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Narendra Modi Cabinet News highlight: Odisha to get first BJP chief minister, two deputy CMs

Narendra Modi Cabinet highlight: The Union Cabinet, under the leadership of PM Modi, assumed their charges on Tuesday.
Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Odisha CM-elect Mohan Charan Majhi
Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Odisha CM-elect Mohan Charan Majhi

Narendra Modi Cabinet highlight: Union Cabinet Ministers assumed the charges for their respective ministries on Tuesday, allotted to them on Monday after the first Cabinet meeting of the Modi 3.0 government. Former bureaucrat Ashwini Vaishnaw took on his roles as I&B and Railways Minister. S Jaishankar, a former diplomat, assumed the role of External Affairs Minister for the second consecutive term....Read More

The Modi 3.0 administration's Cabinet is a blend of continuity and change, as some senior leaders maintain their previous portfolios from the BJP-led NDA government. The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) retained its existing lineup, with Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman, and S Jaishankar holding onto their roles in Defence, Home, Finance, and External Affairs, respectively.

Nitin Gadkari has also been retained as Minister of Road Transport and Highways.

The prime minister will be in charge of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, the Department of Atomic Energy, the Department of Space, all important policy issues, and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.

Regarding new appointments, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will take on responsibilities in agriculture and rural development, while BJP president JP Nadda will return to the health ministry, a position he held prior to assuming party leadership.

Other portfolios

Manohar Lal Khattar - Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs and Minister of Power.

Ashwini Vaishnaw - Minister of Railways, Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology.

Mansukh Mandaviya - Minister of Labour and Employment and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports.

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

Jyotiraditya Scindia - Minister of Communications and Minister of Development of North Eastern Region.

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat - Minister of Culture and Minister of Tourism.

Kiren Rijiju - Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Minister of Minority Affairs.

Some ministers from NDA allies

Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu (TDP) - Minister of Civil Aviation.

Chirag Paswan (LJP) - Minister of Food Processing Industries.

HD Kumaraswamy (JD (S)) - Minister of Heavy Industries and Minister of Steel.

Jitan Ram (HAM) - Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

71 ministers officially joined the Modi 3.0 cabinet. They and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took their oaths during an impressive swearing-in ceremony on Sunday.

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June 11, 2024 10:31 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet News LIVE: Chinese Premier Li Qiang congratulates PM Modi

Chinese Premier Li Qiang on Tuesday sent a congratulatory message to Narendra Modi on his new term as Prime Minister of India. Chinese ambassador to India, Xu Feihong, shared a post on X, stating that the Chinese Premier extended congratulations to PM Narendra Modi.

"#Chinese Prime Minister Li Qiang extended congratulations to Shri Narendra Modi @narendramodi on his new term as the Prime Minister of #India," he said in a post on X.

June 11, 2024 9:49 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet News LIVE: Odisha CM-designate Mohan Majhi on swearing-in ceremony

June 11, 2024 8:41 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet News LIVE: Odisha CM, Deputy CMs to take oath tomorrow

June 11, 2024 8:19 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet News LIVE: Rahul Gandhi's big claim over Varanasi seat

Rahul Gandhi said in Rae Bareli, “The BJP lost the Ayodhya seat... Not only in Ayodhya, Varanasi mein jaan bacha ke nikle hain pradhan mantri. If my sister (Priyanka Gandhi) had contested from Varanasi, the Prime Minister of India would have lost the Varanasi election by 2-3 lakh votes. I am not saying this with arrogance, but the people of the country have given a message to the Prime Minister that they are against their way of politics.”

June 11, 2024 7:56 PM IST

Mohan Charan Majhi Live: Who is Pravati Parida, BJP's pick for Deputy CM post?

BJP leader Pravati Parida is a local from Nimapara, from where she contested the assembly elections and emerged victorious. A lawyer by profession, she completed her LLB course from Bhubaneswar's Utkal University and enrolled as an advocate in the Odisha High Court.

June 11, 2024 7:35 PM IST

Mohan Charan Majhi Live: Who is KV Singh Deo, deputy CM-elect of Odisha?

