'Arnab took around one hour to open the door' High drama followed the arrest Arnab Goswami when the Alibaug police along with a Mumbai police team … Police said the Republic TV founder was being investigated for … ", "Congress and its allies have shamed democracy once again," he said. Arnab Goswami and His Wife Seek Pre-arrest Bail in Alleged Woman Cop Assault Case Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court granted Goswami interim bail in a case of alleged abetment to suicide of interior designer Anvay Naik in 2018. A section of media has constantly aired its views that Goswami often acts as the judge and orchestrates a media trial, with the panelists acting as jury. A Supreme Court bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud, and also comprising Justice Indira Banerjee, said Arnab Goswami and two others accused should be released on interim bail on a bond of Rs 50,000. Ashok Dudhe, superintendent of police of Raigad district in the western state of Maharashtra, confirmed that Goswami was arrested for allegedly abetting a suicide, a crime that under the Indian penal code carries a possible 10 year prison sentence in India. Rajput's face and the hashtag "#JusticeForSushant" were used on campaign posters for the state's legislative assembly elections, which are currently underway. around the world. News. The journalist, Arnab Goswami, a conservative news anchor, was arrested by the Mumbai police after a high-voltage drama at his residence in the city, India’s financial capital. Latest News Arnab-goswami Arnab Goswami. Arnab Goswami's incarceration in judicial custody in relation to the abetment to suicide case of interior designer Anvay Naik will continue, as the Bombay High Court adjourned the hearing of his habeas corpus plea to tomorrow. The Supreme Court today said the interim bail to journalist Arnab Goswami and two others in an abetment to suicide case will continue till the … Arnab Goswami has often courted criticism for his allegedly over-the-top rhetoric in news hour debates. Since the formation of (last year's state government), no action has been taken against anyone for revenge. When asked whether Goswami had been arrested due to his negative comments about the Maharashtra government, the state's Home Minister Anil Deshmukh -- who is a member of the Nationalist Congress Party -- told reporters that the investigation was in keeping with law and order. In their statement Wednesday, the channel argued that the arrest was "revenge" for his coverage. Republic TV 24x7 Live Online Streaming: Watch Republic TV free live streaming online only on RepublicWorld. But in last year's legislative assembly elections, Maharashtra voted against the BJP, instead installing a more liberal coalition government of Shiv Sena, Indian Congress, and the Nationalist Congress Party. That sentiment has been reinforced by members of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), but state politicians deny that the arrest is political. ", In their statement Wednesday, Goswami and Republic TV said: "It is shocking that a case that was decisively closed has been reopened with the sole purpose of misusing power, concocting facts and forcefully arresting Arnab Goswami in a prima facie act of revenge and vengeance for his news coverage which questioned those in power in the state of Maharashtra.". Arnab Goswami has petitioned the Bombay High Court challenging his “illegal arrest” in a 2018 case of abetment of suicide of an interior designer, and sought quashing of the FIR lodged against him by Alibaug police in Maharashtra. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said the interim bail to journalist Arnab Goswami and two others in an abetment to suicide case will continue till the Bombay High Court disposes of their plea, and stated that the judiciary should ensure criminal law does not become a weapon for selective harassment. The apex court had granted interim bail to Goswami on November … This attack on free press must be and will be opposed.". The one stop Arnab Goswami SC extends Arnab Goswami's interim bail, says 'judiciary should ensure criminal law is not weapon for selective harassment' The Supreme Court has said that the interim bail to journalist Arnab Goswami and two others in the 2018 abetment to suicide case will continue. Indian Home Minister Amit Shah called the arrest an "attack on free press. Arnab Goswami, one of India's top news anchors, has been arrested in connection with an abetment to suicide case. Arnab Goswami Elsewhere, the Raigad sessions court said it will hear police's appeal against a magistrate's order denying them the custody of Goswami … In a video posted online in May and shared widely by Indian social media users, Naik's wife Akshata Naik alleged that Goswami aided Naik's suicide by failing to pay Naik for designing his television studio.