Former Times Now Chief Arnab Goswami, on Thursday, announced his new venture 'Republic' that will be launched in the first quarter of 2017.
The news surrounding his new venture obviously invited mixed reactions from all across with Goswami becoming the butt of jokes on social media.
Here is a look at the best Twitter reactions:
THE REPUBLIC WANTS TO KNOW— Tanmay Bhat (@thetanmay) December 15, 2016
To counter Arnab Goswami's news channel Republic.. Rajdeep Sardesai ji may soon launch his own News Channel..Banana Republic. @nayanchandra— Paresh Rawal fan (@Babu_Bhaiyaa) December 15, 2016
Many took a dig at Arnab and his known competitor and popular journalist Rajdeep Sardesai
Rajdip sardesai after getting the news of republic channel pic.twitter.com/yL2aM99b4t— Arora Sahab 🎅 (@iakki97) December 16, 2016
To Counter Arnab Goswamis new channel "Republic" , Rajdeep SarDard Desai has decided to start a channel called "Riot 2002"😃😃😃— Aman Kumar🇮🇳 (@imAmanRSS) December 16, 2016
Robert Vadra called us Banana Republic...#ArnabGoswami snatched Republic...."NOW VADRA LEFT WITH BANANA ONLY"#Republic— Mahesh Vikram Hegde (@mvmeet) December 15, 2016
There were some Barkha-Arnab jokes as well
Pic 1: When Arnab quit TIMES NOWPic 2: When she heard Arnab will be back with Republic. pic.twitter.com/LHj8NTdKfz— PhD in Bak*****!! (@Atheist_Krishna) December 15, 2016
Arnab's new channel is called Republic. His opening line would be "Welcome to the Republic of Arnab!"— Keh Ke Peheno (@coolfunnytshirt) December 15, 2016
#Republic na na na ...ideally it should be "Right-Public" a channel dedicated to right wingers and their "oral loose motions".— CHITRESH GAHLOT (@chitreshgahlot) December 16, 2016
On the other hand some supported his decision and welcomed his new media venture
pic.twitter.com/34NTp7beHw— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) December 15, 2016
Many Spends lakhs to Trend..Arnab Goswami simply announced name of his new Channel and it's Trending #Republic That's the real Power— Surya Sahu🇮🇳 (@suryasahu) December 16, 2016