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Friday, March 05, 2021



Marilyn Manson faces LA sheriff investigation after abuse allegations

February 20, 2021 11:05 am

Actor Evan Rachel Wood and three other women said earlier this month in social media posts that Manson had abused them.

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: False, defamatory statement by Ramani led to others repeating it, MJ Akbar tells court

January 07, 2021 4:45 pm

Akbar made the submission before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Ravindra Kumar through senior advocate Geeta Luthra during the final hearing in a criminal defamation complaint filed by him against Ramani.

I filed defamation case, not facing sexual harassment case, Akbar tells court

December 23, 2020 8:37 am

Akbar has sued Ramani for defamation over allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment. With several other women making similar allegations against him, Akbar resigned as Minister of State for External Affairs in October 2018.

Defamation case: Speaking up on MeToo platform no crime, Ramani tells Delhi court

December 15, 2020 1:45 am

Senior advocate Rebecca John, appearing for Ramani, told the court that it was not a crime to speak up on the #MeToo platform and that those were the acts of extreme courage.

Japan town's sole female politician voted out after she accused mayor of sexual assault

December 10, 2020 12:59 pm

Shoko Arai, 51, was fired from her position as a councillor in the town of Kusatsu after over 90 per cent of the residents voted to recall her. They accused Arai of damaging the town’s reputation and degrading the women that lived there.

China #MeToo: Hearing begins for landmark sexual harassment case against TV host

December 02, 2020 5:27 pm

Zhou Xiaoxuan, 27, sparked a storm on social media in 2018 when she accused television host Zhu Jun of forcibly kissing and groping her while she was working at state broadcaster CCTV as an intern.

Explained: Who is Gerald Marie, the modelling mogul accused of being the Harvey Weinstein of fashion?

December 01, 2020 1:12 pm

The scandal is being known as fashion’s #MeToo moment and drawing parallels between Marie and disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Sex abuse scandals rock Denmark after missed ‘MeToo’ moment

October 04, 2020 11:04 am

A country generally admired for its high standards of gender equality is now dealing with allegations of systematic sexual harassment at the top of the political establishment.

Bill Cosby appeal will test scope of #MeToo prosecutions

June 24, 2020 3:18 pm

Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to review two aspects of the case, including the judge's decision to let prosecutors call the other accusers to testify about long-ago encounters with the actor and comedian. Cosby's lawyers have long complained the testimony is remote and unreliable.


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

February 22, 2018 12:50 pm

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

January 08, 2018 9:49 am

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

December 07, 2017 8:31 pm

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.


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

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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.

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

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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

Timeline: The story of Me Too started in 1997

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

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

MJ Akbar and the #MeToo campaign: A timeline

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

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.