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Modi govt 2.0

PM's signal to ministers: Perform or perish

Modi govt 2.0
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by the NDA leaders as he arrives for the swearing-in ceremony at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi | Photo: PTI

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Narendra Modi was sworn in on Thursday as prime minister of India for the second time amid extraordinary expectations from his government. With a 303-seat haul for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and with a commanding 353 seats for the National Democratic Alliance, high expectations from the government are only to be expected. Though a majority of the names in the second cabinet of Mr Modi are familiar as they were part of the earlier Council of Ministers, the prime minister has sent a strong signal of “perform or perish” by dropping around 30 ministers. Only a prime minister as

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First Published: May 31 2019 | 12:52 AM IST

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