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Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister P Thangamani seeks four more rail rakes to bring coal

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.

published on : 19th September 2018

Vijay Mallya a criminal, cannot be taken seriously: Union Minister Piyush Goyal

The Union Minister also demanded Congress president Rahul Gandhi's resignation from all the posts that he holds.

published on : 13th September 2018

UPA weakened banking sector by giving loans blindly, says BJP

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.

published on : 12th September 2018

Railways doing everything to help people in Kerala: Piyush Goyal

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.

published on : 18th August 2018

Comfortable forex reserves to deal with undue Re-volatility: Arun Jaitley

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.

published on : 15th August 2018

Railway Ministry releases third cleanliness audit

The third survey declared Jodhpur as the cleanest railway station in the country followed by Jaipur and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 14th August 2018

Bengaluru railway station slips to 11th spot in cleanliness survey

In the last ranking, released in 2017, the station was ranked 10th in the category.​

published on : 14th August 2018

Vijayawada bags fourth rank in ‘Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat’

The survey was conducted by Quality Council of India (IQC) under the guidance of Ministry of Indian Railways.

published on : 14th August 2018

Government does not micromanage CSR activities under cos law: Union Minister Piyush Goyal

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.

published on : 10th August 2018

GST on more items to be slashed if revenue increases: Piyush Goyal in Lok Sabha

Goyal said that in the last one year, the GST Council has reduced rates on 384 items and 68 services.

published on : 9th August 2018

India expects HSBC account data from Switzerland in 10 days: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal

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.

published on : 8th August 2018

Government to expedite filling top vacancies in public banks: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal

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.

published on : 7th August 2018

Government's digital incentive scheme faces technology hurdle

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.

published on : 4th August 2018

Corporate governance standards at PSBs much better than ever before: Piyush Goyal

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".

published on : 3rd August 2018

Government orders probe into corporate governance lapses

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.

published on : 3rd August 2018
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