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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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International trade can be successful only in peaceful environment: Piyush Goyal

News | Jun 25, 2020, 11:48 PM IST

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal during Indo-American investment series talk on June 25 said that US was largest trading partner but last year, it has now become the largest merchandise trading partner also.

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal immerses mother's ashes in Maharashtra's Nashik

News | Jun 09, 2020, 08:26 AM IST

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal immersed his mother Chandrakanta Goyal's ashes in Ramkund of Godavari river on June 8.

Railways worked overtime to ensure Maharashtra get the number of trains they wanted: Piyush Goyal

News | May 29, 2020, 03:26 PM IST

PM Modi took charge of the situation by announcing lockdown when the whole world was being ravaged by the coronavirus: Piyush Goyal

85 out of 145 trains were to run from Maharashtra till 6:00 PM today, of which only 27 could run

News | May 26, 2020, 08:10 PM IST

85 out of 145 trains were to run from Maharashtra till 6:00 PM today, of which only 27 could run. My request to the Maharashtra government again, please help us to take the poor laborers to their homes: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Politicizing migrants issue is unfortunate, we need to work together: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Kurukshetra | May 26, 2020, 09:02 PM IST

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the Maharashtra government has demanded 145 trains from us, which we have accepted, but the state government is able to make migrants reach the station properly. The trains are standing empty and if the passengers are not been made available on time, then these trains will be canceled again.

Migrant workers' issue in Maharashtra turns into a political debate

News | May 26, 2020, 06:47 PM IST

145 Shramik Special trains planned for Maharashtra, state gave info on only 41 trains, says Railways. The railways accused the state of not providing details of the passengers, as a result of which many Shramik Special trains had to be cancelled.

EXCLUSIVE: Uddhav Thackeray's statement on migrant trains ‘baseless, unfortunate’, says Piyush Goyal

News | May 25, 2020, 08:27 PM IST

In an exclusive interview to India TV Railway Minister Piyush Goyal slammed Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and called his statement on migrant tarins as baseless and unfortunate.

Twitter war between Piyush Goyal & Uddhav Thackeray over Shramik trains list | Debate

News | May 25, 2020, 12:40 PM IST

Did Maharashtra government arrange for migrant trains? Watch debate with Sushant Sinha

Railways ticket counters reopen at Mumbai's CSMT

News | May 22, 2020, 06:38 PM IST

Locals queued at ticket counter of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai after Indian Railways allowed operation of reservation counters at selected stations.

WB govt didn't cooperate to run special trains for migrant workers: Piyush Goyal

News | May 21, 2020, 04:19 PM IST

The Union Railways Minister, Piyush Goyal on May 21 said that the West Bengal Government not actively cooperated with Railways Ministry to let migrant workers reached their home via special trains amid the coronavirus uncertainty.

It's time to fight coronavirus together, not to do politics: Chhattisgarh CM on Piyush Goyal

News | May 17, 2020, 08:35 AM IST

While speaking to ANI amid coronavirus pandemic on May 16, the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel spoke on Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal's statement.

Several states aren't giving permission for 'shramik special' trains which pains me: Railways Minister

News | May 15, 2020, 10:53 AM IST

Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal spoke on 'shramik special' trains.

COVID-19: FM announced by FM Sitharaman will boost economy, says Railways Minister

News | May 15, 2020, 08:01 AM IST

The Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal spoke on economic relief package.

CM Hemant Soren terms Budget 2020 as 'Bharatiya Businessmen Party's budget'

Politics | Feb 01, 2020, 08:38 PM IST

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on February 01 shared his views on the recently presented Union Budget 2020. He lambasted at the Centre by saying that the Union Budget is made to impress rich businessmen rather than helping the poor section.

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant hails Budget 2020, calls it 'Development oriented'

News | Feb 01, 2020, 08:37 PM IST

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on February 1 hailed the Union Budget 2020 by saying that it is development oriented.

Investors seeing India as country with potential for larger investment: Piyush Goyal

Politics | Feb 01, 2020, 08:37 PM IST

Union Minister Piyush Goyal reacted over his visit to Davos for World Economic Forum, he said that investors are seeing India as the only country with potential for larger nvestment.

Piyush Goyal hits out at Rahul Gandhi over 'hallow budget' remark

Politics | Feb 01, 2020, 08:36 PM IST

Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal hits back at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. The opposition leader called it a hallow budget.

Budget 2020 is very balanced: Piyush Goyal

News | Feb 01, 2020, 08:35 PM IST

Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal reacted over Union Budget 2020 and said that this is a balanced Budget.

In terms steps against corruption, we have stepped into a new era of transparency: Piyush Goyal

News | Feb 01, 2019, 01:55 PM IST

In terms steps against corruption, we have stepped into a new era of transparency: Piyush Goyal.

Union Budget 2019: India is the 6th largest economy in the world today: Piyush Goyal

News | Feb 01, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

Union Budget 2019: India is the 6th largest economy in the world today: Piyush Goyal

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