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India is the world’s largest open data market. It is a treasure trove for big tech firms, as much as it is for firms within India wanting to expand operations outside its borders(Shutterstock)

India and the geopolitics of technology | Analysis

By Rudra Chaudhuri
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 11:18 PM IST
Develop a coherent position across the domain of trade, law, finance and diplomacy based on domestic and international requirements
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A fumigation drive is carried out at the Ghazipur Border protest site where farmers demonstrating against farm reform laws are camped, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, December 3, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT photo)
A fumigation drive is carried out at the Ghazipur Border protest site where farmers demonstrating against farm reform laws are camped, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, December 3, 2020.(Raj K Raj/HT photo)

Govt agrees to review farmers’ key demands

By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 04:59 AM IST
The negotiations on Thursday were the fourth round of meeting between three Union ministers and farmers’ representatives, as protests by thousands of agriculturalists on Delhi’s borders simmered for the seventh straight day.
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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal during the fourth phase of discussion with the representatives of various farmer organizations, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal during the fourth phase of discussion with the representatives of various farmer organizations, in New Delhi.(PTI)

No changes will be made to MSP: Agri minister assures farmers’ leaders

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 09:15 PM IST
Leaders of 40 farm organisations are meeting with three ministers from the central government - Narendra Singh Tomar along with railways, food and consumer affairs minister Piyush Goyal and minister of state for commerce Som Prakash.
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Mahashay Dharampal Gulati passed away on Thursday morning.(Twitter/ANI)
Mahashay Dharampal Gulati passed away on Thursday morning.(Twitter/ANI)

Dharampal Gulati, iconic face of MDH spices, dies; tributes pour in

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 09:59 AM IST
According to MDH website, Gulati was born on March 27, 1923, in Pakistan’s Sialkot. He dropped out of school in 1933 before he could complete Class 5.
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Farmers protest at Mahamaya flyover after police officials stopped them from reaching the protest point at UP Gate, in Noida, India, on Wednesday, December 02, 2020.(Photo: Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Farmers protest at Mahamaya flyover after police officials stopped them from reaching the protest point at UP Gate, in Noida, India, on Wednesday, December 02, 2020.(Photo: Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Farmers’ protest: Ministers in huddle, all eyes on key meet today

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 01:11 AM IST
The blockade has hit supply of fruits and vegetables to Delhi from Haryana, Punjab and states further north.
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A farmer sitting in front of a tractor as a protest against farm reform laws continues at Singhu Border near New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.(Vipin Kumar/HT photo)
A farmer sitting in front of a tractor as a protest against farm reform laws continues at Singhu Border near New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.(Vipin Kumar/HT photo)

Farmers reject govt’s offer on panel, talks deadlocked

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 09:06 AM IST
The farmers did not agree to the government’s proposal for a committee to carry out future talks because “all 35 farmers’ leaders will have to be present in all future discussions”, said Balbir Singh Rajewal, a farm leader who leads the Rajewal faction of the BKU.
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The non-suburban services were disrupted in the last week of March due to the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in the country.(PTI file photo. Representative image)
The non-suburban services were disrupted in the last week of March due to the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in the country.(PTI file photo. Representative image)

Eastern Railway to resume 54 non-suburban passenger services from today

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 08:02 AM IST
News agency PTI quoted an official as saying that out of the total 54 trains, 30 will operate in Howrah, 22 in Asansol division and the remaining two in Malda division.
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In order to scale domestic manufacturing and exports, a meeting of the Board of Trade (BOT) will be held on Wednesday by the Union Minister Piyush Goyal(PTI)
In order to scale domestic manufacturing and exports, a meeting of the Board of Trade (BOT) will be held on Wednesday by the Union Minister Piyush Goyal(PTI)

Piyush Goyal to chair Board of Trade’s meeting tomorrow, to discuss foreign trade policy

By Asian News International | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 07:49 PM IST
According to an official release, the discussions in the meeting will focus on the new foreign trade policy (2021-26) and the strategies and measures to be taken in order to take forward domestic manufacturing and exports
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Farmers raise slogans at Singhu border during a protest against the farm laws in New Delhi.(ANI)
Farmers raise slogans at Singhu border during a protest against the farm laws in New Delhi.(ANI)

