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Monday, February 24, 2020



Social media user reaches settlement with artist, HC ends defamation suit

February 13, 2020 12:56 pm

Justice R S Endlaw accepted @herdsceneand counsel’s submission and ended the defamation suit by Gupta, filed in September last year.

MeToo: Delhi HC asks anonymous account if it will represent victims

January 23, 2020 7:24 am

In its interim order, the court had allowed @herdsceneand anonymity in the Rs 5-crore defamation suit filed by Gupta against it and others, seeking removal of allegedly defamatory content against him on social media platforms.

Athlete-coach relations have bordered on a feudal paternalism that can foster predators

January 23, 2020 10:41 am

The sports coaching centre and the coach should act as a fulcrum between society that throws up talent via schools or private associations, and athletes, who emerge not just as champions winning laurels for the country but as individuals who receive the right nurturing, and are committed to their sport.

Weinstein heads to trial 2 years after claims against him fueled #MeToo

January 06, 2020 11:00 am

Many supporters of the #MeToo movement that Weinstein’s accusers helped ignite are looking to see whether the legal system can deliver justice for victims.

They said #MeToo in China. Now they are being sued.

December 27, 2019 12:20 pm

At least six men publicly accused of sexual assault or harassment have sued their accusers in China, or people who have publicized those accusers’ claims, for defamation in the past year.

Japanese journalist wins damages in high-profile lawsuit over alleged rape

December 18, 2019 10:41 am

Ito made waves in 2017 when she took the rare step of going public with allegations that Yamaguchi, a senior television reporter known for his reporting on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, had raped her in 2015 after she met him for drinks to discuss an offer to help her find a job.

Greek billionaire told to pay $58 million for harassment

December 03, 2019 11:05 am

A US court has ordered Greek billionaire Alkiviades "Alki" David to pay $58 million to his assistant for sexual harassment. David frequently erupted in profanities during the trial.

Violence against women: Here's how to stay safe online

November 25, 2019 11:55 am

There is an equally cautious need to raise awareness on online abuse and how women can stay safe online.

Delhi HC bars Twitter, media from publishing on allegations against Luv Ranjan

October 23, 2019 4:20 am

Recently, artist Subodh Gupta obtained an ex-parte order asking social networking sites and an Instagram handle to take down alleged defamatory posts pertaining to him.

Michelle Pfeiffer recounts 'inappropriate' moment with 'high powered' industry person

October 21, 2019 12:40 pm

Michelle Pfeiffer says she once had an "inappropriate" moment, among many, with a "high powered" person in the industry.


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'

October 28, 2018 2:35 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

October 29, 2018 8:50 am

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

Timeline: The story of Me Too started in 1997

October 17, 2018 8:35 pm

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

MJ Akbar and the #MeToo campaign: A timeline

October 16, 2018 6:17 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.