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Published on: Wed 07 Jul 2021 04:55 PM IST
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15 Cabinet Ministers and 28 Ministers of State took oath.Kiren Rijiju is the new Minister of Law and Justice.Mansukh Mandaviya is the new Minister of Health and Family Welfare.

Complete List of Cabinet Ministers 2021: 15 Cabinet Ministers and 28 Ministers of State took oath in the swearing-in ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on July 7, 2021. Some of the new Union Ministers include former Congress heavyweight Jyotiraditya Scindia, National General Secretary of BJP Bhupender Yadav, Apna Dal chief Anupriya Patel, Karnataka BJP Vice President Shoba Karandlaje, Meenakshi Lekhi, Ajay Bhatt, Anurag Thakur and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane. There have been several high-profile resignations as well including by Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and other Cabinet Ministers including Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar and MoS Environment Babul Supriyo. 

  • 08 Jul 01:03 AM

    Home Minister Amit Shah congratulates 43 ministers sworn in as Union Cabinet Ministers today

  • 08 Jul 12:59 AM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to monitor Ministry of Science

    Amit Shah to handle Home Ministry and monitor Ministry of Cooperation.

  • 08 Jul 12:59 AM

    Ministries get clubbed

    Ministry of Health and Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers to be clubbed. Housing Ministry has also been clubbed with Petroleum Ministry. 

  • 08 Jul 12:57 AM

    New Cabinet Members and their portfolios

    1. Narayan Rane- Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

    2. Sarbananda Sonowal- Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Minister of AYUSH

    3. Virendra Kumar- Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

    4. Jyotiraditya Scindia- Minister of Civil Aviation

    5. Ramchandra Prasad Singh-Minister of Steel

    6. Ashwini Vaishnaw- Minister of Railways; Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology

    7. Pashu Pati Kumar Paras- Minister of Food Processing Industries

    8. Kiren Rijiju - Minister of Law and Justice

    9. Raj Kumar Singh- Minister of Power; and Minister of New and Renewable Energy

    10. Hardeep Singh Puri -  Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs

    11. Mansukh Mandaviya- Minister of Health and Family Welfare; and Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers

    12. Bhupendra Yadav-  Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of Labour and Employment

    13. Parshottam Rupala-  Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

    14. G Kishan Reddy- Minister of Culture; Minister of Tourism; and Minister of Development of North Eastern Region

    15. Anurag Singh Thakur- Minister of Information and Broadcasting; and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports

  • 08 Jul 12:56 AM

    New Ministers of State and their Portfolios

    1. Pankay Chaudhary- Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance

    2. Anupriya Singh Patel- Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

    3. Satya Pal Singh Bhagel- Minister of State in the Ministry of Law and Justice

    4. Rajeev Chandrasekhar- Minister of State in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

    5. Shobha Karandlaje -Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

    6. Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma -Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

    7. Dardhana Vikram Jardosh- Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways

    8. Meenakshi Lekhi-Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture

    9. Annpurna Devi- Minister of State in the Ministry of Education

    10. A Narayanaswamy- Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

    11. Kaushal Kishore- Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

    12. Ajay Bhatt-  Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism

    13. BL Verma- Minister of State in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Cooperation

    14. Ajay Kumar- Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs

    15. Chauhan Devusinh- Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications

    16. Bhagwanth Khuba- Minister of State in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

    17. Kapil Moreshwas Patil- Minister of State in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj

    18. Pratima Bhoumik- Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

    19. Subhas Sarkar- Minister of State in the Ministry of Education

    20. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad- Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance

    21. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh -Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Education

    22. Bharati Pravin Pawar- Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

    23. Bishweswar Tudu-Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti

    24. Shantanu Thakur- Minister of State in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

    25. Munjapara Mahendrabhai- Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development; and Minister of State in the Ministry of AYUSH

    26. John Barla- Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs

    27. Dr L Murugan -Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

    28. Nisith Pramanik- Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

  • 08 Jul 12:55 AM

    Ministers of State and their portfolios

    Shripad Yesso Naik - Minister of State in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism

    Faggansingh Kulaste - Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development

    Prahalad Singh Patel - Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries

    Ashwini Kumar Choubey - Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

    Arjun Ram Meghwal - Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture
    General (Retd.) V. K. Singh - Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation

    Krishan Pal - Minister of State in the Ministry of Power; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries

    Danve Raosaheb Dadarao - Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways; Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Mines

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

    Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti - Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development

    Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan - Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

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

    V. Muraleedharan - Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

    Som Parkash - Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

    Renuka Singh Saruta - Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

    Rameswar Teli - Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Employment

    Kailash Choudhary - Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

  • 08 Jul 12:54 AM

    Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

    Rao Inderjit Singh - Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Planning; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs

    Dr Jitendra Singh - Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Science and Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences; Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office; Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy; and Minister of State in the Department of Space

  • 08 Jul 12:52 AM

    Allocation of portfolios among Members of the Council of Ministers.

