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Modi 3.0 Cabinet highlights: PM Modi allocates portfolios; Rajnath, Shah, Sitharaman, Jaishankar retain ministries

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi retained Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman and S Jaishankar in charge of the four high-profile ministries - Home, Defence, Finance and External Affairs - respectively in his new government.

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs his first Union Cabinet meeting at the start of his third term, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)Premium
Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs his first Union Cabinet meeting at the start of his third term, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was sworn in as prime minister for the third consecutive term along with his 71 ministers on Sunday, allocated portfolios to the newly elected ministers in his cabinet on June 10. The first cabinet meeting took place in the national capital, Delhi, on Monday. 

Council of Ministers: Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, JP Nadda, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Nirmala Sitharaman, S Jaishankar; ML Khattar, HD Kumaraswamy, Piyush Goyal, Dharmendra Pradhan, Jitan Ram Manjhi, Rajeev Ranjan Singh, Sarbananda Sonowal and Dr Virendra Kumar among others took oath.

Members from allies sworn-in

JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy, HAM (Secular) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi, JD(U) leader Rajiv Ranjan Singh 'Lalan', TDP's K Ram Mohan Naidu and LJP-RV leader Chirag Paswan took oath as Cabinet ministers. Each of these five allies got one cabinet berth each.

Catch LIVE updates of portfolio allocation with Mint

11 Jun 2024, 10:17:32 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Piyush Goyal takes charge of Commerce Ministry

Senior BJP leader Piyush Goyal on Tuesday took charge of the Commerce and Industry Ministry and said it will work to promote the country's economic growth.

Jitin Prasada also assumed charge as the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry.

Goyal said the ministry is committed to making India a Vikshit Bharat by 2047.

He took charge of the ministry for the second time.

11 Jun 2024, 09:55:52 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Khattar takes charge as housing minister, to focus on preventing floods, completing metro projects

In his first official meeting after taking over as the Union minister for housing and urban affairs on Tuesday, Manohar Lal Khattar said his focus will be on the prevention of urban flooding and timely completion of all metro projects in the country.

Ministry spokesperson Rajeev Jain said Khattar also asked officials to plan a massive cleanliness and waste-to-wealth campaign.

"After assuming charge, Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Manohar Lal held the first review meeting with officers today. The minister asked officers to plan a massive cleanliness and waste-to-wealth campaign. Prevention of urban flooding will also be a focused area. He will soon review the implementation of the ministry's state-level schemes," Jain said.

11 Jun 2024, 09:54:04 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: PM Modi changes cover, profile photos on X after taking oath as Prime Minister for third consecutive term

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday updated his profile and cover images on social media platform X on Tuesday, two days after taking oath as Prime Minister.

The cover image of PM Modi's X handle has all his cabinet ministers whereas the profile image has his photo in a white kurta and churidar with a yellow half jacket.

Meanwhile, the new cover image of the Prime Minister Office's (PMO) showed the photo of PM Modi in which he bowed and respectfully touched the Constitution of India with his forehead in the Sanvidhan Sabha (Centre Hall of Parliament).

11 Jun 2024, 09:45:25 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Jitan Ram Manjhi assumes charge as MSME Minister

Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday assumed charge as Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

After assuming charge, he said, "I extend thanks to PM Narendra Modi. PM Modi told me that this is a ministry of his vision. The ministry of micro, small and medium enterprises will play a huge role in the upliftment of the poor section of society."

Manjhi, the founder of Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular), won the Gaya Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar in the 2024 election. He served as Bihar chief minister from May 2014 to February 2015.

11 Jun 2024, 08:48:26 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: ‘Present govt has leaders expert in party hopping,’ says Congress' Harish Rawat

Congress leader Harish Rawat on Tuesday criticized the NDA government for the absence of Muslim representation in its newly formed cabinet, asserting that this exclusion could tarnish the country's image on a global scale.

In a veiled jibe at JD(U) Chief Nitish Kumar who came out as a kingmaker of the NDA government formation, Rawat said, "The Union cabinet has been formed and the present government has leaders who are experts in party hopping."

