Times Now sends legal notice to BARC, claims compensation worth more than Rs 450 crore after Arnab Goswami’s WhatsApp chat with Partho Dasgupta goes viral

Times Now has sent a legal notice to the BARC seeking damages worth more than Rs. 450 crore after WhatsApp chat between Arnab Goswami and the Indian TV rating agency’s former CEO, Partho Dasgupta went viral. Times Now has sought compensation of Rs 431 crores in addition to a licence fee of Rs 21.83 crores … Read more

No respite for Arnab Goswami’s WhatsApp chat partner Partho Dasgupta as Bombay HC adjourns bail hearing till 9 February

The Bombay High Court refused to provide any respite to Arnab Goswami’s WhatsApp chat partner and adjourned the hearing on his bail plea till 9 February. This was after Dasgupta’s lawyers Abad Ponda and Shardul Singh informed the high court that their client was suffering from a spinal problem and needed medical attention. Ponda had … Read more

More trouble for Arnab Goswami after Congress leader files police complaint over WhatsApp chat revelation; demands immediate arrest of Republic TV founder

In fresh trouble for Republic TV founder Arnab Goswami, Congress leader Sachin Sawant has filed a police complaint with the Mumbai Police demanding the immediate arrest of the Republic TV founder for the revelation about the Balakot airstrikes in his WhatsApp chat with the then CEO of BARC, Partho Dasgupta. Sachin Sawant tweeted, “Officially Filed … Read more

Indian Idol judge Vishal Dadlani apologises for wrongly linking Lata Mangeshkar song to Nehru; slams right-wing trolls for silence on Arnab Goswami’s WhatsApp chat scandal

Indian Idol judge Vishal Dadlani has lashed out at right-wing social media foot-soldiers after the celebrated music composer faced roasting from haters for messing up with the date of Lata Mangeshkar’s legendary song Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon. Dadlani asked those calling themselves nationalists why they had lost their voice on Arnab Goswami’s WhatsApp chat scandal on … Read more

Netizens invoke Arnab Goswami’s ‘kachra jibe for Navika Kumar in leaked WhatsApp chat after Kangana Ranaut mocks Swara Bhasker with ‘class’ vs ‘crass’ tweet

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut’s ‘class vs crass’ jibe at Swara Bhasker on Sunday took a hilarious turn as netizens invoked Arnab Goswami’s leaked WhatsApp chat calling his former colleague Navika Kumar of Times Now ‘kachra (rubbish).’ It all began with Kangana sharing a user’s tweet, which had photos of both herself and Swara in an … Read more

Here’s why BJP ministers have not rushed to support Arnab Goswami in WhatsApp chat scandal as they did after Republic TV founder’s arrest in November

Arnab Goswami’s claims in alleged leaked WhatsApp chat has reportedly left the BJP ministers in the Narendra Modi government nervous, forcing them to maintain a safe distance from the controversial anchor. This came just weeks after several top BJP leaders took to social media to extend extraordinary support to the Republic TV founder immediately after … Read more

“Cynical, hardened mind talking about ‘why doesn’t he die quickly?’”: Salman Khurshid lashes out at Arnab Goswami, BJP for ‘Jaitley stretching it’ line in leaked WhatsApp chat

The Congress has stepped up its attack on Arnab Goswami and the BJP on the reference to former Union Minister Arun Jaitley’s poor health in the alleged leaked WhatsApp chat between the Republic TV founder and Partho Dasgupta, the former CEO of the Indian TV rating agency, BARC. Referring to Goswami’s infamous ‘Jaitley stretching it’ … Read more

Setback for Arnab Goswami’s WhatsApp chat partner Partho Dasgupta as Bombay High Court refuses to stop transfer to Taloja Jail

In a setback for Arnab Goswami’s WhatsApp chat partner Partho Dasgupta, the Bombay High Court on Friday refused to stop the transfer of the former BARC CEO from Mumbai’s JJ Hospital to Navi Mumbai’s Taloja Jail. It’s the same jail where Arnab Goswami himself had to spend a week after he was arrested in the … Read more

“Guilty of treasonous behaviour”: Congress Working Committee launches tirade on Arnab Goswami’s leaked WhatsApp chat on Pulwama terror attack, Balakot airstrikes

The Congress Working Committee on Friday launched a tirade against the Centre’s Narendra Modi government accusing it of being complicit in sharing national secrets with Arnab Goswami on the Balakot airstrikes. This was after the alleged leaked WhatsApp chat between the Republic TV founder and the former CEO of BARC, Partho Dasgupta, showed Goswami predicting … Read more

Leaked WhatsApp chat shows former I&B Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore allegedly stopped probe against Arnab Goswami, Republic TV accused of gaining illegal access

In another shocking development, the content of the alleged leaked WhatsApp chat between Arnab Goswami and the former CEO of BARC, Partho Dasgupta, has pointed a finger possibly at a bigger corruption worth crores of rupees. This was after the chat between Goswami and Dasgupta claimed that former Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore … Read more

