Politics Amit Shah in all 8 cabinet committees of Modi govt, Rajnath Singh missing from key panel Updated : June 07, 2019 07:01 AM IST A close confidante of Modi, Shah’s inclusion should also settle the debate, if any, on who is the second-in command in the current BJP-led NDA dispensation. Rajnath Singh is conspicuously absent from the important Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet to be headed by the prime minister with Shah as the other member. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.