India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Friday November 27, 2015
Tej Pratap Yadav, the 28-year-old political debutant known more as Lalu Yadav's oldest son till now, has taken charge of one of Bihar's most critical department, health.
Bihar | Written by Alok Pandey | Saturday November 21, 2015
As news of portfolio allocation for Bihar's new ministers came in, there was the expected: Lalu Yadav's younger son Tejaswi, was made deputy chief minister.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 19, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold an interactive session today with 169 IAS officers who for the first time started their career as Assistant Secretaries in New Delhi.
Bihar | Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday November 10, 2015
The Bihar election result has produced two first-timers who expect a special pass to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's new cabinet. Lalu Yadav's sons Tej Pratap and Tejaswi Yadav, who won their debut polls yesterday, said they are ready to be ministers, if asked.
Indians Abroad | Reuters | Thursday November 5, 2015
India-born Harjit Sajjan, a former police officer and veteran of three military deployments to Afghanistan, was named Canada's new minister of defence on Wednesday, bringing first-hand expertise to one of the country's top cabinet positions.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 5, 2015
Harjit Sajjan, an Indo-Canadian Sikh, was named Canada's new Defence Minister as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's 30-member cabinet was sworn in at a ceremony in Ottawa on Wednesday.
Indians Abroad | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 5, 2015
The Punjabi community in Canada made history on Wednesday when two turbaned Sikhs, among four Indian Canadians, were sworn in as cabinet ministers, as 42-year-old Justin Trudeau took oath as the country's 23rd prime minister at a grand public ceremony in Ottawa.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 31, 2015
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today inducted 12 new faces in his ministry and promoted eight ministers, the biggest revamp exercise as the ruling Samajwadi Party focuses on a massive image makeover with an eye on the 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Thursday October 29, 2015
Akhilesh Yadav, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, has sacked eight ministers and taken away the portfolios of another nine as he prepares for a major reshuffle on the weekend. Mr Yadav is planning to induct several new faces, sources said.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 19, 2015
Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli expanded his Cabinet today by inducting nine new ministers.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 12, 2015
Barely three weeks after a democratic federal constitution was promulgated in Nepal, Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli was on Monday sworn-in as the new prime minister heading an eight-member cabinet.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 8, 2015
A new Japanese cabinet minister tasked with finding ways to boost the birthrate and keep a shrinking population from falling below 100 million said on Thursday he hoped to win over more Japanese to his view that childrearing is rewarding.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of Inda | Tuesday October 6, 2015
The Maharashtra Cabinet cleared two new Mumbai Metro railway line routes, an official in the Maharashtra Chief Minister's Office said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 3, 2015
President Barack Obama will take questions from reporters Friday, the White House said, as United States policy on Syria faces new challenges from an assertive Russia.
Reuters | Wednesday September 30, 2015
"Online-offline interaction has become one of the most dynamic forms of economic activity," the new guidelines said.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Greece's new cabinet was sworn in on Wednesday, bringing in few new faces as re-elected Prime Minister Alexis Tspiras sought continuity in pushing through economic reforms under the watchful eye of international lenders.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Greece's newly-elected Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unveiled his new government on Tuesday, giving the crisis-hit country's key finance portfolio to Euclid Tsakalotos and defence to his nationalist coalition ally, the Independent Greeks.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 20, 2015
New Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull appointed Australia's first female defence minister Sunday as he filled more key posts with women in a "very extensive" cabinet reshuffle, days after ousting Tony Abbott in a party coup.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Thursday September 17, 2015
Developing villages with infrastructure and social facilities equivalent to urban that would reduce migration to cities - that is the aim of the government's "Rurban" project, the blueprint of which was cleared by the cabinet on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 16, 2015
Australia's new leader Malcolm Turnbull said Wednesday he was committed to having more women in top positions, as he prepares to unveil a cabinet that will replace a line-up criticised for poor female representation.
World News | Reuters | Saturday September 12, 2015
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today asked Oil Minister Sherif Ismail to form a new Cabinet within one week after the government submitted its resignation, a statement from the presidency said.
Delhi News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday September 2, 2015
A shake-up in one of the top posts of the government has generated criticism and speculation that the move reportedly sanctioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not run past his number two in the cabinet, Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
As many as 16 appointments were approved today by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and include 15 new Secretaries and one for the position of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Chairman.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2015
Sri Lanka's new government has further delayed formation of the Cabinet beyond the already agreed deadline of September 1.