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Sunday, Jul 21, 2019
Faizan Haidar

Faizan Haidar


Faizan Haidar writes on the Delhi government, city politics, transport, aviation, and social welfare. A journalist for a decade, he also tracks issues such as trafficking and labour exploitation in Delhi and other states.

articles by Faizan Haidar (1008 results)
May 19, 2019 06:51
Following the criticism, in April 2018, the railway changed the specification and started planning to move towards lighter blankets read more
May 18, 2019 01:07
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which provides security at major airports, including the one in Pune, had alerted the local police and Intelligence Bureau (IB) after the documents were seized on May 6. read more
May 15, 2019 07:06
The fare for the Delhi-Kabul flight on Afghanistan’s Kam Air, for instance, has gone from $160 to almost $300 as the capacity has reduced substantially. read more
May 13, 2019 23:20
In one of the happier stories emerging from the aftermath of Cyclone Fani, it emerges that the Airports Authority of India which runs the airport took just 12 hours to make it operational after the cyclone. read more
May 13, 2019 17:06
According to an official in the Air Traffic Control (ATC) of Delhi airport, the pilot had requested for emergency landing. read more
May 13, 2019 07:47
The back-up train, likely to arrive in New Delhi by the end of May, will have adjustable seats and fully functional washbasins and will be used every time the old unit is sent for maintenance, the officials cited above said. read more
May 11, 2019 07:44
Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), which operates the Delhi airport, carried out an inspection of the pieces and the runway was closed for around 15 minutes, the people cited above said on condition of anonymity. read more
May 10, 2019 06:56
A senior male pilot who was 30 years older to his female co-pilot and refused to heed her suggestions or warnings was one of the reasons for Air India Express flight IX 452 from Abu Dhabi to Kochi with 102 passengers ending up in an open drain following... read more
May 10, 2019 02:05
Hindustan Times had, on May 7, reported that Terminal 3’s floor was proving to be too slippery for the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) staff’s daily exercises since removal of the carpet. read more
May 09, 2019 00:07
The railways produced six lakh litre Rail Neer until 2018-19 even as the daily water requirement was 16 lakh litre, according to a railway official. read more
May 08, 2019 10:13
Security officials were asked to keep Zimbabwean vice president Constantino Chiwenga’s arrival secret since he was not in India for official work. He was in India in February also for treatment. read more
May 07, 2019 07:57
According to a CISF officer who asked not to be named, the force has different type of shoes which are used in combat role, for parade and a separate one for training. For airports, the specification for shoes was not separate, and the force is trying... read more
May 06, 2019 07:06
According to the CISF, which provides security to 61 of the 100 operational airports in the country, about 24 (two dozen) hoax calls are received every year. This year, the number has already crossed 24, the agency said. read more
May 03, 2019 01:58
Air India has been issuing auction notices relating to properties it owns across the country, including the iconic 23-story building located in Nariman Point in Mumbai. read more
May 02, 2019 01:10
The Railway police, too, have detected 26 cases of unexplained cash and 204 of contraband. The biggest challenge for them is to stop the smuggling of liquor, according to an RPF official. read more