Eyewitnesses say that Jyotiraditya Scindia is the first from the Scindia clan to visit the memorial of Rani Laxmibai in Gwalior. Congress leader K Mishra says it is a well known fact that the Scindias didn't support Jhansi ki Rani back in 1857.
Scheduled commercial international passenger flights remain suspended since March 23, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Currently, the flights are being operated under bilateral air bubble arrangements with various countries in a restricted manner.
Aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia called a meeting on Monday with officials of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) to discuss better strategies for crowd management.
Amid the emergence of a new COVID variant, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday said the situation is being closely monitored and reviewed in consultation with other ministries regarding "any further decision" on resuming scheduled international passenger services.
The government announced opening of Srinagar-Sharjah flights after deliberations between Lieutenant Governor of J&K Manoj Sinha and Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia in September.
The event will be attended by the President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa and a 125-member delegation which will include 110 Buddhist monks.
'In 16 Green Zones this 'Medicines from the Sky' project will be taken up. We along with the Health Ministry, IT Ministry, state government and the Centre will together analyse the data and make model for the whole country.', said Jyotiraditya Scindia
Addressing a press conference, Scindia said the plan has been prepared after 'combined consultations'.
The flight operations were stopped in March last year, following COVID-19 wave.
The Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia requested MP government for VAT reduction to increase flight connectivity to the state.
'That time is not far when taxis, like the ones of Uber etc that you see on roads, you will see in the air under the drone policy. I believe this is very much possible,' said Jyotiraditya Scindia .
While speaking about ex-Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, Rahul Gandhi reportedly said, ‘He had to save his house and he got scared and he joined the RSS.’
Scindia has taken over the charge of the ministry at a time when the civil aviation sector is facing strong headwinds due to the coronavirus pandemic which has impacted overall demand
Scindia is expected to boost the aviation sector that has been drastically hit by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
The petroleum portfolio goes to Hardeep Singh Puri while Jyotiraditya Scindia will head the civil aviation ministry
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Tatu Rane, former Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia took oath as Cabinet ministers today
The bigger political message of the reshuffle is in the ministers that PM Modi has dropped.
This will be the first reshuffle in the Council of Ministers by Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he assumed charge for a second term in May 2019.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.