Cabinet reshuffle 2012

Salman Khurshid: Lawyer-politician with a gift for words

The 59-year-old Khurshid, a lawyer by training, takes over as India`s External Affairs Minister.

Oct 28, 2012, 15:30 PM IST

Will ensure proper electricity supply: Power Min Scindia

Newly appointed Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that his priorities will be to ensure proper electricity supply in the country.

Oct 28, 2012, 15:10 PM IST

Cabinet reshuffle: Young blood will bring UPA govt in power again, says Chiranjeevi

Speaking to the reports the newly inducted minister (Chiranjeevi)expressed his full faith in the Manmohan government.

Oct 28, 2012, 14:50 PM IST

Cabinet reshuffle: Andhra Pradesh gets largest share

Andhra Pradesh, a crucial state electorally for the Congress, Sunday got the maximum representation of six in the rejig.

Oct 28, 2012, 13:55 PM IST

New minister reminded to sign papers

Porika Naik Balram rushed to greet President Pranab Mukherjee and others present after his oath-taking, and in his joy almost forgot to sign his name after being sworn in.

Oct 28, 2012, 13:32 PM IST

Jodhpur`s Chandresh Kumari inducted in Cabinet

Congress MP from Jodhpur Chandresh Kumari Katoch was among the two new faces inducted into the Manmohan Singh Cabinet Sunday.

Oct 28, 2012, 13:15 PM IST

Ashwani Kumar elevated to Cabinet rank

Ashwani Kumar was Sunday elevated to cabinet rank. He was earlier minister of state for planning, science and technology and earth sciences.

Oct 28, 2012, 13:11 PM IST

MM Pallam Raju promoted as Cabinet minister

MM Pallam Raju was Sunday sworn in as cabinet minister. He was minister of state for defence.

Oct 28, 2012, 13:10 PM IST

Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi joins government

Telugu superstar-turned-politician K Chiranjeevi, who merged his Praja Rajyam Party with the Congress last year, was Sunday made minister of state with independent charge in the Manmohan Singh government.

Oct 28, 2012, 13:04 PM IST

Ajay Maken elevated to Cabinet

Ajay Maken was Sunday elevated as Cabinet minister.

Oct 28, 2012, 12:37 PM IST

Dinsha Patel elevated to cabinet

Dinsha Patel was Sunday elevated as cabinet minister.

Oct 28, 2012, 12:36 PM IST