Government considering e-commerce policy, no timeline fixed, says Goyal
Piyush Goyal said that a draft policy covering various areas of e-commerce has been prepared and put out in public domain for comments.
Onion ships coming next week, Amit Shah told
Earlier, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman informed Parliament that the government has taken s...
Salary, social obligations take away big funds of railways: Piyush Goyal
"After the implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations, the...
India trying to set up IPR office on US model
Responding during Question Hour, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said the government has brought a lot of "sanity" to the working of eight areas of IPR, be it patent, copyright or trademark.
Govt asks e-commerce firms to file FDI compliance report annually
"Against Sl. No. 15.2.3, for entry (p), the following entry shall be substituted, namely-(p) e-commerce marketplace entity with FDI shall have to obtain and maintain a report of statutory auditor by 30th of September every year for the preceding financial year confirming compliance of the e-commerce guidelines," the gazatte notification said
Govt raised Rs 765.37 cr from anti-dumping duty till Nov 27: Piyush Goyal
“The basic intent of anti-dumping measures is to eliminate injury caused to the domestic industry by the unfair trade practice of dumping and to create a level playing field for the domestic industry,” commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal told Lok Sabha. In a separate reply, he said the government will use all available instruments in the national interest, as and when necessary.
No adverse impact of American chickenlegs on domestic industry, FSSAI has no info on impact on human health: Piyush Goyal
“No report of adverse effect on the domestic poultry sector including Namakal district in Tamil Nadu, due to import of chicken legs from the United States to India, has been received in the ministry,” commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
Social obligation costs should be excluded from Operating Ratio to reflect true picture of Railways' finances: Piyush Goyal
The Indian Railways recorded its worst operating ratio in 10 years in 2017-18 at 98.44 per cent, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said in a report tabled in Parliament on Monday.
Yes to business, no to free rides: Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman & Piyush Goyal at ET Awards 2019
Many indicators on the ground show that things should start to improve from this quarter, say ministers even as they express willingness to address structural issues to attract investment, but not at the cost of domestic retail.
India's merchandise & services exports stood at $538 bn in 2018-19: Piyush Goyal
According to data provided by the minister, India has been registering a growth for the past three years in terms of exports of merchandise and services.
Trials on to convert diesel engines into electric: Piyush Goyal
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal addressed Rajya Sabha, saying India will be the first country to have an entirely electrified rail network. The government aims at converting diesel engines into electric ones, in its commitment towards environment protection. However, he said it is too early to ascertain the exact cost of the project at this stage.
Government open to feedback, criticism, says Sitharaman
She said ministers were listening to criticism and responding positively. “It is this government and Prime Minister Modi which listens to criticism, which responds to criticism with a positivity rather than keep sitting and criticising in return".
Citing NASSCOM, govt says 3.9-4.3 lakh direct lakh jobs created in startups founded in 2009-19
Citing a NASSCOM report, commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal told Lok Sabha that investments in start-ups were steady with $4.4 billion in January to September 2019 across 450 start-ups at a 5% year-on-year growth.
ET Awards: Evening that set agenda for GoI & India Inc
What made Saturday evening special was that the political heavy hitters spoke candidly on issues that mattered most to industry heavy hitters, the latter responded, and through this lively discussion the event virtually became an agenda setter for the government and India Inc.
ET Awards: India is still the fastest-growing major economy, says Vineet Jain
While global issues like the US-China trade war and fears of a recession in Europe have cast a shadow over the bright prospects in India, the country is still the fastest-growing major economy in the world, Vineet Jain said at The Economic Times Awards. Jain said he expects the government to continue its reforms and clear any doubts people had on that front.
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