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    The Newshour Debate: Social media arrest (Part 1of 2)


    by TimesNow

    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?