PALLAM RAJU

  • Former union minister Sanjeeva Rao passes away September 4, 2014

    Rajahmundry (AP): Congress leader and former union minister Mallipudii Srirama Sanjeeva Rao has passed away after a prolonged illness. Rao breathed his last on Wednesday at his residence in Kakinada, about 60km from here in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. He was 87 and is survived by two sons former...
  • 4year undergraduate programme, a criminal act: Congress June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday said that it did not support the fouryear undergraduate programme (FYUP), with a party functionary even going to the extent of calling it a "criminal act" to increase the duration of the course from three years to four years. The assertion...
  • AP: Purandeshwari, Pallam Raju confident of winning polls May 7, 2014

    The fates od KTR leader D Purandeshwari and Union Minister Pallam Raju were sealed in eighth phase of polling for the Lok Sabha elections as voting took place in Tirupati and Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh. ...
  • Kakinada will be developed as infotech hub: Pallam Raju April 29, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Congress Kakinada Lok Sabha constituency nominee and Union Minister for Human Resources Development MM Pallam Raju said on Tuesday that Kakinada would be developed as an information technology hub. "We are planning to develop Kakinada as an information technology hub to generate employment for locals. This will help development of...
  • Only the Congress can provide a stable government, says Pallam Raju April 27, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Union Minister for Human Resources Development MM Pallam Raju said on Sunday that only the Congress could provide a stable government and good governance in Andhra Pradesh as well in the country. Raju, who is contesting from the Kakinada Lok Sabha seat, said, "Only the Congress can only provide stable...
  • Pallam Raju files nomination from Kakinada LS seat April 19, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Union HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju on Saturday said the Congress was the only party to launch development initiative for the welfare of minorities and the weaker sections of society. Raju, who filed nomination for Kakinada Lok Sabha seat in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, interacted with Muslim religious leaders,...
  • Leadership curriculum needed to transform schools: Minister February 26, 2014

    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 thus...
  • Government must not pass Telangana Bill in the din: Pallam Raju February 18, 2014

    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 January 30, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has finally received an invitation to the foundationlaying 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 ViceChancellor of...
  • AMU says it did invite Nitish for ceremony even as Bihar government claims otherwise January 29, 2014

    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 ViceChancellor Zameeruddin Shah said the "confusion" could...
  • AMU in Kishanganj: Bihar minister PK Shahi irked over not being invited for ceremony January 28, 2014

    Bihar government on Monday registered a protest with the Centre over not being invited to the foundationlaying 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 Pallam...
  • We have a shortage of 6 lakh teachers: Pallam Raju December 7, 2013

    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 as...
  • Shortage of six lakh teachers in the country, says Pallam Raju December 7, 2013

    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 recruitment...
  • Continuing in office at PM's insistence, says Pallam Raju November 25, 2013

    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 resigation...
  • Telangana: GoM meet today, sources say bifurcation may be slowed down October 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers on Telangana will meet at Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's residence on Friday. Sources have told CNNIBN 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 Raju...
  • Govt reconstitutes GoM on Telangana; drops Raju, brings Antony October 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Barely two days after constituting a tenmember GoM on Telangana, government on Tuesday reorganised the highpowered 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 K...
  • Pallam Raju skips Cabinet meet to protest against Telangana October 8, 2013

    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 Pallam...
  • Telangana: Sushil Kumar Shinde, 5 ministers from Seemandhra meet PM October 7, 2013

    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 October 5, 2013

    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 October 5, 2013

    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 October 4, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Telangana fallout: Is Congress playing with fire by dividing Andhra? October 4, 2013

    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 October 4, 2013

    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 October 4, 2013

    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 October 4, 2013

    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, my...
  • 72hour bandh in Seemandhra from today as Cabinet clears Telangana October 4, 2013

    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 October 3, 2013

    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 party...
  • Telangana: Is a divided Andhra in the interest of the nation? October 3, 2013

    IBN18 EditorinChief 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 October 3, 2013

    The Union Cabinet cleared the Telangana note sent by the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday. With this a 50yearold 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 October 3, 2013

    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 to...