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.
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)". He had said that the Prime Minister had asked him to "wait".
Kalraj Mishra and Sanjiv Balyan also met Shah, who later called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Meanwhile, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar might be asked to take charge of Ministry of Urban Development, which is now handled by Narendra Singh Tomar.
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.
Ahead of the reshuffle, three union ministers have resigned from the government.
The BJP also named HRD minister of state Mahendra Nath Pandey as Keshav Prasad Maurya's successor as the chief of its Uttar Pradesh unit.
According to reports, an integrated transport ministry under road and shipping minister Nitin Gadkari could be created. Deputy Speaker Thambidurai and Rajya Sabha MP V Maitreyan are likely to be inducted into the cabinet from AIADMK.
Finance and corporate affairs minister Arun Jaitley was given the additional charge of defence, while Smriti Irani got the additional portfolio of information and broadcasting.
Harsh Vardhan, who is heading the Ministry of Science and Technology, was charged to head the Ministry of Environment following the demise of Anil Madhav Dave in May.
Some election-bound states, including Congress-ruled Karnataka, could get greater representation in the council of ministers.
This move comes ahead of a possible Cabinet re-shuffle likely to be announced on September 2. Junior Health Minister Faggan Singh Kulaste were also learnt to have been summoned by the BJP president.
The election in Gujarat is due at the end of this year and the party will soon launch its poll slogan "Garaje Gujarat".
The Western Michigan Broncos stuck around all game long with a strong running game, showcasing their experience offensive line. USC LB Cameron Smith missed the first half, serving a one-half suspension due to a targeting penalty in January's Rose Bowl.
But the gamble backfired, she lost her majority and is now propped up by the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists. With reports, perhaps "fake news ", suggesting she'd set a date to resign - it was time to take a position.
North Korea claims it tested a "miniaturized" nuclear device that security experts fear is harder to detect. The ruling Democratic Party excoriated the North, saying its latest nuclear test is a "self-defeating act".
The Wolverines should be at least a touchdown favorite in each of their next five games before heading to Happy Valley in October. The first was a tipped pass from Kekoa Crawford that he should have caught, but the second interception was ugly.
Reputation is Swift's sixth album after 1989, which featured the hit track " Blank Space " and is also her first since 2014. Swift took to Twitter in the early hours of September 3 to ask fans, "A second glance into #reputation ... ready for it? ".
Ren Guoqiang told reporters Thursday that all parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that escalate tension. Ren said it's China's position that "military means can not be an option for resolving this issue".
There is a trade imbalance between Alabama and South Korea. "It's very much on my mind", the USA president said. The Washington Post reported Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and national security adviser Lt.
However, Mrs Merkel returned to the issue later on in the debate, making a u-turn by promising to end the negotiations. Schulz largely backed the move, saying only that it should have been better coordinated with other European countries.
Assessing his 12 months in command of the USA -led coalition, Townsend said more tough fighting remains but signs are positive. In June, Russia reported Baghdadi was probably killed in a airstrike, but the US said it couldn't confirm that report.
Colonial Pipeline delays restart of gas lines until Tuesday
Harvey is "reducing flow from pipelines as well as shutting down some refineries, which is in turn tightening gasoline supplies". Average U.S. retail fuel prices have surged by more than a dime per gallon from a week ago, the AAA said early on Thursday.
Why do I Yawn When You Yawn?
The full paper "A neural basis for contagious yawning" is can be read on the University of Nottingham's website. Stephen Jackson , professor of cognitive neuroscience at Nottingham University is the study's team leader.
Ream, Wood gets starts for United States against Costa Rica
What is proven to get the US a win at home? Arena said he still feels as if the U.S.is in position to qualify for the World Cup. On the road Costa Ricans score points with fights, tied with Honduras 1: 1, beating Trinidad 2-0 and losing to Mexico 0: 2.
Teenage sensation Mbappe joins PSG on loan
That is already being born out in increased revenue through merchandising, in particular, with PSG shirts being sold out. The only way PSG will not be obliged to buy Mbappe next summer is if they are relegated from Ligue 1, sources said.