A Delhi court on Tuesday said that the summons issued against Sam Pitroda, who along with Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others, was named as accused on the issue of acquisition of National Herald daily, be served through the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
A court here Thursday fixed August 28 as next date of hearing in a case against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi and others over acquisition of the National Herald newspaper.
Chairman of National Innovation Council Sam Pitroda on Tuesday expressed concern about the role being played by media in India as it focusses more on cricket and Bollywood rather than development and nation building.
Congress has not marketed its achievements well, but there was still time for it to do so and the party would `definitely` win the coming Lok Sabha polls, Sam Pitroda, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovation, said here on Sunday.
Miffed at criticism by opposition parties of the UPA government`s performance on the economic front, adviser to the Prime Minister, Sam Pitroda on Tuesday asked how could they say "nothing had been done when there has been a decent rate of growth for over a decade and the country is all set to register its highest ever production of foodgrain".