Tarun Tejpal steps down as ‘Tehelka’ editor for 6 months1 min read . Updated: 20 Nov 2013, 11:04 PM IST
Tejpal steps down as Tehelka editor, taking responsibility for an 'untoward incident' with a journalist
New Delhi: Tarun Tejpal has stepped down as editor of Tehelka magazine for six months, taking responsibility for what managing editor Shoma Chaudhury termed an “untoward incident" for which he extended an unconditional apology to a colleague. Chaudhury sent an internal email to staff to which she attached a letter written by Tejpal with the subject line “Atonement". “A bad lapse of judgment, an awful misreading of the situation, have led to an unfortunate incident that rails against all we believe in and fight for," Tejpal wrote in the email, a copy of which was seen by Mint.
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