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Women Cabinet Ministers in India
Women Cabinet Ministers in India

It was way back in 1930 when Mahatma Gandhi conveyed a profound message through his question: “Has she not greater intuition, is she not more self-sacrificing, has she not greater powers of endurance, has she not greater courage?” But as one of the proponents of gender equity, India hasn’t been able to save itself from the disgrace of under-representation of women in most decision-making bodies within and outside the government.  The story had remained unaltered till the recent cabinet formation under NDA government. First Woman Cabinet Minister in Independent India Jawaharlal Nehru’s first cabinet had only one […]Read more

Cabinet Ministers – Their Roles and Importance

We have been observing how the new BJP government is ‘walking the talk’ when it comes to “minimum government, maximum governance.” Modi had taken the surprise step of trimming the list of Cabinet Ministers from 70 to 45. This restructuring was followed by the discontinuation of some of the Standing Committees of the Cabinet. As political change seems to be in the air, it’s better to be informed about these ministers and what role they play in the government. Who are Cabinet Ministers? Cabinet Ministers are the integral part of the Cabinet of India (Union Cabinet), which […]Read more