From wannabe Miss India to cabinet minister - phenomenal rise of Smriti Irani

A transition from showbiz to politics has proved fruitful for Smriti Irani, who will now hold an important ministry in the Narendra Modi-led government, which was sworn in Monday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Punjab Cabinet minister resigns

Punjab Cabinet Minister for Jails, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Sarwan Singh Phillaur submitted his resignation from the Council of Ministers "on moral grounds" following recent reports of alleged involvement of a family member in drug trade.

Muzaffarnagar riots: SP leader says no case against Azam Khan

In the backdrop of demands for arrest of Cabinet Minister Azam Khan in connection with the Muzaffarnagar riots, a senior SP leader on Monday said no case or FIR had been registered against him and there was no basis for his arrest.

EC notice to MP Cabinet Minister for paid news

The Election Commission has issued a showcause notice for disqualification to Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra.

Raj Shah could be first Indian-American Cabinet minister

USAID`s Indian-American head Raj Shah is being seen as a strong contender for a Cabinet position as President Barack Obama forms a new team.

MM Pallam Raju promoted as Cabinet minister

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

Ajay Maken elevated to Cabinet

Ajay Maken was Sunday elevated as Cabinet minister.

Dinsha Patel elevated to cabinet

Dinsha Patel was Sunday elevated as cabinet minister.

Rahman Khan makes a comeback with Cabinet rank

Former Rajya Sabha deputy chairman K Rahman Khan was Sunday sworn in as a Cabinet minister.

Maya sacks cabinet minister for `misconduct`

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and
BSP supremo Mayawati on Wednesday removed a cabinet minister and also
expelled him from the party for "his behaviour and conduct
which were adverse to the dignity of his post".

Mamata, Cabinet minister not of constituency or state: CPI(M)

Targeting Railway Minister Mamata
Banerjee for skipping the Cabinet meeting on Jharkhand on Tuesday,
CPI(M) said she was a minister of the entire country and not
of any particular constituency or state.

UK’s 1st female Muslim cabinet minister accused of betraying her religion

Muslim fundamentalists see Baroness Sayeeda Warsi as an apostate.

Israeli minister warns of new war with Hezbollah

Israel is heading toward a new
war with Lebanon`s Shiite movement Hezbollah, a cabinet minister warned on Saturday in remarks carried by military radio and the popular Ynet news website.