Rahul Gandhi found an unlikely ally in Arnab Goswami this week. The Republic TV anchor stood up for the Congress leader’s #RightToParty. Rahul’s pub video from Nepal was discussed and debated threadbare in most primetime debates. Comparisons were made to Modi’s hard work in Europe, and anchors used the incident yet again to corner the opposition.
Meanwhile, India’s rank slipped on the World Press Freedom Index this week, but that wasn’t a talking point on major news channels. Surprisingly, WION asked its viewers to pay to keep journalism alive.