11 Jun 2024, 07:36:38 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: ‘We will try to bring Tesla,’ says HD Kumaraswamy on taking charge as Steel Minister

On taking charge as Minister of Steel, HD Kumaraswamy told the reporters that the new Centre is trying to bring Tesla to India. 

“It is an auspicious day. I took charge of the Heavy industry and steel departments... Today is the first day I took this charge. From tomorrow, I will start my work within one week we will get all the information..." he said.  

"We will try to bring it (Tesla). My concern is not only limited to Karnataka. The entire country's growth is important..." he added.

11 Jun 2024, 05:29:05 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Analysts Welcome Modi’s Faith in Sitharaman as Finance Chief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to reappoint Nirmala Sitharaman as the country’s finance minister is being seen by market analysts as a strong signal of policy continuity.

Modi’s new cabinet has seen the return of several old faces from his earlier administration. For Sitharaman, one key challenge will be to balance fiscal demands in a coalition government after the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party failed to win a majority in the elections.

India’s NSE Nifty 50 Index were set for a for a fresh record close, and the shares of railway wagon makers extended gains, on news of the railway minister’s reappointment. Debt investors cheered Sitharaman getting another stint in office, considering it a sign of fiscal conservatism. The ten-year bond yield declined the most since late last week.

11 Jun 2024, 05:17:53 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: UK Foreign Secy congratulates Jaishankar on his reappointment as Minister of External Affairs

UK Foreign Secretary David Cameron on Tuesday extended his congratulations to S Jaishankar on his reappointment as External Affairs Minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet.

Taking on X, the UK Foreign Secretary stated, "I would also like to extend my congratulations to @DrSJaishankar on his re-appointment as External Affairs Minister of India."

Responding to this, EAM Jaishankar thanked the former UK Prime Minister, saying, “Here's to a stronger partnership."

"Thank you Foreign Secretary @David_Cameron. Here's to stronger partnership," Jaishankar said in a post on X.

11 Jun 2024, 05:06:07 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Amit Shah takes charge as Home Minister for second term; commits to build 'Bharat' as bulwark against terrorism

Union Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday took charge of India's Home Ministry for the second consecutive term under the Modi 3.0 Cabinet, asserting the new government will take its efforts for the country's "security to the next level and build Bharat as a bulwark against terrorism, insurgency, and naxalism."

Shah made the statement through his social media handle 'X' soon after taking charge as Minister of Home Affairs in the fresh list of 30 cabinet ministers under the Modi 3.0 government.

11 Jun 2024, 03:51:54 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Pralhad Joshi and Shripad Yesso Naik take charge of Renewable Energy Ministry | Watch 

11 Jun 2024, 03:32:25 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Not in PM Modi's DNA to listen to Oppn, must heed Bhagwat's advice, says Kapil Sibal

Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal on Tuesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Mohan Bhagwat's remarks expressing concern over peace eluding Manipur, saying it is "not in the DNA" of the PM to listen to the advice of the opposition but he should heed the words of the RSS chief.

Sibal cautioned the new NDA government of not repeating what had happened in the last 10 years of the BJP-led government.

"I have been saying this for months, with statements, an environment of 'us versus them' is being created. We need to take the country forward. I welcome the statement of Mohan Bhagwat," he said.

11 Jun 2024, 03:31:55 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Nityanand Rai takes charge of Home Ministry as MoS

Union Minister of State Nityanand Rai has taken charge of the Ministry of Home Affairs. 

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11 Jun 2024, 03:28:16 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Sukanta Majumdar takes oath as MoS Education | Watch

11 Jun 2024, 03:22:56 PM IST

Modi 3.0: ‘Govt should simplify and streamline regulations’

"I think that the elected government must prioritize making capital more accessible and available at competitive interest rates to empower entrepreneurs across India.

Regulations should be simplified and streamlined as this will help drive innovation and generate more jobs by propelling India’s vibrant start-up ecosystem. This is particularly essential if the nation is to achieve its ambition of emerging as a $5 trillion economy at the earliest.

Additionally, strategic investments in digital infrastructure, renewable energy, and skill development will be necessary to maintain our growth momentum and combat global challenges.

