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From Delhi to Rajasthan: The states imposing weekend curfews to curb Covid cases

April 16, 2021 4:44 pm

From Jammu and Kashmir to Karnataka — states reporting a record rise in new coronavirus cases are now witnessing strict lockdown-like measures to restrict the movement of people.

Tanushree Dutta lauds Priya Ramani's acquittal in MJ Akbar defamation case

February 19, 2021 1:14 pm

Tanushre Dutta, who spearheaded the #MeToo movement in the Hindi film industry, congratulated Priya Ramani for win in former union minister MJ Akbar's defamation case against her.

#MeToo campaign: Delhi court defers verdict on MJ Akbar's defamation case against Priya Ramani to February 17

February 10, 2021 3:01 pm

Ramani, the first woman to accuse MJ Akbar of sexual harassment during the #MeToo campaign, in an article in 2017 and a tweet in 2018, had alleged that the former Minister of State for External Affairs had sexually harassed her during a job interview in 1994.

#MeToo: Priya Ramani ignited flame to harm his reputation, M J Akbar tells court

January 18, 2021 4:03 pm

Journalist Priya Ramani had made allegations of sexual misconduct against M J Akbar in the wake of #MeToo movement in 2018.

Ali Zafar faces harassment lawsuit from Pakistani artist Leena Ghani

January 14, 2021 5:26 pm

"I have moved the court to stop Mr. Zafar and his army of trolls from harassing me further." Pakistani makeup artist Leena Ghani wrote on Twitter

#MeToo: Priya Ramani made 'defamatory' statement out of vengeance, Akbar tells court

November 10, 2020 5:41 pm

Senior advocate Geeta Luthra, appearing for Akbar claimed that Ramani wrote a fictitious piece in the magazine -- Vogue -- in context of #MeToo movement with a mala fide intention as she "intended to tarnish the reputation of Akbar."

A vacuum in law 25 years ago: Ramani on delay in #MeToo allegations against MJ Akbar

September 08, 2020 7:44 pm

"When the incident took place in 1993 there was a gap in the law...whom could have I complained to? Legally I could not have evoked sexual harassment act because it was not in place," Ramani said.

#MeToo: M J Akbar ducks questions by Ramani's counsel, says 'I do not remember'

May 04, 2019 2:23 pm

Ramani, along with many other women, had levelled allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment against the former Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs. But Akbar pursued legal action against Ramani after resigning from his post on October 17, 2018.

Sexual harassment charges against CJI: Retd judge to probe claim of conspiracy against Gogoi

April 26, 2019 5:09 am

The inquiry by Justice Patnaik will determine the veracity of Bains’s allegation that the CJI was the target of a lobby of corrupt corporates, fixers and disgruntled and dismissed employees of the court.

#MeToo | Day after, Tata Group says: We hear Pandit, opportunity to raise the bar

November 02, 2018 6:56 am

Tata Group was responding to a report in The Indian Express on former staffer Anjuli Pandit’s allegations of sexual harassment against former Taj Hotels CEO and MD Rakesh Sarna and that she knocked on many doors but few heard.


MJ Akbar better positioned to speak on allegations of sexual harassment: Smriti Irani

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

At a FICCI event in Mumbai, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said the junior minister was better positioned to speak on the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by at least 7 women journalists.