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Delhi court frames defamation charge against Priya Ramani in case filed by M J Akbar

Akbar, who resigned as Union minister on October 17 last year, filed a private criminal defamation complaint against Ramani after his name cropped up on social media as the #MeToo campaign raged on in India.

No action from AIR, casual staff union asks NCW to reopen sexual harassment complaints

In its order passed on January 14, 2019, the NCW directed Prasar Bharati to give a hearing to all 17 complainants from across the country where such allegations have been made and report back to the NCW on the action taken against the accused in all cases.


‘I Get It’: Joe Biden promises respect for boundaries

“Social norms have begun to change, they’ve shifted, and the boundaries of protecting personal space have been reset, and I get it. I get it. I hear what they’re saying," Joe Biden said.

'Pretend you have a cold': Nancy Pelosi advises Joe Biden on women

Amid scrutiny over Joe Biden's past behavior toward women, Nancy Pelosi told that he ``has to understand that in the world we are in now people's space is important to them and what's important is how they receive it, not necessarily how you intended it.''

Bengaluru: BJP candidate Tejasvi Surya gets court order to gag press

Surya named 49 media houses as defendants in his suit filed before the civil judge. The publications named include The Times of India, The Hindu and Deccan Herald, among English publications, and Kannada newspapers like Prajavani, Kannada Prabha, Vijaya Karnataka and Udayavani.

Journalist Priya Ramani gets bail in defamation case filed by M J Akbar

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal granted bail on furnishing of bond and surety of Rs 10,000.


Journalist Priya Ramani gets bail in defamation case filed by M J Akbar

In October last year, when the #MeToo storm swept across the country, Ramani had accused Akbar of sexual harassment and misconduct along with several other women.

Let women who don’t want to complain to ICC go to NCW: Panel

The GoM, headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, was announced on October 24 last year, to examine the legal and institutional frameworks for addressing the issue of sexual harassment of women at the workplace.

Time’s Up chief quit over sexual misconduct accusations against her son

According to a statement released early Friday by Time’s Up, Borders informed the organization’s board a week ago that accusations had been made against her son in a private forum.

R&B crooner R. Kelly charged with sexually assaulting teenage girls

Kelly, who had not yet been taken into custody, was expected to appear in court on Saturday for a bond hearing, she said. The entertainer faces a maximum sentence of 70 years in prison if convicted.

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Google employees across the world stage walkout to protest handling of sexual harassment scandals

Highly paid engineers and other workers in Tokyo, Singapore, London, New York, Seattle and San Francisco, staged walkouts of about an hour, reflecting rising #MeToo-era frustration among women over frat-house behaviour and other misconduct.

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'The patriarchal notion that women are not in the right place when working outside homes, persists... Need sensitisation in every workplace'

Justice (retired) Sujata Manohar talks about the importance of #MeToo as a women's empowerment movement, why there is a need for 'fresh thinking' on the 2013 sexual harassment guidelines and more.

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

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.


Six women journalists accuse union minister MJ Akbar of sexual harassment

At least 6 women journalists, who have previously worked with MJ Akbar, the Minister of State for External Affairs, accused him of sexual harassment during his time as a journalist and editor.