Sam Pitroda

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Name: Sam Pitroda
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Congress prepares for defeat

I thought election 2014 would come with a nailbiting suspense until I turned up at the Foreign Correspondent’s Club on Mathura Road where the Congress whiz kid from Chicago, Sam Pitroda, was holding court in a tarpauline tent which looked like a parking ... [Published The Friday Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Poke me: Accidental bloopers of an accidental PM?

This week's "Poke Me", invites your comments on 'Accidental bloopers of an accidental PM?'. The feature will be reproduced on the edit page of the Saturday edition of the newspaper with a pick of readers' best comments. So be poked and fire in your comments ... [Published Economic Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

In Congress war room, Priyanka Gandhi gets assertive, drives strategy

In a recent closed-door meeting, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s key aides were juggling ways to accommodate a long list of her engagements. Scheduling a meeting with a key party veteran — an expert back-channel negotiator for Congress president Sonia Gandhi ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Parties selling lies well: Pitroda

SummaryPitroda, known to be close to the Gandhi family, said joining the government as a minister would have helped Rahul Gandhi.Claiming that “lies sell well” in this country, chairman of the National Innovation Council and adviser to the PM on public ... [Published Indian Express - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

It’s curtains for India’s Dream Team

It’s finally curtains for the Dream Team that ushered in and sustained India’s economic reforms for the past two decades and more, starting way back in 1991, even as the reforms themselves are expected to gather momentum and new meaning under the next ... [Published Financial Chronicle - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Indian Tycoon Bucks Congress’s Image

Nilekani on the hustings. Photo from PhotocorpInfosys chief offers change in how India is runAs the Congress Party stumbles towards what looks like a massive general election defeat, one candidate is performing with the conviction of a potential winner ... [Published Asia Sentinel - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 4 reports

Pitroda jibe on Gujarat model: ‘Lies sell well’

SummaryPitroda said that while the UPA government had done a lot in the last 10 years, communication had been a problem.Chairman of the National Knowledge Commission Sam Pitroda, while referring to the projection of the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate ... [Published Indian Express - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 5 reports

Article 370 cannot go witho...

Contending the constitution's article 370 granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir cannot be abrogated without reopening the question of its accession to India, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Monday BJP's three main manifesto promises are to hoodwink ... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 4 reports

India has achieved lot during UPA, but not communicated well: Sam Pitroda

NEW DELHI: The country has achieved a lot of things in the last 10 years under the UPA government, but "we haven't communicated well", Sam Pitroda, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information and Innovations, said today.The upcoming elections ... [Published Economic Times - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 4 reports

New graduates must become entrepreneurs, says Pitroda

MYSORE: Padma Bhushan Sam Pitroda, who is also the adviser to the Prime Minister on public information, infrastructures and innovations, has called upon the new graduates of University of Mysore to be entrepreneurs to address job-related concerns of the ... [Published Times of India - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 3 reports

Corruption being blown out of proportion, Pitroda

Chairman of National Innovation Council, Sam Pitroda feels that corruption has become a way of life in Indian society and it was being blown out of proportion.“I think lot of this corruption is blown out of proportion. First of all, let me tell you — ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 3 reports

Retrospective tax on Vodafone was a mistake: Pitroda

Sam Pitroda, the prime minister's technology advisor, on Wednesday admitted that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government did ''mess up'' and took some wrong decisions, including the one to impose a retrospective tax on Vodafone.The decision ... [Published domain-b - Mar 20 2014]

Quotes

Declaring his optimism that people have felt the effects of development has a real basis, Pitroda said: "in 2004, only 10 percent youth went to schools, which figure has recently doubled to 20 percent. polio has been eradicated from the country."

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Congress prepares for defeat [Published The Friday Times - Apr 18 2014]
Saeed Naqvi: Seeing defeat on the horizon [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 17 2014]
Poke me: Accidental bloopers of an accidental PM? [Published Economic Times - Apr 16 2014]
In Congress war room, Priyanka Gandhi gets asse... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 16 2014]
Parties selling lies well: Pitroda [Published Indian Express - Apr 15 2014]
It’s curtains for India’s Dream Team [Published Financial Chronicle - Apr 15 2014]
Indian Tycoon Bucks Congress’s Image [Published Asia Sentinel - Apr 14 2014]
Priyanka is Rahul’s back-end manager, bridges g... [Published Indian Express - Apr 12 2014]
Two lives [Published Smart Investor - Apr 12 2014]
Congress prepares for defeat, as smaller partie... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 11 2014]
'Reasons for low employability of engineering g... [Published Business Today India - Apr 10 2014]
Connectivity is the key theme of BJP's manifesto [Published DNA India - Apr 09 2014]
Running a country is different from running an ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 08 2014]
Political parties can’t afford to be away from ... [Published TruthDive - Apr 08 2014]
Pitroda jibe on Gujarat model: ‘Lies sell well’ [Published Indian Express - Apr 07 2014]
Work undone [Published Indian Express - Apr 07 2014]
Country will suffer for propagating of lies: Pi... [Published Taaza.com - Apr 07 2014]
Country will suffer for propagating of lies: Pi... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 07 2014]
Article 370 cannot go witho... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
Country will suffer for pro... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
Over 72 percent voters in A... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
Three Tamil Nadu collectors, top Chen... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
Congress declares 111 assembly candid... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
Former Andhra police chief joins YSR ... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 07 2014]
People should not outsource thinking to media: ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 07 2014]
Foreign universities open India centres [Published Livemint.com - Apr 07 2014]
Indira wanted Priyanka to join politics [Published The Sunday Guardian - Apr 06 2014]
Taking on Modi, Cong?s Madhusudan Mistry files ... [Published The Statesman - Apr 05 2014]
What Rahul can't do, Priyanka does: Sam Pitroda [Published Business Standard India - Apr 05 2014]
Taking on Modi, Cong's Mistry files nomination [Published Business Standard India - Apr 05 2014]
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