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Ashok Gajapathi Raju

‘Don’t give a damn’: Sanchaita fights uncle Ashok Gajapathi Raju to claim legacy

The first woman chairperson of Simhachalam temple trust is being challenged to prove her heritage and her faith

10 Mar 2020 8:32 AM

Suresh Prabhu given aviation as additional charge

Raju’s resignation was accepted by President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday.

11 Mar 2018 3:45 AM

Suresh Prabhu gets additional portfolio of Civil Aviation ministry

TDP minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju had submitted his resignation from the post of Minister of Civil Aviation on Thursday.

10 Mar 2018 2:31 PM

PM Modi takes over portfolio after TDP's Gajapathi Raju quits

President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the resignations of Union Ministers Ashok Gajapathi Raju and YS Chowdary.

09 Mar 2018 12:13 PM

73 airports, helipads now on aviation maps

Ashok Gajapathi Raju announced the launch of the second round of the ambitious air-connectivity scheme.

25 Jan 2018 2:54 AM


Air India disinvestment: Govt explores ways to absorb workers in public sector

Air India, estimated to have a debt burden of more than Rs 50,000 cr, and the divestment plan is aimed at reviving the airline's fortunes.

14 Jan 2018 6:14 PM

‘Vision is to make 200-MW solar power in airport’

AAI has entered into an agreement with private power utility CESC (DISCOM) for supplying excess power to the grid.

06 Dec 2017 1:11 AM

Mehbooba Mufti seeks direct flights from J&K to Asean nations

Mufti said that the move would give the “desired push” the tourism industry the State has been craving for.

18 Nov 2017 7:08 AM

IndiGo assault: Aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju seeks report from airline

The airline, however, claimed in a letter to the minister that it was the passenger who had attacked an employee.

09 Nov 2017 6:19 AM

Govt will open sky for drone commerce

The government hopes to issue the final rules, drafted by the aviation regulator, by December 31 after consultations with stakeholders.

02 Nov 2017 4:46 AM


Man plants threat note in Jet toilet

One top Government source said Birju had told authorities he was also thinking about plans to start an airline.

31 Oct 2017 12:58 AM

Unruly flyers could face lifetime ban

Aviation ministry has unveiled rules that penalise unruly passengers, but offer no protection to flyers from rude cabin crew.

09 Sep 2017 2:06 AM

Centre to release new rules for ‘no-fly’ list Friday

It will be keenly-watched as to how many changes the government will make to the draft rules proposed by the government in May this year.

08 Sep 2017 1:06 AM

Pilots' shortage reason for 1 year notice period, says Raju

At present both senior and junior pilots are required to serve a six-month notice period.

05 Sep 2017 5:29 PM

'No doc with ICAO to show VT on planes is Victoria Territory'

Raju's reply came to a question on whether VT painted on tails of planes stands for Victoria Territory.

08 Aug 2017 3:29 PM


Air India disinvestment: GoM holds first meeting

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs late last month gave its in-principle approval for disinvestment of Air India.

21 Jul 2017 8:01 PM

IndiGo, Air India revoke TDP MP Diwakar Reddy's fly ban

Sources in IndiGo said Mr Reddy expressed “regret” over his conduct. Following this, Air India and SpiceJet also lifted the ban.

20 Jul 2017 3:33 AM

Cabinet approves Air India disinvestment

Jaitley said that the Cabinet has given “in-principle” approval for disinvestment in Air India.

29 Jun 2017 1:57 AM

NCR’s second airport to come up in Jewar

The government expects the entire project to cost Rs 15,000 crore to Rs 20,000 crore.

25 Jun 2017 3:15 AM

Air India, Jet to start extra flights to Doha

Govt move after feedback from Indians that they could not get bookings.

22 Jun 2017 2:09 AM