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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.”
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.”
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
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.”
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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PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 09:02 PM IST
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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.
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.
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.
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.