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Everything you need to know about Modi’s cabinet reshuffle

In the first major rejig since Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed office in May 2014, 19 new faces were inducted in the Union council of ministers and some high-profile portfolios were reshuffled.

india Updated: Jul 06, 2016 22:47 IST
HT Correspondent
President Pranab Mukherjee, vice-president Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the newly sworn-in ministers at the oath-taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
President Pranab Mukherjee, vice-president Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the newly sworn-in ministers at the oath-taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.(PTI)

In the first major rejig since Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed office in May 2014, 19 new faces were inducted into the Union council of ministers and some high-profile portfolios were reshuffled.

The new ministers were sworn in on Tuesday by the President at the Darbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan at a ceremony attended by senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Opposition party leaders largely skipped the event.

Here’s a comprehensive list of our coverage of the reshuffle:

Cabinet reshuffle: Portfolios of Modi’s ministersCLICK HERE
Win some, lose some: Who gained, who didn’t in Modi ministry reshuffleCLICK HERE
Irani shifted to textiles ministry, Javadekar is new HRD ministerCLICK HERE
Modi cabinet reshuffle: After a meteoric rise, Smriti Irani suffers a hard fallCLICK HERE
As it happened: New portfolios after Modi’s cabinet reshuffleCLICK HERE
Top opposition leaders skip swearing-in of new ministersCLICK HERE
From MJ Akbar to Athawale: Meet the prominent faces in Modi’s new ministers list CLICK HERE
Cabinet expansion: Modi promotes Javadekar, inducts 19 ministers, drops 5CLICK HERE
Top 10 Smriti Irani controversies as HRD minister CLICK HERE
Cabinet reshuffle: When Modi kept ministers guessingCLICK HERE
BJP looks for gains as Tamta joins Team ModiCLICK HERE
With cabinet expansion, Modi performs a balancing act in poll-bound UPCLICK HERE
Poll concerns: How Modi went from ‘minimum govt’ to jumbo cabinet CLICK HERE