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Haryana cabinet expansion scheduled for tomorrow

Chandigarh [India]: The Haryana government’s Cabinet expansion will take place tomorrow, the state Chief Minister’s office (CMO) informed on Monday.The new ministers of the state cabinet are expected to take oath tomorrow at 4 pm. “The Haryana cabinet will be expanded on December 28, 2021. The swearing-in ceremony will be held at the Haryana Raj Bhavan at 4 pm,” CMO Haryana tweeted in Hindi.This is the second expansion of the Manohar Lal Khattar-led government in Haryana. The first cabinet expansion took place on November 14.In the Haryana Assembly elections in 2019, the BJP emerged as the single-largest party winning 40 seats in the 90-member assembly. Congress finished second with 31 seats. Later, the BJP formed the government with the support of Jannayak Janta Party (JJP), which bagged 10 seats, and some independent MLAs.

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All eyes on Rajasthan as cabinet expansion set to take place today

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India]: Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s cabinet expansion is all set to take place on Sunday with the oath-taking ceremony of the new ministers at the Governor’s house.A total of 15 MLAs will take oath today including Sachin Pilot’s “loyalists” MLAs Hemaram Choudhary, Murari Lal Meena, Zahida Khan, Rajendra Singh Gudha, and Brijendra Ola who will be included in the cabinet of the Chief Minister after the reshuffle. Rajasthan Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasra had shared a list of the 15 MLAs chosen to take oath on Sunday and also said that three ministers will be elevated to cabinet rank.“Many many congratulations to all the new MLAs of Rajasthan cabinet and all the three ministers promoted from minister of state to cabinet minister,” Dotasra said in a tweet that had a list of 15 MLAs.Others on the list are Mahendrajeet Singh Malviya, Shakuntala…

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Expanding irrigation projects in J-K

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) [India]: Union Minister of State for Agriculture Shobha Karandlaje on Monday visited Jammu and Kashmir and highlighted that the Central government is planning to expand irrigation projects in the Union Territory.Speaking briefly to reporters, Karandlaje said, “In coming days, Jammu and Kashmir will be self-sufficient in pulses, vegetables and cereals. We are also expanding our irrigation projects. A dam is being constructed which will provide irrigation water to one lakh acres of land in Kathua and Samba districts.” The MoS is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, that is, from October 18 to 19. During her visit to the union territory yesterday, Karandlaje inaugurated various public outreach programmes.In a tweet, she wrote, “On my two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, visited Dayala Chack in Hiranagar of Kathua District. Inaugurated public outreach program in the Shivalik Resort and held…

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Karnataka Cabinet Expansion

New Delhi [India]: Karnataka Cabinet expansion will take place on Wednesday, said Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai adding that if clearance is received by the party’s central leadership in the morning, the oath-taking ceremony will be held in the evening.“Cabinet expansion will take place tomorrow. If I get the clearance from the Central party leadership tomorrow morning, the oath-taking ceremony will be held in the evening,” said Bommai while speaking to reporters in Delhi. Basavaraj Bommai landed in Delhi on Monday to discuss Karnataka Cabinet expansion with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President JP Nadda.He took oath as the 23rd chief minister of Karnataka on July 28, two days after the resignation of BS Yediyurappa.The Chief Minister also informed that there is a difference of opinion among party leaders over the decision of continuing Deputy Chief Ministers appointed by Yediyurappa during his tenure.“Central BJP leadership…

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Sushil banks on new Cabinet

Patna, Jul 8: Former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and BJP Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi, hailing the expansion of Union Cabinet today said that the new Council of Ministers would certainly live up to the expectations of people of each and every classes. Through his tweet on social media Mr Modi described the efforts as a major step of the prime minister Narendra Modi towards Social Justice as he has entrusted the responsibilities of constitutional systems upon women, backwards, extremely backwards and dalits. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his seven years of tenure gave the responsibilities of governor of various states to 8 women. He said that Congress was always conservative towards these classes. Even in expansion these classes have been given due representation as 27 ministers belonged to other backward caste. The Prime Minister has given a new height to maintain the…

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Dharmendra Pradhan becomes India’s new Education Minister

Dharmendra Pradhan was on Wednesday inducted as India’s new Education Minister after Prime Minister Narendra Modi effected a major rejig. Pradhan was handling the petroleum ministry till now in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second term. He will now handle the education and skill development portfolio.

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Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal summoned to Delhi amid talks of Cabinet expansion

Reports say that Scindia and Sonowal are among others who would take the oath when Prime Minister Narendra Modi expands the Council of Ministers. Senior BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday cut short his Madhya Pradesh visit to return to Delhi amid talks of Cabinet expansion. Scindia is credited for paving way for Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s return as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister last year. Also, Sarbananda Sonowal, the former Assam CM who made way for Himanta Biswa Sarma in the state, has been summoned to Delhi. Reports say that Scindia and Sonowal are among others who would take the oath when Prime Minister Narendra Modi expands the Council of Ministers. According to media reports doing the rounds, the exercise could take place this week. However, there was no official word on it. Besides Scindia and Sonowal, former Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi is also seen as a strong ministerial probable. The…

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PM Modi’s Cabinet Expansion Likely This Week; Know Who Can Be The New Faces

Modi Cabinet Expansion News: Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal, Sushil Kumar Modi, Dilip Ghosh, Anupriya Patel and several others may get a place in the Union Cabinet which is likely to be expanded on Wednesday, July 7, sources said.  According to sources, the Modi Cabinet may get 19-20 new faces, including Manoj Tiwari, Narayan Rane, RCP Singh, Santosh Kushwaha, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal,  Locket Chatterjee, Zafar Islam and others.  Notably, PM Modi Modi held ‘secret meetings with senior BJP leaders Amit Shah and BL Santosh on Saturday and Sunday amid talks of Cabinet expansion. Sources said that Sunday’s meeting began at 5 PM and lasted for six hours. The meeting, that took place at the Prime Minister’s official residence, 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, on Saturday also continued till late at night.  This would be the first Cabinet expansion exercise of the Modi government that stormed to power…