A comprehensive approach covering the above aspects will accelerate the country’s journey towards becoming the world’s third-largest economy, reinforcing India’s status as a global economic powerhouse," said Akshay Munjal, Founder and CEO, Hero Vired.

11 Jun 2024, 11:07:48 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: ‘A lot of political stability in India’ in PM Modi's third term, says S Jaishankar

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: S Jaishankar, the 69-year-old BJP leader and career diplomat turned politician on June 11 stated, “It is an immense honour to be once again given the responsibility of leading the Ministry of External Affairs." He took charge of his duties as External Affairs Minister at the Ministry of External Affairs in South Block on Tuesday.

He added, "In any country and especially in a democracy, it is a very big deal for a government to get elected three times in a row. So the world will definitely feel that today there is a lot of political stability in India," reported ANI.

11 Jun 2024, 09:44:37 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Ashwini Vaishnaw assumes charge as Minister of Railways for second time

Ashwini Vaishnaw assumed charge as Minister of Railways for the second time under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday morning in Delhi.

Vaishnaw has been assigned portfolios as Minister of Information and Broadcasting, and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, apart from the Railways Ministry.

The Union Minister was welcomed by the Ministry staff, who lined up on the stairway to his office and greeted him with flowers.

11 Jun 2024, 09:20:40 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Uttarakhand CM Dhami thanks PM Modi, FM Sitharaman for releasing tax devolution fund to State

Uttarakhand CM Dhami thanks PM Modi, FM Sitharaman for releasing tax devolution fund to State

11 Jun 2024, 08:58:18 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Who will succeed JP Nadda as BJP President? 

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has to look for its new party chief as incumbent JP Nadda has joined the Modi 3.0 cabinet to handle the Health, Chemicals and Fertilizers ministries. Nadda's term was completed later this month.

In 2019, Nadda became the BJP's working president but was promoted to full-time president in January 2020. His three-year tenure was extended in 2023 until June 2024 to maintain leadership stability during the election year.

11 Jun 2024, 08:46:13 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Deeply honoured to be appointed as EAM in PM Modi's govt, says Jaishankar

While expressing gratitude, Jaishankar said, "Deeply honored to be appointed as the Minister of External Affairs in PM @narendramodi 's Government."

Further, he also welcomed Kirti Vardhan Singh and Pabitra Margherita designated as the Minister of State in the newly constituted cabinet of the BJP-led NDA government under the leadership of PM Modi.

"Welcome colleagues MoS @KVSinghMPGonda & MoS @PmargheritaBJP to the Ministry," said Jaishankar on X.

11 Jun 2024, 08:27:02 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: New government should focus on making in India for the world, says FICCI president Anish Shah

In an exclusive interview with ANI, FICCI President Anish Shah emphasized the need for the new government to prioritize "making in India for the world."

Speaking to ANI, Shah outlined a vision for the country, urging the government to capitalize on its strengths and address critical areas to elevate India's global standing.

"The first area is creating the best manufacturing hub in India. This involves lowering manufacturing costs, continuing ease of doing business reforms, and positioning India as a high-quality destination for products. Research and development will be crucial in achieving this," he stated.

11 Jun 2024, 08:20:58 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Arjun Ram Meghwal to continue as Law Minister under ‘Modi 3.0’

BJP leader Arjun Ram Meghwal is set to continue as Minister of State (independent charge) in the Ministry of Law and Justice in the newly formed National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre. Meghwal has also assumed the charge as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

11 Jun 2024, 08:08:20 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Sharad Pawar questions if Modi had mandate for third term as PM

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the oath of office for a historic third successive term, NCP (SP) president Sharad Pawar on Monday sought to know whether he had a "mandate" to lead the country. Pawar, a critic of the BJP, pointed out that the saffron party fell short of a majority in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections and had to take the support of its allies to form the new coalition government at the Centre.

11 Jun 2024, 07:56:08 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Nitish should raise demands for special status, nationwide caste census, says Tejashwi

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar should raise demands for special status for the state, nationwide caste census and greater quotas for deprived castes before the Narendra Modi government at the Centre.

