In a Cabinet reshuffle of the Modi government, Smriti Irani has been removed from the Information and Broadcasting Ministry as Rajyavardhan Rathore will now take independent charge of the portfolio. Also, the Finance Ministry, which was being handled by Arun Jaitley since 2014, will now be headed by Piyush Goyal for the time being, till Arun Jaitley fully recovers after his successful kidney transplant surgery on Monday.Goyal will be handling the finance portfolio in addition to the Railway Ministry.

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