Five ministers were on Tuesday dropped from PM Modi's council of ministers ahead of the swearing-in of 19 new faces into the cabinet.
Not rejig, but Cabinet expansion, clarifies PM Modi: 19 new faces to be inducted in Union Council of Ministers
A total of 19 new ministers, some from Dalit community, are set to be inducted in the expansion of the Union Council of Ministers on Tuesday.
Amid talks of a Cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the performance of various ministries in spending budgetary allocations and implementing schemes in the past two years and asked his colleagues to ensure schemes be tailored to benefit masses.
Governor K Rosaiah accepted the recommendation of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to drop Chinnayya from the Council of Ministers.
PM Modi's warning to officials and smart cities rollout: Fixing the mismatch between policies and their delivery
Smart cities was an idea that Modi had publicly discussed in the run up to the parliamentary elections and thereafter, its progress had showed only on paper. By naming the first lot of 20 smart cities spread across the country, the Modi government on Thursday has tried to convey that it is delivering on its promises.
Modi may have understood the philosophy of minimum government; but even on this touchstone, he hasn't measured up
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tomorrow chair the first meeting of the expanded Cabinet which will be followed by a meeting of Council of Ministers.
Ahead of the Cabinet expansion and reshuffle of the Union Council of Ministers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted a breakfast meet.
PM Narendra Modi and his council of ministers declared their assets and liabilities today.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav sacked a junior minister and changed the portfolios of 11 ministers.
The discussions are believed to have centred around the 100-day agenda which Modi had asked his ministerial colleagues to set, identifying priorities.
Here is a list of cabinet ministers and ministers of state in the new government.
Modi did not allow BJP leaders to be incorporated into the council of ministers on the basis of kin.