India's Modi expands Cabinet as state elections approach

July 5, 2016 12:23 PM

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India's Modi expands Cabinet as state elections approach

Modi's BJP controls the lower house of Parliament, and seeks to control the upper house.

NEW DELHI, July 5 (UPI) -- India's government now has 80 ministers, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his Cabinet on Tuesday in anticipation of upcoming state elections.

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