Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Monday made a veiled attack on Congress president Rahul Gandhi over his comments after the “Vande Bharat Express” ran into trouble on its maiden run, saying some people disrespected the Indian talent and “wanted to continue imports from Italy”.
He asserted that India would export trains made by its engineers to Italy, but not import anything from there.
Goyal, also the Coal Minister, made his remarks in a ceremony to dedicate to the country a 1,000-megawatt (MW) thermal power project of NTPL and a 150-MW solar power projects of NLC India Ltd in southern Tamil Nadu.
“Some people tried to make fun of engineers of Integral Coach Factory in Chennai and try to show that our engineers had failed. I think they do not respect India, they do not respect Indian talent…They want us to continue everything from Italy,” he said. Read More