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Narendra Modi likely to rejig Cabinet; Arun Jaitley may move to defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may look to press the reset button on his leadership this spring to reinvigorate stalled economic reforms and appease critics, eyeing a mix of tried and tested allies and fresh blood, senior government sources said. The government has overseen rapid economic growth but failed on tax and land reforms, and the euphoria that met Modi’s 2014 election triumph has given way to investor disillusionment; stocks have

UP minister Chitranjan Swaroop dead

Uttar Pradesh minister for parliamentary affairs, minority welfare and urban development Chitranjan Swaroop died on Wednesday in New Delhi where he was undergoing treatment, an official here said. Swaroop, 70, was a legislator from Muzaffarnagar and had been unwell for a long time and was undergoing treatment at a hospital in the national capital, his close associates said. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav condoled Swaroop`s death and recalled his