Rajya Sabha Session From 20 June to 26 July, Budget on 5 July

PM Narendra Modi will retain DoPT, Atomic Energy and all important policy issues and portfolios not allocated.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with 57 Council of Ministers were sworn in on Thursday, 31 May.
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Amit Shah has formally taken charge as Home Minister, Prakash Javadekar as Minister of Environment and Rajnath Singh as the Defence Minister. Narendra Singh Tomar has taken charge as the Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare.

The first Parliament session of the new NDA government will be held from 17 June to 26 July, with the election for the Speaker scheduled for 19 June.

The first Cabinet meeting was held on Friday, 31 May, hours after the portfolios were announced.

Snapshot
  • The Union Budget will be presented on 5 July, newly sworn-in Union Minister Prakash Javadekar confirmed at a briefing on Friday
  • The Rajya Sabha session would be held from 20 June to 26 July
  • The Cabinet has also approved the extension of PM Kisan Yojana to all farmers
  • PM Narendra Modi will retain DoPT, Atomic Energy and all important policy issues and portfolios not yet allocated
  • Nirmala Sitharaman is Finance Minister, Prakash Javadekar gets Information and Broadcasting as well as Environment

Catch all the live updates on the swearing-in ceremony here.

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12:20 PM , 01 Jun

Amit Shah Takes Charge of Home Ministry

Amit Shah has formally taken charge as Home Minister. MoS (Ministry of Home Affairs) G Kishan Reddy and Nityanand Rai are also present.

11:19 AM , 01 Jun

Prakash Javadekar Takes Charge As Minister Of Environment

Prakash Javadekar takes charge as the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. Babul Supriyo takes charge as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

10:53 AM , 01 Jun

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Feels 'Honoured'

Newly Foreign Minister S Jaishankar tweeted that he is proud to follow on the footsteps of Sushma Swaraj.


Published: 30 May 2019, 7:50 PM IST