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..
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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..
MJ Akbar, who resigned as Union minister on 17 October, 2018, filed a private criminal defamation complaint against Ramani after his name cropped up on social media as the #MeToo campaign raged on in.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Zee News •DNA
A Delhi court on Tuesday summoned scribe Priya Ramani to appear on February 25 in a defamation case filed by former Union minister M J Akbar after she levelled allegations of sexual misconduct against.. IndiaTimes - Published
Day's top stories: Rahul promises minimum income guarantee for poor if Congress returns to power at Centre; Shiv Sena hints alliance with BJP for 2019 elections possible; Delhi court to decide on Priya.. Firstpost - Published
A Delhi court on Tuesday reserved for January 29 its order on whether to summon journalist Priya Ramani as an accused in a defamation case filed by former Union minister M J Akbar after she levelled.. IndiaTimes - Published
A Delhi court on Tuesday reserved for January 29 its order on whether to summon journalist Priya Ramani as an accused in a defamation case filed by former Union minister M J Akbar after she levelled.. IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Zee News
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
Nine employees of the government-run All India Radio have lost their jobs for allegedly filing sexual harassment complaints against the Madhya Pradesh station's assistant director (programming).. DNA - Published
Former Union minister M J Akbar, who has filed a criminal defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani, told a Delhi court on Wednesday that an "immediate damage" has been caused to him due to the.. DNA - Published
Former Union minister M J Akbar on Wednesday appeared before a Delhi court to record his statement in a criminal defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani. DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes
Former Union minister M J Akbar on Wednesday appeared before a Delhi court to record his statement in a criminal defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani. Multiple women have come.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Supreme Court Monday declined urgent hearing on a PIL seeking the registration of FIRs based on allegations of sexual misconduct and assault leveled by women across various sectors, part of what is.. DNA - Published
#MeToo; MJ Akbar defamation case hearing LIVE updates: MJ Akbar's counsel Geeta Luthra cited Firstpost, Livemint, and The Washington Post reports to claim that Priya ramani's tweet has caused damage to.. Firstpost - Published
The Patiala House court on Thursday agreed to hear the defamation case filed by MJ Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani, who has accused him of sexual misconduct. The court fixed October 31 to examine.. IndiaTimes - Published
MJ Akbar, former Union minister and editor, is expected to appear in a magistrate court in Delhi's Patiala House complex today in connection with the criminal defamation suit he filed against.. Firstpost - Published
The minister’s resignation came after he issued a statement on Sunday denying allegations by women journalists who had worked with him. He had said that some allegations were untrue while other.. IndiaTimes - Published
Priya Ramani, the first to accuse Union Minister MJ Abkar of sexual harassment, welcomed the mininster's resignation from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). The main Opposition, Congress, also.. DNA - Published
Union Minister MJ Akbar stepped down on Wednesday after several women accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct amid the #MeToo wave sweeping across the country.
His resignation.. DNA - Published
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday accepted MJ Akbar's resignation as Minister of State in External Affairs a day ahead of the hearing of his criminal defamation case against journalist Priya.. DNA - Published
M J Akbar's criminal defamation complaint against journalist Priya Ramani, who has accused him of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago, is scheduled to come up for hearing on Thursday in the Patiala.. DNA - Published
MJ Akbar resigns Live Updates: Congress spokesperson said that MJ Akbar should have resigned earlier. Several women have welcomed the resignation of MJ Akbar. Priya Ramani said that she feels.. Firstpost - Published
Twenty women, who were part of the first few teams set up by MJ Akbar when he launched The Asian Age newspaper in 1994, have written a petition describing his behaviour and condemning his sexual.. Firstpost - Published
Earlier, journalist Sucheta Dalal called for crowd-funding Ramani's legal costs in a Twitter post that received more than 3,000 likes, although an official fundraising campaign is yet to be set up. DNA - Published
Had the current laws been in place when the women suffered at the hands of MJ Akbar, they could have approached the police or the internal complaints committeeat the organisations where he worked. Firstpost - Published
As the #MeToo movement gains ground, 17 women journalists who have worked with 'The Asian Age' newspaper, came out in support of their colleague Priya Ramani who has accused Union minister MJ Akbar of.. DNA - Published