Tag: Piyush Goyal

Rahul targets Goyal over business dealings

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi continued his attack on Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal over his sale of shares in a privately-held company at nearly 1,000 times the face value. “Piyush Goyal’s, 48 CR. #FlashNet Scam is about deceit, conflict of interest and greed. The evidence is on the[Read More…]

India has not lived up to high banking standards: Piyush Goyal

Capital expenditure on infra tripled in 5 years: Minister

New Delhi: Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said investment for setting up infrastructure was not a constraint for the government and the capital expenditure has tripled in the last five years. The NDA government had increased outlays on railways modernisation, safety and amenities, Goyal said while speaking on[Read More…]

Budget 2019: Key takeaways from Piyush Goyal's address

Cabinet ends CIL monopoly, allows mining by private firms

New Delhi: In the most significant move involving the Indian coal sector since its nationalisation in 1973, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday decided to end the monopoly status of state-miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) by opening commercial mining for the private sector. Railway and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal told reporters[Read More…]

Goa-Mumbai Duronto engine derailed, no casualties

Railway tickets likely to get cheaper soon

Railway fares are likely to take a plunge as the government is planning to withdraw the merchant discount rate (MDR) charges. The MDR charges are currently applicable on payments made through debit or credit card for railway bookings by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). As per an Economic[Read More…]

PM Modi launches Saubhagya Yojana for the poor

PM Modi launches Saubhagya Yojana for the poor

PM Modi on Monday inaugurated Saubhagya Yojana for the poor. He also inaugurated the Deendayal Urja Bhawan on the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya during a programme in New Delhi. The Yojana will include access to electricity to all willing households, substitution to kerosene, improvement in educational and health[Read More…]

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