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News18 Daybreak | New Cabinet to Have Record SC, ST, OBCs; More Women; US President Joe Biden to Host Summit With PM Modi This Year

PM Narendra Modi (AFP Photo)

PM Narendra Modi (AFP Photo)

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New Cabinet to Have Record SC, ST, OBCs; More Women; Reshuffle at 6pm Today

The upcoming council of ministers is set to have a special focus on marginalised sections, with a record representation of Schedule Caste communities, top government sources told CNN-News18 on Tuesday. The cabinet reshuffle will take place on Wednesday at 6pm, sources said. Top sources in the know said the upcoming council of ministers will have a special focus on the representation of ‘soshit, pidit, vanchhit and Adivasi’s

‘Stan Swamy’s Health Closely Monitored’: MEA Says India Isn’t Against Legitimate Exercise of Rights

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) reacted to the death of activist Stan Swamy, saying that his health and treatment were “closely monitored by the courts” and that Indian authorities are not “against legitimate exercise of rights”. “Father Stan Swamy was arrested and detained by the National Investigation Agency following due process under law. 

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US President Joe Biden to Host Summit With PM Modi, Other Quad Leaders This Year

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Antibodies Found in 69% Children in 6-18 Age Bracket in Chandigarh: Sero Survey

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Urvashi Rautela Reacts to Aamir Khan-Kiran Rao Divorce, Mira Rajput Trolled For Wearing a Skirt

While Aamir and Kiran have time and again maintained that they will continue to stay as a family after their divorce announcement, ​Miss India Universe 2009 Urvashi Rautela simply refused to make any comments on someone’s personal life. Actor Shahid Kapoor’s wife Mira Rajput has been at the receiving end of a volley of criticism for apparently not “dressing right" for her yoga session. 

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first published:July 07, 2021, 07:36 IST