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Smirti Irani in a Twitter War

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Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Smriti Irani today got engaged in a twitter war with a financial daily journalist.

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What the actual scenario is?

Irani, got tangled with a journalist, whose news report claimed that the minister had recommended over 5,000 admissions in Kendriya Vidyalya in current academic year, a more than four-fold jump from quota levels of her predecessors. Irani responded back on twitter by saying, “I recognize ur source-based agenda and have made public my contempt for it. All admissions are recorded as per requests from MPs across parties plus Bpl (below poverty line) families. Your source based lie as usual ignores facts,” Afterward Irani entangled with Twitter war with another person who instantly responded to her tweet by saying “what level has this government stooped to. Such a comment coming from a minister”. Irani instantly responded back by tweeting “Sir it seems I have lost my right n freedom to express myself. Should my freedom of speech be subject to ur prior approval?” 

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Irani alleged that this was not the first time the reporter had followed an agenda.