officially confirmed Modi cabinet reshuffle on sunday at 10 am Prime minister Narendra Modi may suprises again with new pepole in team. could see
officially confirmed Modi cabinet reshuffle on sunday at 10 am Prime minister Narendra Modi may suprises again with new pepole in team.
could see the entry of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) nominees into the ministry, with the party striking an alliance with the BJP in Bihar recently.
The prime minister office (pmo) reviewed cabinet ministers perforamance The Narendra Modi government has completed three years and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) already seems to be preparing for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. PM Modi is planning a massive rejig of his Cabinet. The shake up is being planned with en eye on crucial Assembly polls ahead and the national election
As of now, four junior ministers – Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Sanjiv Kumar Balyan, Faggan Singh Kulaste and Mahendra Nath Pandey – have resigned from their positions. Union Cabinet Minister Uma Bharti also offered to resign, but there was no official word yet. Last week, following several instances of train derailments, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu also offered to resign, but he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to ‘wait’.
There are, currently, three vacancies in the Council of Ministers, arising out of the exit of former Defence minister Manohar Parrikar, who resigned to return as chief minister of Goa, and Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, who resigned and is now Vice President of India.and the passing of Anil Madhav Dave who was MoS Environment and Climate Change (Independent Charge).
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who holds additional charge of Defence, is expected to shed one of the two key ministries. So could other ministers who hold two portfolios, like Narendra Singh Tomar, Harsh Vardhan and Smriti Irani, who is minister for both textiles and Information and Broadcasting, sources said.
Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari’s name is doing the rounds for Railway Minister‘s post. Incumbent Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu offered to quit last week in the wake of recent back-to-back train derailments that claimed around two dozen lives. However, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has kept it on hold.