Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicCabinet reshuffle

Topic: Cabinet reshuffle

Caste arithmetic, ‘placating’ Dushyant Chautala: Factors driving Haryana cabinet expansion today

This is Haryana govt's first cabinet expansion since it was sworn in two years ago. BJP says it was 'long overdue' but could not take place earlier due to the farmers’ protests.

Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle explained — what it means for Congress’ turf war & Sachin Pilot

Five Pilot loyalists are in cabinet, but he holds no formal post in party or government. Party sources say he turned down post of AICC general secretary in-charge for a state.

PM Modi chairs 4th Union Council of Ministers’ meeting since cabinet reshuffle in July

Discussions took place around the implementation and monitoring of various projects with two ministers giving presentations on them, sources said.

Women in India don’t have healthier lives than men though they live longer, finds new report

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

SubscriberWrites: Shortcomings of liberal democracy, and a look at the political imbalance in Cabinet reshuffle

Subscribers write on the recent Cabinet reshuffle and highlight whether it addresses political and economic disparities, and also take a look at how liberal democracies are faring currently.

Why Modi’s Cabinet reshuffle doesn’t really benefit SCs, STs and OBCs

As long as there are foreign-educated, dominant-caste ministers who find a Cabinet position via Rajya Sabha, SCs, STs and OBCs will continue to lose out.

Smriti Irani’s Cabinet graph shows what is wrong with HR management in Modi govt

Smriti Irani has stuck to the script the past two years — delivered a big win, one that BJP can display for decades to come, and has not invited controversies.

Govt rejigs cabinet committees, Sonowal, Bhupender Yadav, Ashwini Vaishnaw part of key panels

Aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia is part of the cabinet committee on investment and growth, WCD minister Smriti Irani is part of panel on political affairs.

BJP on boil in Munde stronghold in Maharashtra as Pritam Munde doesn’t get place in Team Modi

BJP national secretary Pankaja Munde has called a meeting of supporters on 13 July after at least 20 party workers quit posts in protest after Pritam Munde was not included in Modi Council of Ministers.

Upset Ladakh leaders write to PM Modi, say Cabinet reshuffle left UT & its Buddhists out

Letters of protest have flooded the PMO from regional leaders, including BJP members. They claim Ladakh has always supported the Modi govt, but is now being let down.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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