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Monday, Jul 22, 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 (1009 results)
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
May 01, 2019 00:15
Air India’s pilot body, Indian Commercial Pilot Association, has condemned the move and said that Kathpalia would now be able to take action against those who deposed against him. read more
Apr 30, 2019 05:36
Officials from the immigration department, which comes under the ministry of home affairs, did not say what the reason behind the outage was, calling it a “technical snag”. No official statement was issued. read more
Apr 25, 2019 22:23
A female cabin crew member of domestic carrier IndiGo has alleged sexual harassment by a pilot of the same airline. read more
Apr 17, 2019 07:10
A DGCA officer said on condition of anonymity that in other ministries, even if promotions are not forthcoming, officers get the salary of the next grade after completing the requisite years in service. In DGCA they get neither, this person added. . read more
Apr 15, 2019 06:56
According to the special audit of airlines and airports – conducted between September and December last year – some DFDR parameter limits in aircraft were found to be set at values that were inflated or lower than manufacturer settings in order to avoid... read more
Apr 14, 2019 08:35
The first bullet train service in India, between Mumbai and Ahmedabad is due to be launched in August 2022. read more
Apr 09, 2019 07:31
Tighter cattle trading laws, a crackdown on illegal and unlicensed slaughter houses, and cow vigilantes roaming the countryside and attacking any vehicle transporting cattle, have meant that most farmers end up abandoning cattle that are too old, instead... read more
Apr 06, 2019 02:22
The railways has recorded at least a dozen stone-pelting incidents since the train started its commercial operations in February. As many as 12 window glasses have been replaced so far, the officials said. read more
Apr 06, 2019 00:07
Pakistan opened its airspace in phases in March after closing it following the Indian airstrike on a terror camp in Pakistan on February 26. read more
Apr 04, 2019 22:57
Pakistani authorities forced a SpiceJet cargo plane on its way from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates to Afghanistan’s Kabul to turn back after it entered Pakistan’s airspace on Wednesday, two officials familiar with the matter said. read more
Apr 03, 2019 23:45
According to the second Air India official, the money generated from these sales will go to special purpose vehicle (SPV) called Air India Asset Holding Limited (AIATSL) that was created by the civil aviation ministry in 2003. read more
Mar 30, 2019 06:41
According to the monthly report of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, 79,795 passengers were hit by flight cancellations last month, more than doubling from January, when 37,819 passengers had been affected. The previous record high was in March... read more
Mar 29, 2019 21:49
IndiGo’s A320 fleet with NEO engines have been facing engine related issues and manufacturer Pratt and Whitney have addressed the problem in the past. read more
Mar 28, 2019 06:31
The coming months could see a fall in air fares or, at the least, a return to normalcy, spelling relief for passengers. read more