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.
In November 2018, the cabinet approved the privatization of six operational airports. With elections being declared in March, the privatization process could not be cleared by the cabinet, but soon after coming to the power, the Narendra Modi government... read more
The study says charges levied by operators were lowest at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, one of the busiest in the world, in 2018. While most other airports levy high landing charges, Delhi airport’s charges are the lowest among the top global... read more
The Railway Board has chosen RailTel Corporation of India Ltd, a unit of the national transporter, to implement the project that will enable travellers to stream their favourite content, whether it be Hindi serials or the night’s news debate, through... read more
The Centre has drawn up an ambitious 100-day agenda which includes six objectives, like, Wi-Fi for passengers and raising speed of trains on New Delhi-Howrah and New Delhi-Mumbai routes among others. read more
According to the data provided by Tourism Australia, visitors from Delhi and Maharashtra contribute heavily to the tourist inflow and with 7.5 lakh Indians living there, the Australian government is hopeful to achieve 5 lakh tourist by the end of next... read more
The introduction of the country’s first bullet train, known as the Shinkansen in Japan and expected to be operational in 2022, will mark India’s shift to an era of high-speed trains capable of hitting speeds of up to 350 kilometres per hour. read more