Piyush Goyal

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Piyush Goyal: Indian politician
Piyush Vedprakash Goyal is an Indian politician and the current Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry 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.


Amid China tension, India & Japan talk business as Delhi seeks investments [Video]

Amid China tension, India & Japan talk business as Delhi seeks investments

Union minister Piyush Goyal spoke at the Invest India Exclusive Investment Forum - Japan Edition on Thursday, seeking to boost trade ties between Delhi and Tokyo. He said that together, the two nations..

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India, Japan will come out successful in all matters: Piyush Goyal [Video]

India, Japan will come out successful in all matters: Piyush Goyal

While addressing at the 'Digital Edition of Make in India, Japan Roadshow 3.0' in the national capital on August 06, the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal said, "It is important..

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S Jaishankar, Piyush Goyal hand over 10 locomotives to Bangladesh Railways [Video]

S Jaishankar, Piyush Goyal hand over 10 locomotives to Bangladesh Railways

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal flagged off 10 diesel locomotives on July 27. The locomotives were handed over by the Indian Railways to Bangladesh Railways..

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Aatmanirbhar Bharat is opening doors to wider engagement, deeper trade relationships: Piyush Goyal [Video]

Aatmanirbhar Bharat is opening doors to wider engagement, deeper trade relationships: Piyush Goyal

Union Railways Minister, Piyush Goyal attended webinar 'Business continuity between India and France during COVID'. He said, "When we talk of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, India isn't closing its door. India,..

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Trade body in Rameswaram protest against 'privatisation of Railways' [Video]

Trade body in Rameswaram protest against 'privatisation of Railways'

Members of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) on July 17 staged a protest in Rameswaram against 'privatisation of Indian Railways'. Protestors demanded that the government should not privatise the..

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Public-private partnership in railways will bring world class trains to India: Piyush Goyal [Video]

Public-private partnership in railways will bring world class trains to India: Piyush Goyal

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal while talking to ANI shed light on advantages of public-private partnership in Indian Railways. "Under public-private partnership, technologically advanced trains will..

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'Seva Hi Sangathan': PM Modi hails Rajasthan BJP workers' effort during lockdown [Video]

'Seva Hi Sangathan': PM Modi hails Rajasthan BJP workers' effort during lockdown

On July 04, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed relief works by BJP workers during the lockdown. He praised efforts of BJP workers in Rajasthan during the lockdown. He said, "Rajasthan BJP has shown..

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HM Shah, Defence Minister arrive at BJP HQ to attend 'Seva Hi Sangathan' event [Video]

HM Shah, Defence Minister arrive at BJP HQ to attend 'Seva Hi Sangathan' event

Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal arrived BJP headquarters to attend 'Seva Hi Sangathan' programme wherein PM Narendra Modi will review relief..

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International trade can be successful only in peaceful environment: Piyush Goyal [Video]

International trade can be successful only in peaceful environment: Piyush Goyal

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal during Indo-American investment series talk on June 25 said that US was largest trading partner but last year, it has now become the largest merchandise..

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1.25 million Railway employees worked tirelessly, transported almost 75 lakh migrants so far: Piyush Goyal [Video]

1.25 million Railway employees worked tirelessly, transported almost 75 lakh migrants so far: Piyush Goyal

Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal on June 22 said that 1.25 million Railway employees have worked tirelessly and transported almost 75 lakh migrants so far. He also added that the Railway employees..

