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No proposal to hike prices of products given under Food Security Act: Piyush Goyal

February 19, 2021 3:41 am

Replying to a question during an online interaction with the media, Goyal said, “At present, there is no such proposal before the ministry to increase prices of products given under the Food Security Act".

Mini US deal off the table, will try ‘fresh package’, says Piyush Goyal

February 17, 2021 11:56 pm

“I will also engage with the new USTR (US Trade Representative) to try and put together a fresh package. I think the old one is now off the table,” said Goyal, while addressing the US-India Business Council’s virtual State of US-India Business event on Wednesday.

Tripura wants new land custom station with Bangladesh to make Dumboor Mela accessible to Bangladeshi visitors

February 13, 2021 3:02 pm

Dumboor Mela is a traditional fair organized with support from the state government on Tirthamukh, confluence of River Raima and Saima and the Dumbur Lake, where thousands of devotees and mystics gather to take holy dip in the waters of Lake Dumboor.

Received complaints, investigating some e-comm cos: Piyush Goyal

February 10, 2021 12:31 am

The Ministry is also considering “certain clarifications” to its e-commerce rules to ensure that firms work “in the true spirit of the law”, he said.

Trade in focus: India, EU discuss ramping up ties

February 07, 2021 1:05 am

The meeting was co-chaired by Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal and the European Union Executive Vice-President and Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis. It was held on Friday.

Highest ever allocation for West Bengal in rail budget; non-availability of land delaying projects: Piyush Goyal

February 05, 2021 1:05 pm

West Bengal has 53 ongoing projects including new lines, gauge conversion, doubling projects costing Rs 48,275 crore for 4,463 km.

Highest ever allocation for WB in rail budget; non-availability of land delaying projects: Goyal

February 04, 2021 11:43 pm

West Bengal has 53 ongoing projects including new lines, gauge conversion, doubling projects costing Rs 48,275 crore for 4,463 km.

PM dedicates Rewari-Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor to nation

January 08, 2021 12:45 am

The Prime Minister said that the DFC is not only the route for modern freight trains but also a corridor for rapid development of the country.

Punjab ministers to meet Goyal over RDF today

December 24, 2020 10:18 am

If the state does not get RDF on paddy, it would cost the exchequer about Rs 1,250 crore in paddy season alone, Punjab Food Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu said.

FDI into India continuously growing: Commerce Minister Goyal

December 15, 2020 2:48 pm

The minister said that 100 per cent FDI is allowed through automatic route in almost all sectors.


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.