CABINET RESHUFFLE

  • West Bengal: Two new MLAs to join Mamata Banerjee's cabinet December 26, 2013

    Two new faces will join the Trinamool Congress ministry in West Bengal headed by Mamata Banerjee on Friday. "With an aim towards providing even better and speedy governance to the people of the state, the Trinamool Congress Government is going to induct two new ministers into the state cabinet on...
  • Kerala CM to have talks with Cong top brass on cabinet reshuffle August 1, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: A compromise formula is on the cards to end the infighting in the Congress's Kerala unit. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will arrive in Delhi on Thursday to meet the Congress High Command on a reshuffle in the Kerala state cabinet. This is his second visit to the capital this...
  • Chandy meets Rahul, says Cabinet reshuffle in Kerala very soon July 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid political crisis in Kerala over solar panel scam, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Friday said there will be a Cabinet reshuffle very soon in the state as he tried to reach out to Hindu caste organisations which are up in arms against his government. The beleaguered Chief Minister,...
  • Cabinet reshuffle is an exercise in votebank politics: Pushpesh Pant June 19, 2013

    Will the Cabinet reshuffle be able to infuse some enthusiasm into the Union government? Or have these been effected only keeping the upcoming Assembly polls in mind? Former JNU professor Pushpesh Pant joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Does Modi has that magical pull to attract voters...
  • The Last Word: Has the Cabinet reshuffle failed to invigorate the govt? June 18, 2013

    A new set of Cabinet ministers were sworn in on Monday evening at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. ...
  • Clear signs of fatigue in UPAII as PM inducts new ministers June 17, 2013

    New Delhi: In perhaps the last reshuffle before the 2014 general elections, the United Progressive Alliance on Monday inducted new faces into its Cabinet, but it seems like a clear sign that a fatigued UPAII has run out of options. A classic example was the return of 85yearold Sis Ram Ola,...
  • People will again repose their faith in UPA, tweets PMO June 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said he is confident that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) will get a third term. "I have always believed that we will have a third go as UPA and the people will again repose their faith in us," the Prime Minister said in...
  • Ministers inducted in UPA keeping in mind the elections: Muttemwar June 17, 2013

    In perhaps the last reshuffle before the 2014 general elections, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) on Monday inducted new faces into its Cabinet, including 85yearold Sis Ram Ola. "There's a view that these people are very important considering the elections and we have to bear with that," said Congress leader...
  • UPA inducts old faces in Cabinet, 85yearold Ola gets Labour Ministry June 17, 2013

    New Delhi: In perhaps the last reshuffle before the 2014 general elections, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) on Monday inducted new faces into its Cabinet, including 85yearold Sis Ram Ola, leaving out the young brigade to send out a message that it wants to run the government with a mixture...
  • UPA Cabinet reshuffle: List of new ministers June 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A new set of Cabinet ministers were sworn in on Monday evening at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. This is possibly the last reshuffle before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Mallikarjun Kharge was made the Railways Minister as eight more were inducted with veterans Sis Ram Ola and Oscar Fernandes making...
  • Cabinet reshuffle will not improve governance: AK Bhattacharya June 17, 2013

    As the UPA readies itself for the poll year, the Cabinet reshuffle is expected to be the last for the current term. What does it indicate about Congress' strategy for the general elections? Business Standard's editor AK Bhattacharya joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. How much of...
  • Sis Ram Ola, Girija Vyas likely to be sworn in as Cabinet ministers June 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A new set of Cabinet ministers will be sworn in at 5:30 pm on Monday evening at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. This is possibly the last reshuffle before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Four new Cabinet ministers will be sworn in, they are likely to be Sis Ram Ola,...
  • Cabinet reshuffle today, likely to be the last before 2014 LS polls June 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the Congress party revamped its organisation, it is now likely that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi will reshuffle the Cabinet on Monday. The swearing in for the new set of Cabinet Ministers is scheduled for 5:30 pm on Monday at the...
  • Cong announces party revamp, Rahul to look after frontal organisations June 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday announced new working committee members, a day ahead of the proposed reshufflecumexpansion of the Union Council of Ministers. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will look after frontal organisations. Meanwhile, Ajay Maken and CP Joshi, who resigned as ministers from the UPA government, have been...
  • Cabinet reshuffle on Monday; CP Joshi, Ajay Maken resign June 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Ministers Ajay Maken and CP Joshi have resigned ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle on Monday. President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday accepted both the resignations. Meanwhile, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Congress leader Ahmed Patel met on Sunday ahead of the reshuffle. Sources said...
  • Cabinet reshuffle: Young leaders to be given important portfolios June 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Minister Ajay Maken on Saturday resigned ahead of a Cabinet reshuffle next week. Maken said that he wants to work for the party. Maken submitted his resignation as Union Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and has expressed his desire to work for the party, said...
  • Ajay Maken resigns as Union minister ahead of Cabinet reshuffle next week June 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Ajay Maken resigned as the Housing Minister on Saturday night ahead of the reshuffle of the Council of Ministers and that of the AICC expected next week. Maken submitted his resignation as Union Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and has expressed his desire to work for...
  • Cabinet reshuffle next week, expansion likely June 15, 2013

