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Madam Raksha Mantri

Nirmala Sitharaman’s elevation is dramatic. But PM Modi’s third ministerial reshuffle sends out other interesting messages too

Kathua rape and murder has nothing to do with J&K cabinet reshuffle: Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav termed the reshuffle a "normal exercise" and said that on reviewing the situation a decision was taken to give an opportunity to five more MLAs to understand governance.


PM Modi offered Supriya Sule cabinet berth, says Sena MP; NCP, BJP rubbish claim

The Sena MP also said that Pawar told him that the NCP's stand is very clear on not joining the Modi government, yet rumours are being spread to create confusion.

Inside Track: Silence is consent

The big question is how Nirmala Sitharaman pipped everyone to the post and bagged the heavyweight Defence portfolio. The PM may be pleased with Sitharaman’s honesty, hard work, draftsmanship and ability to give a précis of lengthy documents, but other factors also weighed in her favour.

The Urdu Press: The Cabinet Reshuffle

Editor of Inquilab, Shakeel Shamsi, in his column on September 4, writes: “Usually, BJP leaders are particular about choosing auspicious time and other details for any event. But this time, PM Modi, ignoring superstition, opted for the swearing in on September 3, of 13 Ministers.”

Nitin Gadkari announces task force to speed up Ganga clean-up

Uma Bharti formally handed over the ministry to Gadkari in a room with a laminated photograph of Modi praying to the Ganga.


Post-Reshuffle: Key eco ministries get stronger Cabinet foothold

Portfolios headed by Ministers of State with independent charge drops to 12 from 15 after Sunday’s rejig with crucial ministries like coal, commerce, petroleum and skill development now under ministers with Cabinet-rank

Post Cabinet reshuffle: Will incorporate skill training into formal education system, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Dharmendra Pradhan was elevated as Cabinet Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas in the reshuffle carried out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday.

With Nitin Gadkari at helm, Maharashtra hopeful of speedy clearance to irrigation projects

The CM also asserted that Suresh Prabhu -- another minister from the state -- took several steps to improve railway connectivity in Maharashtra and minimise travel woes of Mumbai residents. The new railway minister, Piyush Goyal, would be similarly helpful, he said.

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Krishna Raj take charge as MoS Agriculture

The agriculture ministry will now have three MoS along with Parshottam Rupala. Raj was earlier the MoS for Women and Child Development while Shekhawat was a Member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance.

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Modi Cabinet reshuffle 2017: The nine new faces inducted to the Council of Ministers

Nine ministers were inducted into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers on Sunday. They were administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.