AJAY SINGH

  • SpiceJet to add 7 planes; another Rs 500 crore infusion in April 19 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As it embarks on a revival path, budget carrier SpiceJet plans to lease seven more Boeing 737 aircraft by May while another Rs 500 crore is expected to be infused by its new owner Ajay Singh in April. Singh has already pumped in Rs 500 crore into the carrier...
  • SpiceJet promoter Ajay Singh gets security clearance March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: SpiceJet's new promotor Ajay Singh has got the mandatory security clearance from the Home Ministry. Civil Aviation Ministry has received the files relating to Singh's security clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday, official sources said in New Delhi on Thursday. Security agencies had conducted a...
  • Ministry of Home Affairs conducting background check of new owner of SpiceJet March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Security agencies are conducting a background checking of new owner of SpiceJet, Ajay Singh, after he infused a fund of Rs 500 crore in the beleaguered air carrier and announced plans to invest Rs 1,500 crore. The Home Ministry ordered a background check of Singh as part of the...
  • SpiceJet's new owner infuses Rs 500 crore to revive the airline February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Budget carrier SpiceJet has finally received the much-need funding, with the new owner Ajay Singh infusing Rs 500 crore in the airline as part of his Rs 1,500 crore investment plan to revive it. Singh paid Rs 500 crore to SpiceJet on Wednesday, sources said, adding that two more...
  • SpiceJet's new owners plan to cut fleet, shrink network: Sources January 16, 2015

    Singapore: The prospective owners of low-cost carrier SpiceJet Ltd plan to cut the airline's fleet, shrink its network and return to a "plain vanilla" business model to achieve profitability, two people close to the investors said. Their plans include culling the 15 Bombardier Q400 regional aircraft from the airline's fleet and...
  • Ownership, management control to be transferred to co-founder Ajay Singh: Spicejet January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: As part of its revival plan, cash-strapped carrier SpiceJet on Thursday said that its promoter Kalanithi Maran would transfer his entire stake in the carrier to original founder Ajay Singh as part of plans to revive it. Kalanithi Maran & KAL Airways Pvt Ltd will be transferring ownership and...
  • Rescue plan for SpiceJet seen by end of January: Sources January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: A package to bail out SpiceJet Ltd could be finalised as early as this month, two sources with direct knowledge of the deal told Reuters, raising the prospect of a last-minute rescue for the indebted carrier. SpiceJet, India's second largest budget airline, was forced to ground its fleet briefly...
  • Cash-strapped airliner SpiceJet submits revival plan to government December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Troubled budget carrier SpiceJet on Friday submitted a revival plan to the government on the basis of a proposed investment of USD 200 million from founding promoter Ajay Singh and US-based JP Morgan Chase. "It was a constructive meeting," the airline's Chief Operating Officer Sanjiv Kapoor told reporters after...
  • SpiceJet presents revival plan to government December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Struggling budget carrier SpiceJet has presented a revival plan to the government, which will be discussed with oil companies and banks before taking a final decision regarding the airline, official sources said on Monday. The airline's original investor Ajay Singh is in discussion with two US-based private equity...
  • Maran brothers' SpiceJet on the brink of collapse, change of guard likely soon December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Beleaguered SpiceJet could see a change of guard if Indian and foreign investors, who are now carrying out due diligence of the cash-strapped airline, are convinced about investing over Rs 1,200 crore and picking up considerable stake in it, industry sources said on Sunday. After being on the brink...
  • Haryana CM must change if Congress comes to power again, says 6-time party MLA from Rewari October 13, 2014

    Rewari: Haryana's Rewari constituency has been a Congress stronghold for over 20 years. Congress MLA Captain Ajay Singh Yadav has represented Rewari since 1991 and remains the frontrunner in the forthcoming Assembly elections on October 15. With such experience and following, having chief ministerial ambitions is no surprise. Speaking to IBNLive,...
  • Haryana elections: One day Chautala clan will contest on all 90 seats, says Amit Shah October 7, 2014

    Chandigarh: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed dynastic politics in Haryana, BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday attacked the Chautalas, saying the way that family has taken a plunge in politics, that day may not be far off when the clan will contest all the 90 Assembly seats in the...
  • Arjun Singh's son Ajay loses Satna seat May 16, 2014

    Twotime BJP MP Ganesh Singh on Friday defeated his Congress rival Ajay Singh from Satna constituency by a margin of 8,688 votes in a keenly contested polls. Ajay, son of late Union Minister Arjun Singh, is Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly. Ganesh Singh secured 3,75,288 as against 3,66,600 votes...
  • BJP focused on one leader, Congress talks of entire country: Ajay Singh April 19, 2014

    Congress leader Ajay Singh has said while BJP harps on just one leader, his party talks about the entire country. The former Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly said BJP has focused its campaign on one leader, a reference to its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, while Congress talks about...
  • Man gets life term for rape-cum-murder of a woman police constable April 13, 2014

