Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has shuffled his Cabinet in what analysts say is an attempt to revive the country’s coalition government, which has been plagued by corruption scandals and is under fire for failing to deal with rising food prices. Singh switched several key positions, including civil supplies, consumer affairs, civil aviation, steel and petroleum, but did not touch the home, defense, finance and foreign ministries, the Wall Street Journal says.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.