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Narendra Modi Cabinet Highlights: Rajnath Singh Gets Defence, Home Affairs for Amit Shah, JP Nadda Bags Health

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Ministers Live Updates: The portfolios have been announced.

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Narendra Modi Cabinet 3.0 Ministers Portfolio Live News Updates: A day after Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India for a third consecutive term, along with his new Cabinet comprising 71 ministers, the Cabinet portfolios for ministers have been announced.

The prime minister will be in charge of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space, among others.

Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Amit Shah, S Jaishankar, and Nirmala Sitharaman are among the several ministers of the Modi 2.0 Cabinet who have retained their previous portfolios in the Modi 3.0 Cabinet.

The Rashtrapati Bhawan has released a communique in this regard on Monday, 10 June. In the new Cabinet, 30 ministers will hold Cabinet rank – including those from allies like TDP, JD(U), LJP, JDS, and HAM – 35 will be Ministers of State (MoS), and five will be Ministers of State with Independent Charge.

While most senior ministers of PM Modi's previous cabinet, including BJP leaders Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, S Jaishankar, and Nirmala Sitharaman, took oath along with the prime minister, nine new faces also took oath on Sunday. Stay tuned to The Quint for live updates!

Snapshot
  • BJP's two key allies the JD(U) and TDP got just one Cabinet minister post each.

  •  BJP chief JP Nadda will also be part of the new Cabinet.

  • Among the Union Ministers, six are former chief ministers, namely Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Manohar Lal Khattar, Sarbananda Sonowal, Rajnath Singh, HD Kumaraswamy, and Jitan Ram Manjhi.

  • So far, only seven women have taken oath as ministers: Nirmala Sitharaman, Annapurna Devi, Anupriya Patel, Raksha Khadse among others.

  • The Cabinet has 27 ministers from OBC, 10 from Scheduled Castes, 5 from Scheduled Tribes and 5 from minority communities, Hindustan Times reported.

  • NCP is the first NDA ally likely to not get a Cabinet post.

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8:27 PM , 10 Jun

Who Are the Ministers of State in Modi 3.0 Govt?

Jitin Prasada: Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Shripad Yesso Naik: Minister of State in the Ministry of Power, Minister of State in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Pankaj Chaudhary: Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance

Krishan Pal: Minister of State in the Ministry of Cooperation

Ramdas Athawale: Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Ram Nath Thakur: Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Nityanand Rai: Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs

Anupriya Patel: Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

V Somanna: Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways

Chandra Sekhar Pemmasani: Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development, Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications

SP Singh Baghel: Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Minister of State in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj

Shobha Karandlaje: Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Employment

Kirtivardhan Singh: Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs

BL Verma: Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Shantanu Thakur: Minister of State in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

Suresh Gopi: Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism

L Murugan: Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

Ajay Tamta: Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Bandi Sanjay Kumar: Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs

Kamlesh Paswan: Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development

Bhagirath Choudhary: Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Satish Chandra Dubey: Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal, Minister of State in the Ministry of Mines

Sanjay Seth: Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence

Ravneet Singh: Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways

Durgadas Uikey: Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Raksha Nikhil Khadse: Minister of State in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Sukanta Majumdar: Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Minister of State in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region

Savitri Thakur: Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development

Tokhan Sahu: Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs   

Raj Bhushan Choudhary: Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti

Bhupathi Raju Srinivasa Varma: Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries, Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel

Harsh Malhotra: Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Nimuben Jayantibhai Bambhaniya: Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Murlidhar Mohol: Minister of State in the Ministry of Cooperation, Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation

George Kurian: Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Pabitra Margherita: Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs, Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles

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7:54 PM , 10 Jun

Portfolios Announced for Modi 3.0 Cabinet: Full List

Narendra Modi: Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space

Rajnath Singh: Minister of Defence

Amit Shah: Minister of Home Affairs, Minister of Cooperation

Nitin Gadkari: Minister of Road Transport and Highways

JP Nadda: Minister of Health and Family Welfare

Shivraj Singh Chouhan: Minister of Agriculture and Family Welfare, Minister of Rural Development

Nirmala Sitharaman: Minister of Finance, Minister of Corporate Affairs

S Jaishankar: Minister of External Affairs

Manohar Lal: Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs, Minister of Power

HD Kumaraswamy: Minister of Heavy Industries, Minister of Steel,

Piyush Goyal: Minister of Commerce and Industry

Dharmendra Pradhan: Minister of Education

Jitan Ram Manjhi: Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh: Minister of Panchayati Raj, Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Sarbananda Sonowal: Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

Virendra Kumar: Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

Kinjarapu Rammohan Naidu: Minister of Civil Aviation

Pralhad Joshi: Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Minister of New and Renewable Energy

Jual Oram: Minister of Tribal Affairs

Giriraj Singh: Minister of Textiles

Ashwini Vaishnaw: Minister of Railways, Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Minister of Electronics and Information Technology

Scindia Jyotiraditya: Minister of Communications, Minister of Development of North Eastern Region

Bhupender Yadav: Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat: Minister of Culture, Minister of Tourism

Annpurna Devi: Minister of Women and Child Development

Kiren Rijiju: Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Minister of Minority Affairs

Hardeep Singh Puri: Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas

Mansukh Mandaviya: Minister of Labour and Employment, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports

G Kishan Reddy: Minister of Coal, Minister of Mines

Chirag Paswan: Minister of Food Processing Industries

CR Patil: Minister of Jal Shakti

6:21 PM , 10 Jun

Govt To Help Build 3 Crore Houses Under PM Awas Yojana

In its first Cabinet meeting, the PM Narendra Modi-led NDA government on Monday, 10 June, has decided to provide assistance to construct 3 crore rural and urban houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), news agency ANI reported.

Over the last 10 years, 4.21 crore houses have been completed, ANI reported.

6:03 PM , 10 Jun

Who Are The Major Leaders From South India in the Modi 3.0 Cabinet?

As many as five Cabinet ministers and eight Ministers of State from the five south Indian states – Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh – were sworn into the Modi 3.0 government on Sunday, 9 June.

Two ministerial posts were given to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and one to Janata Dal (Secular), both of whom are the major regional allies of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

From Karnataka, the BJP's Nirmala Sitharaman and Pralhad Joshi were sworn in as Cabinet ministers, whereas Shobha Karandlaje and V Somanna got MoS posts. JD(S) chief and former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy also received a Cabinet post.

A surprise name from the state was that of George Kurian – the only Christian MP in the Modi 3.0 government. Meanwhile, Kerala saw its first BJP MP Suresh Gopi take oath as MoS. Read the full piece here.

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Published: 10 Jun 2024, 10:40 AM IST
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