Articles about Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal is a chartered accountant, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politician, Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament, and Union Minister in the Government of India. In the past, he has worked as an investment banker and has served on the board of State Bank of India (SBI) and Bank of Baroda. He comes from a family of BJP politicians, his mother being a three-time MLA and his father having served as a Union Minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. Goyal has been a Rajya Sabha MP since 2010. He led the BJP’s campaign committee for the 2014 General Elections, in which the saffron party won a clear majority, with Narendra Modi becoming the Prime Minister. Since then, he has served as the Minister of State (MoS) for New and Renewable Energy (2014-17); Minister for Coal (2014-19); MoS for Mines (2016-17); Minister of Railways (2017-21); Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs (2018 and 2019); Minister of Commerce and Industry (2019 onwards); Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution (2020 onwards); and Minister for Textiles (2021 onwards) in the Modi Government. In July 2021, Goyal became the Leader of the House for Rajya Sabha.
30 May 2022Nirmala Sitharaman
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced the names of 18 candidates for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls.
22 May 2022World Economic Forum
The stage is set for the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
02 Apr 2022India
India and Australia on Saturday inked the India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement or 'IndAus ECTA' in a virtual ceremony attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.
03 Feb 2022Lok Sabha
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi slammed Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday in Parliament and sought an apology from him.
13 Jan 2022United Kingdom
The United Kingdom on Thursday announced that talks over a free trade agreement (FTA) with India have commenced.
03 Oct 2021Punjab
Targeting the Indian National Congress over the political crisis in Punjab, Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday slammed the party, saying that it is "compromising on national security for petty, personal, or political gains of few people."
14 Sep 2021Jammu And Kashmir
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.
27 Aug 2021Karnataka
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said the state will start administering at least five lakh COVID-19 vaccinations daily from September 1 with the help of the Centre.
12 Aug 2021Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday led the Opposition's protest against the manhandling of MPs, including women, in Parliament.
02 Jul 2021Rahul Gandhi
In a swipe at the government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Friday that July has come but vaccines have not, drawing a sharp retort from the BJP.
29 Mar 2021Kerala
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will implement the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 in Kerala ahead of the elections in the state.
20 Mar 2021Indian Railways
The railways is set to get cracking against those found smoking in trains and is mulling severe penalties, even arrest, for damaging public property after an initial probe in the recent fire in a coach of the Shatabdi Express, a senior official said on Saturday.
21 Jan 2021Flipkart
Sources informed Reuters of Indian government's plans to change foreign investment policies that could impact the e-commerce giants like Amazon and Walmart.
21 Jan 2021Supreme Court Of India
Roughly 500 farmer groups under the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Thursday rejected the government's proposal to resolve the ongoing protests against the new agricultural laws.
16 Jan 2021Supreme Court Of India
During the ninth round of talks with farmers on Friday, the Centre insisted on clause-by-clause discussion, a departure from the blanket demand of protesters to repeal the three laws.
08 Jan 2021Amit Shah
The eighth round of talks between the government and protesting farmers on Friday failed to resolve the intense agitation that has been continuing for over a month.
04 Jan 2021Punjab
The seventh round of talks between the government and farmers to resolve protests against the new agricultural laws remained inconclusive.
04 Jan 2021Indian Railways
The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the Indian Railways' e-ticketing arm, has upgraded and revamped its website and app to offer a seamless ticket booking experience to passengers.
28 Dec 2020India
The central government has invited farmers for a fresh round of talks at 2 pm on Wednesday to resolve the ongoing protests over new agricultural laws.
09 Dec 2020Narendra Modi
After a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah didn't yield the desired results, the Centre will now send a new proposal to farmers, who have been protesting against three agricultural laws.
05 Dec 2020Farmers
Representatives of the protesting farmers and the government sat down for the fifth round of talks on Saturday amid the brouhaha over the Centre's new agricultural bills.
05 Dec 2020West Bengal
Ahead of the fifth round of talks between representatives of protesting farmers and the government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly held a meeting at his house Saturday.
03 Dec 2020Haryana
Top ministers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government spent time yesterday preparing for the key meeting with farmers' representatives, which is scheduled for 12 noon today at Vigyan Bhawan.
01 Dec 2020Haryana
On Tuesday, a three-member team of Union Ministers started talks with 35 representatives of farmers protesting against the central government's new agricultural laws.
30 Nov 2020India
As much as 18,065 kilometers of the railway line has been electrified under Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government between 2014 and 2020, Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal stated on Sunday.
05 Sep 2020Telangana
The Centre on Saturday released the rankings of states and union territories in terms of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).
01 Sep 2020India
After much furor and protests, the JEE examination, meant for admission in prestigious government-run engineering colleges, started today and will continue till September 6.
22 Aug 2020India
Indian Railways on Friday announced it was canceling the tender for 44 Vande Bharat trains after a Chinese joint venture firm placed its bids, said reports.
24 Jul 2020Narendra Modi
A few weeks ago, a report suggested that Apple's contract manufacturer Foxconn is looking to expand the production of iPhones at its Chennai plant by investing up to $1 billion.
27 May 2020Navi Mumbai
The Left-run Kerala government has slammed the Centre for sending the trains carrying migrant workers to the state without proper communication. The Railways want to be the "super spreader" in the state, Finance Minister Thomas Isaac tweeted.
25 May 2020Odisha
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal locked horns over Shramik special trains on Sunday.
12 May 2020Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation
Starting today, 15 special trains will run across India, almost two months after all rail services were suspended to contain the spread of coronavirus.
19 Apr 2020Narendra Modi
A day after Air India opened bookings for flights traveling May 4 onwards, a report said restrictions on air and train travel may continue beyond May 3.
27 Mar 2020India
With all modes of transportation suspended due to nationwide lockdown, migrant workers across India are forced to take risky and daunting routes.
19 Feb 2020India
United States President Donald Trump, who is scheduled to visit India on February 24 and 25, indicated the much-talked-about trade deal will not be signed.
12 Feb 2020India
US President Donald Trump will be visiting India on February 24 and 25, for the first time since he assumed office.
08 Feb 2020India
US President Donald Trump is taking a leaf from his 'friend' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book.
21 Jan 2020Amazon
At a time when India is witnessing a historic economic slump, the government should welcome investments, said chief economist of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Gita Gopinath, on Monday.
20 Jan 2020Emmanuel Macron
On Tuesday, the world's top political leaders, academicians, business persons and others, will assemble in Davos, Switzerland for the 50th World Economic Forum.