Kanak Vardhan Singh Deo, who defeated BJD candidate Saroj Kumar Meher by a slender margin of 1,357 votes, comes from the erstwhile royal family of Patnagarh, a former princely state in Odisha's Balangir district. Read more

June 11, 2024 7:06 PM IST

Mohan Charan Majhi Live: Pravati Parida on being elected as Deputy CM

June 11, 2024 6:49 PM IST

Mohan Charan Majhi Live: New deputy CMs announced for Odisha

Mohan Charan Majhi Live: The BJP leadership announced that KV Singh Deo and Pravati Parida will be the new Deputy chief ministers of Odisha.

June 11, 2024 6:18 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Mohan Charan Majhi to be the new CM of Odisha

BJP MLA Mohan Charan Majhi to be the new CM of Odisha. Kanak Vardhan Singh Deo and Pravati Parida to be the Deputy Chief Ministers: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Bhubaneswar

June 11, 2024 5:56 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: PM Modi to participate in G7 summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to travel to Italy this week to attend the annual summit of G7 advanced economies in his first trip abroad after assuming office for the third straight term.

June 11, 2024 5:40 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Odisha CM elect to be announced soon, meeting underway

The meeting in Bhubaneswar to elect the Legislature Party Leader of Odisha begins.

Union Ministers and BJP central observers Rajnath Singh & Bhupender Yadav are present at the meeting. (ANI)

June 11, 2024 5:20 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, sister Priyanka Gandhi arrive in Rae Bareli

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrived in Rae Bareli on Tuesday afternoon, days after the election results were declared.

June 11, 2024 4:54 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: ‘Will take India’s security to the next level,' says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah posted on X, "Under the stewardship of PM Narendra Modi Ji, I reassumed charge of the Ministry of Home Affairs today. The MHA will remain committed to the security of the nation and its people, as it always has been. Modi 3.0 will take its efforts for India's security to the next level and build Bharat as a bulwark against terrorism, insurgency, and naxalism."

June 11, 2024 4:31 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes charge as Rural Development Minister

June 11, 2024 4:11 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Kiren Rijiju on PM Modi's mantra

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said, "Viksit Bharat is a dream of the Prime Minister. Connecting all communities, we will leave no stone unturned in realising that dream...Our goal is to build a Viksit Bharat by taking everyone together - this is our mantra..."

June 11, 2024 3:47 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: ‘Air travel no longer for the rich,’ says new aviation minister

Newly appointed Civil Aviation Minister Ram Mohan Naidu said, “Travelling by plane is no longer just for the rich. People from all classes are flying now, so I will strive to ensure better and more comfortable travel for them.”

June 11, 2024 3:23 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Prahlad Joshi takes charge as cabinet minister

June 11, 2024 2:59 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Sultan of Oman dials PM Narendra Modi

A statement from the Prime Minister's Office said, “PM Narendra Modi received a phone call today from the Sultan of Oman, Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik. He extended his heartfelt congratulations to PM Modi on his reappointment as PM for a third term following the recently concluded general elections. The two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to further deepen and strengthen India-Oman partnership for the mutual benefit of both countries. The PM also extended warm greetings to His Majesty and the people of Oman on the upcoming Eid Al Adha festival.”

June 11, 2024 2:36 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Mansukh Mandaviya takes charge as Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports

June 11, 2024 2:14 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Ravneet Bittu takes charge as MoS in Railway Ministry

June 11, 2024 1:44 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: ‘Grateful to PM,’ says Minister of Women and Child Development Annapurna Devi after assuming charge

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Delhi: Minister of Women and Child Development Annapurna Devi, after assuming charge, says, “I am grateful to the Prime Minister for giving me this responsibility. I will make efforts to fulfil PM Modi's vision of 'Viksit Bharat'. The Ministry of Women and Child is associated with many other ministries, too. So, I will take forward the work being done in coordination with the other ministries.”

