The PM started the meeting by praising the media's effort in bringing the scams in to the public space. Dr Manmohan Singh also assured that all the wrong-doers will be brought to book irrespective of their position. He also said that he was saddened by the phrase “scam-driven country" and said that these scams are “weakening the set confidence of the people of India".
The PM meticulously answered the volley of questions thrown at him and took a safe stand on most of the issues. He was cautious as he spoke and did not make any comments that were overboard or strongly worded.
He also added, “we take our job very seriously" and reiterated that he was not a “lame duck PM"