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Centre's E-Marketplace to act as bridge between government, supplier: Union Minister Piyush Goyal

Speaking at National Public Procurement Policy platform organized by industry body CII, the minister informed that Indian Railways will completely move on to GeM portal in next 8-10 months.
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Piyush Goyal, Dharmendra Pradhan also involved in horse-trading, claims Ashok Gehlot

Urging PM Narendra Modi once again to restrain BJP from trying to topple an elected government, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Saturday accused Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Piyush Goyal of..
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Trade & investment to take centre stage in Piyush Goyal's meeting with UK trade minister: British envoy

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Identified 20 sectors where India can become global supplier: Piyush Goyal

"We have identified first 12 sectors and now 8 more, so we have 20 sectors in which Ficci and other associations are very much part of our engagement, where we have identified sectors where India can..
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Piyush Goyal promotes 'Make in India' in virtual interaction with German Ambassador

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PM Modi's idea to convert railway coaches into isolation wards, says Piyush Goyal

"It was Prime Minister's idea even before lockdown. One day he called me and asked me whether railway coaches can be converted into isolation wards. I was taken aback. I had not even thought about it...
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PM Modi has approved 100 per cent electrification of Indian railways: Piyush Goyal

"Prime Minister has approved a program for 100 per cent electrification of Indian Railways. We'll be the largest railways in world to be 100 per cent electrified with 120,000 track km across India,"..
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Sonia, Rahul myopic on private investment in Railways, Congress directionless: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday condemned the "myopic thinking" of Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi for their criticism of initiative by Railways towards private..
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PM Modi to address global audience on Thursday

Modi tops a list of speakers across three days between Thursday and Saturday, including External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and..
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Senior BJP leader and Piyush Goyal's mother dies in Mumbai

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Indian property shares fall as minister dampens hopes for support measures

Indian property shares fell on Thursday after commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal asked developers to cut prices and offload inventory instead of waiting for the market to recover at a webinar..
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Rly board asks zones to ensure punctuality of Shramik Spl trains

With reportedly 40 per cent of the Shramik Special trains running late by eight hours on an average, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has instructed the zones to ensure a punctual operation of these..
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Goyal hails railway staff, defends transport of migrant workers

ailway minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said the public transporter, which is set to re-introduce several train services from Monday, transported nearly twice the amount of foodgrain as the..
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Avoid travelling on Shramik trains if in distress: Piyush Goyal

Railways minister Piyush Goyal on Friday urged people suffering from serious ailments, pregnant women, children and those above 65 years to travel in Shramik trains "only when necessary". "I appeal to..
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Aatma Nirbhar Bharat is about dealing with world from position of strength: Piyush Goyal

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Amid Maha spat, Piyush Goyal draws Kerala fire

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Entire system of Maharashtra govt has collapsed: Piyush Goyal attacks Uddhav Thackeray

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Shiv Sena, Congress hit back at Piyush Goyal with jibe over diversion of UP-bound train

Taking a dig at railway minister Piyush Goyal over diversion of the Vasai Road-Gorakhpur Sharmik Special train via Odisha, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday said their only request is that a train..
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Railways successfully operated 3,000 Shramik special trains to send migrants home: Piyush Goyal

"I am very happy to say that the Railways has successfully operated more than 3,000 Shramik special trains and transported migrant workers from different parts of the country to their home states,"..
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Shiv Sena takes a dig at Railways Minister Piyush Goyal, says 'train should reach the right destination'

Raut was referring to Saturday's incident when a Gorakhpur bound Shramik Special train from Mumbai reached Odisha's Rourkela.
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Railways opens offline reservation counters for booking of tickets

The decision was taken as Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said "we have to take India towards normalcy".
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More trains to resume soon, ticket booking at counters in 2-3 days: Piyush Goyal

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal announced that in the next 2-3 days, people will be able to book their tickets from the counters as well.
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Sharad Pawar thanks Piyush Goyal for providing trains to ferry Maharashtra migrants

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday thanked railway minister Piyush Goyal for acceding to the request for providing trains to transport stranded migrant workers to their native states from Maharashtra.
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Railways ferried 20 lakh migrants in Shramik trains: Piyush Goyal

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Operated 1,565 'Shramik Special' trains, ferried over 20 lakh migrants: Railways

"Under the leadership of PM @NarendraModi, more than 20 lakh workers have been sent to their homes by the Railways on 1,565 Shramik Special trains," the railway minister Piyush Goyal said. According to..
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UP to double Shramik Specials, Bihar nod to 50 trains every day