June 11, 2024 1:29 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: ‘Oil production from the 98/2 well will increase to 45,000 barrels per day very soon,’ says Hardeep Singh Puri

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: After assuming charge as the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Hardeep Singh Puri said, “Oil production from the 98/2 well will increase to 45,000 barrels per day very soon, and gas production will also start soon... We have achieved over 15% ethanol blending. As you know, the Prime Minister had set a target of 20% blending by 2030...Based on what I have seen and the work in progress, I am reasonably confident that the 20% blending target, which was brought forward from 2030 to 2025, will be achieved by 2025.”

Puri also handled the petroleum ministry in the previous PM Modi government from 2021.

June 11, 2024 1:14 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Arjun Ram Meghwal takes charge as MoS (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Law and Justice

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Delhi: On Tuesday, Arjun Ram Meghwal assumed the role of Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Law and Justice.

After assuming the charge Arjun Ram Meghwal says, “The Law and Justice Department is a primary focus of the Modi 3.0 government... The laws related to our criminal system, IPC, CrPC and Evidence Act have been modified as per the Indian requirement. They will be implemented from July 1.”

June 11, 2024 1:10 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Annapurna Devi and Pralhad Joshi take charge as ministers

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Annapurna Devi assumed office as the Minister of Women and Child Development on Tuesday.

In Delhi, Pralhad Joshi also assumed office as the Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution.

June 11, 2024 12:56 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Amit Shah takes charge as Union Home Minister

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Amit Shah, a senior BJP leader, assumed the role of Union Home Minister for the new government on Tuesday, a position he also held in the previous Modi government.

Shah also took charge as Minister of Cooperation.

June 11, 2024 12:35 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: 'Happy that PM's first sign was for farmers,' says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Delhi: After taking charge as Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shivraj Singh Chouhan says, “I am happy to say that the first decision taken by the Prime Minister yesterday was in the interest of the farmers. He decided to issue Kisan Samman Nidhi...Now the NDA government will take these works forward more rapidly under the leadership of the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister has resolved to double the income of farmers, work is going on continuously for that. We will all work together even faster in that and take every possible step for the welfare of farmers... Today itself, I am going to hand over the Sankalp Patra to officials.”

June 11, 2024 12:18 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes charge as Agriculture Minister

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Shivraj Singh Chouhan took charge as Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister has also been given the Ministry of Rural Development.

June 11, 2024 12:10 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: JP Nadda takes charge as Union Health Minister

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda assumed the role of Minister of Health and Family Welfare. Also present were Anupriya Patel of Apna Dal (Soneylal) and Jadhav Prataprao Ganpatrao of Shiv Sena, who took charge as Ministers of State (MoS) in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

June 11, 2024 12:05 PM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Jyotiraditya Scindia takes charge as Minister of Communications

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Jyotiraditya Scindia took charge as Minister of Communications on Tuesday, a portfolio previously handled by Ashwini Vaishnaw.

In the previous Narendra Modi government, Scindia managed the Ministry of Civil Aviation, which is now allotted to NDA ally TDP's MP, Ram Mohan Naidu.

June 11, 2024 11:37 AM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Sanjay Seth, Jitendra Singh and L Murugan take charge as Union ministers

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Sanjay Seth has assumed the role of Minister of State (MoS) in the Ministry of Defence. Jitendra Singh has also taken charge as Minister of State (MoS) in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions.

After taking charge as MoS Information and Broadcasting (I&B), L Murugan says, “Today I am taking charge as Minister of State for I&B. I am very happy. And I express my sincere thanks and gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving me the opportunity to serve in this Ministry again.”

June 11, 2024 11:29 AM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Kiren Rijiju takes charge as Parliamentary Affairs Minister

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Kiren Rijiju assumed the role of Parliamentary Affairs Minister on Tuesday, a position previously held by Pralhad Joshi. In the recent general elections, Rijiju secured his fourth term representing the Arunachal West Lok Sabha seat. He was responsible for the Earth Sciences Ministry in the previous Modi government.

June 11, 2024 11:14 AM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: PM Modi and Amir of Qatar pledge to strengthen India-Qatar Relations

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with the Amir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, on Tuesday. Both leaders reaffirmed their dedication to elevating India-Qatar relations to new heights.

