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Modi's finance chief pick in focus as cabinet sworn in

Incoming ministers include confidant Amit Shah and ex-foreign secretary Jaishankar

NEW DELHI -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the oath of office Thursday along with his ministers for another five-year term, after his Bharatiya Janata Party swept a general election lasting over a month.

Though many of Modi's ministers from his first term will stay on, much about the new cabinet remained uncertain Thursday evening, including who will replace outgoing finance chief Arun Jaitley.

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