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Piyush Goyal wants suburban rail project to be fast-tracked

Goyal, who arrived in Bengaluru on Tuesday to pay his respects to departed Union Minister Ananth Kumar, interacted with railway officials when travelling from Kempegowda International airport.  

published on : 15th November 2018

Mumbai suburban rail network gets new corridor after 15 years

CM Fadnavis said that Raigad district would be the focal point of future development in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and hence many more projects would come up in the area very soon.

published on : 11th November 2018

Railways scraps flexi-fare in 15 premium trains, discontinues in 32 trains during lean periods

The step comes in the wake of the CAG report in July that had flagged the dipping occupancy level since the scheme was introduced in September 2016.

published on : 31st October 2018

Amritsar train tragedy: Navjot Sidhu urges Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to control accidents

Sidhu, assured the Railway Minister of taking up with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh any matter concerning any possible assistance from the Punjab government.

published on : 25th October 2018

Kolkata: Piyush Goyal announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for Santragachi stampede victims

Goyal in a statement said, "Railways would give ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the kin of every deceased, Rs 1 lakh would be given to the grievously injured and Rs 50,000 to those who suffered simple

published on : 24th October 2018

H D Kumaraswamy writes to Piyush Goyal on coal shortage in thermal plants

Kumaraswamy asked Goyal to make adequate supply of coal to the state thermal units from Mahanadi Coal Fields (MCL).

published on : 17th October 2018

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to receive University of Pennsylvania's top energy policy prize

It said Goyal has also been instrumental in reforming India's power markets and expanding renewable energy, in an effort to meet the country's Paris Agreement targets.

published on : 16th October 2018

Union Minister Piyush Goyal visits Talcher coalfields

Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday visited Talcher coalfield and Samleshwari Open  Cast Project of MCL in Ib Valley area on Monday. 

published on : 16th October 2018

Rahul Gandhi a serial liar: Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Rafale charges

Piyush Goyal said that Rahul Gandhi lied in Parliament about his purported conversations with the French President, which was swiftly rebutted by Paris. 

published on : 12th October 2018

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal dismisses ‘naysayers’ on bullet train project

Similar protests were held in Japan when the Shinkansen bullet train was first conceptualised in 1950s, he said.

published on : 5th October 2018

Reducing dependence on fossil fuel to remain key focus area: Coal Minister Piyush Goyal

Over the last four years, the government has made efforts to bring down consumption of fossil fuel and replace it with cleaner and greener fuel, Goyal said.

published on : 26th September 2018

Union Railway Minister alerted on late running of trains

He stated the new moves should be seen in relation to the earlier actions of some Tamil Nadu-based lobbyists working relentlessly to scale down the Thiruvananthapuram and Palakkad divisions. 

published on : 26th September 2018

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
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