“I carried my shoes with me”: Arnab Goswami hits back at Navika Kumar after criticism for alleged leaked WhatsApp chat on Pulwama terror attack, Balakot airstrikes

Arnab Goswami on Tuesday night slammed his former colleague, Navika Kumar of Times Now, for her 8-minute-long monologue recalling her difficulties in filling into the controversial anchor’s shoes when the latter quit the Times Group to launch his new TV channel in 2016. Addressing his guests, Goswami mocked Kumar as he said, “People say they … Read more

“Times Now going after Arnab is like ISI going after Al Qaeda”: Filmmaker Hansal Mehta on alleged leaked WhatsApp chat of Arnab Goswami

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta has taken a dig at Times Now for its decision to go after Arnab Goswami after the alleged leaked WhatsApp chat between the Republic TV founder and the former head of the Indian TV rating agency, BARC, became public. Mocking Times Now, Mehta said, “Times Now going after Arnab is like ISI … Read more

If Arnab Goswami knew about Balakot airstrikes, I assume Pakistan was also aware of it: Rahul Gandhi launches extraordinary attack on alleged leaked WhatsApp chat

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has launched a blistering attack against the Centre’s Narendra Modi government saying that the sharing of information on the Balakot airstrikes with Arnab Goswami was a criminal act. In a special press conference, Gandhi said that if Arnab Goswami knew about the Balakot airstrikes in advance, then he had no doubt … Read more

Arnab Goswami sensationally confirms authenticity of leaked WhatsApp chat on Balakot airstrikes; reacts to ‘sellout’ allegations

Arnab Goswami on Monday night appeared to confirm the legitimacy of the alleged leaked WhatsApp chat between him and the ex-CEO of BARC, Partho Dasgupta. Appearing on his TV channel to moderate a discussion show on the topic, Goswami said that he had not shared any national secrets by predicting the Balakot airstrikes. This was … Read more

“You know who Arnab really exposed?”: Indian Idol judge Vishal Dadlani on gullible Arnab Goswami supporters after alleged leaked WhatsApp chat; Hrithik, Kangana Ranaut mentioned

Indian Idol judge Vishal Dadlani has taken a jibe at right-wing supporters of Arnab Goswami for their ‘gullibility’ and ‘hypocrisy’ after the Republic TV founder found himself in a spot of bother following the alleged leaked WhatsApp chat with the ex-CEO of BARC, Partho Dasgupta. This came days after it emerged that Goswami had allegedly … Read more

Arnab Goswami’s alleged leaked WhatsApp chat: Now Pakistani PM Imran Khan attacks India, says ‘India’s own media has revealed the dirty nexus’

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has attacked India over the alleged leaked WhatsApp chat between Arnab Goswami and ex-CEO of BARC, Partho Dasgupta. Khan said that the leaked chat between the Republic TV founder and the former executive of the Indian TV rating agency ‘revealed the dirty nexus that is pushing our nuclearised region to … Read more

Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV releases official statement to deny Pakistan’s allegations on alleged leaked WhatsApp chat on Pulwama, Balakot airstrikes; issues warning to Congress

Arnab Goswami’s Republic TV has issued an official statement to deny allegations made by the Pakistani government on the alleged leaked WhatsApp chat on the Pulwama terror attack and Balakot airstrikes. Goswami’s TV channel also warned the Congress party to not work ‘in tandem with the Government of Pakistan, consciously or unconsciously, to spread lies … Read more

Arnab Goswami’s alleged leaked WhatsApp chat places India in quandary as Pakistani foreign office reacts, says country stands ‘vindicated’ on Pulwama attack

The alleged leaked WhatsApp chat between Arnab Goswami and ex-CEO of BARC, Partho Dasgupta, has placed the Indian government in a quandary as the Pakistani foreign office reacted vigorously claiming that it stood vindicated on the Pulwama terror attack, which killed more than 40 CRPF soldiers on 14 February last year. Releasing a full statement, … Read more

“Shame on him and on you”: Indian Idol judge Vishal Dadlani lashes out at activist for defending Arnab Goswami on WhatsApp chat leak

Indian Idol judge Vishal Dadlani has lashed out at activist Rahul Easwar for defending Arnab Goswami on the alleged leaked WhatsApp chat. Dadlani, a music composer of repute in Bollywood, reacted after Easwar said that Goswami’s patriotism must not be questioned even after the WhatsApp chat revealed how he had allegedly celebrated the killings of 40 … Read more

“When will traitor Arnab Goswami be arrested?”: Youth Congress launches extraordinary social media campaign after WhatsApp chat leak on Pulwama, Balakot airstrikes

The youth wing of the Congress party has launched an unprecedented social media campaign demanding the arrest of Arnab Goswami after stunning revelations in the alleged leaked WhatsApp chat between the Republic TV founder and ex-CEO of BARC, Partho Dasgupta. The Youth Congress has trended hashtag #AntiNationalBJPArnab after Goswami was seen allegedly rejoicing on the … Read more