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'Full Of Life, Witty And Insightful': PM Modi Remembers Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

'Full Of Life, Witty And Insightful': PM Modi Remembers Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

The stock market maverick, Jhunjhunwala, was known for his bullish outlook on the stock market. As of 2022, he had assets worth $5.5 billion and was ranked as the 36th richest man in India

14 August 2022
PM Modi Urges Youngsters To Take Part In Handloom Startup Grand Challenge

PM Modi Urges Youngsters To Take Part In Handloom Startup Grand Challenge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has encouraged youngsters in the realm of startups to participate in the handloom startup challenge.

07 August 2022

India Now Home To 75,000 Startups: Piyush Goyal

The Commerce and Industry Ministry stated that an "impressive" 7.46 lakh jobs have been created by the Indian startup ecosystem so far, which has been a 110...

Decision To Suspend 19 Opposition MPs From Rajya Sabha Taken With Heavy Heart: Piyush Goyal

Decision To Suspend 19 Opposition MPs From Rajya Sabha Taken With Heavy Heart: Piyush Goyal

Leader of the House Piyush Goyal has said that the decision to suspend the 19 opposition MPs following the unrest during the session was taken with a heavy...

26 July 2022

Congress Accuses Govt Of ‘Obstinacy’, Says Not Allowing Discussion On Common Man’s Issues

Congress general secretary and chief whip in Rajya Sabha Jairam Ramesh said the Opposition has been demanding an urgent discussion on inflation and hike in GST...

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14 July 2022
BJP To Keep Piyush Goyal As Its Leader In Rajya Sabha

BJP To Keep Piyush Goyal As Its Leader In Rajya Sabha

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to keep Union minister Piyush Goyal as its leader in Rajya Sabha.


12 July 2022
No indication About Political Development In UK Affecting FTA Talks With India: Piyush Goyal

No indication About Political Development In UK Affecting FTA Talks With India: Piyush Goyal

In January, both countries formally launched talks for a free trade agreement to boost bilateral trade and investments


12 July 2022
Exports Likely To Record Reasonable Level Of Growth In 2022-23: Piyush Goyal

Exports Likely To Record Reasonable Level Of Growth In 2022-23: Piyush Goyal

Clearly, there are signs of a global slowdown in international trade and India is keeping a "watchful" eye on the developments by talking to all the export...


08 July 2022
Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal Take Oath As Newly-Elected Rajya Sabha Members

Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal Take Oath As Newly-Elected Rajya Sabha Members

Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal were among the 27 newly-elected members, who took the oath owing allegiance to the Constitution as required...


07 July 2022
Former NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant To Be New Sherpa Of G-20

Former NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant To Be New Sherpa Of G-20

"With the G-20 presidency coming to India this year, the Sherpa would need to devote a lot of time to numerous meetings that will be held in different parts of...


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27 June 2022
India, EU Resume Negotiations For Free Trade Pact

India, EU Resume Negotiations For Free Trade Pact

India and the EU "today kick-start 1st round of trade negotiations in #NewDelhi," Ugo Astuto, Ambassador of the European Union to India and Bhutan


27 June 2022
India's Export Growth Euphoria For FY22 Is Much Ado About Little

India's Export Growth Euphoria For FY22 Is Much Ado About Little

India’s exports are characterised by a high rate of volatility making the growth path episodic with discrete shifts from periods of low growth to periods of...


26 June 2022
Trustworthiness, Decisive Leadership Has Led To India's Growth: Piyush Goyal

Trustworthiness, Decisive Leadership Has Led To India's Growth: Piyush Goyal

Goyal said the importance of launching the ONDC network (Open Network for Digital Commerce) has the potential to break barriers by enabling and empowering...


21 June 2022
Hopeful For Conclusion Of India-UK Free Trade Agreement By Diwali: Piyush Goyal

Hopeful For Conclusion Of India-UK Free Trade Agreement By Diwali: Piyush Goyal

The minister for commerce and industry and textiles said that the government is moving ahead on free trade pacts with Canada, European Union, and the UK


19 June 2022
India Fully Protected Interests Of Farmers, Fishermen At WTO Meet: Piyush Goyal

India Fully Protected Interests Of Farmers, Fishermen At WTO Meet: Piyush Goyal

Members of the Geneva-based WTO on June 17 secured a 'Geneva Package' which included agreements on curbing harmful fishing subsidies and a temporary patent...


18 June 2022
India, EU Trade Pact To Help Unleash Significant Untapped Potential: Piyush Goyal

India, EU Trade Pact To Help Unleash Significant Untapped Potential: Piyush Goyal

Goyal said they were here to relaunch the negotiations for a fair, equitable and balanced free trade agreement (FTA) between the EU and India


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15 June 2022
Special And Differential Treatment Is Non-Negotiable Right For All Developing Nations: Goyal

Special And Differential Treatment Is Non-Negotiable Right For All Developing Nations: Goyal

Goyal also pitched for resumption of smooth functioning of the appellate body of the WTO's dispute settlement mechanism


15 June 2022
Explained | Why India Rejected Text On Fishery Subsidy At WTO Ministerial Conference

Explained | Why India Rejected Text On Fishery Subsidy At WTO Ministerial Conference

Goyal said, “For every fisher family, India gives barely a $15 subsidy in a year. On the other hand, there are countries that give as high as $42,000,...


15 June 2022
WTO Meet Likely To Be Extended For One Day

WTO Meet Likely To Be Extended For One Day

Member countries of the organization have gathered here to finalize an agreement on disciplining subsidies to promote sustainable fishing, and a package in...


15 June 2022
One Cannot Tread The Path Of Trade On An Empty Stomach: Piyush Goyal At WTO Meet

One Cannot Tread The Path Of Trade On An Empty Stomach: Piyush Goyal At WTO Meet

Goyal said that it is possible to find the solution as there are well-established and proven mechanisms available and documents are on the table which can be...


15 June 2022
India Rejects Text On Fisheries Subsidy Negotiations At WTO Meet

India Rejects Text On Fisheries Subsidy Negotiations At WTO Meet

For every fisher family, India gives barely a $15 subsidy in a year. On the other hand, there are countries that give as high as $42,000, $65,000 and $75,000...


15 June 2022
We Are Getting Completely Half-Baked Deal On TRIPS Waiver Proposal: Piyush Goyal

We Are Getting Completely Half-Baked Deal On TRIPS Waiver Proposal: Piyush Goyal

The agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights or TRIPs came into effect in January 1995. It is a multilateral agreement on...


14 June 2022
WTO Should Allow Food Exports From Public Stock To Help Countries In Need: Piyush Goyal

WTO Should Allow Food Exports From Public Stock To Help Countries In Need: Piyush Goyal

The United Nation's World Food Programme works in over 120 countries and territories to supply life-saving food to people displaced by conflict or made...


14 June 2022
For India, Response To Pandemic Would Not Be Complete Without TRIPS Waiver: Piyush Goyal

For India, Response To Pandemic Would Not Be Complete Without TRIPS Waiver: Piyush Goyal

The main elements of the text, which is under negotiations for the WTO's response to the pandemic, include the TRIPS waiver proposal, food security, how trade...


13 June 2022
Blocking Subsidy To India's Fishermen To Affect Millions Of Fishers, Their Families

Blocking Subsidy To India's Fishermen To Affect Millions Of Fishers, Their Families

Developed members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are pushing to eliminate subsidies under the proposed fisheries subsidies agreement, which is under...


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