New Delhi (CNN)A series of allegations of sexual harassment and assault has prompted the resignation of an Indian government minister, the most prominent public figure named in the country's own #MeToo..
MJ Akbar on Wednesday, resigned from his post of Minister of State External Affairs. This came after multiple women journalists came out in support of their colleague Priya Ramani, who has accused the..
Joyeeta Basu, who worked with Akbar for 15 years, described him as "a perfect gentleman" and said she believed the allegations were motivated. Basu, editor of The Sunday Guardian, a paper founded by.. Credit: IndiaTimes - Published
Joyeeta Basu said that she has worked with MJ Akbar for 20 years and had not heard anything "untoward" from the staff of the organisation where they worked together. Credit: Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Zee News
Former Union Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar is a thorough gentleman and a brilliant teacher, claimed a woman journalist in Delhi's Patiala House Court during the hearing of a.. Credit: DNA - Published
The BJP’s leadership is watching Union Minister for Woman and Child Welfare Maneka Gandhi’s blistering attack against Maharashtra Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar after the killing of tigress.. Credit: DNA - Published
The chief business editor of National Public Radio said she would continue to speak her truth so that other women, who have been sexually assaulted by him, know it is okay for them to come forward and.. Credit: Rediff.com - Published
MJ Akbar was often deadly pedantic and dreary and though we did suspect he had a political agenda and was far too bookish for us he wouldn't have made the second round of a popularity contest. Credit: Firstpost - Published
'A relationship that is based on coercion, and abuse of power, is not consensual. I stand by every word in my published account,' said Pallavi Gogoi, who accused MJ AKbar of raping her, in a statement.. Credit: Firstpost - Published
The journalist added, "I will continue to speak my truth so that other women who have been sexually assaulted by him know it is okay for them to come forward and speak their truth too." Credit: Zee News - Published
The Editors Guild of India on Friday said it is tracking with "great concern" fresh allegations of sexual misconduct against former editor MJ Akbar and a decision on his membership of the top editors'.. Credit: IndiaTimes - Published
Former Union minister and editor MJ Akbar and his wife Mallika Akbar on Friday said that the allegations of rape and sexual harassment against him made by journalist Pallavi Gogoi are false. Akbar has.. Credit: Firstpost - Published