Arnab Goswami is a controversial TV anchor and is known for supporting the BJP. He has previously worked with the NDTV and Times Now TV channels before he launched Republic TV in 2017 with the help of BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP, Rajeev Chandrasekhar. He’s often courted controversies for his alleged biases in favour of the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Arnab Goswami’s father was also a BJP supporter and had even contested Lok Sabha polls unsuccessfully from Assam.
Arnab Goswami was recently in news after a court in Jammu and Kashmir directed him to appear in a criminal defamation case. His Republic TV is soon planning to launch Hindi channel, known as Republic Bharat. Among those who had filed defamation cases against him also includes Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.