Arnab Goswami

Arnab Ranjan Goswami, popularly known as Arnab Goswami is an Indian news anchor. He is the managing director and editor-in-chief of the Republic Media Network. Before starting his own network, he worked as editor-in-chief and news anchor for Times Now and ET Now. He also worked at NDTV and The Telegraph. He gained widespread fame while he anchored The Newshour on Times Now. He started Republic TV in May 2017. His network owns and operates two channels: Republic Tv in English and Republic Bharat in Hindi. However, Goswami has always received massive criticism for his opinionated reporting in support of BJP and Hindutva across a wide spectrum of situations.

What is Arnab Goswami’s most well-known achievement?

Republic Media Network’s managing director and editor-in-chief.

Arnab Goswami was born in India.

Arnab Goswami was born on March 7, 1973, in New Delhi, India. Arnab Ranjan Goswami is his given name. Guwahati, Assam, India is where he was born. He is of Indian descent. He is of Indian and Asian descent. His zodiac sign is Libra, and his religion is Hinduism. Manoranjan Goswami was his father, and Suprabha Gain-Goswami was his mother. His father joined the Bharatiya Janata Party after retiring from the Indian Army. In the 1998 Lok Sabha elections, his father ran unsuccessfully for the BJP in the Guwahati constituency. His father contributed to a number of publications, including columns and books. In 2017, his father received the Asam Sahitya Sabha Award. Rajani Kanta Goswami, Goswami’s paternal grandfather, was a lawyer. Gaurisankar Bhattacharyya, his maternal grandfather, was an elected legislator from the Communist Party of India who led the opposition in Assam. Siddhartha Bhattacharya, his maternal uncle, represents the BJP in the Assam Legislative Assembly from the Gauhati East constituency.

Goswami was educated at a variety of different schools during his childhood. This is attributable to his father’s military service. From St Mary’s School in Delhi Cantonment, he completed his 10th grade board exams. He graduated from Kendriya Vidyalaya in Jabalpur Cantonment with a high school diploma (12th grade board exams). He then went to Delhi University’s Hindu College. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Sociology. In 1994, he earned a Master’s degree in Social Anthropology from Oxford University’s St. Antony’s College.

Arnab Goswami’s Professional Life

Arnab Goswami began his career as a journalist in Kolkata with The Telegraph.

In 1996, he relocated to Delhi and joined NDTV.

He hosted newscasts such as News Tonight and Newsnight on a regular basis.

In the 2004 Asian Television Awards, he received an award for Best News Anchor of Asia.

From 1996 to 2006, he worked at NDTV.

In 2006, he quit NDTV. He joined the Times Now news channel, which was just launched. He was hired as the network’s editor-in-chief.

He anchored The Newshour, Frankly Speaking with Arnab at Times Now.

Benazir Bhutto, Gordon Brown, Hamid Karzai, the Dalai Lama, Hillary Clinton, and Narendra Modi were among the celebrities who appeared on his program.

In 2008, he received the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Television Journalism.

In November 2016, he resigned from his job as editor-in-chief of Times Now. He left citing editorial disagreements, a lack of press freedom, and newsroom politics as reasons for his departure.

In 2017, he was named as the managing director and Editor-in-Chief of Republic TV.

Republic TV broadcasts in English and Republic Bharat broadcasts in Hindi.

He acquired a large number of shares to come close to controlling the entire network. Republic TV is owned by him, and he owns 82 percent of it.

Since its inception, it has been India’s most watched English news channel for 100 weeks in a row. This achievement is credited to Goswami.

In 2002, he published Fighting Terrorism: The Legal Challenge.

In December 2019, Goswami was unanimously elected President of the News Broadcasting Federation. The federation monitors 78 different networks.

In April 2020, in the aftermath of the Palghar mob lynching, he resigned from Editors Guild. Shekhar Gupta, according to Arnab, is leading the compromise on media by not speaking out about events like this. On the basis of a complaint filed by Maharashtra Power Minister Nitin Raut, Nagpur police have filed a first information report against Arnab Goswami. Under specific parts of the Indian Penal Code, the police have filed charges of giving provocation with the intent to cause riot, fostering enmity between two classes on the basis of faith or race, deliberate and malicious acts intended to offend religious feelings of any community by insulting its religion or religious beliefs, and defamation.

He’s been accused of biased reporting in favor of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Hindu nationalism in a number of circumstances.

Shashi Tharoor, a member of Parliament, filed a civil defamation suit in the Delhi High Court against Goswami and Republic TV in connection with the channel’s transmission of news items from May 8 to 13, alleging Goswami’s involvement in the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014.

In August 2018, Goswami’s 30-second video clip about Kerala’s flood-ravaged state went viral on social media, igniting yet another debate. He allegedly referred to “a group” as the “most shameless group of Indians I have ever seen.”

In August 2018, India’s News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) demanded that Republic TV issue a full-screen apology for using several offensive terms to identify a group of people harassing one of his journalists at a political rally. “The video has been deleted from Republic TV’s website and YouTube account,” the network said. RepublicTV, on the other hand, never issued a public apology.

After two RepublicTV employees were arrested in September 2020 for allegedly trespassing on Thackeray’s farmhouse, Goswami had a run-in with the Uddhav Thackeray administration.

On November 4, 2020, Mumbai Police arrested Goswami in connection with Anvay Naik’s 2018 suicide case under Sections 306 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code. In his suicide note, Naik listed three people, including Goswami. The note claimed that they committed suicide due to non-payment of dues.

Wife of Arnab Goswami

Arnab Goswami is a husband and father. Samyabrata Ray Goswami is his wife. His wife is a journalist who also owns Republic TV with him. The couple has a child together. More information about his personal life will be released in the near future.

Arnab Goswami’s Height

Arnab Goswami stands at a height of 1.8 m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has an average body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Arnab Goswami Net Worth

Arnab Goswami is one of the popular names in the Indian journalism industry. Having started his journalism career at The Telegraph, he eventually became the managing director of RepublicTV, where he owns over 82 percent stake of the company. He makes quite a money from his profession. His net worth is estimated at $54 million at present.

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