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The News Minute | December 8, 2014| 6.16 pm IST DD News is in the news again and this time for a tweet that was posted from their official twitter account targeting writer Chetan Bhagat and his book ‘Half Girlfriend’. Can someone explain to me why official government owned channel handle has to tweet like this and mock my work? pic.twitter.com/tRfMPfeItN — Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) December 8, 2014 This was tweeted by renowned author Chetan Bhagat who expressed concern in the motive behind targeting him and his book.  He was quick to respond to his dissatisfaction of the tweet. Dear @DDNewsHindi your staff has the right to their views but if they tweet them from your official handle doesn't seem appropriate. Thanks — Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) December 8, 2014 DD news which is recuperating after the debacle it faced in Goa international film festival was quick to respond and tweeted saying. @chetan_bhagat We are sorry. This was indiscretion by staff. which is being remedied. — DD न्यूज़ (@DDNewsHindi) December 8, 2014 DD News hindi's prompt reply softened Chetan Bhagat and he responded saying.  Courteous of @DDNewsHindi to respond with an apology. No big deal guys Thanks.And spare the staff please. Happens :) pic.twitter.com/cCRonQpagT — Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) December 8, 2014