October 29, 2012 11:07 AM IST
Jaipal Reddy's removal as the Union petroleum minister in Sunday's reshuffle was due to his inability to take crucial decisions, feels Shekhar Gupta, editor-in-chief Shekhar, Indian Express.
- October 29, 2012 08:40 AM IST
The Government announced its new Cabinet Ministers last evening. The UPA 2 Government inducted 17 new faces in the Cabinet. Salman Khurshid has been made the External Affairs Minister while Ashwani Kumar has got the important portfolio of Law.
- October 29, 2012 08:02 AM IST
In a quick U-turn from his statement that he would contest the upcoming Assembly polls, former Gujarat minister of state for Home, Amit Shah last night said his statement was misconstrued by media.
- October 29, 2012 12:02 AM IST
BJP today termed the reshuffle in the Union Cabinet as a damp squib, and alleged that the UPA government has failed on all fronts and the country has seen biggest scams and highest inflation during the last eight years.
- October 28, 2012 07:30 PM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's imprint on the Sunday reshuffle in the Council of Ministers is evident with several leaders who are in favour of more economic reforms now a part of his new core team.
- October 28, 2012 12:34 PM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh effected a major Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, giving away the major share to Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal to counter the Telangana forces in the former and ex-ally Mamata Banerjee of the Trinamool Congress in the latter.
- October 28, 2012 11:24 AM IST
Corporate Affairs Minister M Veerappa Moily to get Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Dinsha Patel from Gujarat and Ajay Maken from Delhi elevated to Cabinet rank.
- October 27, 2012 02:14 PM IST
Against the backdrop of Britain warming up to Narendra Modi after boycotting him for 10 years, the US has said it would handle the Gujarat Chief Minister's potential visa application as per its immigration laws.
- October 27, 2012 01:32 PM IST
Minister of State for Mines Dinsha Patel likely to be upgraded, say sources.
- October 27, 2012 11:32 AM IST
A reshuffle of the Union Cabinet, which could be the last before the Lok Sabha elections slated for 2014, will take place tomorrow. The Cabinet reshuffle will take place at 11:30 AM tomorrow, Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson Venu Rajamony said today.
- October 26, 2012 12:01 PM IST
It is now confirmed that the much delayed Union Cabinet reshuffle will finally take place on Sunday morning, that is October 28. Sources have told CNN-IBN that discussions between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi are almost complete.
- October 25, 2012 09:52 AM IST
The upcoming cabinet reshuffle on Sunday is unlikely to see dramatic changes, says Rajdeep Sardesai of CNN-IBN. He said it is still not clear if Rahul Gandhi will be given a berth in the Cabinet rejig; and even if he gets one, he is unlikely to make any impact now.
- October 25, 2012 08:54 AM IST
The Union Cabinet is likely to be reshuffled this Sunday (October 28), reports CNBC-TV18.
- October 21, 2012 05:25 PM IST
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met RSS top brass including its chief Mohan Bhagwat but brushed aside suggestions that the issue of projecting him as prime ministerial candidate for 2014 general elections was discussed.
- October 20, 2012 10:36 PM IST
BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Saturday denied allegations that the Purti Group, a cooperative society with which he was associated, had fictious shareholders and that a company close to him had unduly benefitted when he was the PWD minister in Maharashtra.
- October 20, 2012 06:46 PM IST
In a major political development, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday announced that he would not contest elections any more. The veteran Maharashtra politician, however, said that he would continue to lead his party.
- October 19, 2012 03:00 PM IST
Observing that capacity augmentation in the field of higher education cannot be achieved without approval of key pending legislations, government today expressed hope that Opposition will support their passage in the winter session of Parliament.
- October 18, 2012 08:00 PM IST
Tearing into BJP on corruption issue, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi today sought to take the battle to its court accusing it of running 'corrupt' governments in states while 'just pretending' to fight graft.
- October 18, 2012 05:02 PM IST
Charges against Khurshid, Gadkari not yet proved: Mulayam
- October 13, 2012 03:36 PM IST
Local MNS MLA Nitin Bhosle has warned against releasing water from Gangapur dam to Marathwada region citing insufficient stock. Gangapur dam is filled only 85 percent to its capacity.
- October 10, 2012 01:20 PM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today decried creation of "mindless atmosphere of negativity and pessimism" on the corruption issue and promised to strengthen the anti-graft law by including corporate failure to prevent bribery as a new offence besides other steps.
- October 09, 2012 08:21 PM IST
Winter session of Parliament is expected to be held between November 26 to December 21 in the midst of Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.
- October 07, 2012 02:52 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has said that he will quit politics if anybody could prove his alleged business links with close aide and party MP Ajay Sancheti, currently in the midst of an irrigation scam in Maharashtra.
- October 06, 2012 09:46 PM IST
Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, on Saturday finally broke his silence over the allegations of financial impropriety made against him by anti-corruption crusader-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal on Friday.
- October 06, 2012 07:22 PM IST
Transactions between two private individuals cannot be questioned on basis of "implied act of corruption", finance minister P Chidambaram said in response to a query if government will probe allegations against Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra for certain realty deals.