The former Bihar deputy CM, who spoke to journalists upon return from Delhi late in the evening, claimed the state was playing a "decisive role" and Modi, who has returned as the Prime Minister for a third consecutive term, was at his "weakest".

11 Jun 2024, 07:29:56 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Chirag Paswan appointed as Minister of Food Processing; TDP bags Civil Aviation portfolio

Telugu Desam Party leader Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu has been made the Minister of Civil Aviation, which BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia had earlier held. Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) chief Chirag Paswan, has been appointed as the Minister of Food Processing Industries.

11 Jun 2024, 07:12:47 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: What PM Modi directed ministers in first cabinet meeting? 

Addressing the Cabinet Ministers, PM Modi directed them not to make “unnecessary statements" and speak only when “necessary on issues regarding their respective ministries". He also requested the Union Ministers to “reach the Ministry on time" because it positively impacts the staff.

The Prime Minister also encouraged the Cabinet ministers to "share the files with their Minister of State and involve them in the decision-making process of the respective Ministry."

11 Jun 2024, 06:57:03 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Rajnath, Amit Shah, Sitharaman, Jaishankar retain portfolios in Modi 3.0 govt

The allocation of portfolios to the Union Council of Ministers in the Modi 3.0 govenrment on Monday reflected continuity with change as several senior leaders retained their portfolios of the previous BJP-led NDA government and some new faces also got key ministries that have a direct impact at the grassroots.

11 Jun 2024, 06:20:22 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell congratulates Jaishankar on his second term as EAM

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell extended congratulations to S Jaishankar on Monday on his second term as External Affairs Minister of India in the newly constituted cabinet of the BJP-led NDA government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

11 Jun 2024, 06:09:13 AM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: K Surendran thanks PM for appointing two ministers from Kerala to Union Cabinet

Kerala BJP President K Surendran on Monday expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for appointing two ministers from Kerala to the Union Cabinet.

Surendran also stressed that the BJP will now concentrate on the upcoming local body and Assembly elections, positioning itself as the main contender.

10 Jun 2024, 10:29:45 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Deve Gowda says ‘His warmth made me emotional’

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Deve Gowda says ‘His warmth made me emotional’

“PM Shri @narendramodi avaru called me to share his thoughts and ideas on the new government. He enquired after my health too. I am grateful for his care and concern. His warmth made me emotional. May the almighty’s blessings always be on him. May he lead India to greater glory." Deve Gowda wrote.

10 Jun 2024, 10:07:24 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Who replaced Anurag Thakur as Minister of Sports, Information and Broadcasting?

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Anurag Thakur was dropped from Modi 3.0 Cabinet. Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya replaced him as the Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports. Ashwini Vaishnaw took over as the Minister of Information and Broadcasting in Modi 3.0 Cabinet.

10 Jun 2024, 09:48:14 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: 'I'll need some time' says Chirag Paswan

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live:  Chirag Paswan, who was allocated Ministry of Food Processing Industries, said, “I am happy and satisfied with the responsibility given to me by my Prime Minister...For me, it's a huge responsibility and definitely I will be fulfilling it, yes, I'll need some time before I can understand and I can study the whole department and then only I can comment in detail about these things.

10 Jun 2024, 09:21:15 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Amit Shah thanks PM Modi for his cabinet position.

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Amit Shah thanks PM Modi for his cabinet position. 

"Gratitude to PM Shri @narendramodi Ji for reposing trust and reassigning me the roles of Minister of Home Affairs and Minister of Cooperation.

In Modi 3.0, the MHA will continue to accelerate and strengthen security initiatives and introduce new approaches to realize PM Modi's vision of a secure Bharat. Under the astute leadership of Modi Ji, the Ministry of Cooperation will remain committed to empowering farmers and villages with the vision of 'Sahakaar Se Samriddhi'. " Amit Shah wrote on microblogging site X. 

10 Jun 2024, 09:11:14 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Here's a list of Ministers of State (MoS)

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Here's a list of Ministers of State (MoS)

Jitin Prasada - Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

Shripad Yesso Naik - Minister of State in the Ministry of Power; and 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; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.