“Pleased to speak with my friend, the Amir of Qatar H.H. Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani. I thank him for his warm wishes and positive sentiments towards India,” Modi said in a post on X.

“We reaffirmed our commitment to advance India-Qatar ties to unprecedented heights,” the prime minister stated.

Several world leaders have congratulated Prime Minister Modi on his oath-taking for a third term in office.

June 11, 2024 10:53 AM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Jayant Chaudhary takes charge as MoS in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Delhi: Jayant Chaudhary has assumed the position of Minister of State (MoS) in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Additionally, he serves as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Education.

June 11, 2024 10:32 AM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: ‘Textile sector provides most of the jobs,’ Giriraj Singh after taking charge as Minister of Textiles

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Union Textiles Minister Giriraj Singh after taking charge as Union Minister of Textiles, said, “Today I have taken the charge. The textile sector is the sector which provides the most jobs...Under the guidance of the Prime Minister, we all will work to take it forward because it is also connected to the farmers.”

June 11, 2024 10:18 AM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Manohar Lal Khattar takes charge as Minister of Power

June 11, 2024 10:17 AM IST

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Suresh Gopi takes charge as MoS of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Suresh Gopi has assumed the role of Minister of State (MoS) in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, with Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in attendance. Additionally, Gopi holds the position of Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism.

After taking the charge, Suresh Gopi says, “It's a huge responsibility. So, I have to look at the prospects that the PM is looking forward to... After going through all the content of the next level of emerging petroleum systems in India, maybe I can contribute... Let's keep our thoughts open... Thanks to the people of Kerala, Thrissur... You gave me this opportunity.”

June 11, 2024 9:49 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Giriraj Singh takes charge as Minister of Textiles

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Giriraj Singh assumes the role of Minister of Textiles, while Pabitra Margherita takes charge as Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles. Former Textile Minister Piyush Goyal, who formerly handled the ministry was also present while Singh assumed the charge. Singh, who secured the Begusarai Lok Sabha seat for the second consecutive term, was sworn in as a minister in the Narendra Modi government on Sunday.

June 11, 2024 9:32 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Jaishankar takes charge as India's External Affairs Minister

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Former diplomat S Jaishankar on Tuesday commenced his second consecutive term as External Affairs Minister. Jaishankar, 69, is among the senior BJP figures, such as Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, and Nirmala Sitharaman, who retained their ministries from the previous government.

"Assumed charge as the Minister of External Affairs. Thank PM @narendramodi for assigning me this responsibility," he said on X.

Since 2019, serving as the External Affairs Minister, Jaishankar has demonstrated his adeptness in effectively conveying India's stance on various intricate matters on the global platform.

June 11, 2024 9:22 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Bhupender Yadav on retaining environment ministry

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Union Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav expressed gratitude to PM Modi for entrusting him with the responsibility of such an “important ministry.” He pledged to work diligently to fulfil this duty.

Referring to the Mission LIFE initiative initiated by PM Modi at the Glasgow COP, Yadav highlighted its global significance in addressing environmental challenges through sustainable development and mindful consumption.

He emphasised the importance of PM Modi's 'Ek ped maa ke naam' campaign in preserving the greenery of our Earth and stressed the ministry's commitment to advancing both environmental protection and development under PM Modi's leadership over the past decade.

June 11, 2024 9:17 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Ashwini Vaishnaw takes charge as Information and Broadcasting minister

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Ashwini Vaishnaw took charge as the Information and Broadcasting minister on Monday, a portfolio held by Anurag Thakur during the previous Modi government.

After taking charge as Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw says, “The people have once again blessed PM Narendra Modi to serve the country...Yesterday on the very first day of his first tenure, the Prime Minister took decisions dedicated to the poor and farmers. A very strong foundation has to be laid for the youth...I express my gratitude to PM Narendra Modi for giving me this opportunity.”

June 11, 2024 8:25 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Fortunate to be made MoS for civil aviation, cooperation, says Pune MP Murlidhar Mohol

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Pune MP Murlidhar Mohol, newly appointed as Minister of State for Civil Aviation and Cooperation in the Narendra Modi government, expressed his gratitude for being entrusted with two crucial portfolios.

