Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: AIB

AIB Hangover is a reminder of MeToo. Fans deserve closure before Tanmay Bhat moves on

Tanmay Bhat is trying to make a comeback via his YouTube channel but is yet to talk about his role in the sexual misconduct case against a colleague.

Tanmay Bhat, Kaneez Surka to Vir Das: How stand-up comics are helping fund Covid-19 fight

India's stand-up comedians are using humour and tech to help healthcare workers and marginalised communities during lockdown.

Year after #MeToo apology, comic Utsav Chakraborty calls out 4 women on Twitter for ‘lies’

In October 2018, several women had accused stand-up comic Utsav Chakraborty of inappropriate behaviour.

With Ulta Pulta, Jaspal Bhatti spearheaded a brand of sharp political satire

Long before YouTube gave us AIB and Kunal Kamra, Doordarshan televised the variety sketch show that took on corruption in all its forms.

Ahead of infiltration season, Army deploys elite units with deadly sniper rifles along LoC

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

How AIB went from a rising star to having no money, no CEO and no office

In a statement issued Wednesday, comedy creative AIB announced that its YouTube channel is dead ‘for the foreseeable future’.

Moments of a life in patriarchy in #MeToo media storm

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.