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Piyush Goyal: Indian politician
Piyush Vedprakash Goyal is an Indian politician and chartered accountant serving as a cabinet minister in the Government of India, having portfolios such as Minister of Textiles, Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. He was elevated to the Cabinet Minister position on 3 September 2017. Currently a Member of Parliament for Rajya Sabha from the state of Maharashtra, he is also the current Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha.

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Mumbai North, Maharashtra Lok Sabha election 2024: Date of voting, result, candidates, main parties, schedule

The Election Commission of India announced the final schedule for the Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency election, with prominent candidates like Piyush Goyal and Amol Kirtikar from Shiv Sena (Uddhav..
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In Mumbai North, Piyush Goyal challenges 'outsider' tag against 'bhoomi putra' Bhushan Patil


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Lok Sabha polls: In bellwether Mumbai seat, mantri Goyal in ‘connect’ mode

Piyush Goyal manages diverse portfolios, engaging with voters in Mumbai's northern areas through the PM SVANidhi scheme. He addresses housing promises, rising fuel costs, negotiates with the EU, and..
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'Country is safe, moving towards prosperity under PM Modi': Piyush Goyal

Asserting that the opposition has fallen short, Union Minister and BJP's candidate for the Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency, Piyush Goyal, emphasized that the nation is secure and progressing..
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Piyush Goyal challenges Rahul Gandhi to contest against him or Modi


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'He should fight on 4-5 seats': Piyush Goyal's jab at Rahul Gandhi

Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from the Mumbai North Lok Sabha seat, Piyush Goyal, launched a strong criticism against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. Goyal said, “I..
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Piyush Goyal addresses traders in north Mumbai, says Modi govt building world-class infrastructure, taking care of poor


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Maharashtra Lok Sabha elections 2024: Total seats, schedule, candidate list, voting, result, main parties

Maharashtra, with 48 significant Lok Sabha seats, emerges as a crucial battleground for parties in the upcoming general elections. The state's intricate alliances and strategies blur traditional party..
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Uttarakhand: Congress MLA Rajendra Singh Bhandari joins BJP

Uttarakhand MLA Rajendra Singh Bhandari switches from Congress to BJP before Lok Sabha elections, resigning from Congress. He joined the BJP in the presence of its senior leaders, including Union..
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Lok Sabha Election in Maharashtra 2024: Date, schedule, constituency details

The EC announced Maharashtra's five-phase voting for 48 Lok Sabha constituencies. The Mahayuti alliance progress involves BJP, Shiv Sena, and NCP. Key candidates include Nitin Gadkari and Piyush Goyal..
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No plan to lift export curbs on wheat, rice, sugar: Piyush Goyal

Government is not looking at an immediate easing of export bans on several farm goods including wheat, rice, onion and sugar, Union commerce and consumer affairs minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday,..
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India, US seek to bolster trade ties, work together on critical minerals

India and the United States have agreed to bolster trade ties and deepen cooperation in areas such as critical minerals, the United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Saturday. India's..
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World wants to engage with India on FTAs: Union minister Piyush Goyal

Speaking at the inaugural of the maiden Global Investors Meet of the DMK government, Union minister Piyush Goyal emphasized that the world wants to engage with India for free trade agreements (FTA) and..
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India's strength lies in its States, UTs: Piyush Goyal at Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet

Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal emphasized the importance of all states and union territories in India's goal of becoming a developed country. He praised Tamil Nadu's ambitious vision to achieve a..
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'Wishing everyone a splendid 2024': PM Modi, President Murmu, other leaders extend New Year wishes to people

PM Modi extends New Year greetings on X and wishes for a splendid 2024. President Droupadi Murmu hopes for happiness, peace, and prosperity in 2024. Rahul Gandhi wishes for happiness, prosperity,..
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NTH gets licence to test & certify drones; to prove boon for manufacturers

Government-owned National Test House (NTH) is now authorised to test and certify new drones, giving a major relief to domestic manufacturers. This would reduce the wait time for testing their products..
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Visa, agri, GSP likely to figure in India-US trade policy forum meet in Jan

The upcoming meeting of the India-US Trade Policy Forum (TPF) in January will address issues regarding visas and promoting agricultural trade. US Trade Representative Katherine Tai will meet with..
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Allergic to 'Congress grass': Piyush Goyal's jibe at opposition Congress in Rajya Sabha

Piyush Goyal, leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha, took a jibe at the Congress, stating that he is allergic to 'Congress grass', an invasive weed. Goyal asked Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav..
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MP's mimicry insult to Vice President post: Jagdeep Dhankhar

On a day President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed dismay over mimicry of vice president Jagdeep Dhankhar by TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee, the BJP MPs and some ministers stood up in..
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Mimicking video row: VP, BJP slam opposition for 'unacceptable' incident

During an opposition demonstration at the parliament, Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee imitated Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, eliciting laughter from fellow members. Rahul Gandhi captured the..
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President Droupadi Murmu hosts Oman Sultan Haitham bin Tarik at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President Droupadi Murmu on Saturday hosted Oman Sultan Haitham bin Tarik at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. She received him and the two leaders warmly greeted each other. Haitham Bin Tarik met Vice President..
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TMC MP Derek O' Brian suspended from Rajya Sabha for the remaining part of the winter session

