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New duty refund scheme due this week, commerce ministry plans to increase exports ahead

The Central government’s announcement on the new duty refund scheme for exporters, Refund of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP) is due this week...

You reap what you sow: Opposition leaders’ dig at India Inc over criticism by Goyal

Opposition leaders on Saturday latched on to a media report on Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal‘s criticism of business practices of Indian industry to attack the...

Opposition should apologise to nation for their behaviour in Parliament: Ministers

Putting the blame on the Opposition for unruly scenes witnessed during the monsoon session of Parliament, a group of union ministers on Thursday said Rajya...

Rajya Sabha sees repeated adjournments on Day One of Monsoon Session; PM couldn’t introduce new ministers

Rajya Sabha witnessed repeated adjournments on Day One of the Monsoon session amidst uproar over various issues by MPs from Opposition parties who did not...

Piyush Goyal pitches for Indo-Pacific wide services trade agreement

Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday called for a services trade agreement among friendly nations of the Indo-Pacific region aimed at liberalising domestic...

Narendra Singh Tomar appeals farmers to end 7-month long protest, says ready to resume talks

As farmers’ protest against the new farm laws entered eighth month, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday appealed to protesting farmers to end...

Allies, caste equations, poll-bound states likely to impact cabinet reshuffle

Amid speculations of a reshuffle and expansion of the Narendra Modi Council of Ministers, hectic activity is on as the BJP brass is working on...

Amazon: CAIT fully geared up to fight Amazon & Flipkart

NEW DELHI: For more than five years, Amazon, Walmart-owned Flipkart and many other foreign-funded e-commerce companies have indulged into all kinds of unethical business practices...

India, EU to conclude trade, investment pacts simultaneously: Piyush Goyal

Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said India and the European Union (EU) will begin negotiations for separate bilateral trade and investment agreements...

Indian Railways’ Oxygen Express reaches Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh towns

Smaller towns in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh will be getting a fresh load of oxygen containers as the second round of roll on-roll off Oxygen...

Tried to discuss oxygen issue with PM Modi but he was busy in WB polls, says Maharashtra CM

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said he had tried to contact Prime Minister Narendra Modi on phone regarding the oxygen supply for the...

farmers: Punjab farmers to get money directly in accounts, Centre rejects state’s plea to route through arhtiyas

Farmers in Punjab will get direct payment in their bank accounts against the procurement of wheat from this season. The centre has rejected state’s demand...

Priyanka Gandhi takes on Modi for quoting from Bible at rally | India News

THRISSUR: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “quoting” from the Bible at a poll rally and nothing for...

India’s first AC railway terminal to function soon, says Union Minister Piyush Goyal

The country’s first centralised air-conditioned railway terminal in Bengaluru would be operational soon, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday. “Named after one of...

Death toll in Kolkata railway building fire rises to 9; Union Minister Piyush Goyal orders high level inquiry

The toll in the fire that broke out at the Eastern Railway office building in Kolkata‘s Strand Road on Monday night mounted to nine with...

Centre ready to resume talks but farmer unions should first respond to government proposal: Tomar

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday reiterated that the government is ready to resume talks with protesting farmers but first the unions should...

Piyush Goyal dedicates series of projects for rail infrastructure in poll-bound West Bengal

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday dedicated a series of projects for the development of rail infrastructure in poll-bound West Bengal, which he said will...

No rise in food grain prices for poor covered under NFSA: Piyush Goyal

More than 800 million poor people will continue to get cheaper rice, wheat and coarse cereals under National food Security Act (NFSA) at the existing...

Concerned about behaviour of some Big Tech firms: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi: Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said there were concerns about behaviour of some big tech companies including some from the US that...

Trying to prepare scoping paper to quickly start FTA review with Japan, ASEAN: Goyal

The Commerce and Industry Ministry is trying to prepare a roadmap and a scoping paper to quickly start review of respective free trade agreements with...

TMC slams BJP over issue of allocation of funds for rail projects in West Bengal

New Delhi: The TMC on Sunday lashed out at the BJP over its assertion that it has allocated the highest-ever funds for railway works in...

Rise above narrow interests, support plan for uninterrupted flow of medicines, vaccines: India tells WTO

NEW DELHI: India on Friday batted strongly for its joint proposal with South Africa for a temporary waiver in global intellectual property rights rules to...

Modi, Xi Jinping among world leaders to participate in virtual Davos summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese premier Xi Jinping will be among the top world leaders who will participate in a five-day online Davos Agenda...

Piyush Goyal | Startups: Piyush Goyal asks Indian investors to mentor, support startups in BIMSTEC region

NEW DELHI: Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Friday asked Indian investors to invest, mentor and support startups in South Asia and pitched for...

FCI to be strengthened, modernised in next 12 months; MSP system to continue: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi: Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said state-owned FCI will be strengthened and modernised in the next 12 months and...