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Water resources minister Uma Bharati has offered to quit on health grounds, while Mahendra Nath Pandey, who is the minister of state in the human resource development ministry, is set to leave after his appointment as the chief of BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit and in view of the one-man-one-post principle.
Rudy-who was holding the portfolio of skill development and entrepreneurship and represents Bihar's Saran Lok Sabha constituency-is expected to be given an organisational assignment in the BJP, sources close to him said.
According to TV reports, Union Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to give up the defence portfolio, which he was heading after the resignation of Manohar Parrikar in March.
Five union government ministers have resigned and two others have offered to resign.
The last Cabinet reshuffle took place in July past year, in which Modi inducted 19 new faces and elevated Minister of State for Environment Prakash Javadekar to Cabinet rank.
There is speculation that high-profile ministries such as Railways might see a change of guard, especially in light of recent derailments which prompted Suresh Prabhu to offer to resign. By appointing Pandey as the UP BJP chief, the party has made sure the Brahmin community will not be upset with Mishra's removal.
Currently, two key ministries are without a full-time minister.
In his first comments after being asked to resign as minister, Rajiv Pratap Rudy told NDTV that "It's not my decision, it's the decision of the party, and I will follow (it)".
Kalraj Mishra and Sanjiv Balyan also met Shah, who later called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari's name is doing the rounds for Railway Minister's post.
Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan is holding additional charge of the Environment Ministry following the death of Anil Madhav Dave in May.
Against this backdrop, sources said, fresh faces in the Union Council of Ministers were expected from poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat and Karnataka along with some from Rajasthan, and Maharashtra among others.
Ware was Kansas City's leading rusher in 2016, racking up 921 yards, plus another 447 in receiving yardage. Rookie RB Kareem Hunt and veteran Charcandrick West are expected to fill the void left by Ware's injury.
For negative terms, majorities say that the traits selfish (65%) and prejudiced (55%) describe Trump very or somewhat well. However, more cite this concern after the August 12 violence in Charlottesville, Virginia than did so before that point.
But the boss has now got his man and the defender has signed a contract until June 2022 with the Premier League club. The defender commented that he " really likes this club ", saying " I've followed it since I was a boy ".
Our best guess is with Xiaomi Mi 5X but since they have not specifically mentioned Mi 5X, take the news with a pinch of salt. In India, the upcoming smartphone is expected to be priced more than the Redmi Note 4 and less than the Mi Max 2 .
The world is still reeling from Apple's decision to snip the headphone port off iPhone 7 - but a bigger change could be incoming. Instead of a home button, users will perform actions using on-screen gesture controls involving a sort of dock of icons.
Washington on August 9 imposed sanctions against eight individuals, including the brother of late socialist leader Hugo Chavez. In May, it imposed sanctions on eight members of the Supreme Court, including its president.
Iraqi security forces on Saturday liberated three neighbourhoods of Tal Afar city from the Islamic State (IS) terror group. US -backed forces are gradually securing the key area since the launch of the ground offensive earlier this week.
Iowa stifles Wyoming offense in season opener
Sophomore Milo Hall recorded his first-career carry in the first quarter and finished the game with 30 yards on nine carries. It was his first game without a touchdown, either passing or rushing, since Wyoming's loss at Eastern Michigan a year ago .
Keylor Navas makes incredible saves for Costa Rica
But where is that? Its game at the venue during the Copa America Centenario past year also lured a large contingent of its fans. That balance has been now been upset, and the US finds itself needing victory instead of being content with a draw.
Florida's offense inept in loss to MI
Despite being one of the premier non-conference matchups from opening weekend, mistakes and sloppy play plagued both ranked teams. The Gators did find some scoring punch on defense, with the Gators returning two interceptions for scores in the first half.
A new therapy to cure leukemia approved in the United States
In the pivotal Novartis trial , 83 percent of patients achieved remission with a disease that has historically poor outcomes. Other CAR trials at Penn are exploring the technique for prostate cancer, melanoma, and triple-negative breast cancer.
Cardinals Trade Leake to Seattle For Minor-League Shortstop
Seattle has acquired Mike Leake from the Cardinals for minor league infielder Rayder Ascanio , the team announced Wednesday . Heading into next season, Leake will have $53 million remaining on the five-year, $80 million contract he signed with St.
Spieth grabs three-shot lead at Northern Trust
It was a bitterly disappointing end to the week for Horsey, who had fought back brilliantly after a poor start to his round. The same goes for Hideki Matsuyama, who had some close calls in the majors, but hasn't gotten the job done yet.
Qatari ambassador back on the job in Iran
Qatar is headed, like Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf states, by a Sunni dynasty, while Iran is a predominantly Shiite country. Riyadh accuses Iran of interfering in the Arab world and alleges that it aspires to dominate the region.