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'Campaign of Calumny': Tharoor Files Defamation Suit Against Arnab Goswami

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has filed a defamation case against Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami.

Pallavi Ghosh | CNN-News18pallavighcnnibn

Updated:May 26, 2017, 7:53 PM IST
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'Campaign of Calumny': Tharoor Files Defamation Suit Against Arnab Goswami
File photo of Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.

New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has filed a defamation case against Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami.

The Thiruvanthapuram MP confirmed on Twitter that he has filed a case in the Delhi High Court. The case will now be heard on Monday.

Goswami’s Republic TV recently did a report where it played tapes of a conversation between their reporter and Tharoor's assistant Narayan. The conversation related to the night of Sunanda Tharoor’s death and suggested that Sunanda and Shashi Tharoor had a fierce fight and Tharoor forced her to death.

Tharoor had objected to the report and termed it an attempt to gain attention. “Exasperating farrago of distortions, misrepresentations & outright lies being broadcast by an unprincipled showman masquerading as a journalist,” he had tweeted.

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