India’s most criticized and loved Television News Anchor, Arnab Goswami who is the chief in editor of Times Now and is the host of two shows on the same channel “The Newshour” which is a live telecast show and “Frankly speaking with Arnab” a special television program.
Recently, he was in the news because of Barkha Dutt who openly criticized him and said that she is ashamed to be working in the same industry in which Arnab works.
Here is the post by Barkha Dutt :
Will Times Now which shamefully calls for journalists to be put on trial call @rajnathsingh anti national for going to Pakistan! Or no guts?
— barkha dutt (@BDUTT) July 28, 2016
We all know how Arnab Goswami discusses current national issues and do not hesitate even a little bit to speak out loud about the failures of government and corruption in the country on his show. But there are certain things we bet you did not know until now.
Arnab Goswami on his famous show ” The Newshour “
Arnab Goswami belongs to a reputed family of Lawyers and politicians
Arnab Goswami paternal grandfather, Rajani Kanta Goswami was a lawyer, a congress leader and an independence activist. His maternal grandfather, Gauri Sankar Bhattacharya was a communist and leader of the opposition in Assam for many years. His father is Manoranjan Goswami who is a retired colonel and was a candidate from BJP in 1998 Loksabha polls.
Arnab Goswami in his childhood days.
HIS FIRST JOB WAS AT “THE TELEGRAPH” !!
Yes, his first job was at the Telegraph in Calcutta where he worked only for a few months. Then he shifted to Delhi and started working in NDTV.
Arnab Goswami During his show
HE STUDIED AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY
He did his bachelors from Hindu College, Delhi University in Sociology (honours) and his masters in Social Anthropology (1994) and was a Felix Scholar there.
ARNAB WIFE IS PIPI GOSWAMI
Arnab wife was his bachmate in Hindu College and is a Bengali. Rumours are that Pipi proposed Arnab because she liked him for his caring and good behaviour and Arnab gladly accepted her proposal. And both got married in mid 90s after Arnab joined NDTV.
Arnab Goswami with wife Pipi Goswami
HIS FIRST INTERVIEW WAS WITH SONIA GANDHI
Arnab Goswami first interview was with none other than Sonia Gandhi.
HE WRITES AS WELL
In 2002, Arnab launched his first book, Combating Terrorism: The Legal Challenge “.
In which he pointed out the issues and level of difficulty a country faces while framing laws against terrorist and terrorism. And also made a comparison between India’s anti – terrorism laws with the countries in west especially that of United Kingdom.
Cover of Arnab Goswami First Book
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HE EARNS MORE THAN 1 CRORE PER MONTH
Because of his popularity and the trp his show gets, he also gets the price for his hardwork. His salary is more than 1 crore per month which means he earns more than 12 crore per year.