Pallam Raju

  • Leadership curriculum needed to transform schools: Minister 26-02-2014 11:58 PM

    Human Resource Development Minister MM Pallam Raju on Wednesday highlighted the need for a national school leadership curriculum that has the capability to transform each school on a rights-based approach. "Academic findings indicate that the most critical part of any schooling system which impacts learning is the school leadership. We...
  • Government must not pass Telangana Bill in the din: Pallam Raju 18-02-2014 02:06 PM

    Union Minister Pallam Raju has said that the government must not get the Telangana Bill passed in the din. He has also said that the demands of Seemandhra leaders must be met. "We have three demands - that Hyderabad be made a Union Territory, better financial package for Seemandhra and...
  • After much controversy, Nitish to attend AMU ceremony today 30-01-2014 08:26 AM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has finally received an invitation to the foundation-laying ceremony of an Aligarh Muslim University centre by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi at Kihsanganj on Thursday, which he on Wednesday confirmed he would attend. Invitation letters from Union Human Resources Development minister MM Pallam Raju and Vice-Chancellor...
  • AMU says it did invite Nitish for ceremony even as Bihar government claims otherwise 29-01-2014 09:21 AM

    Aligarh Muslim University on Tuesday rejected Bihar government's claim that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was not invited to the foundation stone laying ceremony of its centre in Kishanganj on January 31 and said the institution held him in high respect for his support. AMU Vice-Chancellor Zameeruddin Shah said the "confusion"...
  • AMU in Kishanganj: Bihar minister PK Shahi irked over not being invited for ceremony 28-01-2014 09:16 AM

    Bihar government on Monday registered a protest with the Centre over not being invited to the foundation-laying ceremony of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) centre by Congress president Sonia Gandhi on January 30 at Kisanganj. Bihar Education minister PK Shahi wrote a letter to Union Human Resources Development minister MM...
  • We have a shortage of 6 lakh teachers: Pallam Raju 07-12-2013 07:16 PM

    There is a shortage of sixlakh teachers in the country and initiatives are being takento fill in the gap as the focus is to provide quality education,Union Human Resource Development Minister M M Pallam Raju said in Jamshedpur on Saturday. "We have made strides with regard to infrastructuredevelopment, teacher recruitment...
  • Shortage of six lakh teachers in the country, says Pallam Raju 07-12-2013 02:56 PM

    There is a shortage of six lakh teachers in the country and initiatives are being taken to fill the gap as the focus is to provide quality education, Union Human Resource Development Minister M M Pallam Raju on Saturday said. "We have made strides with regard to infrastructure development, teacher...
  • Continuing in office at PM's insistence, says Pallam Raju 25-11-2013 02:45 PM

    Union HRD Minister M M Pallam Raju on Monday said he is continuing in office at the insistence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and maintained that "there is a limit beyond which he cannot resist" creation of Telangana. Raju, a strong votary of united Andhra Pradesh who had submitted his...
  • Telangana: GoM meet today, sources say bifurcation may be slowed down 11-10-2013 09:03 AM

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers on Telangana will meet at Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's residence on Friday. Sources have told CNN-IBN that while there will be no rethink, the bifurcation process might be slowed down. The political stand off over the issue continues with Union HRD Minister Pallam...
  • Govt reconstitutes GoM on Telangana; drops Raju, brings Antony 09-10-2013 07:47 AM

    New Delhi: Barely two days after constituting a ten-member GoM on Telangana, government on Tuesday reorganised the high-powered ministerial panel by dropping HRD Minister M Pallam Raju and bringing Defence Minister A K Antony, and also reducing the number of members to seven. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, Defence Minister A...
  • Pallam Raju skips Cabinet meet to protest against Telangana 08-10-2013 12:09 PM

    New Delhi: Human Resources Development Minister Pallam Raju did not attend the Cabinet meet that was held on Tuesday morning. The minister had sent his resignation over the bifurcation of Andhra is yet to be accepted. However, Textiles Minister KS Rao from Andhra attended the meeting. Five Union Ministers including...
  • Telangana: Sushil Kumar Shinde, 5 ministers from Seemandhra meet PM 07-10-2013 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: As a fallout of Telangana decision, five ministers from Seemandhra including Pallam Raju(HRD Minister), KS Rao(MoS), Purandeshwari Devi (MoS commerce), Kotla Suryaprakash Reddy (MoS) and Killi Kripa Raju (MoS IT), along with Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde met Prime Minster Manmohan Singh at his residence on Monday to...
  • Reconsider decision to bifurcate Andhra: Pallam Raju to Sonia 05-10-2013 10:27 PM

    Human Resources Development Minister Pallam Raju met Congress President Sonia Gandhi pressing her to reconsider the decision of bifurcation. He had offered to resign as the Union Minister. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi meets Pallam Raju, advises him not to act in haste 05-10-2013 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister M M Pallam Raju, who announced his resignation over division of Andhra Pradesh, on Saturday met Congress President Sonia Gandhi who advised him "not to act in haste". This is his second meeting with her in two days after being unhappy over the Centre's decision to...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 04-10-2013 11:30 PM

