Skip to content Skip to navigation

Arnab's arrest evokes mixed reaction

Guwahati: Mixed reactions are pouring in from different quarters after the Mumbai police arrested Republic TV editor in chief Arnab Goswami in connection with a 2 year old case.

People,  mostly, in social media have supported the arrest saying that the journalists are not above the law.

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, senior cabinet Himanta Biswa Sarma have called it an attack on democracy.

State BJP has also vehemently condemned his arrest.

Goswami was arrested from his residence in Mumbai early in the morning in connection with a case where an interior designer and his mother committed suicide alleging non receipt of Rs 5 crore from Goswami and his sides.

The police then registered the case.  But could not gather much evidence against the journalists.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff.

Add new comment

Random Stories

ULFA area commander,aide and a minor killed in encounter

3 Feb 2010 - 9:15pm | Jayanta Kumar Das
Hard core ULFA leader and area commander of 709 battalion, 2nd Lt. Bacha Singh (30) alias Ranojjal Kakati and his associate Bishnu Deka alias Ankur Bania (38) have been killed in an fierce encounter...

Two more candidates

5 Apr 2014 - 5:42pm | Hantigiri Narzary
Two more candidates-Haricharan Basumatary and Dilip Kumar Sarania filed nomination papers as Independent before the Returning Officer and Deputy Commissioner, Kokrajhar for the No.5 Kokrajhar Lok...

Clear position: Acharya to Paul

21 Jun 2015 - 11:30am | AT News
In a bid to put at rest the controvrersy over the ACS examination, Governor PB Acharya is meeting APSC chairman Rakesh Paul on Sunday.Acharya invited Paul after he listened to the allegations by a...