Arun Jaitley reacted shortly after Manmohan Singh issued a statement where he had rejected PM Modi's charges as 'innuendos and falsehoods'. It is surprising that Congress party expect the Prime Minister of India to apologise for it". He claimed that some Pakistani officials and Manmohan Singh met at Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's house over dinner on December 6. In a strongly-worded statement, Manmohan Singh said he did not discuss the Gujarat Assembly elections with anyone at the dinner meeting. "Fearing imminent defeat in Gujarat, desperation of Prime Minister to hurl every abuse and latch on to every straw is palpable.