‘Will reach solution’, says Agri Minister as govt holds meeting with farmers

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 04:03 PM IST
For the meeting at Vigyan Bhawan here, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar was accompanied by Railways and Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of State for Commerce Som Parkash, also an MP from Punjab.
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Railway minister Piyush Goyal said‘Kulhad’ saves the environment and lakhs of people get employment from it.(HT file photo)
Railway minister Piyush Goyal said‘Kulhad’ saves the environment and lakhs of people get employment from it.(HT file photo)

Eco-friendly ‘kulhad’ to replace plastic tea cups at railway stations

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | Jaipur
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 04:06 PM IST
Railway minister Piyush Goyal was speaking at an event to mark the inauguration of the newly electrified Dhigawara-Bandikui section under north-western Railways.
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Union Railways minister Piyush Goyal briefs media on latest cabinet decisions at National Media Centre in New Delhi.(PTI/ File photo)
Union Railways minister Piyush Goyal briefs media on latest cabinet decisions at National Media Centre in New Delhi.(PTI/ File photo)

Over 18,000 km railway line electrified in last six years: Piyush Goyal

By Asian News International | Posted by Mallika Soni | Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2020 03:36 PM IST
Railways minister Piyush Goyal wrote on Twitter, “Under PM Modi ji’s leadership, Railways has achieved many milestones towards infrastructure development. Electrified 18,065 km of Railway line in 2014-20. Electrification of railway tracks increased by 371 per cent during 2014-20 as compared to 2008-14.”
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“Despite Covid, FDI doubles year-on-year upwards arrow,” Goyal said in a tweet.(Vipin Kumar/HT file photo)
“Despite Covid, FDI doubles year-on-year upwards arrow,” Goyal said in a tweet.(Vipin Kumar/HT file photo)

Rising FDI shows investors’ preference for India’s enabling environment: Goyal

By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 03:58 PM IST
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India grew by 15 per cent to USD 30 billion during the first half of the current fiscal, according to official data
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Punjab farmers have been demanding the repeal of the new farm laws and replace them with another set of laws framed after wider consultation with stakeholders.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
Punjab farmers have been demanding the repeal of the new farm laws and replace them with another set of laws framed after wider consultation with stakeholders.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

Farm Bills protests: Punjab farmers, Centre to meet for second round of talks on Dec 3

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 02:07 PM IST
The secretary has sent the invitation to the farmer bodies on behalf of Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. Food Minister Piyush Goyal is also expected to be present in the meeting.
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Farmers continue to protest by blocking railway tracks against the new agriculture laws, at Jandiala Guru railway station in Amritsar, Punjab.(Sameer Sehgal /Hindustan Times)
Farmers continue to protest by blocking railway tracks against the new agriculture laws, at Jandiala Guru railway station in Amritsar, Punjab.(Sameer Sehgal /Hindustan Times)

‘Will think over passenger trains if Centre allows goods trains’: Punjab’s agitating farmers

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 10:00 PM IST
The Railways had declined to resume goods train operation in Punjab, saying it would either operate both freight and passenger trains or none.
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Farmers raise slogans as they burn an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest against the new agriculture laws, at India Gate bypass in Amritsar, Punjab.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
Farmers raise slogans as they burn an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest against the new agriculture laws, at India Gate bypass in Amritsar, Punjab.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

Farm groups lay down demands as talks begin

By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 04:56 AM IST
AIKCC said Friday’s talks were “inconclusive” and the government offered no “concrete assurances” but talks could continue in future.
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The farmers in Punjab have launched protests, blockading rail tracks and road transport, since the government enacted three farm-sector laws in September.(HT Photo)
The farmers in Punjab have launched protests, blockading rail tracks and road transport, since the government enacted three farm-sector laws in September.(HT Photo)

