Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal announces 50% reservation for women in upcoming RPF recruitment

Piyush Goyal announces 50% reservation for women in upcoming RPF recruitment

Indian Railways is one of world's biggest employer with reports estimating the number of employees at around 1.308 million.

Aug 12, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
Railways to increase vacancies for assistant loco pilots, technicians from 26,000 to 60,000

Railways to increase vacancies for assistant loco pilots, technicians from 26,000 to 60,000

Around 47.56 lakh candidates have applied for the posts.

Aug 02, 2018, 19:49 PM IST
Alert RPF constable saves woman from getting crushed under a train, Railway Minister calls it 'heroic'- Watch

Alert RPF constable saves woman from getting crushed under a train, Railway Minister calls it 'heroic'- Watch

Lauding the “heroic attempt” by the RPF constable, the Union Minister said that the “Railway family” was “working non stop to ensure safety and convenience of our passengers”.

Jul 25, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
Indian money in Swiss banks reduced by 80% after Modi government came to power: Piyush Goyal

Indian money in Swiss banks reduced by 80% after Modi government came to power: Piyush Goyal

Goyal told Rajya Sabha that loans and deposits of individual Indians in the bank decreased by 34.5 percent in the last year compared to the previous year.

Jul 24, 2018, 13:13 PM IST
Merchant of hate: Piyush Goyal, Smriti Irani take on Rahul Gandhi for attacking PM Modi

Merchant of hate: Piyush Goyal, Smriti Irani take on Rahul Gandhi for attacking PM Modi

BJP leaders have hit out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi after the latter's attack on PM Narendra Modi over Alwar lynching incident.

Jul 23, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
GST rate cut on 100 items: Here is the full list

GST rate cut on 100 items: Here is the full list

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has said the focus on consumers and MSMEs.

Jul 21, 2018, 23:11 PM IST
GST slashed: Sanitary pads, footwear, small TVs among 100 items impacted

GST slashed: Sanitary pads, footwear, small TVs among 100 items impacted

The decision was taken during a meeting of the GST Council, which decided to reduce tax rates on an array of daily use appliances and products. 

Jul 21, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
Railways to have 100% bio-toilets by 2019

Railways to have 100% bio-toilets by 2019

The toilets on the entire rail netwok, whether passenger trains, express, Duronto, Rajdhani or unreserved ones, will be replaced with bio toilets.

Jul 20, 2018, 16:37 PM IST
Piyush Goyal mocks Shashi Tharoor over 'foreign accent', Congress MP hits back

Piyush Goyal mocks Shashi Tharoor over 'foreign accent', Congress MP hits back

Piyush Goyal, while participating in a debate in Lok Sabha, had said that he did not understand the Congress leader's "foreign accent".

Jul 19, 2018, 23:15 PM IST
Here to serve railways not seniors, we are not bonded labourers, staff tells Piyush Goyal

Here to serve railways not seniors, we are not bonded labourers, staff tells Piyush Goyal

In a letter dated July 13, 2018, Kumar wrote to Goyal that his senior had employed him and his colleagues to build his private house at Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh.

Jul 17, 2018, 20:24 PM IST
GST generating revenue, leading to improvement in ease of doing business: Piyush Goyal

GST generating revenue, leading to improvement in ease of doing business: Piyush Goyal

Simplification of the tax structure has led to improvement in the ease of doing business, claimed the minister.

Jul 16, 2018, 08:03 AM IST
Piyush Goyal visits Andheri bridge collapse site in Mumbai, orders probe

Piyush Goyal visits Andheri bridge collapse site in Mumbai, orders probe

Expressing regret over the accident, he said it was "very unfortunate" and "most unexpected". 

Jul 03, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
BJP confident of winning over 300 seats in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

BJP confident of winning over 300 seats in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that the ruling BJP government had created an "honest and transparent" system to make India "future-ready". 

Jun 21, 2018, 22:18 PM IST
Safety is topmost priority of our government: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Safety is topmost priority of our government: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal said on Thursday that PM Modi has worked hard and strived to change the lives of the common man.

May 24, 2018, 22:00 PM IST

Bank privatisation is only solution

Neither the PCA nor any other framework can cure the banking sector, for the problem is structural rather than functional: it is the government ownership that is at the heart of the rot. 

May 24, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Piyush Goyal given additional charge of Finance Ministry, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is new I&B Minister

Piyush Goyal given additional charge of Finance Ministry, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is new I&B Minister

Arun Jaitley underwent a successful kidney transplant at AIIMS on Monday.

May 14, 2018, 21:22 PM IST
South Western Railway bags safety shield award for train operations in 2017-18

South Western Railway bags safety shield award for train operations in 2017-18

The number of accidents has come down in SWR from 11 in 2014-15 to eight in 2015-16 while three in 2016-17 to one in 2017-18.

May 10, 2018, 23:59 PM IST
Unlike Rahul Gandhi, I've not learnt the art of living without working: Piyush Goyal hits back

Unlike Rahul Gandhi, I've not learnt the art of living without working: Piyush Goyal hits back

Rahul Gandhi has accused Piyush Goyal of being involved in the Flashnet scam.

May 01, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi attacks Union Minister Piyush Goyal over 'financial impropriety'; BJP accuses Congress of spreading 'malicious falsehoods'

Rahul Gandhi attacks Union Minister Piyush Goyal over 'financial impropriety'; BJP accuses Congress of spreading 'malicious falsehoods'

Congress on Saturday again demanded the removal of Piyush Goyal, alleging that financial deals of a company owned by him were a "murky saga of gratification, gross impropriety and conflict of interest". 

Apr 28, 2018, 23:58 PM IST
Impact of Kushinagar school bus accident: Railways to eliminate all unmanned level crossings by March 2020

Impact of Kushinagar school bus accident: Railways to eliminate all unmanned level crossings by March 2020

The Railways Minister also reiterated his Ministry's commitment to ensuring highest standards of safety for all. 

Apr 26, 2018, 20:51 PM IST

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