newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time. shital says 1 year ago Plzz add me sir. The airstrike was carried out after 40 CRPF personnel were killed in Kashmir’s Pulwama district days earlier, on February 14, by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed group. MUMBAI:  The Congress on Friday held protests across Maharashtra to seek action against Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami over his purported WhatsApp chats concerning the Balakot air strike, which it said amounted to breach of national security and violation of the Official Secrets Act. "How did Goswami get the sensitive information, which only the PMO and the Defence Ministry is privy to? The airstrike was carried out after 40 CRPF personnel were killed in Kashmir’s Pulwama district days earlier, on February 14, by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed group. Deshmukh, who was addressing a press conference in Mumbai, also sought to know from the Centre how Goswami got access to the sensitive information. Mumbai: The state unit of the Youth Congress on Friday kick-started its Wake Up Maharashtra campaign by introducing a competition named 'Tik Talk Contest'.In the contest, the participants are required to upload a video on video sharing platform TikTok or send it to the organisers through WhatsApp or email. The party alleged that the chats show Goswami was privy to the Balakot operation which it claimed was planned and executed by the Narendra Modi government in February 2019 keeping in mind the April-May Lok Sabha election that year. The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. During the protests, the party workers slapped the images of Goswami with footwear, the statement said. Reply. The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Telegram Group; WhatsApp Group. Goa Congress chief spokesperson Sunil Kawthankar later apologised to the media for the gaffe and removed WhatsApp member and alleged culprit Barnabe Sapeco from the group. Congress had also mentioned this in its manifesto. The Arnab Goswami ‘ChatGate’ controversy. At least 15 of the BJP’s 105 MLAs are in touch with the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVP), the ruling alliance comprising the Shiv Sena, the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), sources in the party said. Probe Arnab’s WhatsApp chatgate: Congress passes resolution in CWC meet The News Minute | 2 hours ago Controversy Congress workers and leaders held protests against Arnab and BJP across Maharashtra including outside the Republic TV headquarters in Mumbai’s Lower Parel. Similar protests were also held in Amravati, Nagpur, Solapur, Aurangabad, Nashik, Kolhapur, Chandrapur, Ratnagiri, Jalgaon, Nandurbar, and Dhule. Poll officer cracks down on ‘political campaign’ Security personnel conduct a vigil on Saturday ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections in Solapur. A large number of Congress workers at various places in the state pelted stones and shoes on the photographs of Arnab Goswami. On Friday, a protest was held by the Maharashtra Congress over Goswami’s purported WhatsApp chats. These questions need to be answered. The Palghar police in Maharashtra has registered a case against two people for allegedly sharing ccommunal messages on WhatsApp. Maharashtra govt is all set to wear the tech gear and build its own messaging app, akin to the popular WhatsApp, Rajesh Aggarwal, principal secretary of the state information technology (IT) department told DNA.. The sensitive information was used in boosting the TRP of his channel," the Congress leader alleged. His actions violate the Official Secrets Act and are a form of treason," it said. How did Goswami get the information three days before this action took place?   |  A+A A-, Congress supporters participate in a protest march against Republic TV Editor-in-chief Arnab Gosswami over his leaked WhatsApp chats. MPSC Whatsapp Group – Whatsapp ग्रुप जॉईन करा ... I’m from Nagpur, Maharashtra but my 10th ssc from Andra pradesh,so should I fill the application form. Mumbai Congress leaders on Friday termed Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami a ‘traitor’ and led a march to his office in Worli, demanding his arrest. … (Photo| PTI). The Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) staged protests in all the districts of the state demanding immediate arrest of Goswami. Reply. "India launched an airstrike on Balakot in Pakistan after an attack on CRPF personnel at Pulwama. And on the same time something major on Kashmir. Published: 22nd January 2021 07:36 PM  |   The rationale for these rules was that there are regulations for a political rally, and not a chat in a teashop. For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App. The Congress leader also pointed out that the WhatsApp chats indicate the close ties Goswami enjoys with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and other ministers in the BJP-led Central government, besides high-ranking officials who helped him by flouting rules, and the Pulwama attack pointed to the vested interests of some big functionaries. StartupLanes WhatsApp & Telegram Group Charter; WhatsApp Group