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India’s #MeToo movement takes aim at alleged sexual misconduct, triggering probes, departures

The #MeToo movement in India has gathered momentum in recent days, with more than a dozen complaints of sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct leveled online against prominent journalists, actors, movie directors, comedians and other public figures. On Monday, it triggered an investigation into a leading journalist and questions about the future of India’s top comedy collective. The Hindustan Times, one of India’s major national papers, said that Prashant Jha, its political editor and chief of bureau, has been…

Indian comedian booked for using Snapchat dog filter on Modi’s picture

AIB team, a group of comedians with known for wittiness, is no stranger to controversies and one of their prominent members Tanmay Bhatt at times takes social media by storm with blunt mockeries of TV figures…but this time the group is likely to pay the price for ridiculing their own prime minister. A post that was intended to be funny became controversial and landed the comedy group AIB in trouble. The Mumbai Police cyber cell on Friday registered a case against AIB for posting meme about Prime Minister Narendra Modi …