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2019 to be better than 2014 feat, says Amit Shah

Both the government and the ruling BJP has lined up several events and programmes to mark NDA’s three years in office.

22 May 2017 12:57 AM

Goyal says no need for lower taxes to encourage clean energy

The minister said "We don't need support of lower taxes to encourage renewable energy. By itself, it is good for the nation.

19 May 2017 5:29 PM

Nuclear power for cleaner future

While the NSG issue will drag on thanks to China, India’s diplomatic efforts to convince Australia, among others, to supply uranium is bearing fruit.

19 May 2017 12:28 AM

100 metres norm for ASI sites to be eased

Currently, construction is not allowed within 100 metres around protected monuments except for repair and renovation works.

18 May 2017 6:41 AM

Cabinet clears 10 new nuclear reactors

Indigenous 700MW reactors to generate Rs 70,000 crore orders for industry.

18 May 2017 1:05 AM


Today is the day of accountability for the corrupt: Piyush Goyal on raids over INX media scam

'It is not us who demanded reopening of fodder scam cases, the SC gave the verdict,' Goyal said rejecting allegations of political vendetta.

16 May 2017 5:00 PM

India jumps 73 spots to 26 rank in WB's power list: Goyal

Govt's rural electrification programme is proceeding swiftly, with over 13,000 villages electrified out of a total of 18,452.

14 May 2017 4:27 PM

Goyal backs proposed merger of CMPF with EPF

Union minister said it will safeguard workers' interests, even as unions opposing it prepare for 3-day strike next month.

12 May 2017 11:54 AM

Govt to come out with e-vehicle policy this fiscal: Goyal

The govt, he said, wants to encourage research and development in electric mobility sector and aspires to be a leader in the world.

12 May 2017 9:19 AM

EESL to make 100 miliion investment in UK

Power Minister Piyush Goyal will this week formally announce EESL investment for three years

09 May 2017 5:07 PM


India achieves target set for solar capacity

Union power minister reiterated that the country is well poised to reach its target of 100 GW capacity.

17 Apr 2017 5:40 PM

4 power plants by NALCO unveiled by Piyush Goyal

Built at a cost of Rs 1350 crore, the plants are located in Rajasthan (two plants), Maharashtra and AP.

15 Apr 2017 3:53 PM

Govt open to exploit tidal energy: Piyush Goyal

At present, tidal energy is in the pre-research and development stage and can cost anywhere between Rs 17 to 36 per unit.

06 Apr 2017 2:08 PM

Piyush Goyal chalks out roadmap for UP power revamp

“We have to bring an Urja Kranti in UP and we will work together to achieve it,” said Mr Goyal.

28 Mar 2017 1:30 AM

LED bulbs have reduced power bills: Piyush Goyal

Power Minister says per piece cost of these bulbs has gone down from over Rs 300 to Rs 38.

23 Mar 2017 2:08 PM


Electronic auction of coal registeres decline

The available quantity of coal and demand of fossil fuel in the economy are the factors in question.

20 Mar 2017 3:59 PM

Govt collects Rs 21,129 cr as Clean Environment Cess in Apr-Jan

In last fiscal the collection from Clean Environment Cess from across India was Rs 13,847.87 crore.

20 Mar 2017 2:49 PM

Goyal bets on divestment, rules out Air India privatisation

Power Minister says struggling Hindustan Photo Films was among first PSUs to be divested.

18 Mar 2017 4:13 PM

India's solar capacity to cross 20GW in next 15 months: Goyal

On 10th of March this year the installed solar power capacity in India has crossed 10,000 MW.

18 Mar 2017 12:28 PM

PM Modi gets inclusive, says win heralds a ‘new India’ by 2022

Shah meets Rajnath on UP CM; MLAs to decide in Lucknow Thurs.

13 Mar 2017 12:31 AM