Objectives; WhatsApp Group Rules; Member Eligibility; Member Guidelines; Job Posting Guidelines; Promotion Guidelines; Telegram Guidelines; Regional Director; Chapter Director; Mentor; Funding Consultant; Events. “The WhatsApp chat shockingly revealed that Arnab had information about the Balakot airstrike three days in advance of the actual incident. The purported chats between Goswami and former Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) head Partho Dasgupta in connection with the Balakot air strike revealed that the former had received highly confidential information about the country's security and he used it to increase the TRP of his channel which is a very serious issue, the state unit of the Congress said in a statement here. Maharashtra Congress, while demanding the arrest of Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami over the leaked chats related to Balakot airstrike … The Maha Vikas Aghadi government of Maharashtra will examine whether Section 5 of the Official Secrets Act is applicable vis-a-vis the voluminous WhatsApp … Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. “The Maharashtra government is taking legal opinion on whether the state home department can take action in this connection under the Official Secrets Act, 1923,” he added. WhatsApp group is an official channel of the Goa Congress for media communication and is used to send out press statements and press conference invites to journalists. The purported chats between Goswami and Dasgupta mentioned that the Republic TV editor was privy to the Balakot air strikes, when the Indian Air Force (IAF) hit the biggest JeM training camp in Balakot, deep inside Pakistan, on February 26, 2019. But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. MUMBAI: The Congress on Friday held protests across Maharashtra to seek action against Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami over his purported WhatsApp chats concerning the … The reason … Earlier, the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), too, had asked the central government to set up a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the purported chats between Goswami and Dasgupta. 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Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh Saturday said the state government was seeking legal opinion on whether any action could be taken against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami under the Official Secrets Act over his purported WhatsApp chats with former Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) head Partho Dasgupta regarding the 2019 Balakot airstrike. Marathi Whatsapp Group Links: Hello friends nice to meet you.Today am introduced one more language Whatsapp group that Whatsapp group name is Marathi Whatsapp Group Links.Guys in this group you will found Maharashtra state language Marathi language information, Maharashtra state information, Maharashtra capital city Mumbai information, Maharashtra famous cities and districts … Mumbai Congress chief Bhai Jagtap led the protest near the Republic TV's office at Worli in south Mumbai. ... or a WhatsApp group. The leaked WhatsApp chat shows Arnab saying three days prior to the Balakot Airstrikes, “Bigger than a normal airstrike. Congress ministers, MLAs, MPs, corporators, district presidents and office bearers also attended the said protest. WhatsApp group notices in Maharashtra . Previous Events. Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh Saturday said the state government was seeking legal opinion on whether any action could be taken against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami under the Official Secrets Act over his purported WhatsApp chats with former Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) head Partho Dasgupta regarding the 2019 Balakot airstrike. Reply. Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! * The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by, Copyright © 2021 The Indian Express [P] Ltd. All Rights Reserved, Maharashtra govt mulls action against Arnab Goswami over info on Balakot airstrike, Partha Dasgupta and Arnab Goswami. New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee (CWC) met on Friday and passed resolutions on three issues of national importance, including farmers’ protest, coronavirus vaccine and WhatsApp … On Friday, a protest was held by the Maharashtra Congress over Goswami’s purported WhatsApp chats. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. City Congress chief Bhai Jagtap led the protest near the Republic TV's office at Worli in south Mumbai. Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh Saturday said the state government was seeking legal opinion on whether any action could be taken against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami under the Official […] Accusing Goswami of being "BJP's stooge" and an "anti-national", Jagtap said he had violated the provisions of the Official Secrets Act. Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said the state government was seeking legal opinion on whether any action could be taken under the Official Secrets Act. 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