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Coronavirus Outbreak: Ajit Pawar urges Piyush Goyal to run special trains for migrants after lockdown ends on 3 May
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Ajit Pawar urges Piyush Goyal to run special trains for migrants after lockdown ends on 3 May

According to an official statement, in a letter to Goyal, Pawar said that the migrant workers, stranded in different parts of Maharashtra, may step out in big numbers to return to their states when the train services resume after the lockdown is lifted.

'Tera time aayega': Inspired by Gully Boy, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal shares unique warning for ticketless travelers
Entertainment

'Tera time aayega': Inspired by Gully Boy, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal shares unique warning for ticketless travelers

In a social message directed towards passengers who travel without ticket, Western Railways put out a warning video inspired by Gully Boy film

Indian Railways named Train 18 made under 'Make in India' Vande Bharat Express, says Piyush Goyal
India

Indian Railways named Train 18 made under 'Make in India' Vande Bharat Express, says Piyush Goyal

The fully air-conditioned train will stop at Kanpur and Allahabad and will have two executive chair cars.

CONCOR aims annual turnover of Rs 25,000 cr in five years, to cross 100 terminals in 2020: Piyush Goyal
Business

CONCOR aims annual turnover of Rs 25,000 cr in five years, to cross 100 terminals in 2020: Piyush Goyal

CONCOR recorded a turnover of Rs 6,000 crore last year. It aims to take it to Rs 25,000 crore in the next five years, Goyal said.

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal says all long-distance trains to get modern Linke Hofmann Busch coaches
India

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal says all long-distance trains to get modern Linke Hofmann Busch coaches

The government will replace conventional coaches with modern Linke Hofmann Busch ones in all long-distance trains, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said.

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to receive University of Pennsylvania's top energy policy prize for reforming India's power sector
India

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to receive University of Pennsylvania's top energy policy prize for reforming India's power sector

Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal will receive the University of Pennsylvania's top prize in energy policy for his leadership in reforming India's power sector, spearheading efforts to fast-track electrification of thousands of remote villages and expanding renewable energy in the country.

Mumbai's Elphinstone Road railway station is now Prabhadevi; renaming was done following demands by BJP, Shiv Sena
India

Mumbai's Elphinstone Road railway station is now Prabhadevi; renaming was done following demands by BJP, Shiv Sena

Elphinstone Road station on the suburban rail network of Mumbai is now Prabhadevi station.

Piyush Goyal rules out privatisation of Indian Railways, says no such proposal in pipeline
India

Piyush Goyal rules out privatisation of Indian Railways, says no such proposal in pipeline

There are no plans to privatise Indian Railways, Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal said on Monday.

After Rahul Gandhi demands Piyush Goyal's resignation over Flashnet scam, Congress puts forth 9 questions on Twitter
Politics

After Rahul Gandhi demands Piyush Goyal's resignation over Flashnet scam, Congress puts forth 9 questions on Twitter

The Congress on Tuesday directed its attack on Railway Minister Piyush Goyal by putting forward nine pertinent questions to him after Congress president Rahul Gandhi accused him of being involved in the Rs 48 crore Flashnet scam.

Congress lashes out at Piyush Goyal over 'murky' business dealings, says Narendra Modi's credibility is on test
Politics

Congress lashes out at Piyush Goyal over 'murky' business dealings, says Narendra Modi's credibility is on test

The Congress called Piyush Goyal's alleged sale of shares held in a privately-held company at nearly 1,000 times the face value as a "murky saga."

Railway Police Force constable who saved woman from being raped in Chennai gets bravery medal
India

Railway Police Force constable who saved woman from being raped in Chennai gets bravery medal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday approved a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh and a bravery medal for Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable K Shivaji who rescued a woman from the clutches of a man who was trying to rape her on a moving train in Chennai.

Budget 2018: Citizens demand emergency ticketing, end of VIP culture to make railways profitable
Business

Budget 2018: Citizens demand emergency ticketing, end of VIP culture to make railways profitable

Majority of Indians want railway minister Piyush Goyal to work towards increasing safety and transparency in the Indian Railways in Budget 2018

World Economic Forum: Transport, energy solutions high on Piyush Goyal's agenda
Business

World Economic Forum: Transport, energy solutions high on Piyush Goyal's agenda

At the session, he is expected to speak on India's plans to transition to alternative energy sources

Fadnavis, Goyal, Sitharaman visit Elphinstone Road stampede site; say army will build foot-over bridge by 31 January
Mumbai

Fadnavis, Goyal, Sitharaman visit Elphinstone Road stampede site; say army will build foot-over bridge by 31 January

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis announced on Tuesday that a new bridge would be constructed at Elphinstone Road, Currey Road and Ambiwali stations within three months

Piyush Goyal proposes to create suburban rail network in Bengaluru, says BJP's Ananth Kumar suggested idea in 1996
India

Piyush Goyal proposes to create suburban rail network in Bengaluru, says BJP's Ananth Kumar suggested idea in 1996

The railways is working on a proposal to create a suburban railway network for Bengaluru, much like the one in Mumbai, to decongest the city and link it to the airport, Railway minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday

After Elphinstone stampede, Western Railway audit report suggests new FOBs, more CCTVs at Mumbai local stations
India

After Elphinstone stampede, Western Railway audit report suggests new FOBs, more CCTVs at Mumbai local stations

Five teams of the Western Railway (WR), which conducted an audit of facilities at suburban stations in and around Mumbai, have suggested construction of a number of foot over-bridges (FOBs), including one at the Elphinstone Road where a stampede claimed 23 lives two months ago.

Tejashwi Yadav skips scheduled appearance before ED in money laundering case
India

Tejashwi Yadav skips scheduled appearance before ED in money laundering case

Tejashwi Yadav, son of RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav, on Tuesday skipped his scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its money laundering probe in the railway hotels allotment corruption case, officials said.

Indian Railways committed to ensure commuter safety; rail official says widening FoBs, other issues on priority list
India

Indian Railways committed to ensure commuter safety; rail official says widening FoBs, other issues on priority list

The Railways on Monday said it has identified the projects that are to be executed on a fast track mode to prevent recurrence of Elphinstone Road railway station incident and ensure safety of commuters

Indian Railways to shorten running time of 500 long distance trains by up to two hours from November
India

Indian Railways to shorten running time of 500 long distance trains by up to two hours from November

Indian Railways will soon cut short the running time of over 500 long distance trains by up to two hours, a senior railway official said on Friday.