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‘During talks with farm unions, Centre suggested speedy hearing by SC on constitutionality of farm laws’ | India News

NEW DELHI: The scope of the government’s offer to refer dispute over the three farm laws is narrower than intially assumed. Sources said the suggestion...

farm laws: 8th round of talks between govt, protesting farmers on Friday

New Delhi: A day before the eighth round of talks, the government and the farmer unions stuck to their respective positions on Thursday — the...

8th round of talks between government, protesting farmers to be held tomorrow | India News

NEW DELHI: A day before the eighth round of talks, the government and the farmer unions stuck to their respective positions on Thursday — the...

Piyush Goyal thanks tyre makers for investing Rs 1,100 crore to set up plant in North East India

GUWAHATI: Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal thanked Automotive Tyre Manufactures’ Association (ATMA) for agreeing to invest Rs. 1,100 crores for developing plantation...

Govt-farmers meeting: Ministers join union leaders to share langar food

Three union ministers joined farm leaders on Wednesday to share ‘langar’ food arranged by protesting farmers during their sixth round of talks to resolve the...

Don’t fall prey to ‘lies’ of Opposition on new farm laws: Agriculture Minister in open letter to farmers

Accusing the Congress and other opposition parties of spreading falsehood about the new farm laws, union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday appealed to...

Protesting farmers add new demands to list, govt says movement hijacked by ultra-left

NEW DELHI: The farmer protests over the three farm laws have seen a change in demands by the leaders negotiating with the government since the...

Leftist, Maoist elements have infiltrated farmer stir: Piyush Goyal | India News

Food and consumer affairs minister Piyush Goyal tells TOI that the government is open to address the concerns of farmers, but adds that the amendments...

Tomar requests farmer leaders to ask protesting senior citizens, children to go home | India News

NEW DELHI: During the fifth round of talks on the farm laws, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday requested farmer leaders to ask...

agriculture: Ready to address all concerns, Centre tells farmers’ unions at crucial meeting about protests

NEW DELHI: Seeking to break the deadlock over protests against new farm laws, the government on Saturday told representatives of agitating farmers that they are...

farm laws: Farmers’ protest: Unions reject government offer to set up committee; talks remain inconclusive

The government on Tuesday offered to set up a committee to look into issues raised by farmers protesting against new farm laws, but it was...

Centre to hold further talks with Punjab farmers on new farm laws: Narendra Singh Tomar

NEW DELHI: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said the Centre will hold another round of discussion with Punjab farmers protesting against new...

Commerce and industry minister reviews ‘Vivad Se Vishwas’ scheme

MUMBAI: Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal recently interacted with large corporates and top tax professionals on ways to make the ‘Vivad Se Vishwas’ scheme...

India to get potatoes from Bhutan to meet supply gap, calm prices | India News

NEW DELHI: India is looking at Bhutan to help alleviate shortage of potatoes. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) on Friday issued an order...

Manoj Tiwari calls for joint meeting of stakeholders about SC order to remove slums along rail tracks | India News

NEW DELHI: BJP MP Manoj Tiwari has written to Union railways minister Piyush Goyal for a joint meeting of stakeholders including Delhi chief minister Arvind...

Automakers seek delays, exemptions to India’s planned new rules for parts: Sources

NEW DELHI: Foreign automakers are seeking delays and exemptions to India’s planned new quality rules for imported auto parts, arguing the regulations will increase costs,...

India, US can close limited trade deal before Nov elections; ball in US’ court: Goyal

New Delhi: Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said India and the US have agreed to look at finalising an initial trade deal...

India can become trusted partner in global supply chains: Piyush Goyal

The world is looking for trusted partners where there is rule of law, transparency in systems, strong judiciary and democratic traditions, and India can become...

Railways all set to introduce clause in procurement process to promote local suppliers

NEW DELHI: The Railways is set to introduce a clause for promoting local content in its procurement process so that it gets more bids from...

Almost there on a trade deal with the United States, says Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI: Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said India and the US are “almost there” in closing a “quick trade deal” and...

Self-regulate OTT platforms: Piyush Goyal to industry

New Delhi: Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday asked the entertainment industry to self-regulate their programmes on over-the-top (OTT) platforms as many of...

BJP list of central office bearers to be out soon

The list of BJP central office bearers that will assist party chief JP Nadda will be released in a few days but no union minister...

FIEO for fastening process of engagement with EU to seal free-trade pact expeditiously

NEW DELHI: Exporters’ body FIEO has urged Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal to fast-track the process of engagement with the European Union on the...

Railways planning to increase MGNREGA use for migrant workers | India News

NEW DELHI: The Railways is planning to scale-up utilisation of MGNREGA for construction and repair of approach roads for level crossings and railway stations to...

145 Shramik Special trains planned for Maharashtra, only 13 run so far: Rlys | India News

NEW DELHI: As the feud between the Maharashtra government and the Railways refuses to die down, the national transporter on Tuesday accused the state of...