Tharoor had accused the channel and Goswami of committing theft of confidential documents pertaining to the investigation into the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar, and the alleged hacking of his email account.
The Congress on Wednesday asked the Maharashtra Police what action had been taken so far in the abetment to suicide case lodged against three people, including Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami, following the death of an interior designer at his residence in Alibaug near Mumbai.
The suit, filed through advocate Gaurav Gupta denounced the news, claiming that the recordings were released in a sensational manner so as to appease the viewers and created a non-existing controversy by maligning his public life and public image.
Talking about the "sting operation" reportage being carried out by Republic TV, raising allegations against him of receiving foreign funds, Udayakumar, in the letter gave a detailed description of the events that played out before the reportage.
MB Rajesh had participated in a news debate moderated by Arnab Goswami on Republic TV. Rajesh said in his Facebook post that the topic of the debate was changed at the last minute when he came on-air. The MP called him a coward and an unethical journalist.
Shashi Tharoor's defamation suit seeks damages and compensation of Rs 2 crore from Arnab Goswami for allegedly making defamatory remarks against him during a news broadcast related to the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.
Rajya Sabha member and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has written a letter to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting questioning the use of the name ‘Republic’ by journalist Arnab Goswami for his upcoming news channel. In the letter dated January 13, Swamy said that use of certain ‘names and emblems are prohibited from being used […]