Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Union Cabinet Ministers began assuming 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.

Narendra Modi Cabinet Live: Amit Shah took charge as Union Home Minister on Tuesday. The ministry in the previous Modi government was also handled by Amit Shah.(ANI)

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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  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 12:56 PM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 12:35 PM

    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.”

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 12:18 PM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 12:10 PM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 12:05 PM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 11:37 AM

    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.”

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 11:29 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 11:14 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 10:53 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 10:32 AM

    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.”

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 10:18 AM

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

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 10:17 AM

    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.”

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 09:49 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 09:32 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 09:22 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 09:17 AM

    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.”

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 08:25 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 08:06 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 07:32 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 07:13 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 07:07 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 06:53 AM

    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

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 06:44 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 06:35 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 06:27 AM

    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.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 06:18 AM

    Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Naidu’s TDP, Nitish Kumar’s JD (U) played key role to form govt. What portfolios did they get?

    Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP), under the leadership of Chandrababu Naidu, and the Janata Dal (United) party, led by Nitish Kumar, played pivotal roles in the formation of the NDA government post the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. As the BJP alone couldn’t secure the required majority of 272 parliamentary seats, these alliances became crucial.

    In the Modi 3.0 Cabinet, Telugu Desam Party’s Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu assumes the role of Minister of Civil Aviation, while TDP’s Pemmasani Chandra Sekhar takes on the responsibilities of Minister of State for Rural Development and Communications.

    For the Janata Dal (United), leader Rajiv Ranjan Singh (Lalan Singh) has been assigned the Ministry of Panchayati Raj and the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying. Additionally, Ram Nath Thakur from the Janata Dal (United) serves as Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

  • Tue, 11 Jun 2024 06:07 AM

    Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: Nadda returns as health minister

    Narendra Modi 3.0 Cabinet Live: BJP leader J P Nadda, who served as the party’s national president for over four years, was appointed to the Union Health Ministry and Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers on Monday following his cabinet minister oath-taking ceremony under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership.

    In the previous Modi 2.0 government, both these ministries were overseen by Mansukh Mandaviya.

    Nadda expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for including him in the Cabinet and emphasised the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s commitment to enhancing healthcare infrastructure and services, ensuring equitable access to quality treatment.



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