Manohar Parrikar, the technocrat-turned politician with admin skills

Manohar parrikar with PM Modi

NEW DELHI: From a RSS pracharak to a Union Minister , technocrat-turned politician Manohar Gopalkrishna Parrikar, a three-time Goa Chief Minister , is known for his administrative acumen and clean image to leave an indelible mark on the politics of the tiny state. A Mumbai IIT  graduate in metallurgical engineering and among the first members of BJP  in Goa, 59-year-old Parrikar has been […]

#ModiCabinet: Jayant Sinha, IIT and Harvard Alumnus, Is Now Union Minister

NEW DELHI:  Jayant Sinha, who graduated from IIT Delhi and Harvard Business School, is now a Union minister. He is Minister of State in the Finance Department. The 51-year-old, whose father Yashwant has served as Finance Minister, was among the 21 ministers who took their oath today at Rashtrapati Bhawan. The Prime Minister has expanded his […]

#ModiCabinet: Rs. 190 Crores. That’s What New Minister YS Chowdary is Worth

TDP YS Chowdhary

NEW DELHI:  Telugu Desam Party’s Y S Chowdary, who joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s council of ministers on Sunday as the Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Science, is popularly known as Sujana Chowdary. He is an industrialist and one of the richest MPs with assets of around Rs. 190 crore. Founder and chairman of […]

#ModiCabinet: Who is Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary

Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary

New Delhi, Nov 10: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first cabinet reshuffle made Gujarat’s Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary (HP Chaudhary) as new Minister of State (Home Affairs). HP Chaudhary, the Lok Sabha MP from Banaskantha took oath as MoS on Sunday. Chaudhary, 60, is a four time Lok Sabha MP from Gujarat. He is a […]

#ModiCabinet: Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Preacher who helped BJP make inroads in Uttar Pradesh

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, who was sworn in as an MoS in the Narendra Modigovernment, is known as a religious preacher who helped BJP make inroads among the Dalit and backward classes in the politically-crucial state of Uttar Pradesh. She contested and won from the Fatehpur seat in UP and her candidature is widely acknowledged to have […]

#ModiCabinet :JP Nadda, a master strategist gets his reward, enters Narendra Modi Cabinet

master-strategist and a trusted lieutenant of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

A master-strategist and a trusted lieutenant of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as BJP President Amit Shah, Jagat Prakash Nadda’s entry into the Government is a vindication of his efficiency and dependability who prefers to work behind the scenes. A prominent student leader during his college days, mild-mannered Nadda, 53, known as a tough […]