"The prime minister has brought younger people into positions of responsibility. The reshuffle is a good mix of younger people, experience and talent"
Kamal Nath, Urban Development Minister with additional charge of Parliamentary Affairs, to wire agencies
"This is hopefully the last reshuffle before the 2014 elections. (I'm) disappointed Rahul Gandhi has not joined the government"
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, to wire agencies
"The reshuffle exposes this government. The corrupt are not just protected but also rewarded"
Arvind Kejriwal, Activist-Politician, on NDTV
"As on today, (oil) demand is rising. It is energy security that has to be addressed. Delay will cost the nation and common people"
M. Veerappa Moily, Oil and Petroleum Minister, in The Economic Times
"Manmohan Singh is losing his credibility with each passing day... Despite his tall stature as an economist, the country is facing the worst economic crisis."
Rajiv Pratap Rudy, BJP spokesperson, to wire agencies