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Cabinet reshuffle could take place soon


September 20th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With Trinamool Congress ministers expected to pull out of the government Friday, a cabinet reshuffle could take place over the next few days, Congress sources ... Read more...

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Yemeni president sacks intelligence chiefs


September 12th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Sep 12 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi Tuesday sacked heads of the national security agency and military intelligence, after two suicide car bombs targeted the country's defence minister ... Read more...

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Japanese minister found dead at home


September 11th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 10 (IANS) Tadahiro Matushita, Japanese minister for post reform, and concurrently minister of state for financial services, was found dead at home in Tokyo Monday having allegedly committed ... Read more...

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British PM plans cabinet reshuffle to boost economy


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to reshuffle his government this week as members of parliament returned Monday for a new term after the ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle in Myanmar


August 27th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 27 (IANS) Myanmar undertook a major cabinet reshuffle Monday, reassigning nine ministers to new posts, the country's information ministry said.Minister of Industry U Soe Thein, Minister of ... Read more...

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Has Antony replaced Pranab as number two in cabinet?


July 13th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Has Defence Minister A.K. Antony been informally accorded the number two position in the cabinet to replace Pranab Mukherjee who is contesting the presidential ... Read more...

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Susidies to be cut soon, says Rangarajan (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) The government could cut the subsidies on fuel and fertilisers soon to contain the ballooning fiscal deficit, C. Rangarajan, who heads the Prime Minister's Economic ... Read more...

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Rahul should join government: Krishna


June 27th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) It was "necessary" for Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi to come into the government, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Wednesday."I am one of ... Read more...

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PM indicates cabinet reshuffle, mum on timing


June 24th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has indicated a cabinet reshuffle but declined any comment on its timing, or who will replace Pranab ... Read more...

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Sonia hailed for showing Mamata her place


June 17th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi is the toast of India's grand old party for calling Mamata Banerjee's bluff on the presidential election.After the humiliation of ... Read more...

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Japanese PM reshuffles cabinet


June 4th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 4 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda Monday reshuffled his cabinet for the second time, replacing five ministers out of 18 in a move to win support from ... Read more...

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Congress MCD debacle: Dikshit indicates cabinet reshuffle


April 19th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) After the Congress's debacle in the Delhi municipal elections, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday hinted at a reshuffle in her government saying there is ... Read more...

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11 new ministers inducted in Pakistan (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani expanded his council of ministers Friday with the induction of 11 new faces.President Asif Ali Zardari administered the oath ... Read more...

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Pakistan cabinet may be reshuffled, expanded


April 13th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) Pakistan's federal cabinet is expected to be reshuffled and expanded within the next few days, a media report said Friday.As many as 4-5 new ministers could ... Read more...

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Hina Rabbani Khar may be sacked: Report


April 10th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistan's first woman foreign minister conspicuous by her absence from President Asif Ali Zardari's entourage in India, may be on her way ... Read more...

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Kashmir Congress works at unity to seek portfolios


February 17th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 17 (IANS) The faction-ridden Congress in Jammu and Kashmir is planning to put up a united face to demand the return of two portfolios from its ally and ... Read more...

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Coalition dharma does not permit unilateralism, Congress tells Trinamool


January 18th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday expressed its displeasure with the Trinamool Congress, saying "coalition dharma does not permit unilateralism", after a Congress minister in West Bengal ... Read more...

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NC-Congress coordination panel to meet Saturday


January 6th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 6 (IANS) The coordination committee of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) and Congress will meet here Saturday "to hammer out difference and avoid further ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears pathbreaking food bill (Roundup)


December 19th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The union cabinet Sunday approved the draft of the path-breaking National Food Security Bill which seeks to provide subsidised foodgrains to over half ... Read more...

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Six new Rajasthan ministers take oath


November 16th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 16 (IANS) A day after all Rajasthan ministers resigned ahead of a cabinet reshuffle, six new ministers took oath of office at a ceremony at Raj Bhawan ... Read more...

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More Rajasthan ministers likely to be axed


October 17th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 17 (IANS) With Mahipal Maderana sacked from the Rajasthan cabinet over his alleged involvement in the disappearance of nurse Bhanwari Devi, at least three other ministers are also ... Read more...

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Egyptian finance minister resigns after clashes


October 11th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 11 (IANS) Egyptian Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi submitted his resignation Tuesday to Prime Minister Essam Sharaf.Beblawi said he resigned against the backdrop of the ... Read more...

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Renuka, Alvi appointed Congress spokespersons


August 5th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Congress Friday appointed party leaders Renuka Chowdhury and Rashid Alvi as spokespersons and former union minister Suresh Pachauri as convenor of its research ... Read more...

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Railway minister meets visitors in corridor (Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) With the usual room not allotted for his ministry in the Parliament House even after three weeks of the cabinet reshuffle, new Railway Minister ... Read more...

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No room in parliament, railway minister meets visitors in corridor


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) With the usual room for his ministry in the parliament not allotted even after three weeks of the cabinet reshuffle, new Railway Minister Dinesh ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh moves into quick policy decision mode


July 31st, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, working virtually round the clock with the minimum of sleep, has followed up the reshuffle of his cabinet with crucial ... Read more...

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Bansal wants rational pricing of water (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Calling for efficient use of water, notably in irrigation, Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Wednesday said the scarce and precious resource should be adequately ... Read more...

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Water is precious and must be rationally priced: Minister


July 27th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Calling for efficient use and conservation of water, notably in irrigation, Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Wednesday said this scarce and precious resource must ... Read more...

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New water policy by March: Water Resources Minister


July 26th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India will have a new water policy by March that will spell out plans to increase the efficiency of water usage, mainly for irrigation ... Read more...

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Fresh tremors in Nepal as Maoists seek cabinet reshuffle


July 25th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) Fresh tremors jolted Nepal's uneasy ruling alliance Monday as the dominant Maoist partners sought a major cabinet reshuffle ahead of a crucial deadline and the prime ... Read more...

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No replacements for Raja, Maran: Karunanidhi


July 24th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), July 24 (IANS) The DMK has decided against nominating representatives for berths in the union cabinet left vacant after its ministers resigned, party president M. Karunanidhi ... Read more...

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Ghatowar gets parliamentary affairs also


July 21st, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Paban Singh Ghatowar was Wednesday given additional charge as minister of state for parliamentary affairs.A ... Read more...

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Deshmukh takes over as science and technology minister


July 19th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Vilasrao Deshmukh Tuesday took charge as the new science and technology minister, a week after the cabinet reshuffle which saw his ouster from the rural ... Read more...

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Hina Rabbani Khar to be Pakistan’s foreign minister


July 18th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Hina Rabbani Khar will be the new foreign minister of Pakistan, a media report said Monday. Her elevation comes a week ahead of India-Pakistan talks ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror attack underscores India’s vulnerability (Comment)


July 16th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Even before the country could ascertain the implications of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's much-awaited cabinet reshuffle, especially since it is supposedly the last major one before the next general election, ... Read more...

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