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‘Grandson Of Emergency Dictator Displays His Real DNA’: Jaitley Slams Rahul Gandhi After His 'Pliable Journalist' Dig

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| January 3 , 2019 , 13:59 IST

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley slammed Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday for attacking ANI Editor Smita Prakash.

In reference to former PM Indira Gandhi, Jaitley called Rahul Gandhi 'the grandson of the Emergency dictator' in his tweets this morning.

Rahul Gandhi held a press conference in which he said the Modi interview with news agency ANI was "staged". He also added the interview was conducted by a "pliable journalist".

"Did you see the prime minister's interview yesterday? He was laughing. Pliable journalist (was interviewing). She was questioning and also giving prime minister's answers," he said.

Earlier in Parliament, Rahul had said “…The entire nation is asking why the Prime Minister can speak for a one-and-a-half hour in a staged interview and not answer the fundamental questions of Rafale.”

ANI's Editor Smita Prakash interviewed Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which the PM had spoken on several issues - from Demonetisation to Ram Mandir