Pilot

  • Jaswant Singh, Sachin Pilot seek re-election from Rajasthan April 17, 2014

    Union Minister Sachin Pilot and veteran leader Jaswant Singh are amongst the MPs seeking re-election from Rajasthan in phase 5 of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • MPs report card: Are most MPs failing to meet expectations of their voters? March 19, 2014

    In the first ever report card of incumbent MPs prepared by CNN-IBN and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), performance of almost 2/3rd of the elected Lok Sabha members has been rated below average. Only 1.6 per cent MPs scored a distinction or a mark of 8 on 10. ...
  • Meet Eagle Dad whose 6yearold son has piloted a plane February 18, 2014

    A Chinese man called Eagle Dad is pushing his young son to the extreme to toughen him up. The 6yearold boy has already piloted a plane, became the world's youngest sailor and is achieving much more. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Rajasthan has been a traditional stronghold of Congress: Sachin Pilot October 30, 2013

    According to the CNNIBN, The Week and CSDS PrePoll Survey the BJP returning to power with 115125 seats in the 200member Assembly while the ruling Congress is expected win just 6068 seats. However, Minister of State Sachin Pilot has said that Congress in Rajasthan has been a successful government and...
  • Watch: Pilots talk about the challenges during Uttarakhand rescue work June 27, 2013

    One of the pilots involved in rescue operations in Uttarakhand says he carries a 'Main Huun Na' banner to reassure people that he'll come back and save all of them. ...
  • SFIO probing firms involved in WB chit fund scam: Sachin Pilot April 29, 2013

    The Centre is investigating the West Bengal chit fund schemes with the Corporate Affairs Ministry setting up a special panel. ...
  • Industry was happy to hear Rahul Gandhi: Sachin Pilot April 4, 2013

    Congress leader Sachin Pilot was speaking to CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose on Rahul Gandhi's address to India Inc at CII. ...
  • FTN: Is Congress ready for a generation change in its politics? October 29, 2012

    The Congressled UPA got 17 new faces with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh going in for a major reshuffle of his ministry on Sunday. ...
  • Combination of youth and experience: PM on Cabinet October 28, 2012

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh effected a major Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, giving away the major share to Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal to counter the Telangana forces in the former and exally Mamata Banerjee of the Trinamool Congress in the latter. ...
  • Cabinet reshuffle: Younger faces in Cabinet just an eyewash? October 28, 2012

    The mega Cabinet reshuffle took place on Sunday with 17 new faces in the Manmohan Singh government. A host of new and young faces made an entry into the Union Cabinet, some of them being elevated from their earlier positions. The first among them is Shashi Tharoor. He made a...
  • Rahul Gandhi not running after any post: Sachin Pilot October 25, 2012

    The much delayed Union Cabinet reshuffle is likely to take place this Sunday. Sources say that discussions between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi are almost complete. While sources say that Sachin Pilot could be elevated, he himself denied rumours surrounding Rahul Gandhi saying the Congress General Secretary was...
  • Have got no letter from pilots: Ajit Singh on AI salary issue October 8, 2012

    The Centre on Monday refuted speculation about an Air India strike. Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said that he had not received any letter from Air India pilots over the delay in salary payments. Reports are rife that a section of Air India pilots have sought Ajit Singh's intervention in resolving their...
  • Kingfisher pilot compromises aircraft security August 23, 2012

    A Kingfisher Airlines pilot on Thursday reportedly allowed a woman passenger in the cockpit, asking his copilot and the crew members to stay out of it. ...
  • A sigh of relief among Air India passengers July 4, 2012

    The 58day long strike of the Air India pilots finally came to an end on Tuesday evening. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Ajit Singh June 11, 2012

    Air India prepares to sack all 300 striking pilots. Ajit Singh tells CNN IBN that he's run out of patience. ...
  • Didn't recommend sacking of Air India pilots: Ajit Singh June 11, 2012

    CNNIBN's Karma Paljor spoke to Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh about the ongoing crisis in Air India. ...
  • Rejoin work, will hold talks: Ajit Singh to Air India pilots May 14, 2012

    Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh repeated that he won't talk to the Air India pilots till they resume work. ...
  • The Last Word: Are AI pilots greedy or are their demands justified? May 10, 2012

    Around 200 Air India pilots owing allegiance to Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) had reported sick on Tuesday resulting in cancellation of at least 13 international flights. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 9, 2012

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda suffered injuries after the helicopter he was travelling in crashed. ...
  • Face off: Can the ailing national carrier afford frequent strikes? May 8, 2012

    Air India on Tuesday sacked 10 agitating pilots, derecognised their union and sealed its offices as around 160 of them failed to join duty. ...
  • News 360: Hillary Clinton ends the US flipflops on Hafiz Saeed May 8, 2012

    Hillary Clinton says Hafiz Saeed is one of the principle architects of the 2008 Mumbai attacks. ...
  • AI survival is key for pilots themselves: Ajit Singh May 8, 2012

    Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has called the Air India pilots' strike 'inappropriate' and 'illegal' as around 100 pilots called in sick. ...
  • Open to talks with AI management: Indian Pilots Guild May 8, 2012

    Indian Pilots Guild President Jitendra Awhad said that the Air India pilots' strike was not indefinite. ...
  • Passengers bear the brunt as Kingfisher crisis continues March 12, 2012

    Kingfisher flights have been cancelled across India as pilots stayed away from work over non payment of their salaries. ...
  • Safety is a huge concern, says aviation expert February 20, 2012

    Capt Mohan Ranganathan says that its not just finances and the inconvenience to passengers but safety too is a huge concern. ...
  • Trainee pilots are only allowed to observe: ExDGCA official February 15, 2012

    A Jet Airways pilot allowed a trainee pilot to take over from the copilot and land the aircraft. ...
  • Trainee pilot lands Jet Airways in trouble February 15, 2012

    The DGCA sources said that the trainee pilot who landed the flight had only 50 hours of training on Boeing 737. ...
  • Kingfisher crisis: Did Mallya get it wrong? November 10, 2011

    Kingfisher Airlines cancelled as many as 80 flights while over 100 pilots tendered their resignations. ...
  • Kingfisher struggles to make ends meet November 10, 2011

    Sources at Kingfisher admit that they have saved over Rs 4 crore by not flying on loss making routes. ...