Arnab Goswami, editor in chief of the Times Now television channel, is the only journalist to have interviewed the two main contenders in the Indian national elections: Rahul Gandhi, vice president of the Indian National Congress party, and Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party.
Mr. Goswami interviewed Mr. Modi, who is also the chief minister of Gujarat, at Mr. Modi’s residence in Gandhinagar, the state capital, on Thursday morning. The interview aired in India the same evening.
India Ink spoke to Mr. Goswami after his interview with Mr. Gandhi in January, which received massive public attention because Mr. Gandhi rarely gives sit-down interviews. On Friday, India Ink asked Mr. Goswami about how his interview with Mr. Modi compared with the one with Mr. Gandhi and his reaction to the British comedian John Oliver’s recent dig at Mr. Goswami’s famously combative interviewing style…read it at The New York Times.