27 September, 2020

Frankly Ranting: Neither News Nor Even An Hour

The loaded barbs, cloaked in the tricolour, on the Arnab Goswami show

Illustration by Saahil
Frankly Ranting: Neither News Nor Even An Hour

Mar 9, 2015.

Debate: Should the BJP pull out of its alliance with the PDP in Kashmir after the release of separatist Masarat Alam?

Arnab’s position: Mufti Mohammed Sayeed is a pro-Pakistan chief minister, pandering to terrorists and openly flirting with Islamabad

Quote: “BJP is supporting separatists”

Times Now rationale*: Good cop BJP was speaking a different language from bad cop Mufti who was playing to a pre-scripted tune

Mar 4, 2015.

Debate: Should the BBC have interviewed the Delhi gangrape convict for Leslee Udwin’s documentary India’s Daughter?

Arnab’s position: The government should ban the film from being telecast on rival channel NDTV

Quote: “Someone very powerful in the Congress for the interview....



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