The first day of Bharatiya Pravasi Divas, which is being held in Varanasi, witnessed flutters on Monday after booklets featuring former Union minister M J Akbar, who was forced to step down amid.. IndiaTimes - Published
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..
MJ Akbar versus Priya Ramani: 20 women journalists speak up to be counted. According to the #MeToo campaign, Priya Ramani, the journalist, accused MJ Akbar of whom Akbar filed a defamation suit against..
Sagar (MP), Oct 12 (ANI): The government cannot comment of the issue, said Union Minister Uma Bharti on the sexual harassment charges levelled against Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar...
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): The chairman of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Swati Maliwal on Friday penned a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to oust Minister of State (MoS) External..
New Delhi, Jul 21 (ANI): After Congress criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not addressing the issues of common man, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hit out at the Opposition saying that Modi..
New Delhi, Jul 02 (ANI): Vice President Venkaiah Naidu attended a meet with the Heads of Mission in Delhi organised by the External Affairs Ministry on Sunday. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj..
The Editors Guild of India on Wednesday suspended the memberships of former Union minister MJ Akbar and ex-Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal over allegations of sexual misconduct. Firstpost - Published
Akbar's two former colleagues, Sunil Gujral and Veenu Sandal deposed as witnesses before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal and said the allegations came as a shock to them and.. DNA - Published
As the MeToo fire rages on, charring reputations as more women narrate their experiences of unsolicited sexual behaviour with Union minister MJ Akbar and actor Alok Nath among those named for their.. Firstpost - Published
Mrinal Pande and Mythili Bhusnurmath expressed their intention to quit the Editors Guild of India as MJ Akbar, Gautam Adhikari and Tarun Tejpal - three men accused of sexual harassment and assault -.. Firstpost - Published
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.. 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. 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.. 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.. 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.. 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. 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.. 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." 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'.. 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.. Firstpost - Published
After a number of journalists accused former union minister *MJ Akbar* of sexual assault during his stint as a journalist, his wife Mallika has finally spoken up to defend her husband.
Calling the.. DNA - Published
Former Union Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar on Friday rejected rape allegations leveled by a US-based editor of a leading media house and claimed they were in a consensual.. DNA - Published