Small and medium enterprises minister Kalraj Mishra, water resources and Ganga rejuvenation minister Uma Bharti, skill development minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy, minister of state for human resource development Mahendra Nath Pandey and minister of state for water resources Sanjiv Baliyan have quit the government.
Rudy's resignation comes ahead of an expected Cabinet reshuffle.
The others who have resigned are Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and MoS Water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation Sanjeev Balyan.
Existing ministers Dharmendra Pradhan (petroleum) and Piyush Goyal (power), who have independent charge of their respective ministries, may be elevated to Cabinet positions.
Transgenders May Serve Until Study Completed: Mattis
The study will determine transgender troops' "military effectiveness and lethality, budgetary constraints, and applicable law". Maryland challenging the constitutionality of the Trump Administration's transgender service member ban.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be out of the country from September 3 to September 7 for the Brics summit in China and a state visit to Myanmar.
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.
This is likely to be Modi's last major cabinet reshuffle before the general elections.
The Janata Dal (United), which recently returned to the NDA fold, is also expected to be accommodated in the Cabinet.
BJP chief Amit Shah, who held a meeting with some senior ministers at his residence in the morning, met Modi later in the day.
After Prabhu offered his resignation last week, Prime Minister Modi reportedly asked him to continue till he takes decision in the matter. He said on Thursday that he will not be occupying the Defence Minister post for long, hinting at the imminent reshuffle. Science & Technology Minister Vardhan took over MoEF after the Anil Madhav Dave passed away. At least two members of the JDU are also likely to join.
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.
The decision regarding the same is expected to be announced before Modi leaves to attend the BRICS Summit in China on 3 September. Apart from the two ministers, MoS, Human Resources, Mahendra Lal Pandey also submitted his resignation.
Beaufort Securities has reiterated IG Design (LON:IGR) to Speculative Buy in a report released on Wednesday June 28, 2017. Severn Trent Plc presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 2,358 ($30.50).
Duffy is a big deal - he was part of the World Series team in 2015 and signed a 5-year, $65 million extension this past January. However, an elbow injury that had apparently been bothering him for weeks forced Duffy to the 10-day disabled list.
The FDA approval involves the drug Kymriah , which was developed by the Swedish pharmaceutical company Novartis . The U.S. announced Wednesday it had approved a cell-based gene therapy in the United States for the first time.
Harvey has now broken the U.S. record for rainfall from a single storm, CNN senior meteorologist Dave Hennen said. The photo, which was widely shared on Twitter , appeared to have been taken by a Houston resident.
During 2015-16, 6.32 lakh pieces of fake currency notes had been detected, the central bank said in its annual report for 2016-17. But expectations of various quarters that sizable portion of the demonetised currency won't return has not been fulfilled.
The Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation was marked on September 1 and had special importance in this its third year. We urgently appeal, the message says, to those in positions of responsibility to hear the cry of the earth .
North Korea had previously announced plans to fire four of these missiles into waters near the USA territory of Guam. Haley also stressed that North Korea violated all previously adopted resolutions of the UN Security Council.
His only appearance in the Mourinho era came in the Portugese's very first match in charge, a preseason friendly versus Wigan. With Ibrahimovic still to return for the club, there's a sense that United could do some serious damage this season.
Germany , who top Group C, take on the Czechs in Prague on Friday before hosting Norway in Stuttgart three days later. Low's side began kick-off sitting pretty at the top of Group C on 18 points after winning six out of six.
Lionsgate's The Hitman's Bodyguard led all films for the second weekend in a row with just over $10 million in ticket sales. The televised boxing match will be taking center stage from films in what will go down as the slowest weekend of the year .
Angels get slugging OF Justin Upton in deal with Tigers
Angels management knows they don't have almost the pitching to compete and one more arm isn't going to change that. The Angels are now only a game behind the Minnesota Twins for the second wild card spot in the American League.
Fires Reported at Harvey-Flooded Chemical Facility in Texas
Later in the day, the Harris County Fire Marshals evacuated residents within 1.5 miles of the plant as a "precautionary measure". The spokeswoman agreed with local officials that the "best course of action is to let the fire burn itself out".
Uber confirms Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO
As reported by Bloomberg , the company has drawn up a shortlist of six candidates, one of which is Whitman. Beyond the boardroom battle, Khosrowshahi faces a long list of challenges at Uber .
Roger Federer vs Frances Tiafoe
The five-time champion goes on to face Slovenia's Blaz Kavcic or Mikhail Youzhny of Russian Federation on Thursday. And Federer is the only player who can dethrone Nadal as world number one at the US Open .
Facebook will block ads from Pages spreading fake news
The ban doesn't apply to pages which have posted one or two fake posts in the past, but those who continually do so. As well, it is unclear what will constitute "fake news" in the eyes of Facebook's third-party fact-checking parters.
Man Made Up Story About Being Stabbed for 'Nazi' Haircut
But police weren't convinced, and reviewed surveillance video in the area, and never saw a black man running from the scene. Police did however find footage of Witt buying a knife at a nearby store moments before the attack purportedly took place.