Nervy November For Indigo: From Sedition To Manhandling, Airlines Gets 9 High Profile Controversies in 40 Days

New Delhi: The last few weeks have been a torrid time for the airline as it seems to have caught no break when it comes to catching bad headlines. 

Ranging from a sedition case for not accepting Indian currency to accusations of manhandling, Indigo has made a habit of getting into tough situations.

Here is a list of 9 high profile controversies involving the airline that made headlines.

1. IndiGo ground staffers manhandle Passenger (Oct 15) 
This drama unfolded on October 15 when 6E 487 flew into Delhi from Chennai. After alighting from the Airbus A-320, a passenger Rajiv Katiyal got into an argument with some ground staffers over some issue and he allegedly abused them. 


On World Television Day, TV Audience Growing Rapidly In India, Star Plus Emerges Winner In Grabbing Eyeballs

New Delhi: World Television Day is being celebrated worldwide on November 21. It was declared by the UN in 1996 on the occasion of the first World Television Forum.

The UN intended the medium of television to be, in its words, a tool in “sharpening the focus on other major issues, including economic and social issues”.

TV is of great relevance for the world economy and for its implications for social and cultural development. It also has a great impact on decision-making by alerting attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security. 


Rescued From Abuse And Child Labour; Kanaka V, Addressed Parliament In Support Of All Exploited Children

New Delhi: The girl, hailing from Karnataka, spent 12 years of life in drudgery as a child labourer. And now, she is all geared up to put forth her views on child rights in Parliament today on the occasion of Universal Children’s Day.

Kanaka is among the 30 children from all over the world to have been selected to talk about child labour and several of their experiences at an event organised by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) at the Parliament. After going through several rounds of auditions that included hundreds of children from Karnataka alone, she has been given the opportunity to address the Parliament for eight minutes for the occasion of Universal Children’s Day.


250 complaints lodged against Amrapali Group with Delhi Police

Noida: The Delhi Police’s economic offence wing has registered more than 250 complaints against a reality major, which is developing private housing complexes in Noida and Greater Noida, over allegation of cheating its investors and properties’ buyers. The department revealed that enquires in these complaints are in progress.

In a reply to queries forwarded by Virendra Kumar, a resident of Mohan Nagar in Delhi, to public information officer with the wing revealed that, it registered 253 complaints till date against Amraplai Group. The reply says that complaints were moved majorly by home buyers of the groups’ three housing complexes namely Golf Home, Amrapali IT Park and Heart Beat City which are respectively coming up in Greater Noida and Noida. Buyers of Golf Home, a housing project, lodged 147 complaints against their flat developers. Buyers of IT Park, another housing project had lodged 101 complaints. Buyers of Heart Beat City, which is in Noida, filed only 5 complaints with the wing.


Frustrated Over Delayed Possession Of Homes, Buyers Protest Against BJP Governments At Centre, UP

Noida:Ahead of civic polls in the state, frustrated home buyers especially from Noida and Greater Noida on Saturday staged a massive protest outside the BharatiyaJanta Party’s headquarter in New Delhi. They reminded the BJP, which runs government in the state that the party had promised them justice if voted to power while campaigning for U P State assembly election held early this year. But they failed to do justice with buyers who have been waited for their homes in these two cities.

Protesting under the banner of Noida Extension Flat Owners Welfare Association (NEFOWA), buyers raised slogans against the ruling BJP government at Centre and in state. They complained that the government had made toll promises and claims of acting against the overdue possession of homes at stalled private housing complexes, that are coming up in sister cities of Noida and Greater Noida. But as of now, there is visible development on the ground.