    New Delhi: A reshufflecumexpansion of the Union Council of Ministers could take place next week. Sources say the rejig could happen as early as even by Monday in which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh could utilize the opportunity to fill several vacancies in his council of ministers. The exercise is expected...
  • Ajit Pawar refutes allegations of NCP retaining 'tainted ministers' June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Tuesday brushed aside criticism that "tainted" ministers have been retained in the reshuffle. In politics, Opposition levels all kinds of allegations, but until proved legally, they have no meaning, Pawar told reporters here. "In the UPA government, allegations have been made against ministers and...
  • Maharashtra cabinet reshuffle: Six new ministers swornin June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Five NCP and an Independent legislator, were on Tuesday swornin as ministers in the Maharashtra government as part of the muchawaited reshuffle. Madhukar Pichad and Shashikant Shinde of NCP and Dilip Sopal (Independent) took oath as cabinet ministers. While Suresh Dhas, Uday Samant and Sanjay Savkhare were inducted as Ministers...
  • Maharashtra: NCP likely to reshuffle its ministers today June 11, 2013

    Mumbai: The reshuffle of NCP ministers in the Maharashtra government is expected to take place on Tuesday. The reshuffle comes after NCP President Sharad Pawar asked 20 ministers to hand in their resignations. Pawar is trying to change the face of the party ahead of the 2014 elections. Party sources said...
  • Maharashtra: NCP ministers resign ahead of cabinet reshuffle June 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Ahead of a cabinet reshuffle in Maharashtra on June 15, all 20 NCP ministers resigned on Friday. All the ministers gave their resignation to party's chief Sharad Pawar. Sources have told CNNIBN that Madhukar Pichad, who is the state NCP president, is likely to be included in the cabinet along...
  • No rift between PM, Sonia: Congress May 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Days after two Union Ministers were sacked, there were reports of a feud between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. But the Congress on Sunday downplayed that and said that there is no rift. The party has rubbished all reports that the Prime Minister has...
  • Coal scam: Attorney General to continue in his position, say Govt sources May 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Attorney General GE Vahanvati, who was under scanner for trying to influence CBI's coal scam status report, will continue in his position. Government sources on Saturday confirm there will be no action against the top law officer. Meanwhile, sacked Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Saturday came out in his...
  • Sibal may be new Law Minister, CP Joshi likely to get Railways May 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was forced to sack Ashwani Kumar as Law Minister and Pawan Kumar Bansal as Railway Minister, the Congress party has given full credit to party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi for taking action against the tainted ministers. "Congress...
  • PM sacks Ashwani, Bansal to restore credibility; but is it too late? May 11, 2013

    New Delhi: After days of sustained pressure, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was finally forced to act against his ministers charged with corruption and interference. Law Minister Ashwani Kumar and Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal were both forced to quit on Friday. Both of them called on the Prime Minister on...
  • SP wants Beni Prasad Verma out of Cabinet March 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday maintained silence over Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma's renewed attack on outside ally Samajwadi Party, which is hopeful that he will be removed during a minor Cabinet reshuffle being talked about soon. Targeting the SP yet again on Saturday, he said that there will be...
  • J&K: Omar Abdullah to reshuffle Cabinet on Tuesday January 14, 2013

    Jammu: The muchawaited reshuffle of the fouryearold Omar Abdullah ministry in Jammu and Kashmir will be carried out on Tuesday in the first such exercise after the Chief Minister assumed office and less than two years ahead of the next Assembly elections. The ruling coalition partners, National Conference (NC) and Congress,...
  • Purandeswari may get independent charge of Textiles November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end to the Union Ministry reshuffle. According to sources, Andhra Congress MP Purandeswari Devi, who was given the charge of Minister of State for Commerce and Industries on Sunday, is now likely to be made MoS Textiles (Independent charge). Sources also said that Tamil...
  • Lalchand Kataria made MoS Rural Development October 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Newly swornin Minister of State for Defence Lalchand Kataria has now been appointed as Minister of State for Rural Development Ministry after much confusion. Kataria, a firsttime inductee into the Cabinet, was given his new post after meeting the Prime Minister on Tuesday. His first appointment as MoS...