29 Mar 2021
Piyush Goyal says BJP will implement CAA in Kerala
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 2021
Shatabdi fire: Railways mulls severe penalty for smoking in trains
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 2021
India's planned foreign investment policy changes could hurt Amazon
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 2021
Farmers reject government's proposal for 18-month suspension of farm laws
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 2021
Farm laws: Centre wants clause-by-clause discussion with protesting farmers
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 2021
Government meets farmers: No headway after eighth round of talks
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 2021
Farmer-government talks remain inconclusive; protesters threaten Republic Day rally
The seventh round of talks between the government and farmers to resolve protests against the new agricultural laws remained inconclusive.
04 Jan 2021
IRCTC revamps site and app with various new features
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 2020
Centre invites farmers for talks on Wednesday to resolve protests
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 2020
Yesterday's talks failed, government to send new proposal to farmers
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 2020
Next round of farmers' meeting with government on December 9
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 2020
As farmers threaten nationwide shutdown, Centre may amend laws: Report
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 2020
Key meeting between Centre, farmers today: Here's what to expect
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 2020
Farmers' meeting with government remains inconclusive; next round on Thursday
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 2020
18,000km of railway line electrified in six years: Piyush Goyal
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 2020
Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings
The Centre on Saturday released the rankings of states and union territories in terms of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).
01 Sep 2020
Amid coronavirus crisis, JEE exam begins with stringent precautions
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 2020
After Chinese-firm expressed interest, tender for Vande Bharat trains canceled
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 2020
Apple is now making iPhone 11 in India: Piyush Goyal
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.
29 May 2020
Lockdown 5.0: Here's what is likely to be allowed
As the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, multiple reports have claimed that the curbs will be extended.
27 May 2020
Trains arrive in Kerala 'unannounced', state government unhappy with Centre
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 2020
Bitter fight between Piyush Goyal, Uddhav Thackeray over Shramik trains
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal locked horns over Shramik special trains on Sunday.
12 May 2020
Know key details about timings as limited trains start today
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 2020
Air, train travel restrictions to continue beyond May 3: Report
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 2020
Sorry tale of India's lockdown: 300 migrant workers, two trucks
With all modes of transportation suspended due to nationwide lockdown, migrant workers across India are forced to take risky and daunting routes.
19 Feb 2020
Before India visit, Trump says 'saving' trade deal for later
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 2020
Trump eyeing crowd of millions; Modi promises memorable welcome
US President Donald Trump will be visiting India on February 24 and 25, for the first time since he assumed office.
08 Feb 2020
On India trip, Trump likely to visit Ahmedabad, Delhi, Agra
US President Donald Trump is taking a leaf from his 'friend' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book.
21 Jan 2020
Jeff Bezos snubbed: IMF's Gita Gopinath says India needs investment
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 2020
Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020
On Tuesday, the world's top political leaders, academicians, business persons and others, will assemble in Davos, Switzerland for the 50th World Economic Forum.
18 Jan 2020
SMS, voice calls on prepaid mobile connections back in J&K
Five months after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under an unprecedented communication blackout, the administration announced on Saturday that SMS and voice calls will be restored for all prepaid mobile users.
17 Jan 2020
Piyush Goyal snubs Bezos's $1bn investment announcement, Chidambaram slams him
Amazon chief Jeff Bezos came to India bearing gifts. The world's richest man promised to invest $1 billion to digitize small businesses, but this offer was welcomed rudely.
11 Jan 2020
#IndianRailways: Now, you can find vacant train seats after chart-preparation
The Indian Railways has introduced a new feature to ensure smooth and hassle-free train travel.
08 Jan 2020
#CareerBytes: All your questions about Chartered Accountancy (CA) answered
Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses in the country. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program.
06 Jan 2020
Bollywood-Piyush Goyal meeting: Who attended and who skipped the meet?
Last night, the Centre organized a special dinner with Bollywood celebrities as part of its outreach program for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.
05 Jan 2020
To amplify support for CAA, Centre reaches out to Bollywood
In its ongoing scheme to amplify support for the newly-implemented Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government has now reached out to members of Mumbai's glitzy entertainment industry.
05 Dec 2019
Manmohan Singh: 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if…
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that the ghastly 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if the advice of his predecessor Inder Kumar Gujral had been heeded.
01 Dec 2019
People afraid to criticize Modi government, says industrialist Rahul Bajaj
Bajaj Group chairperson Rahul Bajaj on Saturday raised several concerns about the Narendra Modi government at an event.
04 Nov 2019
World's biggest trade pact on track, despite India's concerns
The talks to set up the world's largest trade bloc is on track, Thailand said on Monday.
22 Oct 2019
PM joked about media's "trap", says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
After he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said the PM joked about how media is trying to "trap" Banerjee into saying anti-Modi things.