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Former officials, ex-diplomat likely to join Modi Cabinet - The Hindu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi. | Photo Credit: Shanker Chakravarty · Nistula Hebbar. September 02, 2017 21:28 IST. Updated: September 03, 2017 08:10 IST. more-in. No women or MPs belonging to alliance parties ...and more »

Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday; rejig to impact over two dozen ministries - Business Standard

A Cabinet reshuffle and expansion, set to alter the complexion of the Narendra Modi-led Council of Ministers, is expected on Sunday. The overarching theme of the Cabinet reshuffle is to fulfil the PM's earlier promise of providing maximum governance ...and more »

Confusion over participation of AIADMK, JD(U) in Cabinet - The Hindu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi. | Photo Credit: Shanker Chakravarty. PTI. New Delhi , September 02, 2017 13:38 IST. Updated: September 02, 2017 17:21 IST. more-in. JD(U) sources said they were still not informed ...and more »

Resignations Indicate BJP Is Going for Optics, Not Governance, in Possible Cabinet Reshuffle - The Wire

At least five Union ministers tendered their resignations on August 31 after meeting with party president Amit Shah. Giant cardboard cut out of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) and Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah are displayed in New ...and more »

Union Cabinet rejig: Who's up, who's down and why - Times of India

NEW DELHI: With a focus on delivery as he prepares for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday handed key portfolios+ to ministers with "proven" track record and sprang a surprise by elevating Nirmala Sitharaman as the first ...and more »

Goyal, Sitharaman, Pradhan, Naqvi elevated, 9 ministers of state inducted - Business Standard

Four cabinet ministers and nine ministers of state were sworn into the union council of ministers on Sunday morning. The list of portfolios is yet to be released. Ministers of state with independent charge Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal, Nirmala ...and more »

Instead of reshuffles in Delhi, PM must allot ministers to states to change the narrative - The New Indian Express

Today is the day of reckoning for the ministerial class in Delhi. As the constellation of the Narendra Modi solar system gets a reshuffle, some stars will fall. New stars will rise. Nevertheless, has restructuring the Union Cabinet ever made a tangible ...and more »

Cabinet reshuffle: Modi-Shah jugalbandi behind smooth recast - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The close coordination between PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah seemed all too apparent as they seemed to almost clap in unison as ministers took oath of office at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday. If the exercise of ministerial ...and more »

PM Modi's Nirmala Sitharaman surprise and the gainers, losers in the cabinet reshuffle - Bangalore Mirror

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had his way in the Union cabinet reshuffle that he undertook on Sunday throwing many surprises such as appointing a woman defence minister - the impeccable Nirmala Sitharaman - resisting RSS pressure on Uma Bharti and Nitin ...and more »

Did The BJP's NDA Partners Get The Short End Of The Stick At The Cabinet Reshuffle? - Huffington Post India

The real message sent out by the reshuffle is not that now there is “formidable force” gearing up for 2019. By Sandip Roy. Anindito Mukherjee / Reuters. File photo of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) and Amit Shah, the president of India's ...and more »