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Piyush Goyal: Indian politician
Piyush Vedprakash Goyal is an Indian politician and the current minister of Railways and Commerce in the Government of India. He was elevated to the Cabinet Minister position on 3 September 2017. He is currently a Member of Parliament for Rajya Sabha from the state of Maharashtra, and the Deputy Leader of Rajya Sabha. He was earlier the National Treasurer of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He headed the BJP's Information Communication Campaign Committee and oversaw the publicity and advertising campaign of the party including the social media outreach for the Indian General Elections 2014. Goyal is the 2018 Carnot Prize Recipient for distinguished contributions to energy policy. Piyush Goyal has been allocated the cabinet ministry for Narendra Modi led NDA government in May 2019. He is currently taking charge as Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry.

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Piyush Goyal says 'terror has no religion', slams Congress for 'trying to raise Hindu terror bogey'

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E-tailers must work within laws of the land: Piyush Goyal

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Efforts being made to improve security for women in railways: Piyush Goyal


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Muslims in India safer than most other places in world: Goyal

Union minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said Muslims in India are safer than most places in the world. "India is probably one of the most inclusive societies in the world," Goyal said here at a session..
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Rs 25,000 crore projects by March 2021, Piyush Goyal promises J&K

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J&K a 'jewel' of country, Centre will soon come out with industrial package for UT: Piyush Goyal

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BJP slams Bezos-owned daily for anti-Modi stand

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Will reach out to 3 crore people to spread awareness over CAA: Piyush Goyal

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CAA not about political ideology but humanity: Piyush Goyal


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With RCEP in focus, Japanese trade minister to meet Piyush Goyal on Tuesday

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India trying to set up IPR office on US model

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Abrogation of Article 370 will safeguard future of J&K's children: Piyush Goyal

"With the revocation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 and 35A, the Centre has ensured a safe and sound future for the children of newly formed union territories," Goyal said. He..
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Wi-Fi in all trains in 3-4 years: Piyush Goyal

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After railway stations, WiFi facility will be available onboard trains, says Piyush Goyal

According to Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, soon WiFi services will be available onboard trains.
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'These bigots are blinded by hatred': Rahul Gandhi tweets in support of Abhijeet Banerjee

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Mass movement needed against those stalling development: Piyush Goyal


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Your job is to improve economy, not to run a 'comedy circus': Priyanka slams govt

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday hit out at Union minister Piyush Goyal for his remarks on Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, saying the government's job is to improve the "collapsing"..
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Piyush Goyal brands Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee 'Left-leaning'


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'Huge arrogance': Congress slams Piyush Goyal for remarks on Abhijit Banerjee

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Manmohan govt had totally failed on every economic parameter: Piyush Goyal


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High-level Indian, Bangladeshi delegations to meet next week

Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal and his Bangladeshi counterpart Tipu Munshi will lead delegations of the two countries to a meeting here next week to discuss the opportunities created following..
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Railways to be 'net zero' carbon emitter by 2030, says Piyush Goyal


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PM Modi takes stock of RCEP negotiation progress; two other meetings take place

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'Sarbat Da Bhalla Express', tribute to Guru Nanak: Piyush Goyal


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Piyush Goyal flags off Delhi-Ludhiana 'Sarbat Da Bhalla Express' train, a tribute to Guru Nanak

The renamed New Delhi-Ludhiana Intercity will ply from Delhi to Lohian Khas via holy city Sultanpur Lodhi.
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Railway will connect country from Kashmir to Kanyakumari before August, 2022: Piyush Goyal


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Talk back or not: Railways in two minds

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Mumbai: Heavy crowds catch Piyush Goyal's glance, railways measures fly fast

The boisterous crowd of commuters at Andheri and Ghatkopar railway station has caught the attention of Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Ever since the stations were merged with..
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Piyush Goyal quotes Einstein: one who never made mistake never tried anything new


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Vladivostok: PM Modi refuses sofa, opts for chair at photo session

In a video posted by Railways Minister Piyush Goyal, Modi is being welcomed by officials at the photo session. The Prime Minister was seen opting for the chair over the sofa. Following this, the..
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Concerns over Rae Bareilly rail factory based on 'misguided, imaginary fears': Piyush Goyal to Sonia


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Railway Minister Piyush Goyal: Get 5-6 AC locals to run on trans-harbour line

Sources who attended the meeting with the minister said that the railways is looking to get at least three AC locals and run them on the Thane-Panvel route by the end of this year
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Cabinet eases FDI rules for single brand retail; OKs 100% foreign investment in contract manufacturing,coal mining

Briefing reporters on the decisions taken by the Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI)..
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Not just railway stations, 'chai in kulhad' soon at airports too

Union minister Nitin Gadkari said he had urged his cabinet colleague Piyush Goyal to make kulhads mandatory at 100 railway stations. "I have also suggested that airports and state transport..
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Piyush Goyal to chair meet with India Inc to discuss measures to boost exports next week


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Union Minister Piyush Goyal meets US Ambassador to India

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Piyush Goyal cancels his visit to China

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India will be world's first green railways in 10 years, says Piyush Goyal

Sharing the roadmap to enable the shift to clean energy sources, minister for railways Piyush Goyal said in Rajya Sabha on Friday that besides focussing on electrification of tracks and moving to..
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Railways expecting supply of approximately 14.5 to 15 lakh tonnes rail in 2019-20: Piyush Goyal


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Solar energy installations for 'Green Railways': Piyush Goyal

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet train project to be completed by 2023: Piyush Goyal

Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR), also known as Bullet Train Project, has been sanctioned with a target to be completed by 2023, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.
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