GAJAPATI

  • Wrong to say Rajiv Gandhi's name removed from Hyderabad airport: Aviation Minister 2 days ago

    The Congress MPs created an uproar in the Rajya Sabha over renaming the Rajiv Gandhi airport in Hyderabad. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju said, "It is wrong to say that Rajiv Gandhi's name has been removed. His name continues in Hyderabad international airport and NTR's name has been added...
  • Indigo flight windscreen cracks before take-off from Nagpur November 18, 2014

    Mumbai: A Delhi-bound IndiGo aircraft, scheduled to fly Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju and other passengers, developed a windscreen crack minutes before its take-off from Nagpur airport on Tuesday evening. Raju, who visited Nagpur earlier in the day, was waiting to board the 8 PM (6E-202) flight when the...
  • Cyclone Hudhud weakens; power, communication hit in AP, Odisha, death toll reaches eight October 13, 2014

    Visakhapatnam/Gopalpur: Cyclone Hudhud is now weakening after almost a day since it pounded the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coastline. Nearly 4 lakh people have been evacuated from the coastal districts in the two states where the death toll has mounted to 8. The intensity of the cyclone has reduced from...
  • Aviation Minister contradicts Air India, says dummy stun-grenade on plane; probe on October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Saturday disclosed that a dummy stun-grenade was found on board an Air India jumbo plane when it landed at Jeddah in the early hours. The stun grenade, which had no explosive in it, was found on...
  • Meet your ministers: In conversation with Ashok Gajapati Raju July 20, 2014

    Civil Aviation Minister in the Narendra Modi government Ashok Gajapati Raju talked about his 100day agenda. Raju had said that he would construct 200 airports across India. ...
  • Congress leader questions Raju's remark on Vadra, says MHA does review May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra's security privileges are now under government scanner. The Central government has said it will review the exemption from security checks granted to Robert Vadra at airports in the country. Senior party leader Sandeep Dikshit hit out at Civil Aviation Minister...
  • Odisha: Top Maoist leader killed in encounter March 11, 2013

    Bhubaneswar/Parlakhemundi: Top Maoist leader Pradip Majhi alias Gobind, a close associate of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda and allegedly involved in the abduction of two Italian tourists, was killed in a fierce encounter with the police in Odisha's Gajapati district on Monday. Director General of Police Prakash Mishra described the killing...