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Piyush Goyal claims Congress leadership compromising national security for petty, personal political gains
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Piyush Goyal claims Congress leadership compromising national security for petty, personal political gains

Without taking names, Union Commerce and Industry Minister has said that Congress is completely disconnected from the concerns of the nation and is destabilizing their own governments.

Centre hasn't decided anything on Air India so far, says Piyush Goyal
India

Centre hasn't decided anything on Air India so far, says Piyush Goyal

The department responsible for the privatisation said in a tweet that the government has so far not approved any financial bid for the debt-laden national carrier

Top US leaders to attend two-day summit on global economy in post-COVID era
India

Top US leaders to attend two-day summit on global economy in post-COVID era

The India Ideas Summit will be held on October 6 and 7 and focus on the theme 'Recovery to Resurgence'

Piyush Goyal appointed Leader of House in Rajya Sabha; Union minister succeeds Thaawarchand Gehlot
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Piyush Goyal appointed Leader of House in Rajya Sabha; Union minister succeeds Thaawarchand Gehlot

Goyal, a two-time Rajya Sabha MP, is currently the deputy leader of the NDA and holds various portfolios in the Cabinet including textiles, commerce and consumer affairs

Mandatory hallmarking of gold jewellery, artefacts to come into effect in 256 districts from today
India

Mandatory hallmarking of gold jewellery, artefacts to come into effect in 256 districts from today

The hallmarking will protect the public against lower caratage and ensure consumers get the purity as marked on the gold ornaments

Day after joining BJP, Jitin Prasada says left Congress due to 'disconnect' between party and people
India

Day after joining BJP, Jitin Prasada says left Congress due to 'disconnect' between party and people

A prominent Brahmin face in Uttar Pradesh, Prasada in an exclusive interview with CNN-News18 said that he took the decision after 'lot of deliberation'

International Nurses Day, 2021: Occasion honours selfless dedication of nurses worldwide
India

International Nurses Day, 2021: Occasion honours selfless dedication of nurses worldwide

The role of nurses has increased manifold since last year, when COVID-19 struck the world

'Why shouldn't we hold you in contempt?': Delhi HC asks Centre, issues notice on non-compliance of oxygen supply orders
India

'Why shouldn't we hold you in contempt?': Delhi HC asks Centre, issues notice on non-compliance of oxygen supply orders

Stating that the Centre has failed to meet its assurance of supplying oxygen to Delhi as per requirement, the HC summoned joint MHA secretary Piyush Goyal and Sumita Dabra of the Industries Department to respond to appear before it to respond to the notice

States should keep medical oxygen demand 'under control', says Piyush Goyal; Congress slams remarks
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States should keep medical oxygen demand 'under control', says Piyush Goyal; Congress slams remarks

The statement came amid reports of shortages of oxygen in parts of the country that have been hit hard by the second wave of coronavirus

COVID-19 in Maharashtra: 'Tried to discuss oxygen supply with Modi but he was busy with Bengal polls', claims Uddhav Thackeray
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COVID-19 in Maharashtra: 'Tried to discuss oxygen supply with Modi but he was busy with Bengal polls', claims Uddhav Thackeray

Harsh Vardhan said he assured Thackeray of adequate and uninterrupted supply of medical oxygen while Piyush Goyal accused the Maharashtra chief minister of playing 'petty politics'

Allegations of 'attack' on nuns in UP wrong, Kerala CM making 'false statements', says Piyush Goyal
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Allegations of 'attack' on nuns in UP wrong, Kerala CM making 'false statements', says Piyush Goyal

Lashing out at the BJP over the incident, Pinarayi Vijayan had urged the Centre to take action, saying such incidents tarnish the image of the nation

Indian Railways will never be privatised, but investments welcome, Piyush Goyal tells LS
India

Indian Railways will never be privatised, but investments welcome, Piyush Goyal tells LS

The Railways Minister said that this year 5,500 kilometres of track is going to be privatised, adding that the country can progress and create more employment opportunities only when the public and private sectors work together

Fire at Eastern Railway headquarters: Piyush Goyal orders probe, expresses condolences to victims' families
India

Fire at Eastern Railway headquarters: Piyush Goyal orders probe, expresses condolences to victims' families

The fire, which broke out on the 13th floor of the sprawling New Koilaghat building in Kolkata, is now under control, officials said

Piyush Goyal says students can travel in Chennai suburban trains from 15 Feb, advises strict adherence to COVID guidelines
India

Piyush Goyal says students can travel in Chennai suburban trains from 15 Feb, advises strict adherence to COVID guidelines

However, students are required to carry a valid photo identification card issued by their educational institutions and produce these while purchasing tickets or passes

India-made Koo sees surge in users amid Centre's row with Twitter: A look at platform espoused by key Union ministers
India

India-made Koo sees surge in users amid Centre's row with Twitter: A look at platform espoused by key Union ministers

Koo had won the AatmaNirbhar App Innovation Challenge held by the Government of India in August 2020, and boasts of the presence of key ministers including Ravi Shankar Prasad and Piyush Goyal, and former cricketers Javagal Srinath and Anil Kumble, among others

Centre sensitive to farmers’ demands but protesters have not given ‘concrete suggestions’, says Piyush Goyal
India

Centre sensitive to farmers’ demands but protesters have not given ‘concrete suggestions’, says Piyush Goyal

The government has held 11 rounds of talks with farmer leaders so far, the last one on 22 January before the Republic Day tractor parade that led to violent clashes

Narendra Singh Tomar, Piyush Goyal, Som Parkash begin 9th round of talks with 40 farmer leaders
India

Narendra Singh Tomar, Piyush Goyal, Som Parkash begin 9th round of talks with 40 farmer leaders

The Supreme Court had on Tuesday stayed the implementation of the three laws and appointed a four-member panel to resolve the impasse

Piyush Goyal to launch revamped IRCTC website on 31 Dec; new features include AI chatbot, pay later option
India

Piyush Goyal to launch revamped IRCTC website on 31 Dec; new features include AI chatbot, pay later option

Goyal had reviewed the upgradation of the e-ticketing system on 25 December and stated that the website should provide holistic convenience to the passengers for their train journey

Farmers' protest: 'Won't accept anything less than' withdrawal of farm laws, says BKU leader as deadlock continues
India

Farmers' protest: 'Won't accept anything less than' withdrawal of farm laws, says BKU leader as deadlock continues

The government on Thursday asked farmer groups to reconsider its amendments to the laws and said it was open to discussing its offer further

Centre ready for talks, but won't repeal agri laws; farmers threaten to block rail despite cold and COVID-19
India

Centre ready for talks, but won't repeal agri laws; farmers threaten to block rail despite cold and COVID-19

As the farmers' protest entered the 15th day, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the Centre remains open to have dialogue with farmers, but the farmers' demand for withdrawing the legislations is 'not acceptable'