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After Sam Pitroda, Adhir Chowdhury's 'we have Negrito' comment lands Congress in more trouble

Kolkata/IBNS: After Sam Pitroda's racial analogy to classify Indians from different parts, now Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury contributed to the stir on Thursday saying "we have Proto Australoids, Mongoloid, Negrito (in India)", referring to now-outdated racial and anthropological groupings of humankind.

BJP leads 'I look Indian' social media trend to target Congress over Sam Pitroda's racial analogy

New Delhi/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading the "I look Indian" trend on social media to target Congress over its now former Overseas chairperson Sam Pitroda's racial analogy to classify Indians from different parts, amid the heated political discourse in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

Third umpire in Congress' confusion: Modi's jibe at Rahul Gandhi over Sam Pitroda's 'look' remark

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called Overseas Congress chairperson Sam Pitroda the "third umpire" in the party's confusion in response to his controversial remark where he classified Indians on the basis of their looks.

'People on East look like Chinese, people on West look like Arab..,' says Congress' Sam Pitroda; BJP jibes

New Delhi/IBNS: Days after triggering a row with his inheritance remark, Overseas Congress chairperson Sam Pitroda has classified Indians and their looks regionally inviting jibes from the country's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the election season.

Sam Pitroda's comment on wealth distribution stirs row, Congress distances itself, Amit Shah says 'party exposed'

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian Overseas Congress chairperson Sam Pitroda has stirred a row with his comment on Congress' poll promise of "wealth distribution" amid the slugfest between the grand old party and ruling BJP, media reports said.

Telecommunication has gone beyond our imagination to build the new world: Sam Pitroda

India's computer and IT revolutioner, former advisor to Prime Ministers late Rajiv Gandhi and Dr. Manmohan Singh, Sam Pitroda, was the guest at Ek Mulakat Vishesh organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) and Shree Cement. In a conversation with Ehsaas Woman of Delhi Archana Dalmia, Pitroda, who is also associated with India's oldest political party Congress, spoke about his life, technology and more. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings highlights of the conversation

Pitroda's 1984 remarks out of line: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, May 10 (UNI): Cracking the whip against overseas Indian Congress chief Sam Pitroda for his remarks on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said Pitroda's comments were “absolutely and completely out of line and not appreciated".

Sam Pitroda says sorry for 1984 remark as Congress distances itself from it

New Delhi, May 10 (IBNS/UNI): Indian Overseas Congress chief Sam Pitroda has apologised for his "hua to hua" remark on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that had invited criticism from the BJP and a warning from his own party.

1984 Sikh killings: Arun Jaitley asks will Rahul Gandhi oust Sam Pitroda

New Delhi, May 10 (UNI) Calling it “a matter of disgrace”, Union Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Friday asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi would he oust his “Guru” Sam Pitroda for his “hua to hua” reaction over the 1984 Sikh genocide.

India will never forgive murderer Congress: Amit Shah on Sam Pitroda's 1984 anti-Sikh riot remark

New Delhi, May 10 (IBNS): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah has slammed Congress leader Sam Pitroda over his 1984 anti-Sikh riot remark saying the country will never forgive murderer Congress.

Sam Pitroda slams Modi for anti-Rajiv remarks

Indore, May 5 (UNI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement on one of his predecessors – Mr Rajiv Gandhi – was denounced on Sunday by Rajiv's then advisor Sam Pitroda who averred that the PM’s speaking such words – in nonconformity with the stateliness of his position – was saddening.

Sam Pitroda admits that Rahul's NYAY scheme will hit the middle class, urges them to not be selfish

New Delhi, Apr 6 (IBNS): Congress overseas chief Sam Pitroda has asked the Indian middle class to not be 'selfish' as he admitted that the NYAY scheme promised by party chief Rahul Gandhi if elected to power might result in the increase of taxes.

BJP leaders slam Pitroda's remarks on Balakot strike

New Delhi, Mar 22 (UNI): In the run up to the general elections, the ruling BJP and its top leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made optimum use of Congress leader Sam Pitroda's controversial remarks on aerial strikes on terror camps in Pakistan and said the episode clearly distinguishes the 'difference' between the opposition and the ruling dispensation.

Arun Jaitley makes 'Nikkamma' jibe on Rahul Gandhi over Sam Pitroda's comment on airstrike

New Delhi, Mar 22 (UNI): Taking strong exception to Congress President Rahul Gandhi's close associate Sam Pitroda's remarks questioning anti-terror strike by Air Force at Balakot in Pakistan, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday blasted the Opposition party.

Modi, BJP should stop using Sam Pitroda's opinion on airstrike: Cong leader Randeep Surjewala

New Delhi, Mar 22 (IBNS): In an aim to distance his party from Sam Pitroda's comment on the airstrike post-Pulwama terror attack, Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should stop using an individual's opinion to "spread venom".