Twitter India head moves to a different role ' TechCrunch

Manish Maheshwari is now the head of Twitter India and will be moving to the U.S. as part of a series. This follows a tension with New Delhi earlier this year.Maheshwari has resigned from his high-profile post, which he took up in April 2019. This was at a time in which he was named in two Indian state police cases (Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh) over allegations that Twitter was hurting sentiments in the South Asian market.Twitter employees received the update on Friday. According to an internal email, Maheshwari will assume a new role as Senior Director, Revenue Strategy and Operations in San Francisco. He will focus on New Market Entry and report directly to Senior Director Deitra Marsa.Twitter spokeswoman confirmed the move to TechCrunch but did not immediately confirm if the company had yet identified Maheshwaris India's replacement.We are grateful to @manishm, for the leadership you have shown in our Indian business over these past two years. Congratulations on your new US-based position in charge of revenue strategy, operations and new markets. We are excited to see you take this significant growth opportunity for Twitter. August 13, 2021, yu-san (@yusasamotoNew Delhi has criticized Twitter for not blocking certain Twitter accounts, deleting objectionable tweets and labeling misleading tweets of its officials. New Delhi claimed that the company temporarily lost safe harbor protection in India after it failed comply with new IT rules.According to a lawyer representing the Indian government, the social network has now complied with the new law, which requires, among other things that, the appointment of several executives in the country in order to address on-ground issues.This week, some politicians have also criticised the company for locking out the account of India's largest opposition party, the Indian National Congress.This is an ongoing story. There will be more to come.