Monday, October 29, 2012, Chandigarh, India
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New-look Team Manmohan sworn in
22 ministers inducted
Khurshid gets MEA, Moily Petroleum
Ashwani Kumar made Law Minister
New Delhi, October 28
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today unveiled a new-look ministerial team with the induction of 22 ministers, promotion of younger ministers and a large-scale change of portfolios in an attempt to refurbish the UPA government’s image which has been hit by charges of corruption and policy paralysis.
President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pose with new ministers after the swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi on Sunday.
President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pose with new ministers after the swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi on Sunday. Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal

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Cong game plan: Blend youth with experience
New Delhi, October 28
The Sunday reshuffle in Team Manmohan is probably the last such exercise undertaken by the Congress before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, which the party is keenly eyeing.

Punjab rewarded with three key portfolios
New Delhi, October 28
The latest expansion of the Union Council of Ministers has brought rewards for Punjab in terms of key portfolios. Ashwani Kumar has got Law and Justice, Pawan Bansal has been given charge of the Railways, while Manish Tewari has got Information and Broadcasting.



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PM hopes new team will meet all challenges
New Delhi, October 28
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today described his new team as a combination of youth and experience. “The road ahead is full of challenges but I am hopeful that the new team will be able to meet them,” the Prime Minister told reporters after the swearing-in ceremony.

INLD MLA booked for beating up ‘rape’ victim
Chandigarh, October 28
Sitting Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MLA from Loharu Dharampal Obra and his wife Sheela were booked by the Haryana Police for allegedly threatening and beating up a physically challenged 30-year-old Dalit rape victim and her husband of Obra village while using casteist remarks against them.

Haryana page:
Teenager accused of rape, sent to jail
Woman alleges rape, cops doubt her version
Schoolgirl raped by two youths in Naraingarh
Girl killed for marrying against family's wishes


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