Rajiv Gandhi started 'Digital India', not Narendra Modi: Sam Pitroda
Rajiv Gandhi started 'Digital India', not Narendra Modi: Sam Pitroda

Noted technocrat Sam Pitroda, who is credited as the father of the nation's telecom revolution, Tuesday flayed the Narendra Modi government for snatching away all the credit for the digital revolution started by Rajiv Gandhi, saying Modi "did not" initiate the digital India drive.

Some achieve little and become arrogant: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that some people little bit and suddenly become arrogant.

National Herald case: Sam Pitroda challenges summoning order

 Sam Pitroda, who is close to the Congress leadership, has challenged in Delhi High Court the summons issued to him in the National Herald case.

Herald case: Summons against Pitroda to be served through MEA

A Delhi court on Tuesday said that the summons issued against Sam Pitroda, who along with Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others, was named as accused on the issue of acquisition of National Herald daily, be served through the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

National Herald case: Court defers hearing, fresh summons against Sam Pitroda

A court here Thursday fixed August 28 as next date of hearing in a case against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi and others over acquisition of the National Herald newspaper.

Is mobile wallet a distant dream in India?

The technology is used and present in some forms in some African nations as well as countries like Brazil, Bolivia, Costa Rica, and Singapore.

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.

Indian media more focussed on Bollywood, cricket: Sam Pitroda

Chairman of National Innovation Council Sam Pitroda on Tuesday expressed concern about the role being played by media in India as it focusses more on cricket and Bollywood rather than development and nation building.

Mahatma goes digital with web portal for kids

A colourful new web portal on the life and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, aimed at popularising him among children around the world, has been launched in London.

Sam Pitroda inaugurates innovation hub at Science Centre

Adviser to the Prime Minister on public information and chairman of National Innovation Council (NIC) Sam Pitroda today inaugurated the Delhi centre of Innovation Hub at National Science Centre.

Congress hasn`t done much on marketing: Pitroda

Congress has not marketed its achievements well, but there was still time for it to do so and the party would `definitely` win the coming Lok Sabha polls, Sam Pitroda, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovation, said here on Sunday.

Sam Pitroda bats for UPA government

Sam Pitroda, advisor to PM on public information infrastructure and innovations, today came out in strong defence of the UPA government saying "it had done a hell lot for the people of the country.

India at tipping point, public discourse needs to change: Sam Pitroda

Miffed at criticism by opposition parties of the UPA government`s performance on the economic front, adviser to the Prime Minister, Sam Pitroda on Tuesday asked how could they say "nothing had been done when there has been a decent rate of growth for over a decade and the country is all set to register its highest ever production of foodgrain".

Planning Commission organises Twitter conference on Mahatma Gandhi

The Planning Commission has organized a global Twitter conference to discuss the life and message of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi to mark his 144th birth anniversary celebrations.

Corruption, indecision hurting India`s growth: Sam Pitroda

Sam Pitroda said that corruption and indecision were affecting the growth story of India.

Education quality poor in India: Sam Pitroda

Sam Pitroda, a senior advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Thursday voiced concern over the quality of education in India.

Use emerging technologies, social media, for development: Sam Pitroda

Entrepreneurs and experts stressed leveraging emerging technologies, including social media, to solve the challenges of development and disparity as they discussed partnership opportunities between India and the US.

US Jain body creates a million-dollar education fund

An umbrella organization of 72 Jain associations in the US and Canada plans to create a one million dollar educational fund to support needy Jain families.

Pitroda asks PM to reactivate GoM on spectrum vacation

Time is appropriate to "reactivate" the GoM on spectrum vacation that could free over 122 Mhz of radiowaves as DoT has almost completed alternate communication network for defence forces, Sam Pitroda, Adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has said.

Rural areas can become back offices for urban India: Pitroda

Rural areas in India can operate as back offices for the country's urban centres, like Bangalore has emerged as a crucial centre for the US, National Innovation Council Chairman Sam Pitroda said Wednesday.