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    Published On : Fri, May 26th, 2017
    National News | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

    Tharoor files Rs 2 crore defamation suit against Arnab Goswami, Republic

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor today filed a civil defamation suit against Arnab Goswami and newly-launched news channel Republic TV in the Delhi high court claiming damages and compensation of Rs two crore for
    allegedly making defamatory remarks towards him while airing news relating to the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.

    The Lok Sabha MP has also sought a direction from the High Court to restrain the TV channel from broadcasting any show relating to the death of his wife till the investigation is completed by the Delhi police.

    The Congress leader, in his lawsuit, has made Goswami and Arg Outlier Media Asianet News Private Limited, the company which owns Republic TV, as parties.

    He has referred to the broadcasting of news items from May 8 to 13 when the TV channel claimed to air an expose connected to the death of his wife.

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