"Getting an opportunity to work under Amit Shah in the Cooperation Ministry is the happiest moment for me. I represent Maharashtra which has a big network of cooperative sectors. Cooperative sector is a medium to reach out to the last man in the society and make the lives of people better," he said.

June 11, 2024 8:06 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: AAP leader Atishi says BJP will treat allies as ‘second-class citizens’

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: In a jibe, following the announcement of the new cabinet ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Atishi raised apprehensions at BJP over the ‘treatment of coalition partners’, stating that they would be viewed as ‘second-class citizens’ within the government.

“Portfolio allocation shows that @narendramodi does not intend to respect his coalition partners. Both @Jduonline and @JaiTDP should be ready to be treated as second-class citizens in this government,” Atishi wrote in a social media post on X.

June 11, 2024 7:32 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: What ministry did NDA-ally LJP get?

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Chirag Paswan, the chief of the Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas), has been appointed Minister of Food Processing Industries.

He is the son of former Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who leads the Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas), and represents the Hajipur Lok Sabha constituency.

June 11, 2024 7:13 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Kerala BJP chief thanks PM for appointing 2 ministers from Kerala to Union Cabinet

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: On Monday, Kerala BJP President K Surendran expressed appreciation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for selecting two ministers from Kerala to join the Union Cabinet.

Surendran said that the BJP will now shift its focus to the upcoming local body and Assembly elections, positioning itself as the primary contender.

Kerala's renowned movie star turned politician, Suresh Gopi, who secured a historic victory for the BJP in Thrissur, has been appointed as Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, as well as Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism.

BJP's General Secretary in Kerala, George Kurian, has been named Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs and Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying.

June 11, 2024 7:07 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena ‘disappointed’ over MoS allocation

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: On Monday, the Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena expressed its “disappointment” with the allocation of cabinet positions in the new Modi government citing what they see as “partiality” in the distribution of ministerial roles within the ruling coalition, news agency PTI reported.

This statement comes after the NCP, led by Ajit Pawar, announced that it would seek a Cabinet position rather than accept the BJP's offer of a Minister of State role.

Shiv Sena's leader in Lok Sabha, Shrikant Shinde, reiterated the party's steadfast support for the BJP-led NDA without engaging in power negotiations.

Prataprao Jadhav of Shinde Sena was the lone representative from the party in the new Modi government, having taken the oath as a Minister of State with independent charge on Sunday. He has been assigned the AYUSH ministry and the MOS Health portfolio.

June 11, 2024 6:53 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Full list of ministers of state

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: The Modi 3.0 cabinet comprises 72 ministers, including 30 cabinet Ministers, 5 ministers of State with Independent Charge, and 36 ministers of state.

Here is the full list of ministers of state

June 11, 2024 6:44 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Who is new Women and Child Development Minister?

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: On Monday, Annapurna Devi, a BJP MP from Jharkhand, was appointed as the Union Cabinet Minister for Women and Child Development, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi distributed portfolios to his Union Council of Ministers.

She takes over from Smriti Irani, who previously held the position.

At 55 years old, Devi, elected from the Koderma Lok Sabha constituency in Jharkhand, previously served as the Union Minister of State for Education in the Modi government since 2021.

June 11, 2024 6:35 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Who handles the Jal Shakti ministry in the new government?

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: C R Patil, a BJP leader, has been appointed to head the Jal Shakti Ministry. The Minister of State position within the Ministry of Jal Shakti is jointly held by BJP members V Somanna and Raj Bhushan Choudhary.

C R Patil served as the Housing Minister in the previous BJP government in Karnataka. He contested the 2023 Assembly polls from Varuna, Siddaramaiah's home constituency, and also in Chamarajanagar against C Puttarangashetty, albeit unsuccessfully.

June 11, 2024 6:27 AM IST

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: What portfolios did Dharmendra Pradhan and Piyush Goyal get?

Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Dharmendra Pradhan and Piyush Goyal will maintain their positions overseeing the Education, and Commerce and Industry ministries, respectively.

Meanwhile, Hardeep Singh Puri continues to helm the Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry but has relinquished control of the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry.

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