Piyush Goyal

9,932 LHB coaches built between 2014-19, no ICF coaches built in last two years, says Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

The Union Minister also informed the Upper House that a total of 9,932 LHB coaches were built between 2014-19 and Indian Railways has stopped building ICF coaches in the last two years.

Mar 18, 2020, 09:10 AM IST

Indian Railways to abolish booking of tickets through agents, vendors

The Railways Minister said that due to penetration of smartphone in the Indian household, train tickets can now be easily booked online through mobile phone using the IRCTC App.

Mar 13, 2020, 15:43 PM IST

India-US trade deal will be win-win situation for both countries, says Piyush Goyal

Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor was arrested after 31 hours of questioning by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Kapoor was arrested on Sunday at around 4 am and he will be produced before a local court to obtain custody.

Mar 08, 2020, 06:37 AM IST

Fitness machine can get you a free platform ticket at Delhi’s Anand Vihar Railway Station

Goyal shared a video showing a person performing sit-ups on the fitness machine installed at the Anand Vihar Railway Station near Delhi-UP border. 

Feb 21, 2020, 14:12 PM IST

4 Railway stations in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, including Allahabad Junction, get new names.

According to an official communication on Thursday (February 20), Allahabad Junction will now be Prayagraj Junction, Allahabad City will now be known as Prayagraj Rambag, Allahabad Chheoki has been changed to Prayagraj Chheoki and the name of Prayagghat has been changed to Prayagraj Sangam.

Feb 21, 2020, 08:36 AM IST

Railway minister Piyush Goyal flags East-West Metro in Kolkata; check features

Presently Metro services are run in Kolkata on only one North-South corridor from Noapara to Kavi Subhas stations over a length of 27.3 Km. This corridor was inaugurated 36 years ago in 1984.

Feb 13, 2020, 23:49 PM IST

Budget 2020: What's in it for a common man? | Railways and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal explains

The Finance Minister covered a lot of ground in her speech. But what was in it for the common man? Railways and Commerce Piyush Goyal explains himself in an exclusive interview with Zee News correspondent Rahul Sinha.

Feb 02, 2020, 14:52 PM IST

Piyush Goyal to lead Indian delegation at World Economic Forum in Davos

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal will lead the Indian delegation to the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland. Accordingly, the Minister who also holds the railways portfolio, will hold bilateral meetings with ministers of Australia, South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Korea and Singapore.

Jan 18, 2020, 22:04 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi writes to Centre for development of spice park in Wayanad

In a letter to Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, Rahul said that Wayanad is a major production centre for coffee and spices in Kerala. It is the largest producer of turmeric and the second-largest producer of pepper in the state.

Jan 18, 2020, 16:59 PM IST

AI, machine learning will contribute $1 tn to Indian economy by 2035: Piyush Goyal

According to Goyal, the NSE Knowledge Hub is also available on mobile and attempts to bring together world-class content and learners through this state- of- the- art and future-ready platform.

Jan 07, 2020, 11:10 AM IST

Act against those who damaged rail property during anti-CAA protests: Piyush Goyal to Mamata Banerjee

Goyal made these remarks while speaking in Goa's Margao during which he strongly defended the controversial legislation.

Dec 27, 2019, 23:34 PM IST

Piyush Goyal hails officials for setting up WiFi at 5,500 stations

Speaking at 'Parivartan Sangosthi' event Railway and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said that for Indian railways ha  'remarkable journey of transformation', he said there was perceptible change everywhere in the functioning of Railways, including reorientation work culture.

Dec 07, 2019, 22:28 PM IST

Piyush Goyal to participate in 2-day 'Chintan Shivir' on Indian Railways

The DRM and GM of all the railway zones along with top officials from RPF and RDSO will also be present in the camp.

Dec 05, 2019, 23:30 PM IST

20 employees of private firm, which supplies services to Tejas Express, sacked without notice

The sacked employees of Tejas Express, which is operated by IRCTC, have tweeted Railways Minister Piyush Goyal seeking help. 

Nov 28, 2019, 11:01 AM IST

Full electrification of Indian railways within the next three-four years: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal informed that the target of electrification of the entire railway in the next 3-4 years has been set, making it the world`s first carbon emission-free railway, along with that the railways is producing solar energy for their power needs.

Nov 24, 2019, 23:02 PM IST

Railways needs Rs 50 lakh cr in next 12 yrs: Piyush Goyal

The Minister also said that they are not privatising Indian Railways but are outsourcing some of the services.

Nov 22, 2019, 20:56 PM IST

BJP slams 'defeated, dejected, corrupt' opposition, defends electoral bonds

Defending the Centre's decision to launch electoral bonds, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that cash donations above 2,000 was banned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre on the recommendation of the Election Commission. 

Nov 21, 2019, 22:13 PM IST

Where was Sonia Gandhi when UPA started RCEP free trade talks, asks Union Minister Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal took a dig at Sonia Gandhi after she claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to sign RCEP will result in "untold hardship" for farmers, shopkeepers and small enterprises.

Nov 03, 2019, 08:01 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi prays for good health and prosperity of nation on Diwali

President Ram Nath Kovind also extended his wish through President's official twitter handle and said, ''Let us on this day try to bring happiness in the lives of those who are less fortunate and needy by lighting the lamp of love, care and sharing.''

Oct 27, 2019, 08:47 AM IST

Priyanka Gandhi attacks government, says your job is to improve economy, not run a comedy circus

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday lashed out at the government and said that their job was to "improve the economy" and not "run a comedy circus". Priyanka was responding to Union Minister Piyush Goyal's statements on Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee.

Oct 19, 2019, 16:31 PM IST