Asked to corroborate his charge, Modi refused to furnish evidence in this regard.
According to fire officials, the fire first broke out on the 12th floor and later spread to the 13th and 14th floors.
"When the people are welcomed to come with ideas, how can one say that Ministers should not function with their ideas," said Rao.
Narendra Modi reveals his musical side in Japan
President Obama and his administration have begun preparations for welcoming Modi to the White House.
Manoj was killed when an unidentified gang attacked him in politically-volatile Kannur district on Monday.
E Manoj was an accused in the attempted murder of a senior CPM leader 15 yrs ago.
Rani was also threatened that she would be sold in a red light area and her family members would be killed, police said.
Jaitley has been a diabetic for a few years.
The PM invited Japanese people to visit and explore India and spread the word about their experience.
On August 28, HC had granted him bail till September 3 in the case and posted the hearing to that date.
BJP party sources said one of the major issues likely to be raised will be to highlight the dynastic nature of these two parties.
Three oil and gas companies make it into the rank, up from only one firm from last year.
A case has been registered and a detailed investigation was on, the police officer added.
Riot accused and local BJP MP Sanjeev Balyan asked to hold talks with UP government.
Sivaramakrishnan Committee has opposed the Vijayawada-Guntur stretch stating that it could cause ecological problems.
At a high-level meeting in July itself, Modi set a target of one billion Aadhaar enrolments “at the earliest”.
This is Sonia’s first visit to villages of her constituency after Lok Sabha elections.
Parliament: Congress heads 3 of 8 panels in Upper House, BJP gets chairmanship of 9 out of 16 in Lok Sabha.
'Senior leaders who were and are a part of the decision-making process can sit with Sonia and Rahul rather than telling that to press'
Not only that, criminal tendencies in children too are increasing because of this,” the committee stated.
A special CBI Judge rejected Tejinder Singh's bail application and sent him to judicial custody till October 20.
Modi on Monday deplored the "expansionist" tendency among some countries which "encroach" upon seas of others.
Congress state president V M Sudheeran had come out against appointing the ex-CJI as governor.
"The Modi government ignored our legitimate demand for special status or special package," said Manjhi.
Modi welcomed the recent developments in Japan's policy on transfer of defence equipment and technology.
I have come as the oldest student to the 136-year-old school, said Modi at the Taimei Elementary School.
Around 50 MPs from the state have gone on a dharna to protest against power crisis and other public issues.
The two leaders directed their officials to further accelerate negotiations with a view to concluding agreement at an early date.
Last week, a BMS activist Suresh Kumar was hacked to death allegedly by CPI(M) activists.
Japan visit day 2: Meets Nobel winner Yamanaka.
Eldest is ‘mother and father’ to other three, too young to remember life with convicted murderer Renuka Shinde
Subject experts have been roped in to track each ministry or sector and give critical inputs.
The NGO’s media advisor Madan Jha said the campaign was in furtherance of women’s right to safe toilets.
All India Bar Association chairman Adish C Aggarwala said the government’s move was ill advised and unethical.
Dalit youths claim they have returned to Hinduism.
The two hangings carried out under UPA-II were of terror case convicts Ajmal Kasab (November 2012) and Afzal Guru (February 2013).
In many villages, an open wall called the “Maryada Ghode” or the “wall of respect” serves as a public toilet for most, including women.
In the absence of the BSP, the BJP and the SP are trying to woo Dalit voters.
The relatives and a large number of locals demonstrated with the body on the Amritsar-Jalandhar road.
Metro construction along the markets would lead to demolition of hundreds of shops and displace footpath vendors and small traders.
The Chief Minister said BJP’s plans for the state were a work in progress.
The first such organisation has been formed in Meerut — Meerut Bachao Manch.
"We are always worried about Pakistan, what is happening in Pakistan," Javadekar said.
The Chief Monk Mori took the PM around the complex, including the five-storied main pagoda.
