FARES

  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 5 hours 34 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 6 hours 1 minutes ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Guard against religious strife, says Barack Obama 6 hours 23 minutes ago

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday wound up his three-day trip with a strong pitch for religious tolerance, cautioning that India will succeed so long as it was not "splintered along the lines of religious faith". ...
  • Maintained sustained dialogue with Saudis to promote free speech: Obama to Fareed Zakaria 11 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama has said his country has maintained sustained dialogue with Saudi Arabia and all other countries on promoting free speech. In an exclusive interview to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Obama said, "What I found effective is to apply study-consistent pressure. Even we are getting business done that...
  • JLF: High auto-rickshaw fares, over-charged local goods disappoint visitors 1 week ago

    Ahead of the Jaipur Literature Festival many visitors to the Pink city complain that local businesses have been fleecing them during their visit from near and far. But many are disgruntled with the travel agencies and local businesses at the Pink City which are trying to make a quick buck...
  • Air India to cut costs by 14 billion rupees to reduce losses January 19, 2015

    India's national carrier Air India is to cut its costs by 14 billion rupees ($227 million), or about 6 percent of its total outlays, in the next financial year after the government asked the loss-making airline to improve its finances. ...
  • France attacks: These incidents will strenghten anti-immigration parties, says Fareed Zakaria January 9, 2015

    Reacting to the terror strike in France, CNN's Fareed Zakaria in an interview to CNN-IBN, said,"It will strengthen anti immigration politicians and parties, this concern about violence and terrorism will strengthen the strength of fear and despair, and these terrorists are taking advantage of the openness of these societies." ...
  • Government may cap economy air fares at Rs 20,000 December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Government is considering to cap economy air fares at Rs 20,000 to check airlines from charging "exorbitant" fares or unleashing predatory pricing, affecting their own financial health. The proposal comes in the backdrop of SpiceJet episode, which had come out with a series of low-fare offers throughout the...
  • Co-founder of SpiceJet seeks time to finalise funding plans December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The entrepreneur behind a high-profile effort to rescue Indian carrier SpiceJet has asked for more time to finalise funding plans, a government official with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday. Ajay Singh, who helped set up the low-cost airline in 2005, had been expected to submit a...
  • Rail passengers unlikely to benefit from diesel price cut December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Reduction in diesel price is unlikely to be passed on to rail passengers as the cross-subsidisation burden on passenger service is still hovering around Rs 26,000 crore. "It is true that diesel prices have come down two-three times in the last few months but it has not happened beyond...
  • GoAir offers discount on fares, lowest at Rs 1,469 December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Wadia Group-promoted budget carrier GoAir on Sunday said it has put 1.7 million seats up for sale, offering fares as low as Rs 1,469 for travel next year with a five-day booking period starting on Sunday, to stimulate demand during the lean period. The special offer is available...
  • Angry SpiceJet passengers lose their cool December 18, 2014

    Angry SpiceJet passengers lose their cool after waiting since 4 AM on Wednesday. All SpiceJet flights remained grounded for the first half of the day. "It is very irritating. They are not giving us any alternative," said a passenger. ...
  • Uber offers free rides in Sydney after backlash over fare hike amidst siege December 15, 2014

