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Piyush Goyal


Uddhav says called PM, told busy in Bengal; Goyal hits back

April 18, 2021 7:20 am

Later Saturday, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said he had spoken to Thackeray and reassured him that his concerns are being addressed.

Piyush Goyal reviews modernisation of CWC, asks it to increase capacity

April 07, 2021 8:24 am

Reviewing the modernisation plan of CWC on Tuesday, Goyal also asked the CWC to achieve a turnover of Rs 10,000 crore by the financial year 2024-25.

In letters from Centre, Punjab sees bid to reprimand farmers

April 06, 2021 9:10 am

While state's Food and Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu said that Centre was acting out of arrogance and trying to punish farmers, PPCC chief Sunil Jakhar said that it was an attack on cooperative federalism.

Piyush Goyal's remarks on nuns 'shameful', says Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan

March 30, 2021 5:16 pm

Responding to the remarks, Vijayan said according to the Union minister, the nuns were not attacked and were let off after their travel documents were inspected and that the attackers were Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad workers was an allegation of the state government.

Allegations of attack on nuns in UP 'wrong', says Piyush Goyal

March 29, 2021 1:36 pm

"There was no attack on any nun whatsoever...the Chief Minister of the state (Kerala) is completely lying and making false statements when he says that," Goyal said during a press conference.

Plan to ‘quickly ramp up’ trade ties with US, says Goyal

March 27, 2021 9:15 am

Piyush Goyal last month had said he would engage with the new US Trade Representative (USTR) to “try and put together a fresh package” after the old package that was close to finalisation under the Trump administration was off the table with the change of guard.

91% suburban trains restarted, freight trains speed doubled: Goyal in Rajya Sabha

March 18, 2021 3:37 am

While the speed of freight trains earlier was 22-23 km per hour, it is now up to 45 km per hour, the minister told the Upper House.

Railways will never be privatised, but shouldn’t we encourage private investment, asks Piyush Goyal

March 17, 2021 4:00 am

Citing the example of private investment in station redevelopment, Goyal said that a Rs 230 crore plan has been formed to make the Amritsar station a world-class facility. “

'Historic moment': Piyush Goyal lauds construction of world's highest rail bridge in J&K

March 15, 2021 12:30 pm

The Chenab Arch Bridge set to be completed in December 2021, will connect Kashmir valley to the rest of the country.

Strand Road fire: Goyal counters Mamata, claims Railways gave all possible help to state

March 10, 2021 1:15 am

Hours after the TMC chief's comments, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal took to Twitter to counter her accusations. “All possible assistance has been provided by the Railways to the state government during this unfortunate fire accident."


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.