Uttar Pradesh has approved to double the operation of Shamik Special trains and Bihar has given nod for operating 50 such trains daily to transport stranded migrant workers, railway minister Piyush..
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UP ready to double Shramik Specials to bring migrants workers home, Piyush Goyal

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Ready to run Shramik Specials from any district: Piyush Goyal

Amid growing concerns over rising number of migrants workers getting killed on their homeward journey, Union railway minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said the railways is ready to run ‘Shramik..
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Railways operates 1,074 Shramik trains; UP allows the most migrants to return

The Indian Railways has operated 1,074 Shramik Special trains since May 1, ferrying more than 14 lakh workers, it said Saturday. Uttar Pradesh has given approval for 526 trains, followed by Bihar for..
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India has ensured there’s been no starvation: Piyush Goyal

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Migrant crisis: Mamata announces 105 special trains in 30 days; Piyush Goyal says 'Bengal needs 105/day'

Railway minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that several migrants wanted to return to West Bengal and warned that if the state government did not accept them there could be several more cases of..
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Bennett University global webinar to focus on the economic road ahead; Piyush Goyal to give the keynote address

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Railway minister Piyush Goyal urges states to allow special trains to ferry migrants

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has appealed to all states to permit the operation of migrant special trains so that the stranded can reach home in the next three to four days.
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Run special trains for migrants in Maharashtra after lockdown: Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar has urged railway minister Piyush Goyal to run special train services from Mumbai and Pune to ferry migrant workers stuck in Maharashtra to their native..
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Allow phase-wise opening of alcoholic beverage industry: CIBAC urges Piyush Goyal

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Single male parents to get child care leave in Railways from April: Piyush Goyal

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Coronavirus Outbreak: To deter large crowd, Railways hikes platform ticket price to Rs 50 at major stations

DRMs may review the situation over railway stations and raise the price of platform ticket to Rs 50 wherever deemed necessary, to avoid overcrowding at stations, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal was told..
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Looking at barring rail ticket booking agents, says Goyal

Railway minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday that he is considering to stop the present practice of private vendors and agents for booking train tickets for passengers, who often promise confirmed..
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Govt preparing out detailed reports for 6 bullet train corridors, Piyush Goyal informs Lok Sabha

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Watch: All-women crew run Rajya Rani Express train from Bengaluru to Mysuru, netizens couldn't stop praising

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal shared the news on Twitter and posted a video.
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Delhi: Fitness machine installed at Anand Vihar Railway Station gives you free platform ticket

The unique initiative was shared by Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Twitter
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Piyush Goyal says 'terror has no religion', slams Congress for 'trying to raise Hindu terror bogey'

Union minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that terror has no religion and condemned what he said was a "conspiracy" by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and the Congress party to raise the "bogey..
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Trump visit: India, US yet to resolve issues for trade deal

Sources said that the recent actions by both sides — the US raised duties on certain steel and aluminium products, while India imposed a cess on imported medical devices — can be seen as signals..
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E-tailers must work within laws of the land: Piyush Goyal

At a time when ecommerce giants Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart are under investigation for alleged violations of the country’s competition law, Union commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on..
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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

Six Union ministers on Sunday embarked on the first leg of the Centre’s outreach in J&K, with commerce minister Piyush Goyal calling the erstwhile state “desh ka noor (jewel in the crown)” and..
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J&K a 'jewel' of country, Centre will soon come out with industrial package for UT: Piyush Goyal

The Minister for Railways and Commerce also announced that Kashmir would be linked with the rest of the country by train by December next year. He asserted that development work has gathered pace in..
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BJP slams Bezos-owned daily for anti-Modi stand

On the day commerce minister Piyush Goyal made light of Jeff Bezos’s offer to invest $1 billion in India, a prominent BJP functionary chose to make plain the saffron establishment’s displeasure..
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