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Responding to allegations from opposition party members that parts of the State are suffering from unscheduled power cuts, the Minister said that the State was power-surplus.
The Union Minister also demanded Congress president Rahul Gandhi's resignation from all the posts that he holds.
Slamming the UPA government for giving loans without doing the fact-check of projects, Goyal said, the previous government started distributing loans from 2006 that went on till 2014.
194 people have lost their lives and 36 are missing in Kerala since August 8 due to rains and landslides, while over 3.14 lakh people have been moved to relief camps.
Arun Jaitley said India has comfortable foreign exchange reserves to deal with any undue volatility in the currency market and developments are being closely monitored.
The third survey declared Jodhpur as the cleanest railway station in the country followed by Jaipur and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh.
In the last ranking, released in 2017, the station was ranked 10th in the category.
The survey was conducted by Quality Council of India (IQC) under the guidance of Ministry of Indian Railways.
Under Companies Act, 2013, certain class of profitable entities are required to shell out at least two percent of their three-year annual average net profit towards CSR works.
Goyal said that in the last one year, the GST Council has reduced rates on 384 items and 68 services.
Though there are no official estimates of such money stashed in foreign countries a tax demand of Rs 5,447 crore has been made in HSBC undisclosed income of Rs 8,448 crore.
He was responding to a question by senior Congress member Jairam Ramesh who said the government had announced several colourful schemes but why were one-third of state-run banks headless.
The scheme, once implemented, will let customers making payments using Rupay card or BHIM UPI get a cashback of 20 per cent of the total GST amount, subject to a maximum of Rs 100.
In an apparent dig at the previous UPA regime, Goyal said that not a single phone call would go to "give a loan, to address a loan, to restructure a loan or to settle a loan".
Corporate Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal told the Lok Sabha that there is an elaborate framework under the Companies Act, 2013 to deal with minor and major violations.