#CabinetReshuffle

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
CM Bhupendra Patel inducted as many as 24 ministers in his cabinet. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • No ministers from the previous cabinet were retained
  • The new cabinet includes ten cabinet-rank ministers
  • Nimaben Acharya has been named Speaker of the Assembly

.Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
Rajendra Trivedi was inducted into CM Bhupendra Patel's cabinet on Thursday (Photo Credit: Twitter/mpparimal)

  • Rajendra Trivedi was inducted into the Gujarat cabinet Thursday
  • Trivedi will serve a cabinet led by Chief MInister Bhupendra Patel
  • Rajendra Trivedi was the Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel along with his state ministerial cabinet. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Bhupendra Patel inducted 24 ministers to his cabinet
  • There are two women in the new cabinet
  • No ministers from the previous cabinet were retained

.Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai interacts with media at Parliament in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

  • CM Basavaraj Bommai confirmed the new ministers of his cabinet will be sworn-in by 2:15 pm
  • "I have had detailed discussions with high command regarding the cabinet," he said after arriving from Delhi
  • Bommai took oath as Karnataka Chief Minister on July 28 after being elected as the new leader of the BJP legislature

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur greets Minister of State . L. Murugan in New Delhi. (Photo credit: PTI/File)

  • Union Minister L Murugan's parents continue to toil in the fields, doing odd jobs 
  • "What should I do if my son becomes a Union minister," his mother Varudammal says
  • The couple live in a small asbestos-roofed dwelling near Namakkal in Tamil Nadu

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mansukh Mandaviya first became a minister in 2016. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • PM Narendra Modi inducted 35 new faces in the cabinet on Wednesday
  • Mansukh Mandaviya was given the health ministery in the cabinet reshuffle
  • He is a Rajya Sabha lawmaker from Gujarat

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
PM Narendra Modi's government has introduced a new Cooperation Ministry. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The PM handed over the new ministry to Amit Shah, the number two in the government
  • Several states had earlier resisted the decision to monitor cooperative banks through RBI
  • These banks handle thousands of crores of rupees and many have political links

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Health Minister Harsh Vardhan was axed in Wednesday's reshuffle of PM Narendra Modi's Cabinet. (Photo credit: PTI File)

  • Dr Harsh Vardhan, along with three other senior ministers, was left out of the Cabinet
  • Vardhan's exit was meant to convey that the government is in control in its war on COVID
  • Vardhan had been under scanner for a long time with the PM holding regular meetings over COVID

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
MP Anupriya Singh Patel with Prime Minister Narendra Modi before taking oath at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

  • Meenakshi Lekhi, Shobha Karandlaje, and Anupriya Singh Patel are among the seven women who took oath as ministers
  • Darshana Vikram Jardosh, Annapurna Devi, Pratima Bhoumik, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar are among others
  • On Wednesday, 43 new ministers, including cabinet ministers and 28 ministers of state, were sworn in

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
President Ram Nath Kovind (left) administers oath to Jyotiraditya M Scindia as a Cabinet Minister at a swearing-in ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)

  • Jyotiraditya Scindia is the country's new Civil Aviation minister
  • Scindia is a first-time BJP minister, but he has been a minister in Congress governments before
  • He walked over to the BJP,  taking with him his supporters, in 2019