Arnab Goswami who was missing from the popular prime time show from a past few days made a surprising announcement. The “Times Now” channel continues to promote the programme “The Newshour” with Arnab Goswami after he resigned. His decision to resign at the editorial meet came after Union Home Ministry granted Y Category security cover to Arnab Goswami based on “the Intelligence Bureau report citing threat to his life from Pakistan based terror outfits after the Uri attack.”
Arnab Goswami started his career with The Telegraph, Kolkata where he worked for less than a year as a print media journalist before joining NDTV in 1995. He anchored daily newscasts and reported for ‘News Tonight’ on DD Metro. He was part of NDTV’s core team and before moving into the 24hours mode broadcasting in 1998. He was famous for hosting the ‘Newshour’ programme. Newshour was broadcast form 19998-2003. This was the longest running period for news analysis on any other channel. Arnab was a senior editor for the NDTV 24×7 channel and was responsible for editorial content. He hosted Newsnight a programme rated the news channel’s top rated news analysis show.
Arnab Goswami has been a news anchor and the editor-in-chief for the Times Now news channel since the channel was launched in 2006. He hosted many debates on hot topics of national and international news. The popular TV show “The Newshour” with live news coverage featured well known and international personalities. He hosted another popular TV programme called “Frankly Speaking with Arnab” several celebs and prominent personalities from various fields. He hosted shows that had Indian and International personalities from the field of politics, corporate, sports, and films. He is also the author of the book called Combating Terrorism: The Legal Challenge. He disappointed and shocked many TV viewers by resigning as he Editor-in Chief of Times Now on 1 November 2016.