The Maharashtra government on October 16 requested the Railways to allow women to commute by local trains during the non-peak hours - from 11 am to 3 pm, and from 7 pm till the end of the day's services.
Piyush Goyal announced on Twitter, “I shall be undergoing a procedure to remove a kidney stone. Will be back soon.”
According to a release by the President Ram Nath Kovind's office, Goyal will hold the charge of this Ministry in addition to his existing portfolios.
Ahead of Durga Puja celebrations in West Bengal, Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal on Sunday (October 4) inaugurated the Phoolbagan station of Kolkata's East-West Metro corridor.
The government, in its order, said that FDI up to 74 per cent under automatic route shall be permitted for companies seeking new industrial licences.
This is country's second and South India’s first Kisan Train. The first Kisan train was flagged off on 7th of August this year and the train is running between Maharashtra's Devlali and Bihar's Danapur Railway Station.
Ease of Doing Business Rankings: Uttar Pradesh has jumped from 12th position in BRAP 17-18 to 2nd position in BRAP 19 taking a remarkable leap of 10 positions.
There is no truth in ‘Railways privatisation’ claim and thus it falls flat. There is indeed hike in platform ticket prices at Pune railway station but it’s temporary and has no connect with privatization claim.
The 'Kisan Rail' train will run on a weekly basis. It will start from Deolali in Maharashtra's Nashik at 11 am today and will reach Danapur in Bihar at 6.45 pm on August 8.
"Only those who looted the country can describe subsidy as profit. The railways spent more money in running Shramik trains than it received from state governments. People are now asking what happened to Sonia ji's promise of paying for people's tickets," Goyal tweeted.