Arnab Goswami, arguably India’s most controversial TV anchor, became the story when he was arrested recently over a suicide case. He denies the charges and has been granted bail, but the case only adds to his polarising personality, reports BBC’s Yogita Limaye.
“In a country where 80% of the population is Hindu, it’s become a crime to be Hindu,” Arnab Goswami declared on the prime time show of his Hindi language TV station Republic Bharat in April.
“I ask today that if a Muslim cleric or Catholic priest had been killed, would people be quiet?”
He was speaking about an incident where two Hindu “godmen” travelling in a car,