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Sam Pitroda

Indian inventor and businessman (born 1942)

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Sam Pitroda: Indian inventor and businessman (born 1942)
Satyanarayan Gudmarani Pitroda, also known as Sam Pitroda, is an Indian telecommunication engineer, and entrepreneur. He was the chairman of Indian Overseas Congress. He was born in Titlagarh in the eastern Indian state of Odisha to a Gujarati family. He was also an advisor to, Prime Minister (then) Dr. Manmohan Singh's tenure and for the United Nations.

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Sam Pitroda steps down as Indian Overseas Congress chief after controversial racist remarks [Video]

Sam Pitroda steps down as Indian Overseas Congress chief after controversial racist remarks

Congress leader Sam Pitroda has resigned from his position as Chairman of the Indian Overseas Congress, with his resignation being accepted by the party. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh announced..

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Sam Pitroda Row: PM Modi attacks MK Stalin over Pitroda’s controversial racist remarks | Watch [Video]

Sam Pitroda Row: PM Modi attacks MK Stalin over Pitroda’s controversial racist remarks | Watch

On Chairman of Indian Overseas Congress Sam Pitroda's controversy, PM Modi says,"...A close aide of Congress and biggest adviser of 'Prince' (Rahul Gandhi), what he said is very shameful. Congress..

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Congress' Sam Pitroda's Controversial Remark Goes Viral: BJP Calls it 'Racist' | Oneindia News [Video]

Congress' Sam Pitroda's Controversial Remark Goes Viral: BJP Calls it 'Racist' | Oneindia News

Sam Pitroda, Indian politician and close aide to the Congress party, has sparked yet another controversy with his recent remarks. In a statement, Pitroda commented on the appearance of people from the..

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Poll Pulse EP 8: Sam Pitroda Returns, PM Modi’s New Slogan, Pawan’s Suprise and More| Oneindia [Video]

Poll Pulse EP 8: Sam Pitroda Returns, PM Modi’s New Slogan, Pawan’s Suprise and More| Oneindia

Just a week ago, the Indian elections seemed lackluster, but after the first phase, the political arena is buzzing. Sam Pitroda's controversial stance on wealth redistribution has put Congress in a..

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'Ram is the idea of India, Congress can’t see as it uses foreign lens': PM Modi

Responding to former Indian Overseas Congress chairperson Sam Pitroda’s recent attack on him over his visit to Ram Mandir and Ram Navami celebrations, Modi said that Congress is divorced from the..
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Congress washes hands of Aiyar’s Pakistan remark

Congress distances from Pitroda's and Aiyar's contentious remarks, highlighting the need to understand Pakistan's nuclear capabilities. The party emphasizes respect while disagreeing with Aiyar's views..
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"Congress wants to make Hindus second-class citizens...": PM Modi in Telangana rally

PM Modi criticizes Congress, accuses them of anti-Hindu sentiment, aiming to marginalize Hindus. He targets Rahul Gandhi and Sam Pitroda, highlighting controversial remarks. Modi also addresses issues..
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West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury justifies Pitroda’s ‘racist’ remarks, drops N-bomb

“According to the topography of our country, our regional features differ. In our Hindustan, we have Proto-Australian class, N***o class, Mongoloid class. I don’t need to speak much on personal..
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PM Modi’s ‘nakli santaan’ slur at me insult to Balasaheb: Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray

Modi, referring to Sam Pitroda’s controversial remarks on people from different parts of India, had said on Wednesday: “I want to ask these nakli santaans of Balasaheb Thackeray... Remember..
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'Country has ....': Adhir Ranjan drops N-bomb in defence of Pitroda

Defending Sam Pitroda's "racist' analogy comparing people in South to Africans and those in East to Chinese, ​​​​Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said the country has "Proto-Australian,..
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BJP slams Pitroda, Congress distances itself from 'skin colour' remark


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Sam Pitroda quits Congress post after row over his racial remarks


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PM Modi challenges INDIA constituents, Congress CMs on Sam Pitroda's racial remarks


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Congress tries to divide people over colour, region: Smriti Irani on Pitroda's remarks