On his maiden visit to Jammu, the President will be chief guest tomorrow at 14th convocation of Jammu University.
Singh will be accompanied by Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami and several other senior officers of Home Ministry.
NDA government is working with the National Informatics Centre to create a ‘software’ and a database of prisoners
He started detailing the significance and was midway when an amused Modi pointed out that he knows about it.
Mayawati also said the law and order situation had gone from bad to worse during the Samajwadi Party regime.
Yogi also said that there is no place for non-Muslims where minority community is more than 35 percent.
The Visva Bharati also suspended the three accused students pending further investigation.
There are 80 plus National universities, 90 plus public universities and approx. 600 private universities in Japan.
The husband alleged that she used to force him into having unnatural sex and whenever he tried to resist it, she would abuse him.
Police not mentioned ragging in FIR, instead charged the accused with abetment to suicide.
For god’s sake, what is the option other than talks (for resolution of issues), said J&K CM Omar Abdullah.
The high court had earlier rejected the state govt’s appeal to drop charges against 19 accused.
As the govt gives another push to hunt for the mythical river, a look at the efforts so far.
Rao has taken over from Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli.
A day in the life of Surjeet Singh, a villager on the Indo-Pak border.
Kadaluri Shiva, who was killed in an encounter in Cyberabad, went on foreign holidays, lived in a big flat and owned two cars.
BJP has gone back to the drawing board, this time with a plan to trigger a political realignment in all the major states.
Bangalore city police served notice to Karthik Gowda and he did not appear before them until Saturday evening.
'This will serve as framework for Smart heritage city programme between the two countries'
His influence was a function of his extensive writing of textbooks and co-authoring of two best-selling synthetic accounts.
The devices will be installed in all public offices in Chandigarh as well as in districts and other field offices.
Modi government completes its 100 days in office on September 2.
Top sources said the PMO has informally directed that it would like to have data on the programme’s viewership.
The complainant sought registration of FIR against them, saying police has not taken any action against them till date.
The court had earlier also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on Dikshit for her non-appearance.
Paramilitary force Assam Rifles and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence have seized US $ 48,700 .
According to WTI, a total of Rs 3 crore have been spent so far on the conservation efforts of this species.
This will be Mayawati's third term as the party president.
A class 9 student, she was allegedly stalked by some youths when she had gone to meet a friend of her.
The injured woman was rushed to Shamli hospital. Later she was referred to a Delhi hospital in serious condition.
Mamata herself now confirms that we are inching closer to be a formidable political force, said Rahul Sinha.
Chandra served as sectional President and then general president of the Indian History Congress in 1985.
The Congress, however, officially dissociated itself from Dwivedi’s remarks saying it was not the party’s view.
The party, however, downplayed it saying Gandhi family, by convention, never campaigns in bypolls.
AASU advisor Samujjal Bhattacharyya asserted that the student body takes donations from various business houses.
SP has been alleging that the opposition parties were trying to defame the state government for political mileage.
The also alleged that the boys have recorded some obscene pictures with their mobile phones and threatened to blackmail with those.
Mos Agriculture Sanjeev Balyan warned KVKs to improve their functioning or face 'consequences'.
The HC had held that all the 19 persons were charged under Central laws like the Passport Act and Unlawful Prevention of Activities Act.
The word Hindu is used to play religion-based politics by Mohan Bhagwat and the RSS, he said.
The apex court accepted the plea of the former Additional District Judge of Gwalior, who has demanded a fresh probe into the case.
Two persons accused of assaulting a local student leader were instructed by Guahati HC to clean the statue for seven days.
CBI files closure report in case against industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla and former Coal Secretary P C Parakh.
Meanwhile, AASU advisor Samujjal Bhattacharyya said the student body takes donations from various business houses.
Patil said the state government is working on schemes to ease the police officials of stress and tension.
The move of Delhi Congress comes a day after at least 20 IPS officials, at the level of DCPs, were trasferred in Delhi Police.
