As the social media ‘outing’ rages on, the younger lot is apologising at least. The older ones just don’t seem to know what hit them. Or, they’re pretending hard. I am making my usual guest appearance at a gymnasium in suburban Mumbai, where hardly anybody thinks of me as a familiar face. It is a posh gym — its members presumably have had good education and good exposure.
On one of the silent television screens mounted on the wall is Times Now flashing cabinet minister and former editor MJ Akbar’s face. ‘#MeToo — MJ Akbar accused of sexual harassment’, the bottom of the screen reads.