41 trains cancelled, 11 short-terminated over farmers’ protest in Punjab

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 09:57 PM IST
This is the second attempt by the government to negotiate with the farmers and break an impasse following a cultivators’ agitation in some states, particularly Punjab, against the Centre’s move to open up agricultural markets in the nation.
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Members of farmers' unions hold a demonstration by blocking the Delhi-Amritsar Highway on the Punjab-Haryana border to protest the new farm reform laws in Shambhu, Patiala district, Punjab, on November 05.(Bharat Bhushan/HT Photo)
Members of farmers' unions hold a demonstration by blocking the Delhi-Amritsar Highway on the Punjab-Haryana border to protest the new farm reform laws in Shambhu, Patiala district, Punjab, on November 05.(Bharat Bhushan/HT Photo)

To break ice, Union ministers hold key talks with farmers protesting central laws

By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 04:10 PM IST
This is the second attempt by the government to negotiate with the farmers and break an impasse following a cultivators’ agitation in some states, particularly Punjab, against the Centre’s move to open up agricultural markets in the country.
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This will be the third ICP on the India-Nepal border and similar facilities at Birgunj and Biratnagar were operationalised in April 2018 and January 2020. India has also built ICPs on the borders with neighbours such as Bangladesh and Pakistan. (Sonu Mehta/HT File photo)
This will be the third ICP on the India-Nepal border and similar facilities at Birgunj and Biratnagar were operationalised in April 2018 and January 2020. India has also built ICPs on the borders with neighbours such as Bangladesh and Pakistan. (Sonu Mehta/HT File photo)

India-Nepal launch construction of 3rd integrated check post to boost trade

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 10:49 PM IST
Commerce minister Piyush Goyal and Nepal’s urban development minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha witnessed the groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of the ICP, which will smoothen cross-border movement of cargo trucks by bringing customs and immigration facilities under one roof.
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The image shows the elephants crossing the rail track.(Twitter/@PiyushGoyal)
The image shows the elephants crossing the rail track.(Twitter/@PiyushGoyal)

Train stopped in West Bengal to let elephants cross tracks, Piyush Goyal shares video

By Srimoyee Chowdhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 11, 2020 05:56 PM IST
Shared on Twitter, the video was filmed along the Sivok-Gulma section in West Bengal.
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Suburban trains connect Kolkata and Howrah with villages and towns of the adjoining districts. Howrah and Sealdah stations cater to more than two million passengers every day(AFP)
Suburban trains connect Kolkata and Howrah with villages and towns of the adjoining districts. Howrah and Sealdah stations cater to more than two million passengers every day(AFP)

Preparations on to resume local train services in Bengal from Wednesday

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2020 04:41 PM IST
Officials said compartments and stations are being sanitised and seats marked with colours to help passengers maintain physical distance
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“With adequate safety measures in place, this will greatly enhance passenger convenience, ease of movement and facilitate smooth travel for the people,” Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal said in a tweet.(PTI photo)
“With adequate safety measures in place, this will greatly enhance passenger convenience, ease of movement and facilitate smooth travel for the people,” Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal said in a tweet.(PTI photo)

Railways to run 696 suburban services in West Bengal from Nov 11

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 09:52 PM IST
All services had remained suspended since March due to the coronavirus outbreak. The approval to operate these services was given by the Railways after consultations with the state government, officials said.
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Members of various farmers' unions demonstrate blocking NH 44 Delhi-Amritsar Highway on the Punjab-Haryana border in protest against the new farm reform laws in Shambhu, Patiala District, Punjab on Thursday.(Bharat Bhushan)
Members of various farmers' unions demonstrate blocking NH 44 Delhi-Amritsar Highway on the Punjab-Haryana border in protest against the new farm reform laws in Shambhu, Patiala District, Punjab on Thursday.(Bharat Bhushan)

