MeToo News

Priya Ramani pleads not guilty in defamation case by M J Akbar

Although several women levelled allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment against the BJP leader, he, after resigning as Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs on October 17 last year, filed a defamation lawsuit against Ramani alone.

Kochi Biennale Foundation drops inquiry against artist Riyas Komu, accused in #MeToo movement

An art world professional in a post on the Instagram account 'Scene and herd' accused Riyas Komu, who hails from Kerala, of sexual misconduct in October last year.


It’s the biggest #MeToo case on Wall Street, and someone is lying

Unusually for a Wall Street firm, TCW has refused to settle, alleging that Tirschwell was a difficult and underperforming employee who saw she was in trouble and lodged a sexual harassment complaint before the company had the chance to let her go.

Pooja Bhatt on #MeToo: Ranting on public platform not enough, police action needed

Pooja Bhatt feels 90 per cent of sexual abuse cases are domestic in nature but no one talks about it fearing its adverse effects on the family system.

Alok Nath granted bail: Delayed FIR results in danger of exaggerated account, says court

The court said that while the screenwriter has submitted before the court that after she read about the #Metoo movement against sexual harassment in October last year, she gathered the courage to report about the incident, it added that she had not lodged the report immediately after the incident due to “her own benefit”.

Rape case: Alok Nath granted anticipatory bail

Nath had approached the court last month with the anticipatory bail stating that his custodial interrogation was not necessary and that he was ready to cooperate with the probe.


Her Blind Spots

Tavleen Singh is a legend, but on #MeToo, she misses the point.

Judge declines to throw out sexual assault charges against Harvey Weinstein

Weinstein is charged with raping an unidentified female acquaintance in his hotel room in 2013 and performing a forcible sex act on a different woman in 2006.

Drop Kailash Kher from cultural event, singer Sona Mohapatra urges Delhi govt

In her petition, Sona Mohapatra wrote: "I am shocked to learn that Kher has been asked to headline a performance at Delhi government's Mayur Utsav. Action needs to be taken against perpetrators."

MeToo: Home Ministry tells states to set up panels for complaints

The letter comes days after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh held the first meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) set up in the wake of the MeToo campaign.

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Brit Awards 2018: Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa among the best dressed on the red carpet

The Brit Awards 2018, which was recently held in London to honour global pop music artistes, saw many big faces putting a fashionable foot forward, including singer Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran and Justin Timberlake. The singers also exhibited their support for the Time's Up and #MeToo movements on the red carpet by sporting white roses.

Golden Globe Awards 2018 red carpet is a sea of black

The prestigious 75th Golden Globe Awards red carpet looked like a sea of black, many celebs, nevertheless, managed to jazz up their outfits, while keeping the essence in tact. Scroll down to see more.


The #MeToo women share their experiences

Thousands of men, women, transgenders from different walks of life have been incessantly sharing their harrowing experiences of being abused and harassed. Here are 15 brave women who openly chose to talk about their unfortunate encounter with sexual harassment.

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Tracking the extent of #MeToo in India: News in Numbers

How big was India’s #MeToo movement? Take a look.

'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.


Timeline: The story of Me Too started in 1997

#MeToo is a year old but the tag ‘Me Too’ dates back to 1997.

MJ Akbar and the #MeToo campaign: A timeline

Junior minister MJ Akbar has filed a case of criminal defamation against Priya Ramani, the first woman to have publicly accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour. Here's a timeline the case so far.