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TIMES NOW launches Youth Debates with Arnab Goswami

The youth centric series which is nationwide initiative will go on air from 6th August.

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | August 5, 2011

TIMES NOW, India’s leading English News Channel breaks new barriers yet again with a path breaking youth centric series called ‘Youth Debates with Arnab Goswami’. With this initiative, TIMES NOW channelizes the power of the youth by making them share and debate their perspective on a host of issues givingthem a much needed platform to voice their opinion.

This nationwide initiative by TIMES NOW kick started in Mumbai on July 30th, as three students from the city, were selected to debate on the topic ‘Does Politics Encourage Terror?’ The students were given the opportunity to be part of a prestigious panel displaying affluent names from various walks of life with panelists like Anupam Kher; Mahesh Jethmalani; Prasoon Joshi; Teesta Setalvad and John Dayal. The debate was anchored by Arnab Goswami &the evening concluded with the topic being fiercely debated.

Madhooja Mulay from Ruparel Law College, Abhishek Sengupta representing the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and the representative from NM College Sanjana Govindarajan battled it out in a high profile debate putting forth their respective opinions. An overwhelming participation from young Students amongst the audience made the debate interactive and significant.

With the primary audience being the youth, a 360 degree marketing campaign was undertaken using print, digital, social media and radio at various touch points to promote this activity. Rigorous on-ground activations at colleges, cafes, malls and other youth hangouts were conducted to screen the aspiring candidates.

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  • Dar Rashid- 10 years ago

    In fact such an initiative by the most prestigious news channel "The Times Now" can prove sufficient and fruitful, provided launched continuously. Such an initiative can mend the wrecked political, social and cultural set ups of nation. The recent issue discussed that, "Does Politics Encourage Terror" was an lawful instigation to youth of the nation. The quires posed at the end of the show by Arunab Goswami where really heart touching and providing boost to the young lot.

  • prachi- 10 years ago

    i guess offcourse our politcians are encouraging terrorism in india... by using our thr dirty politic in our system for uplifting there vote bank... jst for thr selfish moto behind all these giving rise to terriorism.. ! may i knw "how many politician had undergone or facesd consequnces after terrirism"? hardly any1.. but v common people ultimatly faces all these.. bcz of our week n unperfect politician,consequencing to the terriorism.. "y thr r hardly other country faces this prob of terrirism as tat in india?? "y do accused peopl didnt gt punishment evn after all judgement had done"?? DO OUR GOVT HV THE ANSWER OF ALL THESE QUESTION???