Cabinet reshuffle: New cabinet ministers, MoS & other changes

Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:00pm IST

A policeman keeps vigil at the parliament house in New Delhi February 26, 2005. REUTERS/B Mathur/Files

A policeman keeps vigil at the parliament house in New Delhi February 26, 2005.

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REUTERS - Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gave his cabinet an overdue facelift on Sunday, bringing in younger ministers in a bid to breathe new life into his aged, scandal-tainted government ahead of state and Lok Sabha elections.

NEW CABINET MINISTERS

K Rahman Khan: Minority Affairs

Ajay Maken: Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation

Harish Rawat: Water Resources

Dinsha J Patel: Mines

Ashwani Kumar: Law & Justice

Chandresh Kumari Katoch: Culture

MM Pallam Raju: Human Resource Development

EXISTING CABINET MINISTERS WITH NEW ROLES

Salman Khurshid: External Affairs

Pawan Kumar Bansal: Railways

M Veerappa Moily: Petroleum & Natural Gas

Vayalar Ravi: Overseas Indian Affairs

Mallikarjun Kharge: Labour and Employment

Kapil Sibal: Communications & Information Technology*

S Jaipal Reddy: Science & Technology and Earth Sciences

(*Kapil Sibal was earlier in charge of both Communications & IT and HRD ministry)

MoS WITH INDEPENDENT CHARGE

Manish Tewari: Information & Broadcasting

Sachin Pilot: Corporate Affairs

Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia: Power

K Chiranjeevi: Tourism

MINISTER OF STATE

Dr. Kruparani Killi: Communications & Information Technology

Ranee Narah: Tribal Affairs

Deepa Dasmunsi: Urban Development

KJ Surya Prakash Reddy: Railways

Sathyanarayana Sarvey: Road Transport & Highways

Shashi Tharoor: Human Resource Development

Tariq Anwar: Agriculture & Food Processing Industries

Suresh Kodikunnil - Labour and Employment

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury - Railways

A.H. Khan Chowdhury - Health and Family Welfare

Ninong Ering - Minority Affairs

Porika Balram Naik - Social Justice and Empowerment

Lalchand Kataria - Defence

(Source: India government website. For a complete and comprehensive list, please click india.gov.in/govt/cabinet.php)

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