Twitter India removes MD Manish Maheshwari

Twitter India has removed its MD Manish Maheshwari from the post. He has been sent to America as a senior director. He will oversee revenue, strategy and operations in new markets.

While Manish’s MD in India, Twitter was embroiled in many controversies. It is being told that Twitter’s Sales Head in India Kanika Mittal and Business Head Neha Sharma Katyal will lead Twitter India in place of Manish.

His tenure was in controversies

  • On June 25, Twitter blocked the account of Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for an hour. Twitter cited the American Copyright Act as the reason behind this action.
  • The Government of India had stopped getting any kind of security regarding the content. After this, the sword of action under the sections of IPC hanged above Twitter.