Articles about Ashwini Vaishnaw

India to get first hydrogen-powered train by 2023: Railway Minister

16 Sep 2022

Indian Railways
India to get first hydrogen-powered train by 2023: Railway Minister

India is all set to get its first hydrogen-powered train by 2023, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announced on Friday.

New Data Protection Bill, Digital India Act in pipeline: Centre
New Data Protection Bill, Digital India Act in pipeline: Centre

The Centre is working on a revision of the Data Protection Bill and a Digital India Act, the Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Communications, Ashwini Vaishnaw, said on Monday.

5G auction ends: Looking at bids of Jio, Airtel, Adani

02 Aug 2022

Bharti Airtel
5G auction ends: Looking at bids of Jio, Airtel, Adani

India's first 5G spectrum auction came to an end on Monday after 40 rounds of intense bidding.

5G spectrum auction: Reliance Jio emerges as top bidder

28 Jul 2022

Bharti Airtel
5G spectrum auction: Reliance Jio emerges as top bidder

The third day of India's first 5G spectrum auction has commenced with the 10th round now underway. Five rounds of intense bidding were witnessed yesterday.

5G auction: Day 1 bids exceed Rs. 1.45 lakh crore

27 Jul 2022

Reliance Jio
5G auction: Day 1 bids exceed Rs. 1.45 lakh crore

The second day of India's first 5G spectrum auction has started with the fifth round now underway. Four rounds of bidding took place yesterday.

Indian Railways orders 39,000 wheels from Chinese manufacturer

21 Jul 2022

India
Indian Railways orders 39,000 wheels from Chinese manufacturer

The Indian Railways has placed an order for 39,000 wheels for passenger coaches with a China-based firm, Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Wednesday.

5G in India: Launch soon as Cabinet approves spectrum auction

15 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi
5G in India: Launch soon as Cabinet approves spectrum auction

The Union Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has finally authorized the Department of Telecommunications' (DoT) 5G spectrum auction, which means that India will soon have 5G services.

Union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw makes India's first 5G call

20 May 2022

Narendra Modi
Union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw makes India's first 5G call

IIT Madras played host to a historic event as union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw made the first 5G call on a trial network using indigenously-developed telecom gears.

5 dead, 20 injured as Bikaner-Guwahati Express derails in Bengal

13 Jan 2022

West Bengal
5 dead, 20 injured as Bikaner-Guwahati Express derails in Bengal

At least five people have reportedly been killed as the Bikaner-Guwahati Express got derailed in Moynaguri, West Bengal on Thursday evening.

Centre clears Rs. 76,000cr scheme to push semiconductor chip production

15 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi
Centre clears Rs. 76,000cr scheme to push semiconductor chip production

The Indian government on Wednesday approved a scheme worth Rs. 76,000 crore to push designing and production of semiconductor chips and display boards in the country.

Parking fee back at New Delhi railway station

05 Dec 2021

Railway Ministry
Parking fee back at New Delhi railway station

The Northern Railways has resumed charging parking fees for both commercial and private vehicles at the New Delhi railway station from the last couple of weeks.

Telecom reforms: Cabinet approves 100% FDI through automatic route

15 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi
Telecom reforms: Cabinet approves 100% FDI through automatic route

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved some much-needed reforms in the telecom sector, including 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) through the automatic route.

Railway Minister promises train service to Kashmir before 2024

14 Sep 2021

Jammu And Kashmir
Railway Minister promises train service to Kashmir before 2024

Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Monday promised that rail link with the Kashmir Valley would be open to the public before 2024, an official spokesperson said.

Rahul Gandhi to host Opposition leaders over Pegasus row tomorrow

02 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi
Rahul Gandhi to host Opposition leaders over Pegasus row tomorrow

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is set to host members from 14 Opposition parties to discuss a collective strategy against the government over the Pegasus spyware controversy.

Union Minister calls Pegasus scandal 'non-issue'; says Opposition's behavior 'unfortunate'
Union Minister calls Pegasus scandal 'non-issue'; says Opposition's behavior 'unfortunate'

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi Friday said the Pegasus spyware controversy was a "non-issue" and the government will only discuss issues related to people.

Here's what Amnesty really said about the Pegasus controversy

23 Jul 2021

Amit Shah
Here's what Amnesty really said about the Pegasus controversy

Global human rights group Amnesty International said in an official statement that it fully stands by the findings of the Pegasus Project.

'Attempt to malign our democracy': IT Minister on Pegasus controversy
'Attempt to malign our democracy': IT Minister on Pegasus controversy

Ashwini Vaishnaw, the Union Minister for Information Technology, today said in the Parliament that the "Pegasus Project" is an attempt to malign our democracy and its institutions.

Meet Ashwini Vaishnaw, who replaces RS Prasad as IT Minister

08 Jul 2021

Twitter
Meet Ashwini Vaishnaw, who replaces RS Prasad as IT Minister

India saw a flurry of resignations from some of the top jobs in the country on Wednesday.

#OxfordUniversity racism row: India to raise the issue when required

15 Mar 2021

S Jaishankar
#OxfordUniversity racism row: India to raise the issue when required

Weighing in on the Oxford University racism row, External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar, on Monday said India will take up the matter with the UK when required. He was responding to BJP MP Ashwini Vaishnaw's query in the Parliament.