Prez Accepts Parrikar’s Resignation, Jaitley Made New Defence Min

Manohar Parrikar will be taking oath as the Goa Chief Minister at 5 pm on 14 March.
  • President Pranab Mukherjee accepts Manohar Parrikar's resignation from the post of Defence Minister, on Monday.
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been handed over the additional charge of Defence Minister.
  • Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manohar Parrikar resigned as the Defence Minister of India and will be taking oath as the Goa Chief Minister at 5 pm on 14 March.