Friday November 28, 2014
The Motor Vehicles Bill will soon be sent to the Cabinet and government is planning to introduce it in Parliament during the ongoing winter session, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 28, 2014
Joaquim Levy, Brazil's new finance minister, is an economist and banking executive widely seen as pro-market, hawkish and orthodox, earning him the nickname "Scissorhands" for his steely budgetary management.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 24, 2014
Burkina Faso's new interim government will hold its first meeting on Monday, with the military retaining powerful posts three weeks after the army took over in the wake of a popular revolt.
World | Reuters | Friday November 21, 2014
Indonesia's new president, Joko Widodo, aims to tighten his control over a potentially unruly cabinet with the introduction next month of a "kitchen cabinet" of trusted aides to help him push through reforms in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
India | Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday November 19, 2014
Bihar has seven ministers in the Prime Minister's new expanded cabinet- and none of them will be allowed to enter their home state if its share of central funding is reduced - that was the curt warning issued today by Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram ...
India | Written by Kashish | Friday November 14, 2014
In 12 days from now, a forgery case will come up for hearing against Professor RS Katheria, who was sworn in as the new junior minister for education in the Narendra Modi cabinet on Sunday. He is charged with forging two marksheets to land a teaching...
Press Trust of India | Thursday November 13, 2014
Sources said that creation of this new band would also facilitate release of around 150MHz of spectrum by the Defence Ministry in 1700-2000MHz band.
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday November 11, 2014
A day after 21 new ministers read their oaths of office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi read out the rule book to them, listing the conduct he expects with a specific focus on the winter session of Parliament beginning later this month.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday November 11, 2014
A day after taking oath, most of the new ministers of the Narendra Modi government took charge of their ministries on Monday. Here's what they said:
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday rubbished as "baseless," a series of allegations made by the opposition Congress against several new ministers inducted into the Narendra Modi cabinet, and hit back with a taunt.
India | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday November 10, 2014
The Congress questioned the appointments of several ministers in Team Modi a day after the Prime Minister inducted 21 ministers into his cabinet. Speaking at a special briefing today, party's communication chief Ajay Maken said, "The Prime Minister i...
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday November 11, 2014
India's new Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has promised a "transparent and fast" weapons acquisition process and is bullish about "Make in India" in the sector.
Monday November 10, 2014
The BSE Sensex and Nifty hit record highs on Monday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's push to expand his cabinet raised further hopes for economic reforms, but gave up most of their gains towards the end of the session as investors booked profits.
India | Reported by Ketki Angre; Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday November 11, 2014
JP Nadda, the new Health Minister, confronted a controversy on his first day in office as Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party raised his alleged role in corruption in India's premier AIIMS hospital.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Monday November 10, 2014
India's new Defence Minister Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar, today walks into an office with a long to-do list waiting on the table.
Monday November 10, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi appointed Suresh Prabhu as railway minister as part of a cabinet expansion on Sunday.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Monday November 10, 2014
This evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet his expanded team of ministers, first the entire new-look council of ministers that now has 65 members and then the 26-member Cabinet.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday November 12, 2014
After an expansion and reshuffle of the Narendra Modi cabinet on Sunday, Manohar Parrikar is the country's new Defence Minister and Suresh Prabhu will hold the Railways portfolio. They were among 21 new ministers sworn in on Sunday.
India | NDTV.com | Monday November 10, 2014
Portfolios have been allocated to the new ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Council of ministers, who were sworn-in on Sunday. These are the ministries allocated to them.
India | Indo Asian News Service | Sunday November 9, 2014
Senior Congress leaders, including party president Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, did not attend the oath-taking ceremony of 21 new ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers on Sunday.