V. Somanna - Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.

Chandra Sekhar Pemmasani - Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications.

Prof. S. P. Singh Baghel - Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.

Sobha Karandlaje - Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

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

B. L. Verma - Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and 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; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism.

Dr. L. Murugan - Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting; and 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; and 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; and 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; and

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; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel.

Harsh Malhotra - Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs; and

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; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

George Kurian - Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs; and

Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying.

Pabitra Margherita - Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and

Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles.

10 Jun 2024, 09:02:58 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: No change in CCS composition

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: The composition of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) remains unchanged in the new BJP-led NDA government with Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman and S Jaishankar retaining their portfolios of Defence, Home, Finance and External Affairs.

10 Jun 2024, 08:48:39 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: PM Modi seeks Manmohan Singh and HD Deve Gowda's blessings

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: PM Modi called up former President Pratibha Patil, former PMs Manmohan Singh and HD Deve Gowda to solicit their blessings as he begins his third term.

10 Jun 2024, 08:42:37 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live:India Reappoints Nirmala Sitharaman as Finance Minister

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Nirmala Sitharaman was reappointed India’s finance minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new coalition government, providing policy continuity in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies.

Sitharaman will also hold the corporate affairs ministry, according to a statement from the President’s office Monday.

Sitharaman will need to balance fiscal demands in a new coalition government after Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party failed to win a majority in the elections.

Economists say the new government may be pressured to boost spending to shore up support, shifting away from its fiscally conservative path.

-Bloomberg

10 Jun 2024, 08:17:19 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: What did Kumaraswamy get?

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: HD Kumaraswamy handed Steel and heavy industries 

10 Jun 2024, 08:11:23 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: PM Modi in charge of Pensions

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was made in charge of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

10 Jun 2024, 08:07:18 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Chirag Paswan gets Food Processing

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan was handed Food Processing department, Notaly, this department was earlier held by his later father Ram Vilas Pawan.

10 Jun 2024, 07:47:49 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Complete List of Cabinet Ministers 

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: here is the complete list of cabinet ministers in Modi 3.0 government

 

Raj Nath Singh

Minister of Defence

 

Amit Shah

Minister of Home Affairs; and Minister of Cooperation.

 

Nitin Jairam Gadkari

Minister of Road Transport and Highways

 

Jagat Prakash Nadda

Minister of Health and Family Welfare; and Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers

 

Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; and

Minister of Rural Development.

 

Nirmala Sitharaman

Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs

 

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Minister of External Affairs

 

Manohar Lal

Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs; and Minister of Power

 

HD Kumaraswamy

Minister of Heavy Industries; and 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; and Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

 

Sarbananda Sonowal

Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

 

Dr. 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; and

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; and

Minister of Electronics and Information Technology

 

Jyotiraditya M. Scindia

Minister of Communications; and

Minister of Development of North Eastern Region

 

Bhupender Yadav

Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

 

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Minister of Culture; and

Minister of Tourism.

 

Annpurna Devi

Minister of Women and Child Development

 

Kiren Rijiju

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; and Minister of Minority Affairs

 

Hardeep Singh Puri

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas

 

Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya

Minister of Labour and Employment; and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports.

 

G. Kishan Reddy

Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines

 

Chirag Paswan

Minister of Food Processing Industries

 

C R Patil

Minister of Jal Shakti

10 Jun 2024, 07:32:35 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: AAP's Saurabh Bharadwaj slams BJP for inducting Jitan Ram Manjhi

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: The AAP on Monday hit out at the BJP for appointing Jitan Ram Manjhi as a cabinet minister despite his alleged controversial statement that Ravan is better than Lord Ram.

Senior AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj questioned whether the BJP now considers Lord Ram and the Ramayan imaginary and asserted the BJP has "compromised" its religious beliefs for political power. He urged the BJP to clarify its stance on Manjhi's remarks.

Manjhi, who heads the Hindustani Awam Morcha, had said last year, "I have always held that Lord Ram is an imaginary figure and not a historical one..."

