"A process has been set in motion for the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan at around 10 am on Sunday", a top government official told PTI. While party sources maintained that Bharti was bowing out because of health issues, sources close to the minister insist she made no such offer. She was reportedly upset about it as well.
An excel sheet was prepared of the ministers classified as "positive" and "negative" based on their work, which was submitted to the Prime Minister and BJP national president Amit Shah. "The media sought my reaction on reports in circulation". One of them is Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Kalraj Mishra, who is likely to be sent to Maharashtra. However, while Pawar seems undecided on dumping his alliance with the Congress in favour of the BJP for now, the factional feuds within the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu have forced the BJP to put the plan of inducting a member of the party as a central minister on hold. Keshari Nath Tripathi is West Bengal Governor but is also acting as Bihar's governor after Ram Nath Kovind became the President of India last month. If this hapens, he would also have to vacate his Lok Sabha seat. "Because, the Prime Minister believes in complete concentration of power", party spokesperson Anand Sharma said here.
The Cabinet reshuffle will be closely watched to gauge the message PM Modi wishes to send ahead of the 2019 General Elections. However, the recent deaths of children due to encephalitis and other diseases across states may have prompted Modi to place more experienced hands in the ministry.
Ahead of the Union Cabinet re-shuffle, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Friday resigned from his Cabinet post. The reasons for his quitting are not clear yet. The name of Himachal BJP leader Satpal Singh is also doing the rounds for a minister of state berth. Besides, Uttar Pradesh is far too important a state electorally for the state party chief to juggle responsibilities.
Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka will go to polls in 2018.
China says sanctions won't help as Trump targets Venezuela
Maduro says the USA is seeking to stifle oil exports through sanctions and a "naval blockade" on the Latin American country. The new sanctions would also put more sway on the view that Venezuela is under military threat by President Trump.
Five factors-vacancy in key ministries, mid-term appraisal of the performance of the ministers, forthcoming Assembly elections, gubernatorial assignments and realignment of NDA - have necessitated a cabinet reshuffle.
Ministers who are handling dual portfolios will be given only one portfolio. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has the additional charge of Defence and Narendra Singh Tomar, who is already burdened with rural development, panchayati raj, drinking water and sanitation departments, was given the additional charge of Urban Development Ministry.
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The president framed the US tax code problem in terms of competitiveness. "I think Congress is going to make a comeback", he said. President Donald Trump will start his campaign to reform the nation's tax code Wednesday with a speech in Springfield, Mo.
The reason the prize is so large is because there hasn't been a Powerball jackpot victor since June 10. Kurland said, "She's now one of the world's wealthiest people and she has to start acting like it".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi scrapped high value currency notes past year in a bid to fight corruption and wipe out black money. The domestic market was the prime source of new contract wins, while the trend in new export business also remained robust.
The two were talking with third baseman Nicholas Castellanos when Verlander gestured emphatically toward Martinez and walked away. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has been suspended for one game "for the intentional actions of Wilson while warnings were in place".
The opener scored 112 runs but didn't get any support from the middle-order as the second highest score came for Steve Smith (37). It's often said that the biggest weapon of an athlete in his mind and Bangladesh proved exactly that.
At Alamo Square Park and elsewhere in the city, counterprotesters, who had shown out in large numbers, rallied and rejoiced. However, protesters with an anarchist group arrived at the park wearing masks and hoods that covered their faces.
Chairman of the House Appropriations committee Tom Cole told Reuters a government shutdown was unlikely and implausible. The Treasury Department has said the debt ceiling must be lifted by September 29 to avoid a government default.
Ahead of the Bell: Economy-GDP
That's an annualized rate of expansion of 4.5 per cent, the highest the figure has been since the third quarter of 2011. The Bank of Canada had predicted second-quarter real GDP to expand by 3% in its latest forecast, released in July.
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Note that they include a number of developers who already have published virtual reality apps, or just apps for Windows. This includes the recently revealed Dell Visor , which is priced at $400 and can offer support for full motion control.
Parties push for more progress as Brexit talks resume
The EU wants to settle Britain's so-called Brexit divorce bill before talks begin on the new trade relationship with the UK. The UK isn't taking Brexit very seriously , according to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker .
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Perez lost his life because he tried to make it happen, he tried to get at his post.that's the ultimate sacrifice", he said . At the news conference, Acevedo became choked up describing Perez as "one of the sweetest people I've ever met".
McGregor: Countdown to the fight Saturday night in Las Vegas
And people in the Boston area most certainly will be filling up the numerous Irish bars around the Hub to cheer for McGregor . But while McGregor , a long-odds underdog, has attracted most wagers, the majority of the money is on Mayweather .
President Trump is dividing the country
He also gets a negative 59% rating on his overall job approval - down from a 57% approval rating on August 17th. Lee, has been a move by cities and institutions across the country to remove or relocate Confederate monuments.
Tigers top Yankees in brawl-filled contest
Although both benches cleared and there was a lot of wrestling, the initial indication was that no one was seriously injured. Moments before the outburst, Yankees manager Joe Girardi had been tossed for arguing about Kahnle's ejection.