Centre says open for talks with farmers on farm laws ahead of another protest

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2020 08:35 PM IST
Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar said: “If they (Opposition) wear farmers’ glasses and see the laws, they will be able to see the benefits for farmers. If they see from the political prism, they cannot see the benefits.”  
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The Punjab Government on Saturday said that farmers who had been protesting at 21 locations in the State against the Centre’s new agricultural laws have vacated all sites to allow movement of freight trains(Hindustan Times)
The Punjab Government on Saturday said that farmers who had been protesting at 21 locations in the State against the Centre’s new agricultural laws have vacated all sites to allow movement of freight trains(Hindustan Times)

Farmers protesting against new farm laws have vacated sites to allow train movement: Punjab Government

By Asian News International | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Punjab
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2020 02:36 PM IST
Punjab Government tweeted that the Kisan Unions who had been protesting Center’s new farm laws have got off all the railway platforms to allow the frequent movement of freight trains across Punjab
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Piyush Goyal met various Members of Parliament (MPs) from Punjab on November 4.(PTI)
Piyush Goyal met various Members of Parliament (MPs) from Punjab on November 4.(PTI)

Piyush Goyal urges Punjab govt to clear entire Railway network from blockages to resume train services

By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2020 01:28 PM IST
Taking to Twitter on Thursday, Piyush Goyal said, “Met with MPs from Punjab regarding Railway services in the State. Railways are keen to start services for the benefit of farmers, industry, MSMEs, general public and passenger convenience.”
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Local train service will be resumed in the state after a gap of over seven months.(File photo)
Local train service will be resumed in the state after a gap of over seven months.(File photo)

Bengal: Local train services to resume service from November 11

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 08:49 AM IST
Massive protests have been going on at various stations across the state for resumption of the local train services over the past few days. Initially, 181 pairs of local trains would be operated.
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People board a DTC bus at AIIMS in New Delhi. Representational image(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
People board a DTC bus at AIIMS in New Delhi. Representational image(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9pm: Delhi buses to run with full capacity from November 1 and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 09:02 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times
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Railway minister Piyush Goyal shared a video of a glass full of water kept on a railway coach table but not spilling a single drop of water as the Bengaluru-Mysuru train track has become smooth. (Screengrab/Twitter)
Railway minister Piyush Goyal shared a video of a glass full of water kept on a railway coach table but not spilling a single drop of water as the Bengaluru-Mysuru train track has become smooth. (Screengrab/Twitter)

‘Not even a single drop of water spilled’: How Twitter reacts to Piyush Goyal’s ‘smooth journey’

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 08:13 PM IST
“The journey has become so smooth that not even a single drop of water spilled out of glass while the train was travelling at high speed,” Piyush Goyal tweeted.
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People wait in a queue to buy onions at a subsidized rate of Rs. 40 per kilogram at a market in Vijayawada on October 26, 2020.(PTI File Photo)
People wait in a queue to buy onions at a subsidized rate of Rs. 40 per kilogram at a market in Vijayawada on October 26, 2020.(PTI File Photo)

Onion, potato prices stabilising: Piyush Goyal

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 02:51 AM IST
For the past three days, the all-India average retail prices of potatoes have stabilised at around Rs42, food, public distribution and consumer affairs minister Piyush Goyal said, adding that 30,000 tonne of potatoes would arrive from Bhutan soon.
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Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal in his intervention at the virtual informal meeting of WTO Ministers held on Tuesday said that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought out the inherent weaknesses and inequalities in the global economic & trading system.(PTI file photo)
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal in his intervention at the virtual informal meeting of WTO Ministers held on Tuesday said that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought out the inherent weaknesses and inequalities in the global economic & trading system.(PTI file photo)

Piyush Goyal calls upon global community to ensure timely, equitable availability of Covid-19 vaccines

By Asian News International | Posted by Deepali Sharma | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2020 08:09 AM IST
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said that India will not accept any attempts to restrict the flexibilities and policy space that developing countries need to better integrate with the global trading system.
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Traders at the APMC Onion Potato Market in Navi Mumbai on Friday.
Traders at the APMC Onion Potato Market in Navi Mumbai on Friday.

As onion prices soar, govt sets stock limit for traders

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 11:49 PM IST
Rains in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana have disrupted harvests and damaged crops, trimming supplies to markets.
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