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POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Hua to hua, Narendra Modi, Sam Pitroda, Mani Shankar Aiyar

No More Jeers: PM Modi’s ‘Khan Market gang' comment is a sharp retort to the elitism of Sam Pitroda and Mani Shankar Aiyar

Modi's phrase signifies the resentment in a sizeable section of voiceless India which has begun to find its voice. And which has started to reject mockery by the elite such as the Congress' venerable elders.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Mani shankar, Mani Shankar Aiyar, Sam pitroda pulwama, Sam Pitroda

Sam Pitroda vs Mani Shankar Aiyar: Who's the bigger motormouth? Here's where our Mani, sorry, money is!

To many watching in shocked horror, Sam Pitroda and Mani Shankar Aiyar now seem like our uncles who send crazed Whatsapp forwards on family groups. How is the Congress dealing with Rahul ji's uncles?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Chowkidar chor hai, Sam Pitroda, Rahul Gandhi, Lok Sabha elections 2019

The loss of discourse

The 2019 election destroyed democratic discourse. Modi set the tone, Opposition parties respond in kind.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Sikh massacre, Sam Pitroda, 1984 riots

The 'hua-toh-hua' controversy: Can PM Modi pledge a genocide law to counter Sam Pitroda's remark on 1984?

Mentions of the anti-Sikh riots of 1984 are routinely made around polls. Nothing real is done to alleviate the pain of those who suffered or those who remain vulnerable to such genocide.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Sam Pitroda, Manmohan Singh, Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

Sam Pitroda: 'What proof does India have of Balakot air-strike? I have the right to ask. What the PM says about me is shameful and cheap'

Congress leader and famed technocrat Sam Pitroda spoke with Rohit E David about why he still questions the Balakot air-strike, why PM Modi shares certain similarities to President Trump and his prediction for Elections 2019.

ART & CULTURE

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Book Extract, Dreaming Big, Sam Pitroda

How I sold software made in the 'country of snake charmers'

[Book Extract] What I wanted to do was show GE the quality of our people.