Of­fence is the best form of de­fence

Hindustan Times (Patna) - - NATION -

It is well known that min­is­ter of state for hu­man re­source devel­op­ment (HRD) Shashi Tha­roor has a way with words. At a press con­fer­ence re­cently, his boss, HRD min­is­ter MM Pal­lam Raju was hav­ing a tough time an­swer­ing ques­tions on the min­istry’s re­cent de­ci­sion to cre­ate a new tech­ni­cal ed­u­ca­tion ac­cred­i­ta­tion body when the government al­ready has one. Raju, who was ear­lier min­is­ter of state for de­fence, said: “My, you guys are tougher than the de­fence jour­nal­ists.” Tha­roor added in­stantly: “Those are de­fence jour­nal­ists, th­ese are at­tack jour­nal­ists.” If words could kill…

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