- Exercising powers vested in him under Article 75 (1) of the Constitution of India,the President of India has appointed Narendra Modi to the office of Prime Minister of India.
- According to Article 75 of the Indian Constitution,the Prime Minister shall be appointed by the President and the other Ministers shall be appointed by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister.
- Further,the article says that ministers shall hold office during the pleasure of the President.The Council of Ministers shall be collectively responsible to the House of the People.
- Before a Minister enters upon his office,the President shall administer to him the oaths of office and of secrecy according to the forms set out for the purpose in the Third Schedule.
- A Minister who for any period of six consecutive months is not a member of either House of Parliament shall at the expiration of that period cease to be a Minister.
- The salaries and allowances of Ministers shall be such as Parliament may from time to time by law determine and, until Parliament so determines, shall be as specified in the Second Schedule.
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