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After Imran Khan's tweet, BJP says opposition strengthening those harbouring terrorism with its attitude

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said, "It is a shame and completely deplorable attitude of the opposition parties."

Delhi Confidential: 3D Vision

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is learnt to have tasked the telecom PSU Railtel with exploring the feasibility of the idea, wherein digital content at waiting rooms and also perhaps in select trains can be viewed wearing 3D glasses or maybe even virtual reality glasses.


Piyush Goyal sets target of free Wi-Fi at 6,441 stations by Aug-end or Ganesh Chaturthi

Five preliminary studies of proposed routes were done, commissioned during minister Suresh Prabhu’s time. The new plan, to study the feasibility, has not yet got the Cabinet vetting and its inter-ministerial consultation is going on.

More than 6,000 railway stations to have free WiFi by Ganesh Chaturthi: Piyush Goyal

The minister has called it one of the biggest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in the history of Indian Railways and also perhaps the largest.

Eye on polls, Railways say yes to MP requests, clears 500 extra stops

After exercising restraint for the better part of its tenure since 2014, the 500 additional stops, all approved by the NDA government in the last three months, is about a 200 per cent jump from 2017-18, when records show only 154 such stops were approved.

Eye on Andhra votes, Piyush Goyal announces new railway zone, goes against report by internal panel

Railways Minster Piyush Goyal announced the decision to create a new South Coastal Railway (SCoR) late Wednesday; he did not take questions from the media.


Andhra Pradesh gets new railway zone called 'South Coast Railway' in Vishakhapatnam

Last year, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) had raised a demand for the creation of a new railway zone in Visakhapatnam, as per the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014.

Trying to get bar codes for food packets served on trains: Piyush Goyal

Sources said the IRCTC is working on the details, including expenditure. “The labeling on the packets is such that all information about the food, including the details of where it was cooked and packed, are already provided,” said a senior railway official.

Piyush Goyal launches Rail Drishti Dashboard, says 'ours is an accountable govt'

Union Minister Piyush Goyal also said the NDA government has always given its report card on each of the last five years and now it is time to see people's mandate.

Western Railways' Gully Boy-inspired 'Tera Time Aayega' is a hit

The special message directed towards some of the passengers who travel in local trains without a ticket, the Western Railway urged passengers to travel with an appropriate ticket.

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FM Piyush Goyal presents Union Budget 2019

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

"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

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

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Nepal PM discusses energy crisis with Piyush Goyal

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

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

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

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.