In a landmark judgement by the Hon’ble Supreme Court, Times Now, touted to be the country’s most watched news channel has been declared its principal investigating agency. It will be officially replacing the CBI. Perhaps the first time in the world, a news channel has been granted this special status of an investigating agency.
With those never-seen-before documents accessed exclusively, serial exposés and unbiased investigations, Times Now raced past the
While it is a no-brainer that Arnab Goswami will be the chief of the TBI*, the nation wants to know what post that will be allotted to his aide Navika Kumar.
*For the dummies, who couldn’t get the full form, it’s The Times Bureau of Investigation.
“Times Now’s sincerity in investigations is unquestionable. Their reporters leave no stone unturned – they were the first to access even TOIlet paper found in Lalit Modi’s house and claim it as an exclusive document” said a citizen journalist of a competitor channel.
Declaring Times Now Newshour debates as the official apex court is also in the pipeline, because of the speedy spot judgements.
The government also proposes to save huge money by having a single agency that does multiple functions of being a news channel, investigating agency as well as an instant court. The money saved could be diverted to useful foreign trips for the Prime Minister, sources say.
If you think that the long wait for the arrest of A.Raja, Suresh Kalmadi, etc has come to an end, then think again – Fearing instant arrests after newshour debates, a laundry list of politicians have already applied for anticipatory bail in the proposed Times Court of Justice.
So why waiting? Tweet your cases on #TBI and get instant results @newshour.