While Parrikar set in motion important reform processes, he was unable to cut through his ministry’s byzantine bureaucracy and ends his tenure with a few achievements.
New Delhi: Minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla, who turned 75 in April, resigned today from the Union Cabinet citing ‘personal reasons’ along with minister of state for heavy industries G M Siddeshwara. Announcing their resignations, a Rashtrapati Bhawan communique said these have been accepted. There was speculation last week when […]
The BJP is keen to directly challenge the Samajwadi Party in the state electoral battle and reduce the fight to the politics of religious polarisation.
Irani’s tenure will be remembered for it complete departure from a public-funded education system towards greater privatisation and saffronisation.
The biggest loser is Modi himself, because he has squandered the opportunity for a course correction that his government, his party, and India badly need.
New Delhi: Controversial HRD minister leader Smriti Irani has been shifted from the key education portfolio to textiles and replaced by Prakash Javadekar – newly elevated to cabinet rank – in an expansion of the union council of ministers and reshuffle which saw several other changes. The shifting of Irani, whose two-year tenure in […]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the second reshuffle and expansion of the union cabinet on Tuesday morning.
The cabinet expansion reflects caste calculations to fix emerging weaknesses in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. It hardly has anything to do with merit even as there is consensus that the cabinet suffers from a considerable talent deficit.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the union government’s second cabinet reshuffle and expansion on Tuesday morning.
Al-Abadi’s reshuffle to bring five technocrats into his cabinet had generated social and political opposition.