Piyush Vedprakash Goyal is an Indian politician. He was born on 13 June 1964. He is the son of Late Shri Ved Prakash Goyal who had served as a Union Minister for shipping in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cabinet. He is the currently serving as minister of Railways, Coal and Corporate Affairs in the Government of India. He was elevated to Cabinet Minister position on 3 September 2017. He is currently a Member of Parliament for Rajya Sabha from the state of Maharashtra and was earlier the National Treasurer of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).He did his schooling from Don Bosco High School, Matunga. Also he is all-India second rank holder in Chartered Accountant and second rank holder in Law in Mumbai University. Piyush was a member of the Standing Committee on Finance and the Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Defence. He headed the BJP's Information Communication Campaign Committee and oversaw the publicity and advertising campaign of the party including the social media outreach for the Indian General Elections 2014. Mr. Goyal is the 2018 Carnot Prize Recipient for distinguished contributions to energy policy.read more
Indian Railways will soon bring you the option to give up subsidy while booking a train ticket. IRCTC will bring required change in the train ticket booking system. Railways hope to increase its earnings with this move.
Senior officials of various digital commerce companies - who met Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday - also raised concerns over instances of non-compliance with FDI policy for e-commerce, by foreign players.
Union minister Piyush Goyal will be deputy to senior BJP leader Thawarchand Gehlot, the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment.
Union Minister Piyush Goyal has called for de-escalating trade tensions and reviving confidence in the rules-based multilateral trading system.
Senior BJP leader and former railways and coal minister of India, Piyush Goyal has been sworn in as a Cabinet minister in the Modi Sarkar 2.0.
A total of 58 ministers including the Prime Minister, his 24 Union Ministers, 9 Ministers of State with Independent Charge and 24 Ministers of State took their oaths today. Here is the full list of all the ministers in Modi Cabinet 2.0
Vande Bharat Express, also known as Train 18, was launched on February 15 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid much fanfare. Designed to run at 160kmph on electric traction between New Delhi and Varanasi, it was billed as India’s first semi high-speed train.
As the election results paved the way for the formation of a new government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several names have started doing the rounds for getting plum Cabinet portfolios.
Last week, during an event in Ludhiana, Goyal addressed the business community and said, "You might remember the 26/11 terror attack. The then Congress government was weak and could not do anything.
Piyush Goyal was alluding to the terror attack which rocked the country's financial capital on November 26, 2008.
The union minister also blamed the Congress president for not taking on the Left politics in Wayanad.
"For us, manifesto is a very important document. The way Congress takes its manifesto, and the way it has been making false promises...this country's people are smart enough to reject such false promises," said Railway Minister Piyush Goyal at a press conference at the BJP office.
Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, change his twitter handle and put "Chowkidar" before his name.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today called for political consensus on removing Article 370 that grants special status to Jammu & Kashmir in the Constitution of India.
Condemning the Pulwama terror attack and the recent attack in New Zealand's Christchurch, Goyal said that it is only under PM Modi's governance, India can be safe and secure.
According to a Railway Ministry official, the new interface will give graphical representation of the train coaches and berth-wise accommodation status on the Indian Rail Catering and Tourism Corp (IRCTC) website.
"Vande Bharat Express left Delhi for Varanasi today morning on its first commercial run. Tickets sold out for the next two weeks already. Get yours today!" tweeted Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.
The Congress president had cited Train 18 experiencing trouble on Saturday to attack PM Modi's Make in India programme, claiming that most people feel it has failed.
In a swipe at the Congress, the Minister said that unlike the previous UPA dispensation, the present Modi government in the interim budget did not reduce levies of SUVs which are used by rich persons.
The Opposition's "baseless" allegations about the Rafale fighter jet deal will not affect the BJP's poll prospects, Union minister Piyush Goyal said here on Saturday.