Is the cabinet reshuffle merely cosmetic?

By Reuters Staff
July 12, 2011

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh retained key allies in a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday in a bid to help him fight accusations of corruption and policy paralysis, choosing instead to focus on gaining support ahead of state elections next year.

Key ministers were retained while Jairam Ramesh was moved to the rural development ministry from environment.

Will the minor cabinet reshuffle be sufficient to fight a slew of graft scandals, public protests and high inflation that have undermined the government?

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Agree that these are cosmetic changes. Pankaj Vohra has a good analysis of the reshuffle here: ra-s-analysis-Singh-takes-safe-bet/Artic le1-720152.aspx

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