140 Volts: The Mystery Of The Expanding Cabinet

In a major reshuffle in the Union Cabinet on Tuesday, Smriti Irani was moved out of the HRD ministry while senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu was given the additional charge of the I&B ministry. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inducted 19 new faces, elevating Minister of State for Environment Prakash Javadekar to the cabinet and dropping five junior ministers. All the 19 new ministers sworn in at a solemn function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan are from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) barring RPI leader Ramdas Athawale of Maharashtra and Apna Dal’s Anupriya Patel of Uttar Pradesh.

In a major reshuffle in the Union Cabinet on Tuesday, Smriti Irani was moved out of the HRD ministry while senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu was given the additional charge of the I&B ministry. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inducted 19 new faces, elevating Minister of State for Environment Prakash Javadekar to the cabinet and dropping five junior ministers. All the 19 new ministers sworn in at a solemn function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan are from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) barring RPI leader Ramdas Athawale of Maharashtra and Apna Dal's Anupriya Patel of Uttar Pradesh.