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Budget 2019-20

Union Finance Minister Goyal meets President ahead of Budget 2019-20

Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal called on President Ram Nath Kovind before presenting the interim Budget for 2019-20 on Friday. The Minister met Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhawan before heading to

Sampark for Samarthan: Amit Shah, Piyush Goyal meet Dhoni

Sampark for Samarthan: Amit Shah, Piyush Goyal meet Dhoni. Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah along with Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday met ace Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhonias part of the ruling party’s ‘Sampark for Samarthan’ (Contact for Support) campaign. Dhoni is currently on break as India is playing a Test series against England. Dhoni, who has returned from the

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Black money deposits in Swiss banks down by 80%: Piyush Goyal

Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday told Rajya Sabha that ever since Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014, the black money deposited in Swiss National Bank has reduced by 80 per cent. “Black money in Swiss Banks has gone down by 80 per cent between 2014 and 2017,” Goyal said while adding that

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Andhra: Safer train rides for women with ‘Subhadra Vahini’

 In a unique initiative to give a boost to women security, the Visakhapatnam railway station of Waltair Division, East Coast Railway, has launched an all-female group of railway personnel, named Subhadra Vahini, who will assist lady passengers subjected to inconveniences. Started on Monday, Subhadra Vahini is a group of 32 railway personnel comprising 16 from the

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Piyush Goyal hails sanitary pad dispensers installation in Rajdhani Express

Hailing the first-of-a-kind initiative of onboard sanitary pad dispensers in Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express, Railway minister Piyush Goyal announced that there are “plans to extend this facility to other trains as well”.  He took to his Twitter handle to speak on the same, “In a first of its kind initiative, Indian Railways installed sanitary pad

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar to visit Delhi

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar to visit Delhi

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar visit Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to visit Delhi today. Haryana CM visit to meet central minister piyush

Indian Railways working towards 100% electrification: Goyal

New Delhi, Oct 27, Indian Railways is working with a “will do, can do” spirit in order to achieve aggressive targets and will achieve 100 per cent electrification of lines, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday. “Indian Railways is working with a renewed attitude and confidence. The mindset of Indian Railways has changed,” Goyal

Mumbai’s first AC train will run from January 1

Mumbai first AC train: The wait for air-conditioned train will finally end for passengers of Mumbai’s suburban railway service, with Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today saying that the first such train will be introduced on January 1. The local train network, considered Mumbai’s lifeline, is heavily congested and carries over 65 lakh passengers very day,

Shiv Sena attacks Modi over Elphinstone tragedy- Daily Post India

Shiv Sena attacks Modi over Elphinstone tragedy

The Shiv Sena on Saturday expressed grief over stampede at the Elphinstone railway station’s foot over bridge and continued its attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre stating that rather than looking into the safety of commuters at the stations, the Centre in more concerned about introducing bullet trains. In the editorial

Piyush Goyal recommends out of turn promotion for railway staff

Piyush Goyal recommends out of turn promotion for railway staff averting accidents

In order to prevent rail accidents, Indian Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has recommended giving out-of-turn promotions to better performing workers. The employee who work well and gives better performance will be given a promotion.  At the meeting with the South West Railway Senior Officials, he made a press statement saying that such a plan will increase

Sitharaman gets Defence, Goyal made Railways Minister

New Delhi, Sep 3  Nirmala Sitharaman emerged as the biggest gainer of the cabinet reshuffle today as Prime Minister Modi gave her the heavyweight Defence portfolio, while Piyush Goyal replaced Suresh Prabhu in the Railway Ministry in a major rejig, which saw nine new faces being inducted.Sitharaman became the first woman Defence Minister of the

Central Ministers, Bureaucrats To Get Electric Cars From November

The government plans to get 1,000 electric cars for the ministers in the country by November. The decision comes as India, which is the world’s third largest oil consumer, has decided to join the Electric Vehicle (EV). Notably, to make the plan a success, global bids have been set up to install 10,000 battery operated cars

Piyush Goyal: GST will promote transparency, corruption-free business environment

Piyush Goyal: GST will promote transparency, corruption-free business environment

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the newly-introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST) is crucial for promoting transparency and a corruption-free business environment in the country. Addressing a session ‘GST-The Indian Economy and the Way Ahead’ organised by the FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO), Goyal highlighted that the new tax regime aims to bring

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Cabinet approves multilateral convention to prevent BEPS

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved signing of a multilateral convention to implement measures to prevent shifting of profits by companies to low-tax nations to avoid paying taxes here. The approval came at a meeting of the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said, asserting that the multilateral convention will

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Centre never interfered in Chidambaram probe: Piyush Goyal

As the CBI conducted searches at residence of former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, BJP leader and Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal asserted that the Centre never interfered with the probe. The Central Bureau of Investigation said that the searches were in connection with criminal misconduct in the

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Good bye to petrol pumps and smoke, India is gearing up to have Electric cars by the year of 2030

Aiming at the dreams of country’s Minister of state with independent charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal. People will not need any petrol pumps and the country will be pollution free dispensing from petrol and diesel’s vehicles.                   By saying in the CII