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Budget 2019: Photo of girl photobombing minister Jayant Sinha outside Parliament goes viral

After the budget, the Minister of State (MoS) for Civil Aviation was talking to reporters outside Parliament, when a girl standing behind him decided to photobomb his interview.

'Unstable govt' likely after LS polls: Union minister Jayant Sinha

Sinha's remarks come in the backdrop of the setback the ruling BJP suffered in Assembly elections in three Hindi heartland states recently. The country has transformed and the priority now is to inform the people about this change, the minister said.


Flights cheaper than autos for long distance: Jayant Sinha

"Today when you travel by air, you pay lesser than what you would pay to travel in an auto-rickshaw...I am an engineer so I look at everything from the perspective of numbers," Jayant Sinha said.

Taking a flight cheaper than auto-rickshaw ride: Jayant Sinha

A similar analogy was drawn earlier this year by Sinha while speaking at the 27th International Management Conference of the Indore Management Association (IMA).

Passenger 'urinates' on woman's seat in Air India flight, Jayant Sinha seeks probe

Air India has been accused of letting the passenger go scot-free at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Govt hikes compensation for maintenance costs of AI planes used for VVIP flights

The expenditure excludes that of crew and staff salaries, insurance, depreciation and interest on borrowings, among others.


Out on bail, convict in Jharkhand beef lynching case dies of electrocution

Sikandar Ram, one of the 11 convicts in the Ramgarh district beef lynching case, had been granted bail by Jharkhand High Court.

Opposition raises slogan against Jayant Sinha in Lok Sabha for felicitating lynching convicts

On July 7, Hazaribagh MP Jayant Sinha had sparked a controversy after pictures of him welcoming the convicts with garlands and sweets went viral on social media.

Government working on another version of UDAN, says Jayant Sinha

As many as 56 unserved and 17 under-served airports and 31 heliports would be connected under the scheme, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.

Jayant Sinha challenges Rahul Gandhi to a live debate on Ramgarh lynching

Earlier, Sinha had garlanded and offered sweets to six of the convicts released on bail by the Jharkhand High Court during the pendency of their appeal on July 4.

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Narendra Modi rides in an e-rickshaw during 'Stand up India' launch

Narendra Modi rides in an e-rickshaw during distribution of e-rickshaws under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana launched under Stand up India Scheme in Noida.

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Raghuram Rajan says banks will be restored back to health

Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan said that efforts of the federal bank and the government to clean up banks' balance sheets would be successful and warned analysts against "scare-mongering"about the level of stressed assets in the sector. India's banks are struggling under $100 billion of stressed loans, choking the financial system at a time when the economy needs fresh investment to galvanise growth. Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said the government, while working closely with RBI, was supporting the banks fully in terms of both capital as well as necessary policy measures. He also said that they have gone through and done the asset quality review and have identified the full extent of the problem.

We are pro-poor as well as pro-market Govt: Jayant Sinha

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha addressed the students of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs andInternational Finance Corporations on Tuesday. Addressing the students, Sinha said our Government is pro-poor as well as pro-market government. He added that when the NDA Government came into power in May 2014, it was very important for us to restore confidence of the nation in the Governance of India.

BJP a pro-poor government: Jayant Sinha

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Addressing the 2016 Indo-Korea Business Summit, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha on Thursday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is a pro-poor government and will always work for the upliftment of the country. He also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has always believed that the government is by the poor, for the poor and of the poor and added that this was helping India grow globally.

Jaitley holds Pre-Budget meeting

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday held a Pre-Budget meeting with Social Sector Group. The meeting was also attended by the Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha and other senior delegation.