Mr. Naidu's role, as Union Minister for Urban Development, in the execution of Chennai Metro Rail came in for appreciation from Jayalalithaa in July previous year, while commissioning work on the Tiruvottiyur-WIMCO Nagar section. AIADMK, TRS, YRCP, INLD are among some other parties who have already pledged their support to Naidu.
The United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi, former West Bengal Governor and Mahatma Gandhi's grandson, filed his nomination papers earlier in the day.
For emotional Naidu, the destiny won and former party president from Andhra Pradesh had to "withdraw" from the BJP to contest for the constitutional post.
The announcement is likely to be made in the evening today after a key BJP Parliamentary Board meeting.
"The Rajya Sabha has a number political heavyweights - P Chidambaram, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Digvijay Singh, Kapil Sibal etc., in the Congress; Ram Gopal Yadav in SP; Mayawati in BSP, etc".
The group is also the ideological parent of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP, which controls enough seats in federal and state legislatures to push its favored candidate.
Yesterday, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut had questioned the opposition's decision to field Gandhi as its candidate in the Vice Presidential poll, saying "he had tried to save bombing plotter Memon". Shah further described Naidu as a successful minister in the Modi government and added that he is handling the Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting ministries.
BJP is keen on having a Vice President from southern India where it wants to expand its footprint.
The electoral college for the election consists of 790 MPs of the two chambers of Parliament. He was picked by the ruling NDA candidate for the upcoming vice-presidential election 2017, which is scheduled to be held on August 5. who has always been at the forefront of all issues BJP raised, brings with him a great experience and a political career full of achievements. He was elected to Rajya Sabha from Karnataka in 1998 and was re-elected to the house in 2004, 2010 and 2016. He was first elected as an MLA in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly in 1978, and was part of the Jana Sangh movement. For someone who has been the president of BJP both at National and State level, Vankaiah Naidu manages to sense what the party needs to do to leave an impression in places that are historically not its bastion.
To avoid that, the Washington Redskins have until Monday afternoon to hammer out a long-term deal with Cousins. Matt Barkley was signed as the No. 2-for-this-year, but he's realistically a No. 3 on any team with QB depth.
Also complicating matters for McConnell is news that John McCain " underwent surgery to remove a blood clot above his left eye ". He said he was working with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, a Republican, on a series of Medicaid-related amendments to the bill.
Phthalates are a family of chemicals that are widely used in soaps, plastics, adhesives, rubbers, inks and fragrances. The 2014 report showed that most people were exposed to phthalates in their food , drugs and beverages, and not toys.
The film began its global rollout in less than one third of the marketplace Friday , earning an estimated $46 million overall. War for the Planet of the Apes is in theaters everywhere and stars Woody Harrelson , Steven Zahn, and Andy Serkis as Caesar.
It is not the first time William and Kate have taken their children on tour - they travelled to Canada in 2016. The duchess looked effortless in a white Alexander McQueen peplum dress and Gianvito Rossi blush suede pumps.
The e-commerce giant is working on a messaging app, to give its users features which the social media platforms offer its users. If at all Amazon decides to launch it in India, then I am sure it is going to have UPI integrated into its system.
Graeme Cremer celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal during the second day's play of the only test in Colombo . Not only did he claim five wickets in the first innings, Herath had also taken 12 wickets against Bangladesh in that 2013 Test .
The US dollar added 0.08 percent to 1.3746 against the Singapore dollar while the Malaysian ringgit was up 0.01 percent to 4.2908. Japan's yen-sensitive Nikkei slid 0.4 per cent on the yen's gains but MSCI's dollar-denominated Japan index gained 0.5 per cent.
The verbal exchange transpired during a tour of the Hôtel National des Invalides, a museum complex located in central Paris. Trump arrived in Paris earlier Thursday, escaping at least temporarily the darkening crisis at the White House.
NEW powers to prevent suspected terrorists from leaving the scene of an incident. "We have to stay ahead of them", he said. Turnbull and Payne stressed that responses to the terrorism threat must be constantly updated.
Over the half, China produced 419.75 million tonnes of crude steel, up 4.6% on the same period a year earlier. The ongoing economic transition and structural reform sparked optimism on China's future growth outlook.
New information on Delphi murder case to be released Monday
The Indiana State police have released a sketch of the suspect in a double murder of two young girls that happened in February . In a tweet sent around 8:20 AM Monday, ISP said a news release will be put out after 10:00 AM Central with a composite sketch.
White Ferns knocked out of women's Cricket World Cup
Se further added, "It's interesting because in this tournament we've seen every game as a must-win and we've played like that". New Zealand lost wickets at regular intervals after that as the Indian spinners led by Gayakwad took control.
Govt briefs Opposition in hope of a smooth Parl session
It is more interesting when China openly demonstrating hostility against India on global forums and on India's border (LAC). The government told the leaders that Chinese activities in the Doklam sector were hurting Indian strategic interests.