Kumar Vikram

Safety norms not a priority for domestic air carriers

While the aviation industry in India has seen an impressive growth in recent years, instances of violations of air safety norms have also been rising. 

11 Nov 2018

Most feel black money back in economy

Responding to a question how the preparations for 2019 Lok Sabha elections will impact the circulation of black money, 60% people said it will increase.

09 Nov 2018

Airline carriers roll out Diwali bonanza for fliers

Offers have been announced by the airlines due to stiff competition of attracting more air passengers.

07 Nov 2018

Government invites bid for Phase III of regional connectivity

There are 10 water aerodromes, located in Gujarat, Assam, Uttrakhand, Maharashtra and Telangana, including one at the Statue of Unity near Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat.

06 Nov 2018

25% food samples found adulterated

The samples included milk and dairy products, spices, cereals as well as branded food products.

05 Nov 2018

Over 50,000 villages yet to get mobile connectivity: DoT data

The bulk of these villages are in Odisha, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, which are affected by Left-Wing Extremism (LWE).

04 Nov 2018

India needs to create 100 million job opportunities: PwC Strategy report

This has been highlighted in a PwC’s Strategy report, ‘Nagarik: Inclusive growth through large-scale employment generation’, released Tuesday.

31 Oct 2018

Money power and misuse of media key concerns in Telangana: Chief Election Commissioner

O P Rawat says poll panel is taking steps to check their misuse by parties. 

29 Oct 2018

Corruption glare on babus: Complaints in thousands reached CVC in last few years

Government data showed that the CVC received 32,149 complaints in 2015, 51,207 in 2016 and  26,052 in 2017. It disposed of almost 90 per cent of these cases.

28 Oct 2018

Telangana elections: Abuse of money, power and media major challenges in polls

On the controversies surrounding deletion of voters from the list, the CEC asserted that the Commission uses latest technology to purify the electoral rolls.

27 Oct 2018

Over 90% beneficiaries under PMMY scheme got loans less than Rs 50,000

Under the scheme, loans up to Rs 10 lakh are provided to small entrepreneurs to set up micro units.

22 Oct 2018

NDA government’s flagship Mudra scheme has 14 lakh defaulters

Interacting with Mudra beneficiaries in May this year, Modi said the scheme had fulfilled people’s dreams of setting up small businesses and generate jobs for others.

21 Oct 2018

Mudra loans gaining popularity, but NPAs high

Similarly, talking at an event last year, BJP president Amit Shah said 7.28 crore people had become self-employed under the Centre’s Mudra loan scheme in the past three years.

21 Oct 2018

Many e-commerce platforms flouting rules in displaying MRP, best before date

LocalCircles has found that non-compliance on the MRP issue had fallen from 60 per cent after the first month to 45 per cent after nine months.

20 Oct 2018

Embarrassed BJP sighs in relief as M J Akbar resigns

Hemmed by charges of sexual harassment from about 20 former colleagues, journalist-turned-politician M J Akbar resigned as the Minister of State for External Affairs on Wednesday.

18 Oct 2018