Minister of State for Skill Development Rajeev Pratap Rudy resigned on Thursday night from the Union Council of Ministers, while six others are believed to have offered to resign from their posts, ahead of much-speculated reshuffle shortly.
The restructuring is expected to take place by Sunday before Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for a BRICS convention.
Rudy said BJP president Amit Shah conveyed him the decision that he should step down as a minister.
"Yes, I have put in my papers and it is part of the process", he told IANS over phone, refusing to elaborate on the reasons behind his resignation.
Existing ministers Dharmendra Pradhan (petroleum) and Piyush Goyal (power), who have independent charge of their respective ministries, may be elevated to Cabinet positions.
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The meeting between Lighthizer and South Korean Trade Minister Kim Hyun-jong appears to have gone badly, the Chamber memo said. Trump has said many countries that export more goods to the USA than they import are fleecing US workers and consumers.
In the first meeting, also attended by another top BJP leader, a detailed presentation on outreach plans for the states headed for elections in the coming years was delivered. The BJP leader, a popular Brahmin face of the party Uttar Pradesh, replaces deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya. Sources within the BJP said it was confirmed in the meet to relieve Jaitley of the Defence charge, which he has been handling along with Defence.
Rudy and Agriculture Minister Radhamohan Singh are two Rajput Ministers from Bihar. Meanwhile, Suresh Prabhu has also offered to exit from the government as the Railway Minister after a series of rail mishaps that took place in more than a week ago.
Mr Shah later met Prime Minister Modi at the latter's official residence 7, Lok Kalyan Marg. In case of them joining the BJP-led camp, they are likely to be offered a berth in the Cabinet.
Reports say that President Ram Nath Kovind will be visiting Andhra Pradesh on Friday and would return only on Saturday.
Some election-bound states, including Congress-ruled Karnataka, could get greater representation in the Council of Ministers. Junior Health Minister Faggan Singh Kulaste were also learnt to have been summoned by the BJP president. The Assembly polls are slated for later this year.
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This shared vernacular was created back when Becker and Fagen were students at Bard and they spoke it over the next half century. The band temporarily disbanded in 1981, during which time Becker focused on producing records rather than making them himself.
However, Germany secured the win in the 88th minute as Mats Hummels headed home Toni Kroos' corner to seal the points. Lars Stindl went close with a chance in the first half, but the hosts threatened the Germans with a plucky display.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave Lavrov the order Thursday , telling him the closures needed to happen by Saturday. A State Department official said they would have "sufficient time" to pack their things and move out.
Importantly, the letter Trump and Miller penned together - and Comey's dismissal - did not occur in a vacuum. However, the biggest revelation that came out of the interview involved Former FBI Director Jim Comey.
The North has previously claimed to have miniaturised a nuclear weapon but experts have cast doubt on this. South Korea says North Korea may have conducted a sixth nuclear test, Yonhap reports citing Blue House.
Embassy Anthony Godfrey Saturday and protested U.S. intentions to search a Russian diplomatic property in Washington. Lavrov, in a phone call, bore all of the hallmarks of a Cold War-era grudge match, the New York Times reported .
Study suggests neural mechanism behind contagious yawning
The researchers also found that the urge to yawn - our propensity for contagious yawning - is individual to each one of us. The full paper " A neural basis for contagious yawning " is can be read on the University of Nottingham's website.
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The "artificial quake" was 9.8 times more powerful than the tremor from the North's fifth test, the state weather agency said . North Korea says it has successfully conducted a test of hydrogen bomb meant for intercontinental ballistic missile.
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The Mountaineers went for it, with quarterback Will Grier rolling to his left and pulling up for a pass. The first quarter was a battle of defenses, with the Hokies taking a 3-0 lead into the second quarter.
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But the US -led coalition has expressed caution for months, citing a lack of evidence. "We've heard all kinds of reporting". Baghdadi, who has a $25m bounty on his head, has been reported dead a number of times in the previous year .
USC blind long snapper Jake Olson snaps on extra point
Western Michigan gave No. 4 USC all they could handle, keeping pace with the Trojans going into the fourth quarter. On his next opportunity, however, Darnold capped an 83-yard drive with a 11-yard touchdown rush off a bootleg.
U.S. job growth slows in August
While job growth slightly slowed last month, the overall labor market recovery remains solid so far this year. That was the largest gain since February and came despite a lull in homebuilding activity and home sales.