    Sydney: Online car service Uber on Monday offered free rides from Sydney's central business district following a public backlash over an initial surge in prices amid a hostage drama in a city cafe. Fares on the US-based company's booking app initially rose to a minimum fee of A$100 ($82) for pickups...
  • India's domestic air traffic grew over 26 per cent in September November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: India's domestic air traffic grew at a record pace of over 26 per cent in September compared to the same month last year with low air fares stimulating the travel demand, IATA said on Tuesday. Indian traffic "spiked 26.3 per cent in September compared to a year ago",...
  • No plan to review railway fares: Sadananda Gowda November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Railways has no plans to review passenger fares in wake of recent drop in fuel prices, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Monday said. Any decision in this regard would be taken when Railways reviews the fuel adjustment component (FAC)-linked revision scheme, Gowda told reporters to a question...
  • Jet fuel prices slashed by 7.3 per cent, no cut on fares November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Jet fuel (ATF) rates were cut by a steep 7.3 per cent, the fourth straight reduction in prices since August on back of falling international oil rates. The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, at Delhi was cut by Rs 4,987.7 per kilolitre, or 7.3 per...
  • Air Costa to start Chennai-Jaipur service, cut winter flights October 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Regional carrier Air Costa on Tuesday said it will launch a direct daily flight between Chennai and Jaipur from Sunday even as it has reduced capacity by 10 per cent during the winter schedule owing to several reasons. The Vijayawada-based airline also said it will offer a special Diwali discount...
  • SpiceJet announces another low-fare offer of Rs 899 for Bangalore-Chennai-Kochi October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: SpiceJet on Tuesday continued with its galore of special offers announcing yet another limited- period discounted one-way domestic fare offer, ranging from all-inclusive fares of Rs 899 to Rs 2,499. While tickets can be booked at low fares till October 26, the travel period would be between November one...
  • Tatkal ticket prices to go up in select trains within a week: sources October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bad news for the passengers, the government is mulling an increase in the fares for tatkal tickets. According to railway sources, the ministry has sent a proposal to Zonal railways to identify 5 most popular trains each. According to sources, fifty per cent of Tatkal tickets...
  • SpiceJet announces 50 per cent discount on tickets till March 2015 September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another low-fare offer, SpiceJet on Thursday announced 50 per cent off on base fares on limited tickets for travel till March 2015 on sale till Saturday. The offer would allow customers to avail 50 per cent discount on available fares for travel in two phases -...
  • Crimes against women: Was PM Modi right in saying family values can prevent rape? September 22, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, the Prime Minister said, "The main thing is the girl child education....
  • CNN India correspondent analyses PM Modi's persona September 22, 2014

    Editor's note: Ravi Agrawal is CNN's New Delhi bureau chief. He was part of the CNN team that exclusively spent time with Narendra Modi in his first interview since becoming India's Prime Minister. Follow him on Twitter. New Delhi (CNN): Four months ago Narendra Modi emerged as the runaway winner of...
  • Yoga synchronises heart, mind, and body: PM Modi's advise to everyone September 21, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "I'm fortunate that I was introduced to the world of yoga and pranayama at an early age. That has been very useful to me. I always advise everyone to make this a part of their lives. Sometimes,...
  • AlQaeda dreaming if it thinks Indian Muslims will listen to it: PM Modi September 21, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "My understanding is that they are doing injustice towards the Muslims of our country. If anyone thinks Indian Muslims will dance to their tune, they are delusional. Indian Muslims will live for India. They will die for...
  • CNN World Exclusive: Full transcript of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interview September 21, 2014

    Speaking on the need of development of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on the girl child's education and also on the need to ensure the safety of the girl child. He said that the dignity of women is a collective effort and not an issue which should be...
  • Girl child's education important for the empowerment and development of the country: PM Modi September 21, 2014

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. "The main thing is the girl child education. By doing so the possibility of...
  • Democracy is our great legacy, it's in our DNA, says PM Narendra Modi in CNN World Exclusive September 21, 2014

    Terming democracy as a great legacy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his world exclusive interview to CNN said that it is only due to India's inherent strength that a person like him born in a poor family has been able to become the PM of the country. Speaking on the need...
  • Everyone needs to sit and resolve the issue: PM Modi on RussiaUkraine crisis September 21, 2014

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks about the India's views on the ongoing crisis between Ukraine and Russia. "Everyone needs to sit and resolve the issue," he said. ...
  • India, US have historic bond, it's not just DelhiWashington ties, says PM Modi September 21, 2014

    Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Relation between India and America should not be seen within the limits of just Delhi and Washington. It is a much larger sphere. The good thing is the mood of both Delhi and Washington is in harmony with this understanding,...
  • India need not become China, it has to regain its lost glory: PM in CNN world exclusive interview September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Asserting that the current era belonged to Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a world exclusive interview to CNN said that India was at par with China, adding that the two nations were growing at a similar pace. Reminiscing the days when India was called the 'Golden Bird', Modi...