Janardan Dwivedi wants setting age-limit for ‘active politics’.
Australia holds about a third of the world's recoverable uranium resources, and exports nearly 7,000 tonnes a year.
A doctor and a nurse were arranged to be at the station to rush her to a primary health centre.
Earlier, the party had received a total of 2,467 papers seeking re-nomination of Jayalalithaa as General Secretary.
Lokayukta Police also took suo motu cognisance of the matter and registered a case against the couple.
Bishnoi said VAT on diesel will be cut down to zero and VAT on petrol will be cut down by 50 per cent.
Child marriage is more common among certain groups and among disadvantaged communities.
Raw material through state returns as methamphetamine from Myanmar.
Twice-a-day prayers, visiting relatives and reunion with siblings and cousins is an integral part of this festival.
The bus had to be cut open to retrieve the bodies and rescue the passengers.
As per the agreement, the alliance was to project Bishnoi as the CM.
The party is now eyeing Jat votes apart from consolidating Brahmins, Baniyas and the other backward classes.
The candidate for the Maipuri Lok Sabha seat, which has been vacated by Mulayam Singh Yadav, is Prem Singh Shakya.
In its determination to politically destroy Indira Gandhi, the party succeeded in hastening her return to power.
Planning Commission is dead. Its successor must focus on ideas over implementation.
Rajasthan’s decision to ‘target’ free medicines and diagnostics is contrary to the recommended role.
How Delhi’s bluntness has sharpened the Hurriyat hardline.
For IITs, UGC should go back to its earlier practice of only listing names of degrees.
Indian scholarship is doubly bereaved, for it has lost a fine teacher and a good man.
Unless the licence raj goes, India will never build the institutions of higher learning that we so desperately need.
We have war crimes as a new category in international law, for which there is an international court.
Congress persons are unanimous that Vinod Rai was a disastrous choice as the Comptroller and Auditor General.
Shah Rukh Khan has spearheaded the trend, but others are not far behind. Here are the nominees.
To establish their supremacy, French kings wanted control over nature too.
Modi can draw from history as he renews India’s engagement with Japan.
How well a film does at the box office has nothing to do with its intrinsic worth.
U.R. Ananthamurthy was a writer who possessed two ways — his own and that of the other.
Recent economic logjam underlines need to remake the state for the 21st century.
President need not disclose reason for dismissing a governor, but a cause must exist.
The problem is not with ministers’ foreign education but with their attitudes towards society
For now, he has reason to smile. But does Nitish model need rescuing from Nitish?
The recent bypolls brought out the cricketing metaphors.
In its orchestration and inflammatory appeal, the current campaign shares similarities with Hindu revivalist projects in the 1920s in UP.
Exposure to television and digital media grew by leaps and bounds between 2005 and 2012.
The change of mind in Pakistan via-a-vis India is real. But foreign offices of both countries remain addicted to deadlocks.
Under the UGC Act, the HRD ministry has the power to declare any institution a “deemed to be university” (DU).
A government shorn of Western educated ministers could change the status quo.
Why it may be time to revoke the AFSPA in areas like Manipur.
Some Nepalese leaders, unhappy with Modi’s new approach, are preparing to raise the ‘ek madhes, ek pradesh’ demand.
From Pakistan to Japan, China to US, he will be tested on ability to stick to them.
India needs a national effort to speed up human development.
Citizen groups are chipping away at Bangalore’s urban chaos, one street corner at a time.
‘Neo-liberals’ emphasise sewers, sanitation and toilets, not ‘neo-communists’.
The JD(U), RJD, Samajwadi Party, BSP, JD(S), BJD, fragments of the old Janata could come together and form a party.
Originally scheduled for July 3, Modi’s trip was re-scheduled for August 4. The visit has now been fixed for August 31.
The Prime Minister had to select his team from the ranks of his own party but he is now making a serious effort to change the way his party thinks.
Americans see everything big, from them I learnt about how important it is to design industrial products for mass scale manufacture.