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Why Doesn’t Arnab’s Rant on Sukma Attack Question the Government?

Arnab’s new venture Republic TV took to its Twitter handle to pose questions under the title ‘ARNAB ASKS’.

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Why Doesn’t Arnab’s Rant on Sukma Attack Question the Government?

The death of 25 CRPF personnel in a Naxal attack on Monday was quite rightfully the most important news point last night.

While Times Now continued in its trademark vein of questioning, under the leadership of its new editor Rahul Shivshankar, Arnab played a different ball-game altogether.

Goswami’s new venture Republic TV took to its Twitter handle to pose questions under the title 'ARNAB ASKS'. The only problem? None of the questions asked were addressed to the government.

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‘Have India’s Politicians Failed?’: Arnab’s Response to a 2014 Maoist Attack

What makes these tweets even more interesting is a recap of what happened in the aftermath of the 2014 Maoist attack.

When Arnab was the editor-in-chief of Times Now, he had questioned former Home Secretary RK Singh on the attack during the UPA II regime in 2014.

This change in stance did not go unnoticed by Indian Twitter, who made sure they put up retaliatory tweets to the original post.

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