Piyush Goyal is new Railways minister, replaces Suresh Prabhu

Piyush Goyal is new Railways minister, replaces Suresh Prabhu

NEW DELHI: Power minister Piyush Goyal, newly elevated to cabinet rank, was on Sunday given charge of the railway ministry.
Goyal replaces Suresh Prabhu who had offered to resign after a spate of train accidents in the last month.
Analysts said the BJP leadership felt Goyal has done a competent job in implementing reforms in the power and coal sectors.

Cabinet Reshuffle: Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister Who Convinced People To ‘Give It Up’, Gets Promoted

Dharmendra Pradhan performed well in a scheme close to PM Modi – Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana – through which LPG connections have been provided to 2.5 crore people.

Cabinet Reshuffle: Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister Who Convinced People To ‘Give It Up’, Gets Promoted

Like another Minister of State who has been elevated to Cabinet rank Piyush Goyal, Pradhan’s political career has also risen steeply in the BJP. He is perceived to have worked well with the twin responsibilities of an MoS and a party worker.

‘We Win In Markets, Not Conference Rooms’: GE’s Jeff Immelt

Jeff Immelt, 61, who had served as the Chairman and CEO of the manufacturing giant GE since 2001, handed over the chief executive role to another company veteran John Flannery, but will continue as the Chairman till the end of this year.

‘We Win In Markets, Not Conference Rooms’: GE’s Jeff Immelt

“We win in markets, not conference rooms,” the message said. “Winning requires doing and not talking,” Jeff Immelt said in a letter to employees last week, which he also shared on LinkedIn.

GAIL, GSPL Lock Horns Over Transport Of ONGC Gas

GAIL, GSPL Lock Horns Over Transport Of ONGC Gas

GAIL (India) and Gujarat State Petronet ltd (GSPL) are at loggerheads over who should transport natural gas from ONGC’s KG basin fields. Both companies have filed applications before the sector regulator seeking authorisation to lay pipeline and argued their case.

CCEA approves construction of major railway line projects worth Rs 4,000 crore for increasing power flow to Tamil Nadu and Kerala

All the three projects will be completed in four years by 2020-21. The three projects will generate direct employment during construction for close to 84 lakh mandays.

CCEA approves construction of major railway line projects worth Rs 4,000 crore for increasing power flow to Tamil Nadu and Kerala

In what will provide a major boost to the railway network in various parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the Cabinet under Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval to three major railway line projects worth nearly Rs 4,000 crore.

Cabinet approves construction of doubling of railway line with electrification between Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli

Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli is an important trunk route serving Southern end of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The section is heavily passenger oriented which also serve the goods traffic from nearby ports.

Cabinet approves construction of doubling of railway line with electrification between Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli

Considering the increase in future demand in the southern end of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the Centre on Wednesday approved a Rs 1000 crore project for doubling the railway line capacity between Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli.

Dr Sanjaya Baru To Be The Next FICCI Secretary General

Dr Baru will replace incumbent A Didar Singh who is due to retire after serving in the post for nearly five years.

Dr Sanjaya Baru To Be The Next FICCI Secretary General

Former Advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and noted journalist Sanjaya Baru will be the next secretary general of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci). He will take charge of office on September 1.