As reported earlier, a fresh cabinet reshuffle might be underway. PM Modi will proceed to China for the BRICS summit on September 3, in that case, the only window left is 25th August to 2nd September. Although he is left with 18 months for the PM to seek a re-election this perhaps might be the most logical time.

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The long awaited cabinet reshuffle or a rejig as we may call it, is expected to take place in the evening of Saturday (2nd Sept).

It seems the process has giving the cabinet council a new look has already kicked off in a quite surprising way. It kicked off with Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigning as the Skill Development Minister, who is an MP from Saran in Bihar, is likely to be sent back to his home state as Bihar deputy chief minister. Also, Mahendra Nath Pandey too gave in his resignation.