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Piyush Goyal

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

Jan 31, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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.

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

Jan 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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.

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'

PM Modi Flags Off 8 Trains To Boost Tourism, Connectivity In Gujarat

Jan 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

One of the trains, Jan Shatabdi Express is equipped with the 'Vista-dome tourist coach' which offers large viewing areas with rooftop glasses and seats for passengers.

Tomar Hits Back At Rahul Gandhi, Says Congress Had Promised Similar Laws

Addressing the media after the meeting with the farmers, Tomar said Rahul's statements and actions are laughed at even within his own party.

07 January, 2021

Govt Ready To Consider Any Proposal Other Than Repeal Of Three Farm Laws: Narendra Singh Tomar


The minister also denied giving any proposal to Punjab's Nanaksar Gurudwara head Baba Lakha, for ending the stalemate

06 January, 2021

Explaining To Them Benefits Of New Farm Laws: Piyush Goyal On Meetings With Farmers


Goyal along with agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar and minister of state for commerce Som Parkash is holding talks with around 40 farmer unions

30 December, 2020

Sixth Round Of Centre-Farmers Talks Begin


The sixth round of talks between the two sides are being held after a considerable gap. The fifth round of talks was held on December 5.

29 December, 2020

Ahead Of Talks With Farmers, Union Ministers Tomar, Goyal Meet Amit Shah


The Centre will hold the next round of talks with protesting farm unions on Wednesday

09 December, 2020

Farmers Are United, Nothing Short Of Repealing New Farm Laws Acceptable: Hannan Mollah

Preetha Nair

Farmer leader Hannan Mollah says the farmer unions will be meeting at the Singhu border in Delhi today and decide the future course of action.

05 December, 2020

Five Rounds Of Talks, 'Maun Vrat' By Farmers Yield No Result, Next Meeting On Dec 9


The Centre, led by three Union ministers, after more than four hours of discussions, seeks more time.

05 December, 2020

Ready To Address All Concerns: Govt To Farmers At Crucial Meeting


Ahead of the meeting, Tomar and Goyal, along with senior union ministers Rajnath Singh and Amit Shah, had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

05 December, 2020

Govt Committed To Talks, Welcomes Feedback: Agriculture Minister To Farmers


The talks between the government and the protesting unions began at the Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi around 2.30 pm.

03 December, 2020

Farmers Refuse Lunch Offered By Govt During Meeting, Ate Their Own Food


During the lunch break, a small van carrying food for around 40 people was seen outside the meeting location.

02 December, 2020

Shah, Tomar, Goyal Hold Deliberations Before Holding Talks With Protesting Farmers


Over 35 farmer leaders had held a three-hour meeting on Tuesday at Vigyan Bhavan with the ministerial delegation.

29 November, 2020

Environment-Friendly 'Kulhad' Will Replace Plastic Tea Cups At Railway Stations


Railway minister Piyush Goyal said the initiative will be the contribution of the Railways towards a plastic-free India.

26 November, 2020

Tributes Pour In For Martyrs Of Mumbai 26/11 Attacks

Outlook Web Bureau

Political leaders paid homage to victims of the 2008 terror attacks on its 12th anniversary.

09 October, 2020

Piyush Goyal Gets Additional Charge Of Ministry Of Consumer Affairs, Food And Public Distribution

Outlook Web Bureau

Ram Vilas Paswan died on Thursday in Delhi.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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