    PM Narendra Modi: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy; Department of Space; All important policy issues and All other portfolios not allocated to any Minister

    Cabinet Ministers

    Amit Shah - Minister of Home Affairs; and Minister of Cooperation

    Nitin Jairam Gadkari - Minister of Road Transport and Highways

    Nirmala Sitharaman - Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs

    Narendra Singh Tomar - Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

    Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar - Minister of External Affairs

    Arjun Munda - Minister of Tribal Affairs

    Smriti Zubin Irani - Minister of Women and Child Development

    Piyush Goyal - Minister of Commerce and Industry; Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of Textiles

    Dharmendra Pradhan - Minister of Education; and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

    Pralhad Joshi - Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines

    Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi - Minister of Minority Affairs

    Gajendra Singh Shekhawat - Minister of Jal Shakti

    Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey - Minister of Heavy Industries

  • 07 Jul 09:19 PM

    PM Modi congratulates his colleagues who took oath as Union Cabinet Ministers and MoS today

  • 07 Jul 09:14 PM

    Meetings of Cabinet and Council of Ministers to be held on July 8th

    Meetings of Cabinet and Council of Ministers (CoM) to be held at 5 pm and 7 pm respectively on July 8th.

  • 07 Jul 09:12 PM

    I will sincerely carry out all the duties I get: Meenakshi Lekhi

    "I want to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, and party president JP Nadda for believing in me and giving me this opportunity. I will sincerely carry out all the duties I get," said Meenakshi Lekhi.

  • 07 Jul 07:49 PM

    15 Ministers inducted into the Union Cabinet

    15 Ministers inducted into the Union Cabinet including Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal, Anurag Thakur, Kiren Rijiju, Hardeep Puri.

  • 07 Jul 07:48 PM

    28 Ministers inducted as Ministers of State including Meenakshi Lekhi, Anupriya Patel

    28 Ministers inducted as Ministers of State including Meenakshi Lekhi, Pankaj Choudhary, Anupriya Patel, Shobha Karandlaje.

  • 07 Jul 07:43 PM

    BL Verma, Ajay Kumar, Chauhan Devusinh and few others take oath

    BL Verma, Ajay Kumar, Chauhan Devusinh, Bhagwanth Khuba, Kapil Moreshwar Patil, Pratima Bhoumik, Subhas Sarkar, Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad, Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Bharati Pravin Pawar, Bishweswar Tudu, Shantanu Thakur, Munjapara Mahendrabhai, John Barla, L Murugan, Nisith Pramanik take oath as ministers.

  • 07 Jul 07:14 PM

    A Narayanaswamy, Kaushal Kishore and Ajay Bhatt take oath as ministers.

  • 07 Jul 07:02 PM

    JDU supporters celebrate Ramchandra Prasad Singh's inclusion in Union Cabinet

    JDU supporters broke out in celebration over the inclusion of Ramchandra Prasad Singh in the Union Cabinet. JDU state secretary Dr. Sagarika Chaudhary said, "This is a big day for JDU. For 1st time, our national president will be in Union Cabinet."

    Ramchandra Prasad Singh is the National President of Janata Dal (United) and a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from Bihar since 2010.

  • 07 Jul 06:59 PM

    A Narayanaswamy, Kaushal Kishore and Ajay Bhatt take oath as ministers.

  • 07 Jul 06:58 PM

    Meenakshi Lekhi, Darshana Vikram Jardosh, Annpurna Devi sworn in

  • 07 Jul 06:49 PM

    Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Shobha Karandlaje and Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma take oath as ministers

  • 07 Jul 06:40 PM

    Pankaj Choudhary, Anupriya Singh Patel, and Satya Pal Singh Baghel take oath

  • 07 Jul 06:34 PM

    Parshottam Rupala, G Kishan Reddy and Anurag Thakur take oath as ministers.

  • 07 Jul 06:27 PM

    Hardeep Singh Puri, Mansukh Mandaviya, Bhupender Yadav take oath as ministers

  • 07 Jul 06:24 PM

    Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri takes oath

    The current Civil Aviation Minister of India and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs in India Hardeep Singh Puri takes oath as Cabinet Minister.

