“The amendment will make Indian skies the safest” ARUN KUMAR, Director General of Civil Aviation, is the man in the hot seat of India’s civil aviation sector. After the Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020, was passed by Parliament, he told SHOBHA JOHN that the Bill would give his organisation more powers...
IT has been lauded as a much-needed, but much-delayed, move. The Aircraft Act, 1934, was recently amended and gives the three vital arms of Indian aviation the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and the Aircraft Accidents Investigation Bureau (AAIB)
A petition was today placed before the Supreme Court, asking it to issue directions for the installation of the fail-safe mechanism called Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS), designed to stop aircraft from overshooting runways.
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed the West Bengal Director General of Police to initiate an inquiry against the investigating officer for attempting to harass a citizen by misusing Section 41A of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
In its affidavit to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, the Centre said that there is no difference between a public servant and an elected representative while also pointing out that there are no specific service conditions laid down in respect of elected representatives.