PM's office questions ministers' choices for private secretaries
June 17, 2014  11:38
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office has put on hold the appointments of private secretaries to ministers including Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.

Sources say the PM's Office is debating whether to retain staff that have worked for ministers in the previous Congress-led regime, and will clear these appointments only after scrutiny.

The decision is likely to impact at least eight ministers. Read more
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