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Several police complaints and FIRs against Arnab Goswami invoke defunct Section 66A of IT Act

At least five of the several police complaints and FIRs against Republic TV anchor Arnab Goswami demanded action against him under Section 66A of the  Information Technology Act, which was struck down as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in five years ago. The cases were triggered by Goswami's studio-debate on the Palghar lynching incident, in which he questioned why Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi was not raising her voice against the lynching of the two sadhus. Several FIRs, at least 16 per Bar & Bench, were filed for the show being defamatory to Sonia Gandhi. In Himachal Pradesh, Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri and Himachal Pradesh Congress president Kuldeep Singh Rathore filed an FIR on April 23 against Arnab Goswami at Shimla Sadar Police Station, demanding action under Section 66A of the IT Act, among other IPC sections. Odisha MP Saptagiri Ulaka's…

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