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Restaurants Cannot Add Service Charge In Food Bills: Goyal

Restaurants Cannot Add Service Charge In Food Bills: Goyal

Restaurants will not be able to add service charges to their food bills as it adversely affects the rights of the consumers and is an "unfair trade practice". Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal has risen concerns over the number of complaints the...

03 June 2022
Time To Focus On Value-Added Exports: Piyush Goyal

Time To Focus On Value-Added Exports: Piyush Goyal

Referring to the challenges posed by the COVID pandemic, the Minister said that despite supply chains having been strained amid global challenges, we have done...

24 May 2022

First AI Flight Carrying 219 Indian Evacuees From Ukraine Lands In Mumbai

The Air India flight had left from Mumbai  for Bucharest at 3.38 am Saturday and landed there at around 10.45 am (Indian Standard Time). It departed for...

Union Ministers Goyal, Muraleedharan Will Receive At Airports Indians Returning From Ukraine

Union Ministers Goyal, Muraleedharan Will Receive At Airports Indians Returning From Ukraine

The Indian embassy in Ukraine on Friday said it is working to establish evacuation routes from Romania and Hungary. Air India's first evacuation flight...

26 February 2022

Rs163cr Allocated To 41 Incubators Under Startup India Seed Fund Scheme: Goyal

The government on Wednesday said as on November 25 this year, Rs 163.30 crore has been allocated to 41 incubators selected so far under Startup India Seed Fund...

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29 November 2021
Vibrant Gujarat Startup Summit To Be Held On January 9

Vibrant Gujarat Startup Summit To Be Held On January 9

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been invited as the chief guest, said Anju Sharma, principal secretary of the state's Labour and Employment Department.


16 November 2021
Piyush Goyal Says India Received Record FDI In The Last 7 Years, Hopes To See Trends Continue

Piyush Goyal Says India Received Record FDI In The Last 7 Years, Hopes To See Trends Continue

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal appealed to MNCs (Multi-National Corporations) to use India as a manufacturing base as they can capture the whole world from...


05 November 2021
Time Has Come For India To Target 5-Times Increase In Technical Textiles Exports In 3 Years: Piyush Goyal

Time Has Come For India To Target 5-Times Increase In Technical Textiles Exports In 3 Years: Piyush Goyal

The minister added that other than growing in statistical terms, the focus should also be on scaling up technology and production of indigenously innovated...


03 November 2021
Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal Asks Officials To Be Vigilant About Cartelisation In Govt E-Marketplace

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal Asks Officials To Be Vigilant About Cartelisation In Govt E-Marketplace

He further asked officials to enable more transparency in the system. The minister suggested that operations on the platform should be audited regularly so as...


18 October 2021
J&K Govt Signs MOU With Govt Of Dubai For Developing Industrial Sector In J&K

J&K Govt Signs MOU With Govt Of Dubai For Developing Industrial Sector In J&K

Govt says different entities from Dubai have shown keen interest in investment.


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17 September 2021
WTO Agreement Inclined Towards Developed Countries, Against Developing Ones: Piyush Goyal

WTO Agreement Inclined Towards Developed Countries, Against Developing Ones: Piyush Goyal

The Commerce and Industries Minister Piyush Goyal said WTO is riddled with ‘imbalances.


26 August 2021
Govt Committed To Evacuate Indians From Afghanistan: EAM Jaishankar

Govt Committed To Evacuate Indians From Afghanistan: EAM Jaishankar

Government data shows, India has evacuated 565 people from Afghanistan so far


12 August 2021
‘Outsiders Were Brought In To Manhandle Leaders’: Opposition

‘Outsiders Were Brought In To Manhandle Leaders’: Opposition

In a joint statement, opposition leaders condemned the 'authoritarian attitude' and 'undemocratic actions' of the government


12 August 2021
Monsoon Session: Strict Action Should Be Taken Against 'Misbehaving' Opposition MPs, Says Govt

Monsoon Session: Strict Action Should Be Taken Against 'Misbehaving' Opposition MPs, Says Govt

Piyush Goyal said that the Opposition's approach of 'my way or highway is highly condemnable' and the country also condemns such attitude.


14 July 2021
Two-time BJP MP Piyush Goyal To Be Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha

Two-time BJP MP Piyush Goyal To Be Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha

Union minister Piyush Goyal will be replacing Thawar Chand Gahlot, who resigned from the post before the Union Cabinet expansion, which took place on July 7.


03 May 2021
No Shortage Of Oxygen In Country; Use It Judiciously: Govt

No Shortage Of Oxygen In Country; Use It Judiciously: Govt

The country is grappling with a raging second wave of the pandemic with lakhs of patients and their family members anxiously scouring for oxygen beds in...


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29 April 2021
2,990 Beds, 64 Patients... Indian Railways Deploy Covid Care Coaches

2,990 Beds, 64 Patients... Indian Railways Deploy Covid Care Coaches

The Railways has prepared 4,000 coaches with 64,000 beds as isolation wards for Covid patients, which will be provided to states on demand.


27 April 2021
Oxygen Express Carrying 70 Tonnes Of Liquid Oxygen Reaches Delhi

Oxygen Express Carrying 70 Tonnes Of Liquid Oxygen Reaches Delhi

Delhi recorded the highest single-day rise in its Covid-19 death toll with 380 more people succumbing to the infection on Monday.


20 April 2021
Oxygen Express Begins Journey From Maharashtra's Kalamboli To Get Loaded In Vizag

Oxygen Express Begins Journey From Maharashtra's Kalamboli To Get Loaded In Vizag

A ramp for the Oxygen Express was built by the Central Railway at Kalamboli overnight to facilitate loading of the roll-on-roll-off oxygen trucks on the...


25 March 2021
Less Than 10% Railway Stations Have CCTV Cameras Installed: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal

Less Than 10% Railway Stations Have CCTV Cameras Installed: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal said that online monitoring through CCTV cameras is done at passenger reservation centre as well as other areas of major railway stations.


12 March 2021
Nandigram Attack On Mamata: BJP Delegation Meets EC; Demands Independent Inquiry

Nandigram Attack On Mamata: BJP Delegation Meets EC; Demands Independent Inquiry

Besides Piyush Goyal and Bhupender Yadav, party leaders Sambit Patra, Anirban Ganguly and Swapan Dasgupta were also in the BJP delegation


01 February 2021
Mumbai Local Trains Open For All From Today; All You Need To Know

Mumbai Local Trains Open For All From Today; All You Need To Know

The decision to allow the general public to avail the local train services was announced by the Union railways minister Piyush Goyal on Friday.


31 January 2021
First Part Of Budget Session To End On February 13, Farmers' Issue To Take Center Stage

First Part Of Budget Session To End On February 13, Farmers' Issue To Take Center Stage

It was decided during the meeting that the Rajya Sabha would sit on February 13, instead of the scheduled sitting on February 15, the sources said.


22 January 2021
Unions Spurn Centre's Offer To Reconsider Proposal To Pause Farm Laws For 18 Months

Unions Spurn Centre's Offer To Reconsider Proposal To Pause Farm Laws For 18 Months

The last round of talks was conducted on Wednesday in which the government had offered the farmers to stay the implementation of new farm laws for 12-18 months.


20 January 2021
Government Proposes To Suspend Three Farm Laws For 1-1.5 Years To End Protest

Government Proposes To Suspend Three Farm Laws For 1-1.5 Years To End Protest

Kulwant Singh Sandhu of Jamuri Kisan Sabha said, 'The government is on backfoot and it has started yielding ground to us'


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