Team for 2014

Vol. 6 | Issue 8 | November 2012

cabinet renu mittal
Team for 2014
The Congress has neatly balanced both Dr Singh’s and Rahul’s men in the
new ministry, with a eye on states where it seeks to consolidate its position.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi can both take a bow as far as taking the credit for the reshuffle of the council of ministers is concerned. Dr Singh managed to give his loyalists key portfolios in which he has a major interest while Rahul succeeded in promoting young faces, bringing down the age of the Union Cabinet and improving its image in the process.
The elevation of Salman Khurshid as the new External Affairs Minister is seen as a befitting reply to Arvind Kejriwal for his attack on both Robert Vadra and Khurshid himself. At the same time, it has given the Prime Minister enough leeway to control the external affairs portfolio since Salman Khurshid is seen as a part of the Prime Minister’s camp.
Sources in the Government say that with the entry of Salman Khurshid as the Foreign Minister, the Prime Minister’s control over the key ministry will remain. ………..READ MORE

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