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  • Telangana fallout: Is Congress playing with fire by dividing Andhra? 04-10-2013 11:09 PM

    A day after the Cabinet approved the formation of Telangana, four ministers hailing from Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh have quit the Union Council of Ministers. The fourth minister to resign from the Cabinet is Textiles Minister K Samba Siva Rao who put in his papers on Friday evening. ...
  • Four Union Ministers resign over Telangana issue 04-10-2013 09:30 PM

    A day after the Cabinet approved the formation of Telangana, four ministers hailing from Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh have quit the Union Council of Ministers. Union Ministers Chiranjeevi, Pallam Raju, Kotla S Reddy and KS Rao have submitted their resignation papers over the issue. ...
  • Telangana fallout: Two more ministers resign from the Cabinet today 04-10-2013 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the Cabinet approved the formation of Telangana, four ministers hailing from Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh have quit the Union Council of Ministers. The fourth minister to resign from the Cabinet is Textiles Minister K Samba Siva Rao who put in his papers on Friday...
  • Telangana fallout: HRD Minister Pallam Raju says he's decided to quit 04-10-2013 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: A day after Tourism Minister Chiranjeevi resigned, Human Resource Development Minister Pallam Raju has also said that he has decided to quit over the Cabinet's decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh. Raju said his decision to quit has not been taken in haste. "I have not acted in haste,...
  • 72-hour bandh in Seemandhra from today as Cabinet clears Telangana 04-10-2013 08:08 AM

    New Delhi: In the next two months, India could get its 29th state as the government has bitten the Telangana bullet putting to rest all speculation. Hyderabad, which has been the big bone of contention, will be the shared capital for 10 years after which it will go to Telangana....
  • Telangana fallout: Chiranjeevi quits, Pallam Raju offers to resign 03-10-2013 11:56 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after the Cabinet approved the formation of Telangana, Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi on Thursday resigned following the announcement. Chiranjeevi, who hails from coastal Andhra region, protested against the Cabinet's decision. Soon after the Cabinet took a decision on the formation of Telangana, protest erupted in the Congress...
  • Telangana: Is a divided Andhra in the interest of the nation? 03-10-2013 10:05 PM

    IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai talked to Telangana Rashtriya Samiti MLA KT Rama Rao over the Cabinet approval for Telangana and making Hyderabad as the joint capital for both Telangana and Seemandhra for 10 years. ...
  • News 360: Telangana approved by Cabinet, Hyderabad to be joint capital for 10 years 03-10-2013 09:07 PM

    The Union Cabinet cleared the Telangana note sent by the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday. With this a 50-year-old fight for Telangana reaches its logical end. Both Telangana and Seemandhra will share Hyderabad as a joint capital for the next 10 years. ...
  • Telangana fallout: Pallam Raju, Chiranjeevi likely to resign, say sources 03-10-2013 08:45 PM

    New Delhi: Soon after the Cabinet took a decision on the formation of Telangana, protest erupted in the Congress party with Human Resources Development Minister Pallam Raju likely to resign, said sources. Sources close to Raju said he made the offer to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who, however, asked him...
  • CBSE to open a centre in Dubai 26-09-2013 04:52 PM

    Dubai: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will reportedly open a centre in Dubai soon to cater to Indian schools in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). India's Minister for Human Resource Development M.M. Pallam Raju announced via Skype at a conference of CBSE schools at the Indian High School...
  • I'll not step down from UGC: AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on HRD's notice 05-09-2013 02:07 PM

    New Delhi: Psephologist and senior leader of the Aam Aadmi Party Yogendra Yadav on Thursday said he will not step down from the University Grants Commission. He clarified that the showcause notice was not served to him by the UGC but by the Human Resouces and Development Ministry and signed...
  • AAP leader Yogendra Yadav hints at politics behind the UGC axe 05-09-2013 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: Psephologist and senior leader of the Aam Aadmi Party Yogendra Yadav has expressed surprise at being ousted from the University Grants Commission and being served with a showcause notice by the HRD ministry. "I am surprised that it took them 10 months to discover I was in politics...
  • 95 more seats added in NIT for deserving students after software glitch 28-08-2013 03:01 PM

    HRD Ministry has added 95 seats to the existing pool of the National Institute of Technology (NITs) for this year only to accommodate some deserving candidates who were denied admission in the B Tech programme due to a software glitch during the counselling process. These candidates were left out from...
  • Higher education GER to be raised to 30% by 2020: Pallam Raju 24-08-2013 07:13 PM

    The government has begun efforts to enhance the Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) in higher education to 30 per cent by 2020 from the current level of around 19 per cent, Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) M M Pallam Raju said on Saturday. "We have a Gross Enrolment Ratio...
  • Andhra MPs agitation in Parliament on genuine issue: Pallam Raju 22-08-2013 02:48 PM

    HRD Minister Pallam Raju said the agitation by Andhra MPs in Parliament was on a genuine issue and the Parliamentary Affairs Minister has decided to move their suspension. The committee is going to decide what has to be done next. ...