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3 September, 2017 8:59 AM Cabinet rejig: Thrust on merit but eye on political goals too

NEW DELHI: The induction of nine ministers and the promotion of four others to the cabinet rank today is being seen as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's focus not only on governance but also to ensure that the BJP's political considerations are taken care of. Dharmendra Pradhan, who took oath as a cabinet minister, has emerged as the party's face in Odisha 48

3 September, 2017 7:38 AM Cabinet reshuffle is also PM Modi's delicate balancing act of roles, polls, castes and political power

As PM Modi brings in new ministers to his cabinet today, here's a look at the bunch of new ministers who are a curious combination of hardcore political equations and administrative equations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi rearranged his council of ministers on Sunday morning promoting four of his ministers of state to the Cabinet rank and inducting nine new ministers 67

3 September, 2017 6:22 AM Four Union ministers, Goyal, Pradhan, Naqvi, Sitharaman, promoted to Cabinet rank

Four Union ministers were promoted to Cabinet rank and nine new ministers were sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday. Those who got a promotion and were sworn in are Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. NEW DELHI: Four Union ministers were promoted to Cabinet rank and nine new ministers were sworn in by President 68

2 September, 2017 7:49 PM Cabinet reshuffle: PM Modi to recast team with nine new faces

The new inductions include four former civil servants and seem to reflect a mix of caste equations. There are three Brahmins, two Rajputs, one Dalit, one Jat, one Christian and one Sikh. Rajyavardhan Rathore and Jitendra Singh are being considered for more significant assignments in keeping with their record as diligent and competent ministers. NEW DELHI 70

20 June, 2017 1:10 PM With Low-Profile Kovind, Modi And Amit Shah Hit Bull’s Eye

Widely experienced, erudite, affable and highly knowledgeable about political affairs and processes, Ram Nath Kovind is almost certain to be India's next President. This is a remarkable achievement for a man coming from a family of farmers in UP's Kanpur Dehat district, especially considering he belongs to the underprivileged Dalit community. Never much of a publicity-seeker 50

8 June, 2017 8:11 AM Saharanpur violence accused Chandrashekhar arrested

The main accused in the Saharanpur violence and Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar was arrested from Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. The 30-year-old activist was nabbed from Dalhousie area of Himachal Pradesh, Additional DG (Meerut Zone) Anand Kumar told PTI over phone. The 30-year-old activist was nabbed from Dalhousie area of Himachal Pradesh, Additional 87

27 May, 2017 4:36 PM Saharanpur's Rajputs Warn The BJP: Give Us Justice, Or Lose Our Votes

We traveled to Shabbirpur, the village of Dalits and Rajputs south of Saharanpur town that emerged as an epicentre for the cascading violence. Several Dalit homes were burnt by Rajputs earlier this month in clashes sparked by a Rajput procession through a Dalit area. A Rajput man was killed in the violence. Saharanpur: In his palatial home in Saharanpur 57

27 May, 2017 12:01 PM Rahul Gandhi, Headed To Riot-Hit Saharanpur, Stopped At District Border

The Uttar Pradesh police had said yesterday that no politician will be allowed to visit Saharanpur, singed by clashes, for now. After being forced to cut short his visit to Saharanpur that is tense after caste clashes earlier this week, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi took a broad swipe at the BJP at the Centre and the state. Mr Gandhi said the Yogi Adityanath 76

27 May, 2017 11:24 AM Rahul Gandhi stopped from visiting Saharanpur, slams UP government over law and order situation

NEW DELHI: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who left for Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Saturday, was stopped by district authorities from entering the riot-stricken town+ . While interacting with a delegation of Dalits on Yamuna Bridge, Rahul told mediapersons that his convoy was halted at the border by the police before he could reach Shabbirpur 41

26 May, 2017 9:37 AM Emergence of Bheem Army compounds Mayawati's problems

After a dismal showing at the hustings and a rebellion in the rank and file of the BSP, the emergence of the Dalit outfit Bheem Army at the national level has compounded problems for party chief Mayawati. Even before the BSP could have come to terms with being relegated to a poor third, managing merely 19 seats (in the 403-member UP Assembly), 61 down from 2012, it is faced 43