Modi Cabinet Expansion Seen Paving Way for India Revival

November 9, 2014 6:33 PM

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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his cabinet for the first time since taking office in May as he seeks to accelerate growth in Asia’s third-largest economy and attract foreign investment.

Manohar Parrikar, formerly the chief minister of Goa state, and Suresh Prabhu, who advises Modi on the Group of 20 nations, were among 21 ministers sworn in yesterday. Parrikar will lead the Defense Ministry, the Indian Express newspaper reported, without saying where it got the information. The por...

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