Senior journalist and the face of Times Now, Arnab Goswami, has resigned as the Editor-in-Chief. Goswami used to anchor Times Now’s high-pitched primetime show ‘News Hour’. Sources we spoke to in Times Now said he announced his resignation at an editorial meeting. Sources also said he resigned so that he could start a new venture.
The news of his resignation has Twitter in splits.
Here is how Twitterati reacted to his resignation:
Arnab Goswami ‘resigns’ from Times Now.
To start his own venture.
After being one unofficially.
He will now officially become S.C. Judge.
— Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) November 1, 2016
— The-Lying-Lama (@KyaUkhaadLega) November 1, 2016
Arnab Goswami has resigned. This is my tribute to him. This took 3 years to make. It’s called “1 minute”. https://t.co/vSFHHtBDDa
— José Covaco (@HoeZaay) November 1, 2016
Normal People: I quit.
Arnab Goswami: I QUIT. THE NATION HAS TO KNOW.
— Sahil Shah (@SahilBulla) November 1, 2016
Arnab Goswami resigns !
* Naheeeen !
* Breaks bangles
* Wipes sindoor off his forehead
* Blows off diya
— Atul Khatri (@one_by_two) November 1, 2016
Arnab Goswami quits from Times Now.
The channel thus loses a lot of its value AND ALL ITS VOLUME.
— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) November 1, 2016
1st November should be celebrated as ‘KAAN DAY’. Arnab Goswami resigns from Times Now !!! Such a great relief to the ‘Kaan’ of the nation.
— Fahad (@rjfahad) November 1, 2016
Arnab Goswami is joining as Army Chief.
— Rahul Roushan (@rahulroushan) November 1, 2016
Maybe Arnab Goswami simply got tired of being outraged
— David Lalmalsawma (@davidlms25) November 1, 2016
When a man at the top of his game moves on – he’s probably got bigger game in mind :) All the best #ArnabGoswami
— Advaita Kala (@AdvaitaKala) November 1, 2016
my mom, who became fan of Arnab Goswami is asking me why Arnab resigned from Times Now.. I replied TN’s loss Someone else’s gain
— नंदिता ठाकुर (@nanditathhakur) November 1, 2016
After almost precipitating India-Pakistan war, #ArnabGoswami quits just in time. Phew, hoping for some peace on the border and the airwaves
— Shrabonti Bagchi (@Shrabonti) November 1, 2016
— Rahul.N.Kanal (@Iamrahulkanal) November 1, 2016
I’ve met #ArnabGoswami on 4 different occasions, recently met Barkha on We the people, looks like my last meeting hurt him! Sorry bro 😕
— Danish Sait (@DanishSait) November 1, 2016
Arnab the new Chairman of Tata Sons?
— ClooneyOfKerala (@sidin) November 1, 2016
Since Arnab Goswami left,TIMES NOW should be now renamed TIMES THEN
…Frankly Times now without Arnab will be like a body without a head😢
— Ram Gopal Varma (@RGVzoomin) November 1, 2016
OMG! Arnab Goswami quits Times Now? Can’t believe it. Hope he will continue his shows from other channels.
— taslima nasreen (@taslimanasreen) November 1, 2016
Love him or hate him, couldn’t ignore him.Transformed the landscape of TV news: how it would be gathered, broadcast & consumed #ArnabGoswami
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) November 1, 2016