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    The Newshour Debate: Social media arrest (Part 2 of 2)


    by timesnowonline

    The arrest of two girls over their Facebook post on shutdown in Mumbai for Bal Thackeray's funeral on Monday (November 19) again opened a can of worms with netizens calling the move a "social media hijack by the powerful and the fundamentalists". In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists --Rahul Narvekar, Spokesperson, Shiv Sena; Y P Singh, Former IPS Officer & Senior Advocate; Shazia Ilmi, Member, IAC dicuss whether the charges against 2 young girls in Mumbai for facebook comments questioning the city's closure an overreaction?