Finance Minister Arun Jaitley given additional charge of Defence

In the latest political development, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been given additional charge of Defence Ministry following the resignation of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to take charge as Goa Chief Minister.


Earlier, top sources in the government said that it could be quite possible that there are changes in the Cabinet, and that at least one Chief Minister of a BJP ruled State may be moved to Delhi. A senior general secretary from the central team of the BJP may be sent as a replacement Chief Minister there, the sources added.

(Source: The Hindu)