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Union minister Giriraj Singh meets Bihar communal clashes accused in Nawada jail day after Jayant Sinha's garland gaffe
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Union minister Giriraj Singh meets Bihar communal clashes accused in Nawada jail day after Jayant Sinha's garland gaffe

Giriraj Singh met Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad activists and claimed they were framed in the rioting case in Bihar's Nawada town.

Jayant Sinha garlands 8 lynching convicts: BJP's silence on act of bad faith, bad taste shows rule of law in danger
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Jayant Sinha garlands 8 lynching convicts: BJP's silence on act of bad faith, bad taste shows rule of law in danger

One would be hard-pressed to figure out exactly what Union minister Jayant Sinha was celebrating when he garlanded eight men convicted of hacking to death cattle trader Alimuddin Ansari last June in Hazaribagh.

Union minister Jayant Sinha garlands eight Ramgarh lynching convicts; Hemant Soren calls it 'despicable'
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Union minister Jayant Sinha garlands eight Ramgarh lynching convicts; Hemant Soren calls it 'despicable'

The pictures, which have gone viral, show Union minister Jayant Sinha welcoming the eight men at his residence on the outskirts of Hazaribagh.

Days after privatisation setback, Air India to revamp business, first class cabins on international flights to boost revenue
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Days after privatisation setback, Air India to revamp business, first class cabins on international flights to boost revenue

State-run Air India will revamp its business and first class cabins on international flights to try to boost revenues by wooing more high-paying passengers, a top company official said on Friday

Government is committed to strategic disinvestment of Air India, says Union minister Jayant Sinha
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Government is committed to strategic disinvestment of Air India, says Union minister Jayant Sinha

The process for selling 76 percent stake in the airline is over now, Union Minister Jayant Sinha said

Air India staffer accuses senior executive of sexual harassment, writes to Suresh Prabhu on Twitter
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Air India staffer accuses senior executive of sexual harassment, writes to Suresh Prabhu on Twitter

Air India is once again under the scanner after an air hostess alleged that she was sexually harassed by a senior executive working with the airline.

Government delivers some good news for flyers: No charges if you cancel tickets within 24 hours of a booking
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Government delivers some good news for flyers: No charges if you cancel tickets within 24 hours of a booking

New Delhi rules that air ticket cancellation charges must not be higher than the base fare plus fuel charge.

Centre to release new drone policy; Jayant Sinha says aviation will be among the 'largest industries' in India
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Centre to release new drone policy; Jayant Sinha says aviation will be among the 'largest industries' in India

The civil aviation ministry came out with draft rules for unmanned aircraft systems last year, and aviation minister Jayant Sinha said certain issues related to security and global standards were discussed in detail

PMO mulls new body to oversee governance of state-run lenders, move could dissolve Banks Board Bureau
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PMO mulls new body to oversee governance of state-run lenders, move could dissolve Banks Board Bureau

It is learnt that the EAC proposal titled ‘Continuing Reforms In PSBs for Better Performance’ is under active consideration of the PMO and a decision to upgrade BBB is likely to be announced soon.

Cash-for-tax settlement scandal: Union minister, senior tax officers demand action against corrupt officials
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Cash-for-tax settlement scandal: Union minister, senior tax officers demand action against corrupt officials

A high profile case of alleged corruption within the top brass of Income Tax has come to light with Director General (Investigation) writing to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to initiate action against one of the additional directors.

Air India divestment: Narendra Modi, BJP should not ignore Subramanian Swamy's Twitter salvo against Jayant Sinha
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Air India divestment: Narendra Modi, BJP should not ignore Subramanian Swamy's Twitter salvo against Jayant Sinha

Narendra Modi needs an urgent plan to take friendly fire from the maverick Hinduvta face ahead of the Lok Sabha elections next year.

Air India disinvestment: Subramanian Swamy calls for Jayant Sinha to be 'dropped', supports Mohan Bhagwat's remarks
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Air India disinvestment: Subramanian Swamy calls for Jayant Sinha to be 'dropped', supports Mohan Bhagwat's remarks

Subramanian Swamy tweeted that he welcomed Bhagwat's 'timely warning' on the Air India 'family silver sale'.

Job creation in new sectors not visible in economic data, says union minister Jayant Sinha
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Job creation in new sectors not visible in economic data, says union minister Jayant Sinha

In the run-up to the 2014 general elections, prime minister Narendra Modi had promised one crore jobs a year

'Employee retention will diminish Air India's value': Turkish firm Celebi on govt's disinvestment plan
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'Employee retention will diminish Air India's value': Turkish firm Celebi on govt's disinvestment plan

The bid value of Air India will fall if the government asks buyers to keep the airline's employees on the payroll, according to Turkish firm Celebi, which has expressed interest in buying a subsidiary of the disinvestment-bound national carrier

PNB fraud: Narendra Modi's 'broom' cleaning up UPA govt's mess, says Jayant Sinha; claims efforts are underway to bring guilty back
India

PNB fraud: Narendra Modi's 'broom' cleaning up UPA govt's mess, says Jayant Sinha; claims efforts are underway to bring guilty back

Union minister Jayant Sinha on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "broom" was cleaning up the UPA government's mess

'Fares of airplanes lower than that of auto rickshaws', claims Jayant Sinha
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'Fares of airplanes lower than that of auto rickshaws', claims Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Saturday claimed that air travel in the country was now cheaper than travel by auto-rickshaws on per kilometre basis.

Benjamin Netanyahu at Raisina Dialogue 2018: Israeli PM sounds 2019 bugle for Narendra Modi, goes turbo-realist
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Benjamin Netanyahu at Raisina Dialogue 2018: Israeli PM sounds 2019 bugle for Narendra Modi, goes turbo-realist

The third edition of the Raisina Dialogue kicked off on Tuesday with a triple-whammy featuring Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj. The theme of this year’s iteration is “Managing Disruptive Transitions: Ideas, Institutions and Idioms” and it began on something of a disruptive note.

Raisina Dialogue begins in New Delhi: From Benjamin Netanyahu to David Petraeus, big names headline geo-political conference
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Raisina Dialogue begins in New Delhi: From Benjamin Netanyahu to David Petraeus, big names headline geo-political conference

The Raisina Dialogue is expected to kick off today at 6 pm in New Delhi. Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in India on a six-day visit, is slated to deliver the inaugural speech. The theme of the Raisina Dialogue (16 to 18 January) is Managing Disruptive Transitions: Ideas, Institutions and Idioms.

Air India disinvestment: Govt to split national carrier into 4 entities before sale
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Air India disinvestment: Govt to split national carrier into 4 entities before sale

Air India would be divided into core airline business, regional arm, ground handling and engineering operations

Airlines reported 1,000 technical snags in 2017; half of them by Air India, Jayant Sinha tells Parliament
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Airlines reported 1,000 technical snags in 2017; half of them by Air India, Jayant Sinha tells Parliament

Domestic carriers reported a total of 1,000 technical snags in 2017 with the Air India accounting for more than half of the glitches, according to data shared by the government in Parliament on Thursday.