will send proposal for 'further' privatisation of airports to Union Cabinet tomorrow
Last year, airports in Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Guwahati were cleared for operation, management, development through public-private partnership model
The Centre had earlier said that 149 people had been admitted to hospitals, 23 were discharged, and three were critically injured
DGCA bans wide-bodied aircraft at Kozhikode airport: With big passenger capacity, these planes are used for medium and long hauls
A wide-body aircraft, also known as a twin-aisle aircraft, is a jet airliner with a fuselage wide enough to accommodate two passenger aisles with seven or more seats abreast.
Plane swayed violently, says survivor of Air India Express flight crash; toll rises to 18, condition of 23 serious
The crucial black box from the Boeing 737 which crashed on Friday has been recovered and is being taken to Delhi for further investigation, the Airports Authority of India said
Centre says cost-cutting in Air India is 'necessary', yearly equity infusion of Rs 600 cr not sustainable
Air India said it has started the process of identifying employees who will be sent on compulsory leave without pay (LWP) for up to five years.
Priyanka Gandhi says she will leave Lutyens' bungalow within deadline, rebuffs Hardeep Singh Puri's claim
The Centre had issued an eviction notice to Vadra on 1 July, asking her to leave the bungalow where she had been staying since 1997.
DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international flights till 31 July, some on selected routes may be allowed
Scheduled international passenger flights were first suspended in India on 23 March due to the coronavirus pandemic
US imposes restrictions on chartered flights under Vande Bharat Mission, cites 'discriminatory and restrictive' practices on India's part
The US Department of Transportation has barred Air India from operating chartered flights between India and the United States from 22 July without its prior approval
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 2,091 people test positive for COVID-19 in Maharashtra today; confirmed cases rise to 54,758 in state
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the state government was not informed by Indian Railways about a train sent to the state from Mumbai.
Cancellations, confusion continue on Day 2 of domestic operations; 325 departures till 5 pm, flights remain suspended in Bengal
Airports across the country handled 325 departures and 283 arrivals with 41,673 passengers till 5 pm on Tuesday even as flight cancellations continued with passengers facing difficulties