Know your minister
Jitendra Singh, 40, the new minister of state for home, represents Alwar for the Congress. Jitendra Singh is a scion of the Alwar royal family and was a two-term MLA in Rajasthan before being handpicked and given a ticket by Rahul Gandhi for the 2009 Lok Sabha elections. Singh joined Congress in September 1998. He has a diploma in automobile engineering from Germany.