Only the Congress can provide a stable government, says MM Pallam Raju

Union Minister for Human Resources Development MM Pallam Raju said here on Sunday that only the Congress could provide a stable government and good governance in Andhra Pradesh as well in the country.

Chiranjeevi threatens to stall RS over Telangana Bill

Angry over the way the Telangana Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, Union Tourism Minister Chiranjeevi threatened to stall the Rajya Sabha where the bill would be brought tomorrow.

Pallam Raju backs AP CM over Telangana Bill move

Union Minister and Congress leader M M Pallam Raju on Monday came out in support of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy, whose act of moving a resolution in the Assembly seeking to return the Telangana Bill to the Centre has triggered a controversy.

50 crore youth to be imparted job skills by 2025: Minister

Union HRD Minister M M Pallam Raju today said 50 crore youth will be trained and provided employment opportunities in different sectors by the end of 2025.

Rs 90,000 crore RUSA plan to be implemented soon: Raju

Union Minister for Human Resources Development MM Pallam Raju said Rs 90,000 crore Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abihyan (RUSA) plan will be implemented for development of education sector in country.

Shortage of six lakh teachers in the country: Pallam Raju

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 MM Pallam Raju on Saturday said.

Andhra division: Continuing in office at PM`s insistence, says Pallam Raju

Union HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju said he is continuing in office at the insistence of PM Manmohan Singh and maintained that "there is a limit beyond which he cannot resist" creation of Telangana.

Interests of all AP regions must be protected: MM Pallam Raju

Union HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju on Friday urged the Central government to protect interests of all regions of the state as the process of bifurcation of the state was in progress.

Union Ministers from Andhra Pradesh fight over Hyderabad

Hyderabad was the bone of contention at a meeting union ministers from Seemandhra and Telangana had with the Group of Ministers here on Monday on bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh while another central minister from the state suggested Visakhapatnam as Seemandhra`s capital.

Raju attends official engagement after long spell of absence

HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju, who had tendered his resignation to protest against the Union Cabinet`s decision to create a separate state of Telangana, on Wednesday attended an official engagement here along with top officials of his Ministry, ending a long spell of absence.

Pallam Raju`s presence in CABE meeting mired in uncertainty

Presence of HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju at Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) meeting here on October 10 is mired in uncertainty as he has submitted his resignation and refused to join office.

Narendra Modi to watch dance festival in Delhi on Sunday

BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will take time off his busy schedule to watch dance festival here on Sunday in which three top contemporary Indian classical dancers are participating.

HRD ministry creates extra seats in NIT after software glitch

Sources said HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju exercised his powers to create the additional seats. The special provision is only for this academic year (2013-14).

Govt plans to set up 500 new Kendriya Vidyalayas

The government has fixed a target of setting up 500 new Kendriya Vidyalayas under the twelfth five year plan.

Raju to write to MPs for support on mid-day meal scheme

With a string of incidents putting question mark on mid-day meal scheme, HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju said he would write to all MPs for their support for effective implementation and quality of food.

Had warned Bihar govt on mid-day meal scheme, says Centre

The Centre said on Thursday that they had warned the Bihar government over problems in the mid-day meal scheme.

New committee to ensure mid-day meals` quality

The Union Government has decided to form a new committee to look into the quality of food being provided under the mid-day meal scheme, HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju said on Thursday.

States asked to exercise caution for mid-day meal scheme

Expressing sorrow at the death of over 20 children in Bihar, HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju said the incident looked like a case of contaminated food.

Bihar mid-day meal deaths: Forensic report awaited

The government is awaiting the forensic report to know the reason why "food was contaminated" causing 21 deaths at a school in Bihar`s Saran district.

RUSA will take care of higher education needs: Raju

Union HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju on Tuesday said the aim is to improve the situation in 12th 5-year-plan for which a Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) is being launched.