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'Now we know why Congress tried to defeat Droupadi Murmu': PM hits back at Pitroda's racist slur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack on Congress leader Sam Pitroda over his "Indians in the South look like Africans' remark and linked the analogy to Congress's decision of..
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'South Indians look like Africans ...': Sam Pitroda's racist remark stirs controversy


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BJP opposing inheritance tax because of Adani, Ambani, says Prashant Bhushan

Advocate Prashant Bhushan expressed support for an inheritance tax on Friday, urging Congress to be "on the front foot" in response to Sam Pitroda's statements, noting that every wealthy country has..
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'PM Modi has no knowledge of history': Bhupesh Baghel criticizes PM Modi on inheritance tax row

Former CM Baghel accuses PM Modi of lying about inheritance tax, referencing Indira Gandhi's donations. Modi uses Pitroda's comments to attack Congress. Baghel, a Rajnandgaon candidate, remains hopeful..
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Google searches for inheritance tax and Sam Pitroda hit a new high amid raging row


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Cong tries to control damage, says Pitroda's view not party's

Congress dissociated itself from chairman of Indian Overseas Congress Sam Pitroda's comments on inheritance tax and said his remarks were being sensationalised by the media to create a controversy. The..
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Playing it again: What Sam Pitroda said & status of inheritance tax in India, abroad


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PM slams Pitroda's remark, says Cong has dangerous intentions, will snatch not only quotas but also wealth


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From 'hua toh hua' to 'US inheritance tax': Sam Pitroda 'embarrasses' Congress, again


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Congress will loot your earnings in life & after death: PM Modi hits out at Pitroda’s remark


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Who is Sam Pitroda, Congress leader whose remarks on inheritance tax trigger row?

PM Modi attacked Congress on Sam Pitroda's remarks, saying the party's dangerous intentions are coming out in the open.
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Congress into damage control mode amid backlash over Sam Pitroda's comments on wealth redistribution


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'Got some concerns ...': Sam Pitroda targets PM Modi for comments on Congress manifesto

Drawing inspiration from the American system, Pitroda explained that in the United States, when an individual with substantial wealth passes away, only a portion of their assets can be transferred to..
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BJP slams Congress over Pitroda's Ambedkar post

BJP on Saturday seized upon the assertion by Rahul Gandhi's close aide Sam Pitroda that India's first PM Jawaharlal Nehru contributed more to the making of the Constitution than B R Ambedkar, to say..
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Pitroda's claim on Constitution sparks row, BJP calls Congress 'anti-Dalit'

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday criticized the Congress, labeling it as "anti-Dalit," following comments by Sam Pitroda, the Indian Overseas Congress chief. Pitroda suggested that..
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Let global experts oversee polls: Congress neta Sam Pitroda


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Will Sonia, Kharge attend temple event? Congress says decision in due course

Congress duo Mallikarjun Kharge and Sonia Gandhi have been invited for the Ayodhya temple function. The party distances itself from Sam Pitroda's critical comments on the issue, stating they are his..
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'BJP's 400 claim could be true if ... ': Sam Pitroda's EVM warning as Congress gears up for 2024 Lok Sabha elections


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Ram temple not real issue, says Pitroda; BJP hits back

Congress functionary Sam Pitroda's remark on the Ram temple triggers strong reactions from BJP, accusing him & Congress of practising appeasement politics. Pitroda also said that Ram Mandir is not the..
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Ram Mandir inauguration: Congress leader Sam Pitroda says 'don't mix religion with politics'; BJP accuses grand old party of appeasement politics


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Rahul Gandhi arrives in San Francisco for US visit

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrived in San Francisco on Tuesday for a three-city US tour during which he will interact with the Indian diaspora and meet American lawmakers.He was received at the..
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Rahul Gandhi's US trip aimed at promoting shared values of real democracy: Sam Pitroda

Gandhi is scheduled to visit San Francisco, Washington DC and New York, where he is planning to address two public meetings with Indian Americans, meet lawmakers at Capitol Hill and members of think..
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Computer hacked to keep me away from Rajasthan govt event, alleges Sam Pitroda


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