  • 07 Jul 06:22 PM

    Pashupati Kumar Paras, Kiren Rijiju and Raj Kumar Singh take oath as ministers.

  • 07 Jul 06:20 PM

    Kiren Rijiju takes oath as Minister

    Current MoS Ministry of Youth Affairs, Kiren Rijiju also takes oath as a Cabinet Minister. 

  • 07 Jul 06:17 PM

    Jyotiraditya Scindia, Ramachandra Prasad Singh and Ashwini Vasihnaw take oath as Cabinet Ministers

    Jyotiraditya Scindia, Ramachandra Prasad Singh and Ashwini Vasihnaw take oath as ministers.

  • 07 Jul 06:16 PM

    Narayan Tatu Rane, Sarbananda Sonowal and Dr Virendra Kumar sworn in

  • 07 Jul 06:15 PM

    President Ram Nath Kovind arrives at Rashtrapati Bhavan for the swearing-in ceremony

    resident Ram Nath Kovind arrives at Rashtrapati Bhavan for the swearing-in ceremony of the 43 new Union Ministers.

  • 07 Jul 06:04 PM

    Swearing-in ceremony of 43 new ministers begins

  • 07 Jul 05:56 PM

    IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar also resign

    The President of India has accepted the resignation of 12 members of the Council of Ministers including IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank and others: Rashtrapati Bhavan

  • 07 Jul 05:54 PM

    List of Cabinet Ministers who have resigned

    Several Union Ministers including Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan have resigned from their posts today. Following are their names.

    Ravi Shankar Prasad
    Prakash Javadekar
    Rao Saheb Danve Patil
    Babul Supriyo
    Harsh Vardan
    Pratap Sarangi
    DV Sadananda Gowda
    Ramesh Pokhriyal
    Debashree Chaudhuri
    Santosh Gangwar
    Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre
    Rattan Lal Kataria
    Thaawarchand Gehlot

  • 07 Jul 05:39 PM

    BJP allies to join Union Cabinet

    Few BJP allies to join the Union Cabinet this time including Janata Dal United's RCP Singh,  Lok Janshakti Party's Pashupati Paras and Apna Dal Chief Anupriya Patel. 

  • 07 Jul 05:26 PM

    New cabinet to be the youngest-ever!

    The new Union Cabinet will be the youngest-ever in India's history. It will also see record representation from OBC and SC communities. 

  • 07 Jul 05:20 PM

    Complete List of 43 new Cabinet Ministers

    Here is a complete list of 43 new cabinet ministers who will take oath today.

  • 07 Jul 05:12 PM

    Jyotiraditya Scindia leaves his residence

  • 07 Jul 05:12 PM

    Former Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal leaves from his residence

  • 07 Jul 05:09 PM

    MoS Environment, Forest

    MoS Environment, Forest & Climate Change Babul Supriyo has also resigned from the Council of Ministers ahead of the Union Cabinet reshuffle.

  • 07 Jul 05:07 PM

    Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan resigns

    Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has also resigned from the Union Cabinet, ahead of the cabinet reshuffle. 

  • 07 Jul 05:06 PM

    Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar, Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank resigns

    Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar and Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank have resigned from the Union Cabinet, ahead of Cabinet expansion. A major overhaul is expected in the Education Ministry as MoS Education & IT Sanjay Dhotre has also reportedly resigned from his position. 

  • 07 Jul 05:02 PM

    PM Modi holds meeting ahead of Cabinet reshuffle

    Several leaders including Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP President JP Nadda, Meenakshi Lekhi, Sarbananda Sonowal, Purshottam Rupala, Nisith Pramanik, RCP Singh, Pashupati Paras, Anurag Thakur, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal were present at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, for a meeting with the Prime Minister ahead of the Union Cabinet reshuffle. 

  • 07 Jul 04:59 PM

    Union Cabinet expansion to be held at 6 pm today

    43 leaders will take oath as new Ministers in the Union Cabinet at 6 pm today, as a part of major Cabinet expansion. This is the first major cabinet reshuffle in the second Modi government. Many new faces are expected to join the Union Cabinet including former Congress heavyweight Jyotiraditya Scindia, National General Secretary of BJP Bhupender Yadav, Apna Dal chief Anupriya Patel, Karnataka BJP Vice President Shoba Karandlaje, Meenakshi Lekhi, Ajay Bhatt, Anurag Thakur and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane. 

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