Kashish Gupta | Thursday October 25, 2012
In a breakthrough for the beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines, its pilots, and then some time later its engineers, who had been on strike since last month, today accepted the management's offer of three months' salary, paid in tranches by Diwali.
Kashish Gupta | Saturday October 20, 2012
Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) may suspend the licence of Kingfisher Airlines today for failing to come up with a viable financial revival plan, sources have said.
India | Written by Kashish Gupta; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday October 11, 2012
A march by 50,000 landless people to Delhi from Gwalior - known as Jan Satyagraha (people's movement) - for framing a National Land Reforms Policy was halted at Agra today after an agreement was signed between the Central government and Ekta Parishad...
India | Kashish Gupta | Friday April 6, 2012
Did you know India is the most dangerous place in the world to be a baby girl? That a girl child aged between 1 and 5 years in our country is 75% more likely to die than a boy? That we have the world's worst gender differential in child mortality? ...
Kashish Gupta | Wednesday March 28, 2012
A group of eight unions has asked the Prime Minister to ensure Air India employees are paid long overdue salaries.
Kashish Gupta | Tuesday March 27, 2012
Kingfisher Airlines, the troubled carrier, has made a payment of Rs 44 crore to the Income Tax Department, sources told NDTV. This could come as a major relief for the airline ahead of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s (DGCA) report on it...
India | Kashish Gupta & Anant Zanane | Wednesday October 5, 2011
Whether six women were raped by policemen in Greater Noida during a weekend in May has become a political point of such significance that three different committees have been roped in for their assessment.
India | Kashish Gupta/Agencies | Tuesday August 30, 2011
A preliminary report of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has found that the Gulf Air incident was caused because of incorrect landing technique by the flight crew.
India | Kashish Gupta | Friday August 5, 2011
There seems to be more trouble for the government from its auditor. The Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on Air India has slammed the airline's management for a lack of foresight and said the decision to buy new aircraft caused a loss of Rs 200 crore.The report says the expansion plans...
India | Kashish Gupta | Tuesday June 28, 2011
It was the turn of the BJP today to stage a protest march in Lucknow against the glut of crimes against women that have grabbed attention lately with brutal force.The women's wing of the BJP demonstrated in the streets today. Yesterday, the Congress defied government orders to hold its "nyaya" or ju...
India | Kashish Gupta | Monday July 12, 2010
UP Minister Nand Gopal Gupta "Nandi" was on Monday injured in a bomb blast apparently targeting him just outside his residence in Allahabad. Gupta escaped with serious injuries but a man paying him a visit later succumbed to injuries.The incident, which sent shock waves in the city, took place at ar...
India | Randeep Kothari, Kashish Gupta | Saturday March 13, 2010
A large part of Bareilly is under curfew for the 12th day running. On March 2, the day after Holi, a communal riot had broke out injuring many people.
Cities | Kashish Gupta | Friday February 19, 2010
In the end, it took two cameras to end a standoff that had lasted 40 hours. Shamim, 27, had locked himself into a room in his parents' home near Lucknow early on Thursday morning. With him were his father's gun and 30 bullets.
Cities | Kashish Gupta | Tuesday February 2, 2010
At least 31 suicides reported in Lucknow over the last two weeks. Many of the victims are students, which has forced the Centre to take notice.
Cities | Kashish Gupta | Friday January 22, 2010
All four kidnappers were tracked down and shot dead near Malihabad, 30 kms from Lucknow.
India | Kashish Gupta | Tuesday November 24, 2009
The impact of climate change is already having a severe impact on the apple orchards of Himachal Pradesh, warmer winters have meant a drastic fall in the apple crop.
India | Kashish Gupta | Tuesday November 10, 2009
For Mayawati, the real good news may have been this. That for the first time ever, her BSP has won on Mulayam's home turf of Etawah.
India | Kashish Gupta | Friday October 16, 2009
In a large classroom at Lucknow's Karamat Girls College, there are girls in veils, and there are girls without. The latter category does not have new converts.
India | A Vaidyanathan, Kashish Gupta | Saturday September 12, 2009
After two days of defiance, Mayawati, it seems, has been finally cut down to size.
India | Kashish Gupta, Anant Zanane | Thursday September 10, 2009
Constructions are on at Mayawati's pet memorial projects in Lucknow at break-neck speed, much against her own promise.