Cabinet Ministers of India And Ministers of State
The Ministers of India exercises executive authority in the Republic of India.There are two types of ministers, one senior ministers, called ‘cabinet ministers’, junior ministers, called ‘ministers of state’ and, rarely there are deputy ministers.
All the ministers of India are led by the Prime Minister. Only the prime minister and ministers of the rank of cabinet minister are supreme decision makers of India and members of Union Cabinet in accordance with Article 75.
According to the Constitution of India, the total number of ministers in the council of ministers should not exceed 15% of the total number of Lok Sabha members. Ministers of India must be members of parliament. Any minister who is not a member of either of the houses of the parliament for six consecutive months is automatically stripped off his or her ministerial position.