India’s Modi Shakes Up Cabinet, Adding Technocrats While Ousting Underperformers – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

NEW DELHI—India’s  Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook up his cabinet Sunday, ousting underperformers and bringing in some nonpolitical technocrats to help boost the economy and his party’s popularity.

Mr. Modi—who was elected on his pledges to bring jobs and prosperity to more Indians—is looking to lock in his party’s success ahead of important local elections as well as the national poll scheduled for 2019.

In the shuffle,…

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