Trinamool MP Derek O' Brien suspended from Rajya Sabha for remaining session over 'ignoble misconduct' and 'gross defiance' of Chair's directions. Privilege motion against him referred to Privileges..
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World recognizes that there's no option but to come to India for a large demand: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal, speaking at the 23rd Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) Excellence Honours, emphasized the need for deeper engagement with India due to its substantial demand. He..
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Don't divide India on basis of north-south; Modi always unites people: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal urges opposition parties to avoid dividing country based on north and south India; asks INDI alliance members if they support DMK MP's remarks against Hindi heartland..
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'One flag, one PM, one constitution' not a political slogan: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

Union Home Minister Amit Shah responds to TMC's Saugata Roy in Lok Sabha, asserting that the concept of 'one flag, one prime minister, one constitution' is not a political slogan. Shah questions how a..
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BJP leader from backward community will become CM: Piyush Goyal exudes confidence in BJP's victory in Telangana

Union Minister Piyush Goyal expresses confidence in BJP winning Telangana elections and a backward community leader becoming Chief Minister. Corruption, appeasement politics, and nepotism will be..
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India will emerge as third largest economy; Telangana can be part of it: Union minister Piyush Goyal

Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal expressed confidence that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India will become the third largest economy in the world in the next few years. He..
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India, US sign MoU to connect and enhance innovation in startups working in critical and emerging tech in both countries

Piyush Goyal in a post on X said the MoU has been signed to positively impact --economic activity, attract investment, and generate employment.
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Piyush Goyal arrives in San Francisco for Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity meet

Just shortly upon arrival, Goyal met with Singapore's Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Trade and Industry, on the sidelines of IPEF in San Francisco.
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Union minister Piyush Goyal arrives in San Francisco; begins bilateral with IPEF partner countries

Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal is on a visit to the United States, where he attended the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) ministerial meeting in San Francisco. He met with Singapore's..
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INDIA alliance now 'indie zero' as its constituents are fighting, says Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal claimed that the opposition bloc, INDIA, is disintegrating and has become an "indie zero" alliance. He cited the disagreements between Samajwadi Party and Congress over seat..
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BJP will form double engine government in Madhya Pradesh: Piyush Goyal

Union minister Piyush Goyal said that the BJP is on its way to forming the government in the MP and a "double engine government" will be formed under the leadership of PM Modi. "We will be sweeping..
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'This rotten mindset has to stop': Piyush Goyal slams Sharad Pawar's statement on Israel-Palestine conflict

Earlier on Sunday, October 15, 2023, while addressing a public gathering of party workers in Mumbai, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar said that the role of former Prime Ministers of India was "to help..
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Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal slam Sharad Pawar's Hamas stand

Two senior members of the Modi government criticized NCP chief Sharad Pawar for questioning the Prime Minister's condemnation of Hamas's attack on Israel. Nitin Gadkari denounced Pawar's statement,..
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Union minister Piyush Goyal on BJP's chief ministerial face in Madhya Pradesh as EC prepares to announce election dates

The BJP has so far announced candidates for 79 out of the total 230 assembly seats in the state. The candidates include Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Prahlad Patel, and Faggan Singh Kulaste as..
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Country's economy will increase tenfold by 2047: Union minister Piyush Goyal


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New Parliament building will become symbol of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat': Piyush Goyal

Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that if the various challenges India faced had been resolved in a timely manner, the country could have become a developed nation before..
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Indian companiess should step up trade with African countries: Piyush Goyal

Indian Commerce and Industry Minister, Piyush Goyal, has encouraged Indian companies to invest in Africa and increase trade with the continent. Goyal stated that those who do not take advantage of this..
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India's G20 Presidency successfully harmonised developmental aspirations for sustainable future: Piyush Goyal

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that with 112 outcomes, India's G20 Presidency has successfully harmonised developmental aspirations for a sustainable future.India on..
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Sonia Gandhi's letter to PM Modi sparks row; Piyush Goyal attacks Congress amid political warfare

Union Minister Piyush Goyal attacked Sonia Gandhi and Congress over the recent letter she wrote to PM Modi about the special Parliamentary session.
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Rajya Sabha bids farewell to retiring members

The Rajya Sabha has bid farewell to five members, including BJP’s Jugalsinh Lokhandwala, praising their contributions to the proceedings of the House during their tenure. Of the nine retiring..
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Privilege notice against Goyal over remarks on NewsClick

Leaders from the INDIA bloc on Tuesday moved a privilege notice against leader of the house in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal for his dubbing a section of the opposition leaders as "traitors", an allegation..
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Ministers Piyush Goyal, Pralhad Joshi meet Mallikarjun Kharge to break deadlock in Rajya Sabha

Leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, who is also the Congress president, on Thursday skipped a meeting called by chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar to ensure smooth functioning of the..
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Mallikarjun Kharge, Piyush Goyal exchange barbs in Rajya Sabha over debate on Manipur


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Piyush Goyal to visit UK for free trade agreement negotiations

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is scheduled to visit the UK on July 10-11 to take stock of the negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) to promote economic ties between the two..
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'Globally, India a bright spot, has sufficient wheat to manage prices'

Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal is travelling through Rajasthan as part of the Modi government’s outreach programme. Over the weekend, in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur, he attacked the Ashok..
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Gehlot govt putting up hurdles in central schemes, says Piyush Goyal


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Union Cabinet approves increased MSP for Kharif crops

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved increased Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Kharif crops for marketing season 2023-24. "This move is to ensure remunerative prices to growers for their produce and..
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Govts must not splurge on freebies: Piyush Goyal


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Hardeep Singh Puri vs Piyush Goyal? Shots fired over Rera


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