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Piyush Goyal


Explained: Why textile and garment industries want ban on cotton exports

May 21, 2022 9:09 am

Domestic cotton prices have doubled compared to last year. But does that justify a ban on shipment similar to that on wheat, especially ahead of the new planting season?

BJP MP leaves for Delhi, to discuss issues with Textiles Minister Piyush Goyal

May 13, 2022 4:22 am

Goyal's call came just a day after the Calcutta High Court directed the Jute Commissioner to “review and re-fix” the rate of raw jute. “Our discussion will be based on the lines of the court order,” said Singh.

Legal Metrology Act needs to be decriminalised, states should give consent, says Union Minister Piyush Goyal

May 10, 2022 10:27 am

Highlighting data of cases registered under the legal metrology law, Goyal said that 97 per cent of cases of first offences were booked by the state government on limited sections while no second offence was booked under the same sections.

Jute price capping: BJP MP Arjun Singh writes another letter to Union minister

April 29, 2022 4:48 am

Arjun Singh, however, expressed his willingness to support the cause of the jute workers and any protest in their favour. “It is in the support of the jute workers.

Board autonomous, no question off syllabus: Rajasthan minister

April 28, 2022 10:03 am

“I have not seen such an instance before, wherein the Centre writes to a state government over a Board examination,” Rajasthan Education Minister B D Kalla told The Indian Express on Tuesday.

Become supply hub, set Rs 10 lakh crore target: Goyal to plastics sector

April 17, 2022 12:39 am

Goyal praised the plastics sector for its performance on the exports front, as the industry achieved exports of $13 billion in FY22 with a growth of 30 per cent and lauded the export target of $25 billion it has set for 2025.

Delhi Confidential: Grabbing opportunities

April 14, 2022 7:20 pm

During the meeting, Goyal gave the Egyptian minister a chit, saying he would like to meet her after the event. He wanted to make a request about export of wheat to Egypt.

Dual-degree programmes to foster collaboration between Indian, Oz universities: Goyal

April 07, 2022 9:35 am

Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said the cooperation will help students get more exposure, experience, newer skill sets, newer knowledge and will be good for students of both countries.

India, Australia should look at USD 100 bln bilateral trade by 2030: Goyal

April 06, 2022 12:12 pm

Goyal, who is in Australia on a three-day visit, said that both the countries are already at an advanced stage of entering into an agreement for greater collaboration in the education sector.

FY22: Higher petroleum products, gem shipments take exports to record high

April 04, 2022 6:32 am

FY22 is also expected to mark record high imports and trade deficit for India, with imports for the first 11 months of the fiscal having grown by 59.2 per cent to $550.1 billion and almost doubling India’s trade deficit to $176.1 billion in the period.


FM Piyush Goyal presents Union Budget 2019

February 01, 2019 12:59 pm

Interim FM Piyush Goyal said India is on a solid track towards growth and prosperity. The country’s farmers’ income will double by 2022, he added.

Train 18: The fastest train on route will reach Varanasi from Delhi in 8 hours

January 04, 2019 8:14 am

"The train is 45-per cent faster than the fastest train on this route. It will be flagged off by the prime minister ahead of the Kumbh Mela," PTI quoted sources as saying.

Today in pics: Idea Exchange with Piyush Goyal

September 04, 2014 12:20 pm

PM Narendra Modi met Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in New Delhi on Thursday.


26/11 Stories of Strength: Piyush Goyal Speech

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

26/11 Stories of Strength: Piyush Goyal Speech

Nepal PM discusses energy crisis with Piyush Goyal

February 22, 2016 10:23 am

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday met the Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal at the Presidential Palace in Delhi to discuss the ongoing energy crisis in Nepal. Nepal has been importing 280 MW from India to meet its energy demand. Nepal declared energy emergency last week targeting an end to the ongoing power crisis within the next two years. Import from India will play a crucial part in meeting Nepal's power demand during the emergency period.

Australia assures to provide access to affordable energy: Minister

February 11, 2016 5:33 am

Canberra, Feb 11 (ANI): Minister for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal, said Australia assured of providing full support to their mission of providing access to affordable energy to every citizen. Goyal was speaking at a news conference after holding an Energy Security Dialogue with Australian Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, Josh Frydenberg, in Canberra. Goyal is leading a delegation for the third India-Australia Energy Security Dialogue, which is being held from February 8-11. He also presented the idea of Australia providing gas to India on affordable rates. During the news conference, Frydenberg mentioned that though the Australian Government could not determine the prices of gas, a regulatory framework could be made that can facilitate lower prices.

India exploring Australian gas supplies for clean, affordable power: Piyush Goyal

February 08, 2016 4:49 pm

Brisbane, Feb 08 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal on Monday said that the Government of India is willing to consider long term fixed price contracts with Australia for the supply of gas which will enable power producer to enter into a power supply contract at an affordable price. Goyal is leading a delegation for the 3rd India-Australia Energy Security dialogue in Australia.While addressing a roundtable in Brisbane earlier today on the business opportunities for LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) and Coal Bed Methane, Goyal stated that additionally, opportunities to control the entire value chain right from gas production, liquefaction, shipping, re-gasification and power generation can be evaluated at the current historic low prices of many of these activities. He also stressed that since coal based power is available in India at less than 5 cents per unit, the LNG providers should consider supplying gas to India at a price that is comparable.

We aim to provide 24x7 electricity access: Piyush Goyal

January 14, 2016 10:03 am

Tokyo, Jan 14 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, who is presently in Tokyo to attend the eighth India-Japan Energy Dialogue, said on Thursday that the primary objective of the government is to make Japanese power firms invest in ‘Make in India’ to further provide 24x7 electricity access to the people of the country. Goyal said that he discussed and understood the challenges the Indian grids will face, particularly with the infusion of large amount of renewable energy. Goyal further assured that this engagement with the Japanese power companies will be taken to the next level in India.