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Newly inducted Ministers assume charge, spell out priorities

Puri, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs, said he would give his best to meet the targets.

Sep 05, 2017, 00:19 AM IST
Nitish blames media for blowing JD (U)'s non-inclusion in Cabinet expansion out of proportion

Nitish blames media for blowing JD (U)'s non-inclusion in Cabinet expansion out of proportion

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday blamed the media for blowing Janata Dal (United)'s (JD(U)) non-inclusion in the reshuffle of the Union Cabinet, out of proportion.

Sep 04, 2017, 14:44 PM IST
Experiments continue three years on: Sena on cabinet rejig

Experiments continue three years on: Sena on cabinet rejig

Describing the rejig of the Union council of ministers as a political necessity, the BJP's bickering ally Shiv Sena said experiments continued even after three years of the Narendra Modi government. People were still waiting for 'achhe din', the Shiv Sena said in an editorial in its mouthpiece Saamana.

Sep 04, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Cabinet reshuffle: Modi, Shah's balance between rewarding performance and pleasing RSS

Cabinet reshuffle: Modi, Shah's balance between rewarding performance and pleasing RSS

The cabinet reshuffle and expansion had lots of surprises. Narendra Modi and Amit Shah tried to maintain delicate balance between rewarding performance and pleasing RSS.

Sep 04, 2017, 08:17 AM IST
New Cabinet ministers must fulfill PM Modi's 2014 promises: Sharad Yadav

New Cabinet ministers must fulfill PM Modi's 2014 promises: Sharad Yadav

Janata Dal-United supremo Sharad Yadav believes that the newly-appointed members of the Cabinet need to fulfill the promises made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 2014 electoral campaign.

Sep 04, 2017, 06:48 AM IST
Modi's Cabinet reshuffle springs many surprises; Sitharaman, Goyal biggest gainers

Modi's Cabinet reshuffle springs many surprises; Sitharaman, Goyal biggest gainers

Sitharaman now is set to become India's first full-time woman Defence Minister.

Sep 03, 2017, 22:42 PM IST
Shift to commerce min from railways no demotion, says PrabhuShift to commerce ministry from railways no demotion, says Prabhu

Shift to commerce min from railways no demotion, says PrabhuShift to commerce ministry from railways no demotion, says Prabhu

Prabhu was moved out of the important railway ministry and was handed over the commerce and industry portfolio in the Cabinet recast.

Sep 03, 2017, 21:38 PM IST
Profiles of four ministers promoted in Modi govt

Profiles of four ministers promoted in Modi govt

PM Modi has promoted four ministers on Sunday in a Cabinet reshuffle for their exceptional work. 

Sep 03, 2017, 21:23 PM IST
Profiles of nine new faces in Modi's council of ministers

Profiles of nine new faces in Modi's council of ministers

PM Modi has inducted nine new faces in his government - here are their profiles

Sep 03, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman - Her journey from economics to defence

Nirmala Sitharaman - Her journey from economics to defence

Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday has been elevated to Cabinet rank for her exceptional work. 

Sep 03, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Here are world's other women defence ministers

Here are world's other women defence ministers

Before her, the then prime minister Indira Gandhi had helmed the ministry from 1975-77 as additional charge.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

Watch: First woman Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on her appointment

Nirmala Sitharaman has been appointed defence minister and she will be the first woman defence minister.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Will cabinet reshuffle help in achieving dream of 'New India'?

PM Modi's cabinet expansion is being regarded as crucial for the preparation of 2019 Lok Sabha election. However, how much will this expansion help in changing India's future remains the main question. Watch Taal Thok Ke to know answer of this question.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:25 PM IST

Watch: Dharmendra Pradhan thanks PM Modi

Dharmendra Pradhan has been given a cabinet berth in PM Modi cabinet with Pradhan retaining petroleum ministry. He thanked PM Modi for believing in his capability. Watch to know more.

Sep 03, 2017, 16:40 PM IST

Piyush Goyal becomes new Railway Minister, retains Coal Ministry

Piyush Goyal has been elevated to Cabinet rank and gets additional charge of Rail Ministry along with Coal Ministry. Also, Dharmendra Pradhan retains Petroleum Ministry. Watch to know more.

Sep 03, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Cabinet reshuffle 2017: As it happened

Nine new ministers from diverse backgrounds and rich administrative experiences are expected to be inducted into Modi's Council of Ministers. Four more Union ministers are likely to be promoted today.

Sep 03, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Cabinet reshuffle 2017: Here's list of new ministers, their portfolios

Cabinet reshuffle 2017: Here's list of new ministers, their portfolios

With a focus on his agenda on good governance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expanded the union council of ministers for the third time after he took office in 2014.

Sep 03, 2017, 15:12 PM IST
Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore appointed India's new sports minister

Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore appointed India's new sports minister

Colonel Rathore first stepped in a shooting range in the mid 1990s and some years later, he became India's first ever individual silver medal winner at the Olympic Games.

Sep 03, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
Cabinet reshuffle 2017: Here's the full list of PM Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers

Cabinet reshuffle 2017: Here's the full list of PM Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on reshuffled his Cabinet in which four Ministers of State elevated to Cabinet rank and nine new faces inducted as Ministers of State. This was the third cabinet reshuffle since the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) came to power in 2014. 

Sep 03, 2017, 14:46 PM IST
Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first independent woman Defence Minister

Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first independent woman Defence Minister

Nirmala Sitharaman was on Sunday named the first independent woman defence minister of India. However, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was the first woman to hold the portfolio as the additional charge till 1982.

Sep 03, 2017, 13:59 PM IST