Sam Pitroda, the chairman Indian Overseas Congress, is concerned whether the forthcoming general elections of India will be conducted in a free and fair manner. Urging people to stand up for democracy and speak out against the authoritative rule of the BJP Pitroda, during an interview with indica, raised questions on several aspects of governance in India – right from the vulnerability of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) to democratic processes and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s 6700 KM march.
“We need to touch the soul of the people,” said Sam Pitroda, Chairman of the Indian Overseas Congress on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo yatra.
In a video message from Chicago, Pitroda said: “On this August 15, I wish to share with you my personal observations, my journey, my hopes and aspirations for India. When India became independent, I was about 5 years old. I am telling you about my story because my story is the story of India and story of millions like me.”
He said 5G will not only provide substantial-high speed and low latency, but will open a new horizon for new use cases.
“I am surprised, shocked, puzzled and perplexed by the allegation from a high-level Ukraine government agency,” Pitroda said. The report also names two more Indians – former diplomat P.S. Raghavan and a veteran journalist Saeed Naqvi. The report also names former Democrat Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.
Ritu Jha- Brijendra Kumar (B.K.) Syngal, a pioneer of India’s mobile telephony and data services revolution in the mid-1990s passed away on July 9. He was 82. Syngal was handpicked by another Indian telecom legend, Sam Pitroda, to head India’s Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd (VSNL), a company that was to put India front and center […]
India is going through a “national emergency” that has been precipitated by the Narendra Modi government’s failed Covid-19 strategy, feels Sam Pitroda, considered one of the architects of India’s telecom revolution.
Ritu Jha- Chairman of Indian Overseas Congress and Telecom inventor and entrepreneur Sam Pitroda says the Union Budget 2020 missed the most important challenge the country has been facing— job creation and environment. The Union Budget of India for 2020–2021 was presented by the Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman on February, 1. “There is not anything […]
Sam Pitroda, chairman of the Indian Overseas Congress, told indica that he is not clear why Congress did not do well in the Assembly election, whose results were declared on Sunday and Monday. ‘No clue,” he said when asked what he thought went wrong for the Congress. Some Congress party supporters believe the reason is ‘overconfidence’ and they now have to work hard to win the 2024 general election.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi landed at San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday at the start of his week-long tour to the United States. He was greeted at the airport by Sam Pitroda, chairman of Indian Overseas Congress (IOC) and long-time Gandhi supporter from the days of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul’s father.
To create momentum for the upcoming general election in India next year, the Indian Overseas Congress, United States of America (IOCUSA) appointed Shanmugavel Sankaran, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur as the General Secretary (West Coast) during a gala function organized by to welcome Rajya Sabha MP Deependra Singh Hooda held in Los Angeles.
Congress MP Deependra Singh Hooda (above center) promised to set up an NRI Affairs Ministry in Haryana if Congress comes to power in the state and criticized the BJP-led Central government blaming it for failing on all fronts. Hooda spoke at an event in Silicon Valley organized to celebrate the San Francisco chapter of the Indian Overseas Congress on November 25.
Even as the Congress is in celebratory mood after the Supreme Court stayed the conviction of former party chief Rahul Gandhi in Modi surname remark defamation case, the Indian Overseas Congress is all set to organise a programme in New York over the top court’s judgement.
The Indian Overseas Congress (IOC) honored one of its founding members, George Abraham, who is now the vice chairman of the United States chapter. Abraham received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
The following remarks were made by Indian American entrepreneur Frank Islam, who is an information technology entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist, civic leader, and writer who heads the FI Investment Group. He was the founder and CEO of the QSS Group. He had hosted a private engagement with Congress Party leader Rahul Gandhi on June 1
Rahul Gandhi may have lost his Member of Parliament (MP) position, but his Indian American supporters have not given up hope. They have planned a series of events for the former President of the Indian National Congress, thanks to Congress winning the Karnataka election, a result that boosted the confidence of not just the party but its overseas supporters as well.
RITU JHA- Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council informed indica that the high-profile personalities of Indian origin in the “Russian Propaganda “list has been named because they repeat narratives that resonate with Russian propaganda. The three-page reply signed by Andriy Shapovalov, acting head of the CCD, exclusively sent to indica August 30, 2022 said that […]
Ritu Jha- The BJP won more seats in the 2019 Lok Sabha election than anyone expected, and over the next five years, the world will see “Narendra Modi’s India,” experts say. Figures from India’s Election Commission show the BJP alone had won 303 seats and the Indian National Congress won 52, again failing to […]
Ritu Jha – Silicon Valley veterans reacted with concern to the abrupt resignation of Urjit Patel, the chairman of the Reserve Bank of India on Dec 10. While many said they were not surprised, they still expressed worry about the uncertainty generated and said they would be reluctant to invest in India until things […]
Top names in philanthropy and social work spoke of the pleasures of selfless work and the need for more of it Ritu Jha Indians for Collective Action, which helps other non-profits, raised $175,000 at a day-long conference to celebrate its 50th anniversary. More than 600 people, some coming over from India, attended the […]
Atal Bihari Vajpayee earned a lot of respect in the United States Ritu Jha Atal Bihari Vajpayee, India’s 10th prime minister, who died August 16 at the age of 93, had a lot of fans in the US, including intellectuals and community leaders. “He was an intellectual person. He was committed to kind of […]
‘It is his responsibility to understand what data is being collected, who it is being shared with and what it is used for.’ This article was originally published on rediff.com Ritu Jha “How come, a prime minister who promotes Digital India, who went to Facebook, Google, (and visited other tech firms in) Silicon Valley doesn’t […]
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