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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)
Mar 25, 2019 14:42
Shashi Kant, the former director general of police of Punjab who was travelling to Chandigarh from Delhi, tweeted a photograph of his boarding pass issued at the New Delhi airport, questioning how the photos of the two Bharatiya Janata Party leaders... read more
Mar 24, 2019 07:57
As the Lok Sabha electoral race gathers pace, demand for chartered planes and helicopters to fly around candidates and their political paraphernalia is rising rapidly read more
Mar 23, 2019 08:28
Apart from trains, private airstrips, unserved airports where no flight operates and helipads have also been put under close watch to check the flow of unauthorised arms, cash and gold, and other contraband in the run-up to the polls, according to a... read more
Mar 16, 2019 07:18
This is being done to avoid details of the deployment of assets such as fighters and surveillance platforms from leaking, according to people familiar with the matter who asked not to be identified. read more
Mar 14, 2019 00:44
Thirty-five SpiceJet flights to be hit; total of 150 flights down across 3 carriers. read more
Mar 12, 2019 00:01
After the Ethiopian Airlines crash, regulator says only experienced pilots to be deployed on 737 Max 8 flights. read more
Mar 08, 2019 07:29
The domestic passengers will end up paying Rs 220 extra and international passengers up to $4.85 or around Rs 340, two officials familiar with the matter said. read more
Mar 08, 2019 07:26
Airlines have announced a slew of initiatives to celebrate “nari shakti” on International Women’s Day. read more
Mar 06, 2019 00:51
The Union cabinet is likely to give approval for converting the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes into a corridor where trains can run at a speed of 160kmph. read more
Mar 04, 2019 07:55
According to a senior officer, the railways have adopted various environment-friendly measures in Vande Bharat Express that would help reduce its use of harmful chemicals. read more
Mar 02, 2019 23:13
Officials familiar with developments said on condition of anonymity that the agreement between Air India and Jet Airways, which is facing a severe financial crisis, had been terminated. read more
Mar 01, 2019 00:03
Many international airlines, such as Air Canada and Emirates, cancelled their flights from Delhi and low-cost Indian carriers, IndiGo and Spicejet, were forced to factor in extra costs to operate longer route. read more
Feb 28, 2019 13:34
The draft, which was opened for public feedback for a month on May 21, received responses from airlines, the air passengers’ association, airport operators and frequent flyers as well. read more
Feb 27, 2019 13:09
Airports at Srinagar, Jammu, Leh, Pathankot, Amritsar, Shimla, Kangra, Kullu Manali, Pithoragarh were among those closed, officials said. read more
Feb 26, 2019 07:22
The move comes in the wake of a series of cattle strike and stone-pelting incidents, which caused significant damage to India’s first semi-high speed train, also known as Train 18. read more