Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to expand his council of ministers to include a key leader from Kashmir, sources said, as he looks to win the support of allies to push economic reforms through Parliament.
Sri Lanka's new President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday roped in 26 opposition lawmakers into his government by giving them ministerial berths, further weakening arch-rival Mahinda Rajapaksa's hold on Sri Lanka Freedom Party.
A day after winning confidence vote comfortably with the help of allies RJD, Congress and CPI, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said discussion on expansion of cabinet would take place after completion of the ongoing Budget session.
Mumbai: Weeks after squabbling over allocation of portfolios, the Shiv Sena finally joined the BJP-led government in Maharashtra on Friday when Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis expanded his 34-day-old cabinet.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and SP General Secretary Ram Gopal Yadav are all set to be elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha as only 10 candidates are left in the fray for as many seats after scrutiny on Tuesday.
Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma on Monday charged the Narendra Modi Government with not doing any welfare work for the country's citizens and said it has only handed them "jhaadu" (broom) in the name of Swachh Bharat campaign.
Babul Supriyo, the sole member in the Union Council of Ministers from West Bengal, on Monday took over as Minister of State (MoS) for Urban Development, saying he would act as a bridge between the Centre and his state where there "has been absolute lack of governance".
AAP on Monday launched an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the appointment of JP Nadda as the Union Health Minister and accused him of "violating even the minimum level of decorum" and "rewarding loyalty above everything else".