The minister was replying to the Congress attack on the government that has been accused of being involved in a scam in the purchase of Rafale jet fighters from France.
She said the Congress was desperate and its desperation showed.
"That this government could run without any allegation of corruption. For them, it's just not going down the throat. They are just not able to digest the fact. Search for corruption. You can't find, so throw an allegation and let them keep giving explanations. I'm finished with it, I'll go to the next allegation. That is their approach," she said about the Congress offensive.
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