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LIVE: Shoma Chaudhury, Managing Editor of Tehelka, went out to the magazine’s staff… “This may come as a rude surprise to many of you,” read Chaudhury’s email before going on to explain that there had been “an untoward incident” as a consequence of which, Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal would be “recusing himself” for the next six months. The email quickly surfaced on the internet. To those who hadn’t been privy to the whispers circulating in Delhi, “untoward incident” didn’t seem like a serious matter and this seemed to be confirmed by Tejpal’s email to Chaudhury, which Chaudhury had attached to her own when announcing Tejpal’s recusal. “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,” wrote Tejpal to Chaudhury..