As many as 15 Cabinet ministers, including some new faces, were sworn-in at the swearing in ceremony held in the Darbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhawan. While 13 members took oath in Hindi, two took in English.
Some ministers of state, including G Kishan Reddy, Parshottam Rupala and Anurag Thakur, Hardeep Singh Puri, Mansukh Mandaviya, RK Singh and Kiran Rijiju were also there, and they may be elevated, sources said.
Rajya Sabha MP Ashwini Vaishnav and Mayurbhanj MP Bishweswar Tudu from Odisha are likely to get berths in PM Modi’s council of ministers
Even though two Odias are currently representing the State in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet, one more MP from Odisha is expected to be inducted into the Cabinet which is likely to be expanded in a day or two.
Bengaluru: Karnataka would expand cabinet in September third week and appoint heads of boards and corporations soon, said senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Friday. “Congress President Rahul Gandhi has agreed to the cabinet expansion in September third week and the appointment of chairmen of boards and corporations across the state,” Siddaramaiah told reporters here. The […]