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Bengaluru-Mysuru rail journey passes Piyush Goyal’s ‘glass full of water test’

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 07:45 AM IST
The Minister, in a tweet on Friday night, shared a video showing a water filled glass kept on a table in a compartment and not a drop spilling out during the recent trip.
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A view of the house that collapsed at Bowbazar area due to the underground metro rail work, in Kolkata, West Bengal(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
A view of the house that collapsed at Bowbazar area due to the underground metro rail work, in Kolkata, West Bengal(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

Metro work damages Kolkata buildings, minister among hundreds evacuated

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 12:15 PM IST
Among those asked to vacate their residences, as a precautionary measure, by senior Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Ltd official (KMRCL) was minister of state for parliamentary affairs Tapas Roy.
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We’re sorry for discomfort, matter is taking necessary attention and under process, said the IRCTC East Zone reacting to the tweet
We’re sorry for discomfort, matter is taking necessary attention and under process, said the IRCTC East Zone reacting to the tweet

Woman alleges molestation by Rajdhani staff after being drugged with ice cream

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2019 06:30 AM IST
An acquaintance of the woman, who is a student, tweeted on Tuesday night, alleging that the victim was drugged by the railway staff.
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Piyush Goyal was given charge of the Railways Ministry along with Commerce and Industry in PM Narendra Modi’s Cabinet.(PTI File Photo)
Piyush Goyal was given charge of the Railways Ministry along with Commerce and Industry in PM Narendra Modi’s Cabinet.(PTI File Photo)

Piyush Goyal gets Railways, Commerce and Industry Ministry in new Cabinet

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2019 02:28 PM IST
Piyush Goyal has emerged as the Bharatiya Janata Party’s go-to man in the last five years, proving his mettle both as power minister and railway minister.
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New Delhi, India-April 23, 2017: A man Ink mark a voter finger during the casting her vote for the MCD election 2017, in polling station no. 50, in East Delhi, India on Sunday, April 23, 2017.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India-April 23, 2017: A man Ink mark a voter finger during the casting her vote for the MCD election 2017, in polling station no. 50, in East Delhi, India on Sunday, April 23, 2017.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Trinamool’s Dinesh Trivedi aims to get third term from Barrackpore

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 02:47 PM IST
Polling will be held during the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election 2019 on May 6. The votes will be counted on May 23.
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Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)

Central railway locals to get six more 15-coach services from Monday

By Kailash Korde | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2019 12:12 AM IST
Railway minister Piyush Goyal will flag off the 15-coach services on the main line of CR during the inauguration of the 51-crore Parel terminus on Sunday
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The wait for the Bengaluru suburban rail network will get longer as the Railway ministry is unhappy with the Karnataka’s government conditional approval to the project.(HT File Photo)
The wait for the Bengaluru suburban rail network will get longer as the Railway ministry is unhappy with the Karnataka’s government conditional approval to the project.(HT File Photo)

Bengaluru suburban rail to get delayed

By Faizan Haidar | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2019 07:02 AM IST
The network of four corridors is aimed at decongesting Bengaluru. Rs 17,000 crore were allocated for the project in the 2018-19 Union budget ahead of the Karnataka election .
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday condoled the demise of former union minister and socialist leader George Fernandes, saying he was frank and fearless and never deviated from his ideology.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday condoled the demise of former union minister and socialist leader George Fernandes, saying he was frank and fearless and never deviated from his ideology.(PTI)

‘He was frank and fearless’: PM Modi condoles demise of George Fernandes

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 10:26 AM IST
88-year-old former defence minister George Fernandes died here after suffering from a prolonged illness.
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Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the investments made over the past four-and-a-half years reflect a huge focus on three aspects -- safety, passenger services and returns on investment.(PTI)
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the investments made over the past four-and-a-half years reflect a huge focus on three aspects -- safety, passenger services and returns on investment.(PTI)

Govt discontinued rail budget to stop parties from using it as political tool: Piyush Goyal

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2018 11:54 AM IST
The railway minister said PM Modi is focussing on a number of programmes that not only provide inclusive and sustainable growth, but make India a force to be reckoned with on the international stage.
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DCP (New Delhi) Madhur Verma said the forgery came to fore when Vishok Gupta, the assistant security commissioner in the Railway Protection Force, reported that the ministry of railways received a complaint about the misuse of a letterhead with signature of the railways minister on it.
DCP (New Delhi) Madhur Verma said the forgery came to fore when Vishok Gupta, the assistant security commissioner in the Railway Protection Force, reported that the ministry of railways received a complaint about the misuse of a letterhead with signature of the railways minister on it.

2 held for forging document bearing signature of railways minister

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2018 04:08 AM IST
The accused have been identified as Thalesetty Sudhakar (41) from Telangana and Ramesh Chandra Joshi (46) from Delhi’s Pitampura.
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Jayant Umranikar has authored a book on police reforms and was on a committee on prison reforms in late 2000.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Jayant Umranikar has authored a book on police reforms and was on a committee on prison reforms in late 2000.(HT FILE PHOTO)

‘A system which creates so many undertrials is a flawed system’

By Shalaka Shinde | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 04:36 PM IST
Jayant Umranikar, former director general of police (DGP), Maharashtra, speaks about overcrowded jails and a justice system that punishes the poor.
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Railway minister Piyush Goyal (centre) holds a one-day fast in Thane(Praful Gangurde/HT)
Railway minister Piyush Goyal (centre) holds a one-day fast in Thane(Praful Gangurde/HT)

BJP protest: Railway minister holds one-day fast with party leaders in Thane

By Megha Pol | Hindustan Times, Thane
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2018 03:26 PM IST
Goyal stated that by disrupting the parliament, the Congress has insulted the constitution of India.
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