Hardeep Singh Puri

Domestic air travel has come down by 20-30 percent after coronavirus outbreak, says Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Responding to the debate on the Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 in Lok Sabha, Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said national carrier Air India, which was suffering a loss of Rs 26 crore every day, has been further hit due to the outbreak as many routes it flies on have been shut.

Mar 17, 2020, 22:36 PM IST

COVID-19: Air India pilots seek urgent financial aid from government

Aviation think-tank Centre for Asia Aviation has already warned that most airlines across the world would go bankrupt if the governments do not take coordinated action.

Mar 17, 2020, 00:15 AM IST

Aviation sector facing additional challenges due to coronavirus, says Hardeep Singh Puri

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that in order to prevent the spread of the virus in the country passengers coming from the most affected countries are being separately screened. 

Mar 13, 2020, 21:18 PM IST

Air India as a brand will be preserved, all its operations will continue: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

The Centre will preserve Air India (AI) as a brand and continue all its operations, though there have been uncertainties about the airline in the recent past, said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday. "Air India as a brand built by pilots, crew, commandant will be retained," said Puri.

Feb 17, 2020, 15:45 PM IST

Air India is not shutting down, says CMD Ashwani Lohani on rumours

Earlier, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had said the entire dues and arrears of Air India employees will be paid before the proposed disinvestment of the airline is concluded, as the government set the ball rolling for the privatisation of the national carrier.

Feb 12, 2020, 20:49 PM IST

Government confident on getting a new buyer for Air India, says Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri

Hardeep Singh Puri informed that government has conducted eight roadshows to seek the interests of probable investors for Air India globally in the last two months. He further assured that Indigo Airline - boardroom issues won't impact the performance of the airline. 

Jan 27, 2020, 17:02 PM IST

Draft EoI for Air India privatisation to be issued soon

According to the official, the EoI inviting bids for the national carrier will be issued by the month-end. The development comes after the ministerial panel on Air India disinvestment met here on Tuesday.

Jan 07, 2020, 21:23 PM IST

Want an Indian company to acquire Air India: Union Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri

Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri further informed that Air India incurs a loss of an average of Rs 26 crore on a daily basis. He also said that his ministry will try to issue an expression of interest for Air India. 

Dec 31, 2019, 13:55 PM IST

What action Delhi CM took on earlier fire incidents, asks Union Minister Hardeep Puri

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday took on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, asking what action he has taken on the reports of inquiries into the earlier incidences of `devastating` fire in the national capital.

Dec 08, 2019, 23:37 PM IST

Lok Sabha passes bill to regularise unauthorized colonies in Delhi

Calling the move a "revolutionary step", Puri said the work which was not done in the last 11 years, the government will complete it in 30 days.

Nov 28, 2019, 20:31 PM IST

Hardeep Singh Puri indicates Manoj Tiwari as BJP's CM pick in Delhi, retracts later

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday batted for state BJP chief in Delhi Manoj Tiwari as the chief ministerial candidate of the party in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections scheduled early next year. 

Nov 25, 2019, 00:03 AM IST

Will rest only after making Manoj Tiwari Delhi CM, says Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Sunday rallied for state BJP chief in Delhi Manoj Tiwari as the chief ministerial candidate of the party in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections scheduled early next year. 

Nov 24, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Govt determined to privatise Air India: Puri

Puri said the first meeting of the alternative mechanism set up for Air India and headed by Home Minister Amit Shah will be held soon.

Aug 29, 2019, 14:58 PM IST

Amritsari 'kulche chole' on ICC WC menu delights Hardeep Puri

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday was delighted to see a dish from Punjab served at the India-West Indies match in Manchester.

Jun 28, 2019, 15:12 PM IST

Success of Development Goals anchored in India: His Excellency Hardeep Singh Puri

During his address to the WION's Global Summit, His Excellency Hardeep Singh Suri, Minister of Housing & Urban Affairs, India said that when the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development Goals it was clear it will be anchored with India.

Feb 20, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa, Chief Guest at Republic Day Parade, arrives in Delhi

Cyril Ramaphosa will be the chief guest at the 2019 Republic Day parade and also attend the ‘At Home’ hosted by the President Ram Nath Kovind in the afternoon of January 26, 2019.

Jan 25, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Centre examining proposal for Delhi Metro's Phase-IV

The project is estimated to cost around Rs 45,000 crore and will connect some major corridors in the capital.

Jan 03, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

RERA bringing positive transformative changes in Real estate industry: Hardeep Puri

The Minister also hoped that RERA will be implemented in all the states of north eastern region very soon.

Nov 16, 2018, 11:16 AM IST

Delhi Metro's Pink Line from South Campus to Lajpat Nagar to be inaugurated on Monday

With the opening of this section, the Majlis Park to Lajpat Nagar section will become 29.66 km long and the entire operational span of the DMRC will reach 296 km with 214 stations.

Aug 06, 2018, 06:59 AM IST

Locals protest cutting of 14,000 trees in Delhi, AAP and Centre pass the buck

Delhi High Court has questioned if the city can afford trees being cut for the sake of roads and buildings.

Jun 25, 2018, 08:55 AM IST