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Piyush Goyal Piyush Goyal DOB: 13/06/1964

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.

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Train ticket booking: IRCTC to give you option to give up subsidy

India | Jun 21, 2019, 05:16 PM IST

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.

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Data of consumers should be used for benefit of local economy: Indian e-commerce players

Business | Jun 17, 2019, 10:02 PM IST

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.

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Piyush Goyal appointed Deputy Leader of House in Rajya Sabha

India | Jun 12, 2019, 06:23 PM IST

Union minister Piyush Goyal will be deputy to senior BJP leader Thawarchand Gehlot, the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment.

India calls to lower global trade tensions

India calls to lower global trade tensions

India | Jun 10, 2019, 10:45 PM IST

Union Minister Piyush Goyal has called for de-escalating trade tensions and reviving confidence in the rules-based multilateral trading system.

Former Railways and Coal Minister 

Modi Sarkar 2.0: Piyush Goyal sworn in as Cabinet minister

India | May 30, 2019, 08:47 PM IST

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.

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Amit Shah, Gadkari, Rajnath among 57 ministers in Modi Cabinet: Here is the full list

India | May 30, 2019, 11:41 PM IST

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

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Vande Bharat depicts Indian Railways' giant strides in passenger services | See photos

India | May 29, 2019, 04:54 PM IST

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.

Piyush Goyal may become next Finance Minister

Piyush Goyal may become next Finance Minister, Prasad may get Telecom

India | May 24, 2019, 07:08 PM IST

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.

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Riteish Deshmukh replies to Piyush Goyal's comment

May 14, 2019, 12:15 PM IST

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.

The railways and coal minister also termed the erstwhile

Vilasrao Deshmukh was busy securing future for son in Bollywood during 26/11 attack: Piyush Goyal

May 13, 2019, 11:17 AM IST

Piyush Goyal was alluding to the terror attack which rocked the country's financial capital on November 26, 2008.

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Fear of losing Amethi seat forced Rahul Gandhi to contest from Wayanad: Piyush Goyal

Apr 21, 2019, 08:08 AM IST

The union minister also blamed the Congress president for not taking on the Left politics in Wayanad.

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Goyal lists 'false promises' Congress made in 2004 and 2009, says BJP delivered

Apr 06, 2019, 05:29 PM IST

"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.

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PM Modi changes Twitter profile, put "Chowkidar" before his name, top leaders follow

India | Mar 17, 2019, 02:54 PM IST

Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, change his twitter handle and put "Chowkidar" before his name.

Union Minister Piyush Goyal calls for consensus on removing

India TV Conclave Vande Mataram: Union Minister Piyush Goyal calls for consensus on removing Article 370

India | Mar 16, 2019, 11:25 PM IST

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.

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Piyush Goyal at Vande Mataram: India is in safe hands with PM Modi, people know 'Modi hai toh mumkin hai'

India | Mar 16, 2019, 05:47 PM IST

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.

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Rail passengers can now view reservation chart, vacant berths online: New feature launched on IRCTC website

India | Feb 27, 2019, 07:38 PM IST

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. 

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Vande Bharat Express begins first commercial run from Delhi to Varanasi

India | Feb 17, 2019, 09:00 AM IST

"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.

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'Your family had 6 decades to think': Piyush Goyal hits back at Rahul Gandhi for jibe at Train 18

Politics | Feb 17, 2019, 06:40 AM IST

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.

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People with income up to Rs 9.5 lakh can escape tax liability: Piyush Goyal

Business | Feb 13, 2019, 08:31 AM IST

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.

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Rafale allegations won't harm BJP in elections: Piyush Goyal

India | Feb 09, 2019, 07:44 PM IST

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.

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