Piyush Goyal

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  • PM Modi flags off Mahamana Express

    PM Modi flags off Mahamana Express

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the new Varanasi-Vadodara Mahamana Express via videoconferencing here. Earlier in the day, Modi arrived here by a special Indian Air Force aircraft on a two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Varanasi amid......

    September 22, 2017
  • Railways looking at ways to speed up electrification process, says Piyush Goyal

    Railways looking at ways to speed up electrification process, says Piyush Goyal

      The railways ministry is looking at ways to speed up the electrification process as it would help cut down Rs 16,000 crore expense on diesel, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today. He said the ministry is consulting all the......

    September 21, 2017
  • Food served must carry details of quantity, supplier: Piyush Goyal

    Food served must carry details of quantity, supplier: Piyush Goyal

      Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has asked officials to ensure that meals served on board trains carry information about quantity and the contractor supplying it, as the national carrier continues efforts to improve catering services. In a letter addressed to......

    September 21, 2017
  • Work on bullet train project to start on September 14: Goyal

    Work on bullet train project to start on September 14: Goyal

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will on Thursday lay the foundation stone for India's first bullet train project, connecting Mumbai and Ahmedabad, in Ahmedabad, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday. "The commencement of work......

    September 11, 2017
  • Unmanned railways crossings to go within a year: Piyush Goyal

    Unmanned railways crossings to go within a year: Piyush Goyal

    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said the railway authorities have been asked to remove unmanned level crossings within a year. The newly-appointed minister also emphasised on leveraging technology to improve Indian Railways' efficiency and claimed to have mooted the......

    September 9, 2017
  • Now, Shiv Ganga Express coaches decouple thrice in UP

    Now, Shiv Ganga Express coaches decouple thrice in UP

    Hundreds of passengers on board the Shiv Ganga Express had a providential escape on Friday when its coaches decoupled from the engine thrice over a stretch of 44 km. The train was going from New Delhi to Varanasi, Prime Minister......

    September 8, 2017
  • Man who arrested Advani becomes minister in Modi govt

    Man who arrested Advani becomes minister in Modi govt

    As an IAS officer, Raj Kumar Singh saw power from close quarters, both in his native Bihar and the national capital, and will now occupy a seat of power himself. The first-term MP from Arrah was always known as a......

    September 3, 2017
  • Goods train derails in Odisha

    Goods train derails in Odisha

    On a day India got a new Railway Minister, a goods train derailed in Odisha's Cuttack city on Sunday, affecting train services for some time, officials said. No one was hurt in the accident. Official sources said the cement-laden train......

    September 3, 2017
  • Gadkari gets Water Resources, Ganga Rejuvenation

    Gadkari gets Water Resources, Ganga Rejuvenation

    Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari was on Sunday also allocated portfolios of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. Uma Bharti, who had these portfolios, has now been given charge of Drinking Water and Sanitation which was held......

    September 3, 2017
  • Sitharaman new Defence Minister, Piyush gets Railways

    Sitharaman new Defence Minister, Piyush gets Railways

    Nirmala Sitharaman was on Sunday named India's Defence Minister in a reshuffle-cum-expansion of his ministry carried out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that also saw Piyush Goyal take charge of Indian Railways. Of the other two new Cabinet ministers, Petroleum......

    September 3, 2017
  • Cabinet reshuffle: Four elevated, nine new faces are MoS

    Cabinet reshuffle: Four elevated, nine new faces are MoS

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expanded his council of ministers, elevating four to the Cabinet and inducting nine new faces as Ministers of State. The new Cabinet ministers are Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Power Minister Piyush......

    September 3, 2017
  • India ready to finance carbon-capture technology: Goyal

    India ready to finance carbon-capture technology: Goyal

    India is fully prepared to finance carbon-capture technology but the developed world's approach in this area leaves much to be desired, New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal has said. "The government is ready to fully finance carbon-capture technology and......

    September 1, 2017
  • India, Germany ink working agreement on green energy corridors

    India, Germany ink working agreement on green energy corridors

    The India-Germany cooperation in renewable energy development took another step forward on Monday with the signing of an implementation agreement worth Rs 52.5 crore under the Indo-German Energy Programme for the green energy corridors project in India. The agreement, signed......

    August 28, 2017