Following is the list of Ministers with portfolios:
Narendra Modi — Prime Minister; Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy Department of Space; All important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.
Rajnath Singh: Home Minster
Sushma Swaraj: External Affairs & Overseas Indian Affairs
Arun Jaitley: Finance Corporate Affairs & Defence
M. Venkaiah Naidu: Urban Development Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation & Parliamentary Affairs
Nitin Jairam Gadkari: Road Transport and Highways Shipping
D.V. Sadananda Gowda: Railways
Uma Bharati: Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Dr. Najma A. Heptulla: Minority Affairs
Gopinathrao Munde: Rural Development, Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water and Sanitation
Ramvilas Paswan: Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Kalraj Mishra: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Maneka Gandhi: Women and Child Development
Ananthkumar: Chemicals and Fertilizers
Ravi Shankar Prasad: Communications and Information Technology & Law and Justice
Ashok Gajapathi Raju: Civil Aviation
Anant Geete: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Harsimrat Kaur Badal: Food Processing Industries
Narendra Singh Tomar: Mines & Steel Labour and Employment
Jual Oram: Tribal Affairs
Radha Mohan Singh: Agriculture
Thaawar Chand Gehlot: Social Justice and Empowerment
Smriti Zubin Irani: Human Resource Development
Dr. Harsh Vardhan: Health and Family Welfare
Minister of States
General V.K. Singh: Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge) & External Affairs Overseas Indian Affairs
Inderjit Singh Rao: Planning (Independent Charge), Statistics and Programme Implementation (Independent Charge) & Defence
Santosh Kumar Gangwar: Textiles (Independent Charge), Parliamentary Affairs Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Shripad Yesso Naik: Culture (Independent Charge) & Tourism (Independent Charge)
Dharmendra Pradhan: Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge)
Sarbananda Sonowal: Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge)
Prakash Javadekar: Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge) & Parliamentary Affairs
Piyush Goyal: Power (Independent Charge), Coal (Independent Charge) & New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge)
Dr. Jitendra Singh: Science and Technology (Independent Charge), Earth Sciences (Independent Charge), Prime Minister Office Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Department of Atomic Energy Department of Space
Nirmala Sitharaman: Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge), Finance Corporate Affairs
G.M. Siddeshwara: Civil Aviation
Manoj Sinha: Railways
Nihalchand: Chemicals and Fertilizers
Upendra Kushwaha: Rural Development, Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water and Sanitation
Radhakrishnan P: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Kiren Rijiju: Home Affairs
Krishan Pal: Road Transport and Highways Shipping
Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan: Agriculture & Food Processing Industries
Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava: Tribal Affairs
Raosaheb Dadarao Danve: Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Vishnu Deo Sai: Mines, Steel & Labour and Employment
Sudarshan Bhagat: Social Justice and Empowerment
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif.
Modi was accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh among others during the talks with Sharif, who arrived in New Delhi to attend Modi’s swearing-in on Monday.
The two leaders had a firm handshake and posed for photographers before heading towards the meeting room for talks at the ceremonial Hyderabad House.
According to sources, the meeting will provide the two leaders an opportunity to cultivate personal relations which may go a long a way in reducing tensions.
Ahead of his meeting, Sharif had on Monday said he was carrying a message of peace and intends to pick up the threads with India’s new leader Narendra Modi from where he and then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee left off in 1999.
Both governments have a strong mandate and this could help in “turning a new page in our relations”, the Pakistan Prime Minister had said.
In his first bilateral meeting with international leaders after assuming charge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held talks with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai.
The meeting with Karzai followed Modi’s talks with Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom at the ceremonial Hyderabad House in New Delhi.
In their more than half an hour meeting, Modi and Karzai discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the wake of NATO combat troops withdrawal from the war-torn country.
Modi was assisted in the talks by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh among others.
Both Karzai and Gayoom arrived on Monday along with other SAARC heads of government and states to attend Modi’s swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Modi also held talks with Rajapaksa. During the meeting both sides tried to understand the common challenges and discussed ways to enhance cooperation in key areas.
आपको स्मृति ईरानी भले ही मंत्री के रूप में नजर आ रही हों, लेकिन वह कभी रेस्त्रां में पोछा लगाती थीं, जानिए क्या है उनकी पूरी कहानी…#SmritiIrani
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