10 Jun 2024, 07:25:58 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Kerala BJP MP gets tourism and culture

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Kerala's lone BJP MP, Suresh Gopi gets tourism and culture ministry

10 Jun 2024, 07:24:41 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Who gets what?

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Here is a list of who gets what in Modi 3.0 govt

Home — Amit Shah

Defence — Rajnath Singh

Ext Affairs — Dr S Jaishankar

Finance — Nirmala Sitharaman

Agriculture — Shivraj Singh Chouhan

MoRTH — Nitin Gadkari

Housing & Urban Affairs and Power & New Energy — Manohar Lal Khattar

Commerce — Piyush Goyal

Petroleum & Natural Gas — Hardeep Singh Puri

Railways and Information & Broadcasting — Ashwini Vaishnav

Education — Dharmendra Pradhan

Health — JP Nadda

Labour & Sports — Mansukh Mandaviya

Environment — Bhupendra Yadav

Aviation — Ram Mohan Yadav

Parliamentary Affairs — Kiren Rijiju

MSME — Jitan Ram Mandhi

Pralhad Joshi- Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, New & Renewable Energy

10 Jun 2024, 07:17:02 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: ML Khattar handed two ministry- Power and Housing and Urban Affairs

HAM leader Jitan Ram Manjhi handed MSME ministry, while Shobha Kharandaje was made Minister of State for MSME.

Nirmala Sitharaman retained the finance ministry

Former Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar handed two ministry- Power and Housing and Urban Affairs.

10 Jun 2024, 07:11:37 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Shivraj Chouhan made new Agriculture and Rural Development minister

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan has been allocated the Agriculture and Rural Development portfolio in Modi 3.0 government. 

Arjun Munda was the Agriculture Minister in Modi 2.0. Giriraj Singh held the Rural Development portfolio then.

10 Jun 2024, 06:49:01 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Jaishankar to remain EAM, Gadkari retains Road Transport & Highways Ministry: Reports

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: S Jaishankar retained the External Affairs Ministry, while Nitin Gadkari retained the Road Transport & Highways Ministry.

10 Jun 2024, 06:44:54 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Shiv Sena(UBT) takes ‘cabinet minus portfolios’ jibe

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Priyanka Chaturvedia took to micrblogging site X to take a jibe at the newly formed NDA govt, and the contiunuing silence over portfolios.

“None of the ministers in the cabinet know their responsibility but yet we are being told by media about 2 ‘big’ decisions taken. So basically PM Modi is taking the decision and merely conveying it to the cabinet minus portfolios?" Chaturvedi wrote.

10 Jun 2024, 06:42:52 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: DK Shivakumar calls LS poll outcome ‘warning bell’ for Congress

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Terming the Lok Sabha election outcome in Karnataka as a "warning bell" to the Congress, its state unit chief D K Shivakumar on Monday indicated that the ruling outfit in the State is currently on a fact-finding mission to find out the reasons for the below par performance. 

Also the Deputy Chief Minister, he stressed on the need to look at what went wrong and rectify them, as he called upon party men not to speak before the media regarding the party's performance and blaming someone for it. The NDA got 19 out of 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, with BJP winning 17 and JD(S) two. 

The ruling Congress, which banked heavily on the guarantee schemes that its Government had launched and expected them to yield rich electoral dividends, has won nine seats.

10 Jun 2024, 06:32:51 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: What is PMAY?

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: The government of India is implementing the PMAY since 2015-16 to provide assistance to eligible rural and urban households for the construction of houses with basic amenities.

Under PMAY, a total of 4.21 crore houses have been completed for the eligible poor families under the housing schemes in the last 10 years.

All the houses constructed under PMAY are provided basic amenities like household toilets, LPG connection, electricity connection and functional household tap connection through convergence with other schemes of the central and state governments.

10 Jun 2024, 06:11:29 PM IST

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: PM Modi govt announces 3 crore rural and urban houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: “It has been decided in the Cabinet meeting today to provide assistance to 3 crore additional rural and urban households for the construction of houses, to meet the housing requirements arising out of the increase in the number of eligible families", an official statement read. 

This is first cabinet decision of Modi 3.0 govenment

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