Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicTanmay Bhat

Topic: Tanmay Bhat

No laughing matter — all the comedians who got into trouble for trying to be funny

Comedian Munawar Faruqui has been denied bail in a case over objectionable remarks on Hindu gods and goddesses. Here’s a look at cases against other comedians.

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.

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’.

On Camera

YourTurn

T.V. Somanathan, Union Finance Secretary | ThePrint

Tame subsidies, hike fees for govt services — Centre’s tips to states to slash deficit

At a meeting with chief secretaries of states, Union Finance Secretary T.V. Somanathan made a presentation that highlighted a worrying rise in debt in some states.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
×