Cabinet expansion

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
Modi cabinet reshuffle: JD(U), AIADMK likely to join NDA

Modi cabinet reshuffle: JD(U), AIADMK likely to join NDA

An announcement regarding the cabinet reshuffle-cum-expansion may be made soon

Aug 22, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
Nitish Kumar to expand Bihar cabinet at 5 PM today; here's the list of probable ministers

Nitish Kumar to expand Bihar cabinet at 5 PM today; here's the list of probable ministers

As per the rules, the council of ministers can have a maximum of 35 members. However, more ministers would be added to the team when the cabinet will be expanded later.

Jul 29, 2017, 13:17 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi likely to go for Cabinet expansion

PM Narendra Modi likely to go for Cabinet expansion

Prime Minister Modi first expanded his cabinet in November 2014 when he inducted 21 new faces, including Parrikar as defence minister.

Jul 17, 2017, 23:08 PM IST
Maharashtra Cabinet rejig: Congress dubs expansion as fraud; calls CM Fadnavis 'helpless'

Maharashtra Cabinet rejig: Congress dubs expansion as fraud; calls CM Fadnavis 'helpless'

Days after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expanded his Cabinet, Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam on Sunday dubbed it to be a `fraud` and `deceptive` exercise.

Jul 10, 2016, 19:00 PM IST
Sena men burn effigy of Mumbai BJP chief over 'demon' remark

Sena men burn effigy of Mumbai BJP chief over 'demon' remark

Speaking at a party meet here last evening, Shelar, without naming Shiv Sena, had invoked a fable from 'Mahabharat', of a 'small demon making too much of a noise'.

Jul 07, 2016, 15:28 PM IST
Cabinet expansion done, portfolios allocated by PM Narendra Modi - Here is new and updated list of Council of Ministers

Cabinet expansion done, portfolios allocated by PM Narendra Modi - Here is new and updated list of Council of Ministers

After expanding the Cabinet, PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday allocated the portfolios to newly-inducted ministers.

Jul 06, 2016, 01:05 AM IST

Cabinet expansion to help in ease of doing business: CII

 Industry body CII today said the induction of new Ministers in the government will help address some of the issues in ease of doing business and facilitate investments.

Jul 06, 2016, 00:38 AM IST
Cabinet expansion: Portfolios allocated; massive changes by PM Narendra Modi - Here is who got what

Cabinet expansion: Portfolios allocated; massive changes by PM Narendra Modi - Here is who got what

PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday evening allocated portfolios to 19 newly-inducted ministers. 

Jul 05, 2016, 22:01 PM IST
Cabinet expansion: Prakash Javadekar is new HRD Minister, Smriti Irani sent to Textiles Ministry

Cabinet expansion: Prakash Javadekar is new HRD Minister, Smriti Irani sent to Textiles Ministry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inducted 19 new faces in Union Cabinet.

Jul 05, 2016, 21:39 PM IST
Cabinet expansion: 'New ministers will do their best under PM Narendra Modi'

Cabinet expansion: 'New ministers will do their best under PM Narendra Modi'

Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Tuesday congratulated the newly-inducted union ministers and hoped they would do their "best" under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Jul 05, 2016, 21:18 PM IST
Cabinet expansion: How PM Narendra Modi hit two Uttar Pradesh birds with one stone

Cabinet expansion: How PM Narendra Modi hit two Uttar Pradesh birds with one stone

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit two birds with one stone in Tuesday's ministry expansion, as far as Uttar Pradesh is concerned.

Jul 05, 2016, 21:16 PM IST
Arjun Ram Meghwal: INSPIRATIONAL! What a journey! From weaver to IAS to minister in PM Narendra Modi's Cabinet

Arjun Ram Meghwal: INSPIRATIONAL! What a journey! From weaver to IAS to minister in PM Narendra Modi's Cabinet

BJP MP from Rajasthan's Bikaner Lok Sabha constituency, Arjun Ram Meghwal's journey through life has been an inspiration for many!

Jul 05, 2016, 18:45 PM IST
Gear up for Parliament's Monsoon Session, visit your constituencies: PM Modi to new ministers

Gear up for Parliament's Monsoon Session, visit your constituencies: PM Modi to new ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is believed to have told his newly inducted ministers to start preparing for the upcoming Monsoon Session.

Jul 05, 2016, 16:41 PM IST

Narendra Modi informed Prakash Javadekar about his elevation in Cabinet

Prakash Javadekar was in Berlin for a Climate Change Conference when he was told by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reach Delhi "immediately".

Jul 05, 2016, 14:55 PM IST
Union Cabinet expansion: Here's list of ministers who were dropped from PM Narendra Modi's council of ministers

Union Cabinet expansion: Here's list of ministers who were dropped from PM Narendra Modi's council of ministers

We bring to you the names of ministers who were dropped from the PM Modi's ministerial council.

Jul 05, 2016, 12:58 PM IST
RPI's Ramdas Athawale inducted in Modi's Cabinet, says 'will fulfill BR Ambedkar's dream of upliftment of Dalits, poor'

RPI's Ramdas Athawale inducted in Modi's Cabinet, says 'will fulfill BR Ambedkar's dream of upliftment of Dalits, poor'

The much-awaited reshuffle and expansion of the Union Council of Ministers took place at 11 am today

Jul 05, 2016, 11:57 AM IST
Cabinet expansion will reflect 'budget focus and priorities', says PM Modi

Cabinet expansion will reflect 'budget focus and priorities', says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Monday night quoted as saying that tomorrow's expansion of his ministry will reflect "budget focus and priorities".

Jul 04, 2016, 22:35 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to rejig Cabinet on Tuesday - Here's list of MPs who may secure ministerial berth

PM Narendra Modi to rejig Cabinet on Tuesday - Here's list of MPs who may secure ministerial berth

A major Union Cabinet expansion is all set to take place on Tuesday, a day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi leave on four-nation tour on July 6, according to media reports.

Jul 04, 2016, 09:27 AM IST
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav expands Cabinet for 7th time, Balram Yadav re-inducted

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav expands Cabinet for 7th time, Balram Yadav re-inducted

Three new faces were inducted as Akhilesh Yadav expanded Uttar Pradesh Cabinet today, perhaps for the last time before state assembly polls next year. 

Jun 27, 2016, 09:05 AM IST