    A special court in Kota sentenced a youth to life imprisonment for rape and murder of a woman police constable in 2010. Special Court judge Ajay Singh convicted and awarded life sentence to Tulsiram, who worked as a cook at Chechat police station of the district, for raping and killing the woman...
  • CJ Show: Wife of a martyred soldier fights for her rights January 26, 2014

    CJ Poonam Pathania is the wife of slain soldier Ajay Singh Pathania who was killed in Kabul embassy attack. After her husbands death, politicians had promised that her family will be taken care of, but till date none of those promises have been fulfilled. Today she has turned a CJ...
  • Exit polls do not affect me: Ajay Singh December 5, 2013

    Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh on Wednesday asserted that he was not dismayed by the exit polls predicting a Congress defeat in the state assembly elections. "Why should I be perturbed?" said Ajay, during an interaction with the media persons in Bhopal when asked if he...
  • Congress will win MP Assembly polls, says Ajay Singh December 2, 2013

    Leader of the Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh on Monday expressed confidence that Congress will win the state elections. "I have been saying all along that Congress would win these (Assembly) elections and there is no change in my stand," Ajay told PTI. The leader said there were several...
  • MP goes to polls today, BJP looks confident in a straight fight with Cong November 25, 2013

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh votes on Monday with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress facing each other in a hotly contested election to the state Assembly. Almost all prepoll surveys are predicting a straight third term in office for the BJP. The BJP is heavily banking on the...
  • Congress leader Ajay Singh targets Shivraj Chouhan over Central funds November 16, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Ajay Singh on Saturday said the BJP government in the state had received more than Rs 4 lakh crore from the Centre in the last five years but the money had not been spent on development and it had gone down the drain due to widespread...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Ajay Singh file nomination papers for MP Assembly elections November 5, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday filed his nomination papers for the November 25 assembly elections from Budhni constituency in Sehore district. Chouhan who has already won twice from Budhni seat, was accompanied by his two sons, Sehore district BJP President, Rajkumar Bhati at the time of...
  • ILeague: Mohammedan Sporting down Sporting Clube de Goa October 27, 2013

    Duler: Josimar's brace helped Mohammedan Sporting score a 31 win over Sporting Clube de Goa in the Ileague match at Duler Stadium, Mapusa, here on Sunday. Mohammedan Sporting who led 10 at halftime scored through Josimar (32nd, 89th) and substitute Ajay Singh (71st). While Sporting Clube de Goa, who were reduced...
  • Congress blames 'mismanagement' for Ratangarh temple tragedy October 14, 2013

    Leader of the opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly Ajay Singh expressed grief over the tragedy at Ratangarh and demanded a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each for the victims' families. Ajay also blamed "mismanagement" by the administration and alleged police lathicharge for the stampede. There was no prior arrangement for primary...
  • Ramdev campaigns for BJP will spoil their party's votebank in MP: Digvijaya Singh October 11, 2013

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Thursday challenged yoga guru Ramdev to have a debate with him on any issue in an open forum. "On one hand, Ramdev campaigns for the BJP, while on the other hand, wherever he organises his yoga camps, he levels all sorts of allegations against me....
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan insulted state employees by rebuffing demands: Congress September 22, 2013

    The Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh has alleged Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan "insulted" nearly six lakh government employees and officials by not listening to their demands. "Chouhan, who once described himself as well-wisher of employees, has now become so arrogant that he thinks he would...
  • Congress wont tolerate fascist tactics of BJP, says Ajay Singh September 10, 2013

    The leader of the opposition in the Madhya Pradesh assembly Ajay Singh has warned BJP leaders that a befitting reply would be given to them if they tried to implement their "fascist" thinking in the state. In a statement, the leader of the opposition strongly criticised statements by BJP MP Kaptan...
  • Cong has no tradition of declaring CM candidate, says Ajay Singh September 8, 2013

    Bhopal: The appointment of Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia as chairman of Madhya Pradesh poll campaign committee does not make him a claimant for the chief minister's post, Leader of Opposition in state Assembly Ajay Singh has said. "Congress has no such tradition like (of announcing) chief ministerial candidate. If few persons...
  • Illegal sand mining: State opposition party forms 'factfinding' committee August 19, 2013

    Opposition Congress on Monday announced setting up of a twomember committee to inquire whether 100odd dumpers seized in connection with illegal sand mining in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh were let off with impunity. The Leader of Opposition in state Legislative Assembly Ajay Singh on Monday announced the formation of the...
  • MP CM, wife record statements in defamation case against Ajay Singh August 6, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife Sadhna on Tuesday recorded their statements before a court in connection with the defamation case filed by the duo against Leader of the Opposition in state Assembly, Ajay Singh, for harming their reputation. The Chief Minister, accompanied by his wife, arrived...
  • MP CM's poll campaign financed by mining baron, says IT report July 29, 2013

    Bhopal: The Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh is battling a fresh crisis after key Income Tax documents revealed that his last election campaign named operation 'Vijay' was financed by mining baron Sudhir Sharma. Mining baron Sudhir Sharma was a college lecturer until 2005. Sharma was raided by the...