May 22, 2009 / 1:06 PM / 8 years ago

India PM Singh takes oath for second term

NEW DELHI, May 22 (Reuters) - India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was sworn-in on Friday for a second successive term after his coalition won a sweeping victory in a mammoth, month-long general election.

Singh, 76, has named 19 members to his new cabinet, many of them veteran colleagues in his Congress party. Portfolios were not allocated. (Editing by Alistair Scrutton)

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