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.

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.

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.

Ajay Maken, Sam Pitroda to address Harvard India conference

Top Indian politicians, economists and corporate executives will deliver keynote addresses at the two-day Harvard India conference on country`s growth story and the way ahead.

Innovate to overcome development challenges: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday stressed the need for innovation in India to overcome the challenges of development in areas like health, education, water, food security and energy.

Sam Pitroda threatens to sue Subramanian Swamy

Sam Pitroda expressed shock over Subramanian Swamy`s allegations regarding the acquisition of a company that ran National Herald newspaper.

55 villages to get broadband connectivity: Pitroda

Fifty-five village panchayats will hop-on the information super highway in the next few weeks.

Pitroda`s Twitter conference: Govt for democratisation of info

Sam Pitroda, a key advisor to PM Manmohan Singh, took to Twitter to answer queries on how information can be "democratised".

Varsities should give up 19th Century mindset: Pitroda

Tech czar Sam Pitroda on Thursday complained that education sector in India is "pretty rigid".