A section of Congress leaders from the state had written to party's state unit chief Navjot Singh Sidhu demanding that "tainted" former minister Rana Gurjit Singh should not be included.
Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Expansion: The Yogi government has 53 ministers, including 23 cabinet ministers, nine ministers of state (independent charge) and 21 ministers of state at present. It can accommodate seven more.
Veteran BJP leader and former union minister Thaawarchand Gehlot on Sunday took oath as the 19th Governor of Karnataka succeeding Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said the Cabinet reshuffle initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and induction of new ministers in his team is in reality the representation of entire India.
About 24 or 31 per cent ministers have declared serious criminal cases including cases related to murder, attempt to murder, robbery etc.
Accordingly, the Union Minister took charge of the ministry headquartered at the Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan in Delhi.
Newly appointed Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw's office has issued an order designating two shifts for MR officials.
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The former Norwegian diplomat, politician and environment minister played a crucial role in 2018 as the UN Environment chief in convincing India to phase out single-use plastics by 2022, a major achievement in his crusade against plastic pollution.
From the JD-U, only Ram Chandra Prasad Singh (RCP Singh) was inducted and given the steel ministry, but Nitish Kumar did not congratulate him publicly on social media.
On the core issue of new farm laws, Narendra Singh Tomar asked people associated with farmers' protests that the government is ready to discuss any proposal except repealing them.
The first political message from this mega reshuffle is: social inclusiveness and regional imbalance. For the first time in independent India, a lady minister from the tiny state of Tripura was inducted.
After taking charge, the new Minister said that Railways is a major part of PM Modi's vision and he would work to make the vision a reality.
The selection of names inducted in the Union Cabinet from Uttar Pradesh, clearly indicates the priorities of the BJP for the UP elections.
Thakur was the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) between May 2016 and February 2017.
Kiren Rijiju, who took oath as Cabinet minister in the mega reshuffle, has been made the new Union Minister of Law in the Modi government 2.0.
The Narendra-Modi led government allocated portfolios to its new ministers on Wednesday.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been handed over the additional charge of the newly formulated Ministry of Co-operation in Modi's new cabinet.
Dharmendra Pradhan was on Wednesday inducted as India's new Education Minister as Prime Minister Narendra Modi effected a major rejig.
Effecting a major Cabinet rejig, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday decided to keep Science and Technology Ministry with himself. The portfolio was earlier held by Dr. Harsh Vardhan who resigned earlier today.
Sixteen of the 36 new inductees in the council of ministers are first-time MPs. As many as 43 ministers took oath in a major cabinet expansion-cum-reshuffle on Wednesday while 12 ministers were dropped.
As many as 43 leaders were inducted in the Modi government 2.0 mega expansion, took place on Wednesday. Check full list of newly inducted Cabinet Ministers and Minister of State.
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