Clarification issued by India Today group confirms that employees are not removed from their jobs.
India Today dismissed the claim and stated that it has informed all its staff by email about the same. It added that the fake message was sent purposefully to damage the goodwill and reputation of the media house. It also mentioned that the group is proud of its people and has thanked them.
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