Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: Indigo

‘Grow indigo in 3 kathas of each bigha’ – How the British forced Indians into debt, starvation

Indigo has made its mark in history as a colonial crop, but what makes this dye such an important agricultural and social symbol?

SpiceJet deemed has most unsatisfactory customer service, IndiGo in 2nd spot, finds survey

A study by LocalCircles says 79% of 15,000 airline passengers believe carriers in India are compromising on passenger comfort and cutting corners as a result of the pandemic.

India’s domestic air passenger traffic to surpass pre-Covid levels in a year, says Scindia

The civil aviation minister further said that the travel recovery will work as a jobs multiplier and could bring in a more than threefold return on investment.

2 IndiGo jets narrowly escape mid-air collision over Bengaluru airport, DGCA initiates probe

Aviation regulator chief Arun Kumar said the DGCA will take strict action. The two aircraft, leaving for Kolkata and Bhubaneswar, departed within a span of approx 5 minutes Wednesday.

IndiGo’s Tirupati-bound flight diverted to Bengaluru due to technical reasons

The airlines allegedly demanded each passenger to pay Rs 5,000 to let them disembark but gave up after stiff resistance from travellers, including YSR Congress MLA RK Roja.

IndiGo could start charging passengers for checked-in baggage as market heats up

Go Airlines is also looking to unbundle baggage charges from air tickets. DGCA rules allow carriers to offer zero baggage and no check-in baggage fares.

Revamped Air India under Tata Group will be real challenge for us: IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta

A new Air India under Tata Group will be a strong competitor both domestically and internationally, said Indigo CEO Ronojoy Dutta in an interview.

Resuming international flights impractical, increasing air bubbles way forward, Indigo CEO says

Indigo CEO Ronojoy Dutta says it is not up to India to unilaterally open up scheduled international flights since other countries have to agree.

Indigo aims to be running domestic routes at full capacity by December

While travel sector is recovering, it could still take a hit in the event of third Covid wave. Indigo CEO Ronojoy Dutta says company may raise funds as an insurance buffer.

AirAsia, IndiGo flights came within 8 km of each other over Mumbai airspace, reveals report

The probable cause for this 'serious incident' was the air traffic controller's 'loss of situational awareness', according to the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau's report,

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Kanhaiya Lal's body being taken for cremation | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Don’t let politics around Udaipur killing fool you. It proves nothing about Indian Muslims

Nupur Sharma supporters to liberals, everyone must understand it's dangerous to draw too many general conclusions from the Udaipur incident.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.