Springing a surprise, the BJP on Monday named Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, a Dalit and a BJP leader, as the ruling NDA's candidate for the July 17 Presidential election. The three-member ministerial team formed to build consensus - comprising Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and Venkaiah Naidu - has already reached out to the opposition.
"Once the names have been suggested, we will finalise our name for the post of president", he said. "We hope he will be the unanimous candidate for the election", Shah said.
Reports on Saturday said BJP has prepared four sets of nomination papers, leaving the space for the name of the candidate blank.
Speaking about the recent farm loan waiver announced by the Maharashtra government, Shah said, "Through it we are offering relief to the farmers".
In a stinging attack on Shiv Sena, Congress leader Nitesh Rane said today that Shiv Sena should be included in the Guinness World Records for issuing the most number of threats to withdraw support to the BJP-led government in Maharashtra.
The BJP is expected to win the Presidential election comfortably.
The Sena statements came barely 48 hours before a Shah-Thackeray "summit" scheduled for Sunday morning to solicit and secure its support for an NDA candidate for the Rashtrapati Bhavan. We were expecting them to disclose the name so that we can discuss it in our party and other opposition parties.
Ricardo Quaresma opened the scoring for Portugal in the 34th minute on a magical assist from Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo . But with the 90 minutes up, Mexican defender Moreno rose highest from the final corner of the game to head in the equaliser.
For those of you who aren't theater nerds, I'll explain a bit about what an opening number is meant to do. Evan Hansen , the story of a high schooler wracked by confusion and loneliness, won as best new musical.
As she left St Clement's Church following a visit lasting less than an hour, the PM faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you". Scuffles broke out in the crowd as the Prime Minister's auto drove away from the scene of the disaster.
The Straight Blast Gym head-coach tweeted "10 weeks #McGregorVsMayweather" alongside an image of himself and The Notorious One. For the Mayweather v McGregor fight to hit the $1bn mark it would likely need to double its pay-per-view sales.
From that point, Pakistan changed gears scoring 33 runs in the next two overs with Jadeja and Ashwin leaking 16 and 17 runs. Ravindra Jadeja did not let that happen as he refused to sacrifice his wicket when he and Pandya were stranded at one end.
The close Republican result shocked many political watchers and shows Trump's enduring appeal among Republican voters in Virginia. Trump's shadow hung over both primaries, with Democratic voters in Alexandria saying they were physically repulsed by Mr.
A Confederations Cup trophy, never mind a World Cup title, might be too much to ask even for Putin, But Saturday was a start. Russia's preparations for the World Cup were "proceeding well", Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
Media headlines about Baker Hughes (NYSE:BHI) have trended somewhat negative this week, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. This change led market cap to move at $24.58B, putting the price -16.47% below the 52-week high and 37.25% above the 52-week low.
Police have said the driver was a 48-year-old man who was arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. One resident told the Press Association he jumped out of the way as the van struck pedestrians.
Técnicos en explosivos también se hicieron presentes en el lugar para establecer las causas del hecho. El presidente de Colombia , Juan Manuel Santos , calificó de " acto vil, cruel, cobarde " el ataque .
U.S. college student released by North Korea home, but in coma
The announcement comes as former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman is paying a return visit to North Korea . Warmbier, 22, a University of Virginia student from suburban Cincinnati, arrived in the USA on Tuesday evening, witnesses said.
Frustration for Ronaldo as Portugal draws with Mexico
Ronaldo has not spoken to the media in Kazan and his staff said it would not comment about the recent issues involving the player. If he's able to shine and Guillermo Ochoa is able to deliver more masterclass efforts in net, the Mexican side can be unsafe .
Brad Pitt's Father's Day gift
Meanwhile, Brad Pitt did not reveal any plans for the Father's Day .It seems that Brad Pitt will likely spend Father's Day alone. Jolie was indulging in some retail therapy just a couple of days ago, possibly picking out new outfits for the weekend getaway.
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines launch joint sea patrols
Gatot Nurmantyo, said Maritime Command Centers were also opened in the cities of Tawau in Malaysia and Bongao in the Philippines. Thousands of troops and police are struggling to end the 28-day siege by Muslim militants aligned with the Islamic State group.
Dakereon Joyner Commits to USC
Former Wando and current SC wideout OrTre Smith was at the announcement, giving many a clue as to where Joyner was headed. He is excited to get to USC next spring but knows he has unfinished business this fall at Fort Dorchester.
Trump lashes out at 'conflicted' Russia investigators
The new allegations against Trump center on his own admission that he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation. It's seeking all memos, emails or other documents in which Comey discussed or memorialized conversations with Trump .