Modi expands cabinet into one of biggest in recent years

July 5, 2016 10:10 AM

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Modi expands cabinet into one of biggest in recent years

NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi inducted 19 new ministers into his cabinet on Tuesday to bolster his two-year administration but drew criticism that he was backtracking on a promise of lean government.

The ministers, announced by the government, were sworn in at a ceremony at the presidential palace but their portfolios were not immediately announced.

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