The court will further hear the matter on January 12.
Rajiv Gandhi's wife Sonia Gandhi, and his children, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra paid him tributes at his memorial, Veer Bhumi, in the capital on Tuesday.
"Sam Pitroda's comment is wrong. For this, he should feel ashamed. He has to apologise to the country," he said at an election rally in this Punjab town.
The article, which is a sharp criticism of Modi's leadership, has been written by Aatish Taseer, who is the son of Indian journalist Tavleen Singh, and late Pakistani politician and businessman Salmaan Taseer.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi noted that the 1984 anti-Sikh riots were a needless tragedy that caused tremendous pain, and said 'justice has to be done' and anybody guilty must be punished.
Congress leader Sam Pitroda on Friday apologised for his 'Hua To Hua" remark on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, saying it had been “misrepresented” as his Hindi was “not good”, even as the Congress party distanced itself from his remarks.
'I don't think so, this is also another lie, and what about 1984? You speak about what you have done in five years', Sam Pitroda hits out as BJP.
Addressing an election rally in Jharkhand, BJP chief Amit Shah says the saffron party has given India Narendra Modi as the prime minister, and the security of the country has been strengthened under his rule.
The Congress party will launch its publicity campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls on Sunday which is largely expected to amplify the party's manifesto promises on the minimum income guarantee scheme Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY).
Pitroda, who is credited with having laid the foundation for India's telecommunications and technology revolution of the 1980s, said: "I have tried to study EVMs, whose design is 15-year-old and information about these machines is very sketchy.
Sam Pitroda said employment has been affected by factors such as demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Chairman of the Overseas Indian National Congress, Sam Pitroda questioned the death toll in the Balakot airstrike conducted by the Indian Air Force in Pakistan in retaliation to the Pulwama terror attack.
Pitroda opined that people should move on from the issues such as Ram Temple or about history.
In their presentation to Rajiv they had shown a kind of feel-good, advertisement-type video on India's water and food production—pretty generalities with little substance.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar rides a cycle along with ministers and MLAs, from the Chief Minister's residence to his office at the Civil Secretariat on the occasion of 'World Car-Free Day', in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly 76th session General Debate in UN General Assembly Hall at the United Nations...Photo by AP/PTI
Students attend a class in a school after the Madhya Pradesh government allowed schools to reopen for 1st-5th classes after further ease in COVID-19 restrictions, in Jabalpur.PTI Photo
Confiscated Rhinoceros horns being burnt in the presence of Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma to mark the World Rhinoceros Day, in Golaghat district.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 test, at Dadar Railway Station in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
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