Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicUtsav Chakraborty

Topic: Utsav Chakraborty

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.

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’.

Utsav Chakraborty harassment cases: Wake up call for comedians or social media shaming?

Comedian Utsav Chakraborty, who has worked with the All India Bakchod (AIB), has been accused of sexual harassment. Some senior members of the stand-up...

Comedian Utsav Chakraborty faces multiple charges of sexual harassment, even from minors

Utsav Chakraborty says issue ‘needs context’ but doesn’t elaborate. AIB condemns his alleged behaviour and delists videos featuring him.

On Camera

YourTurn

Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

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.
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