May 05, 2021 11:53 am
Akbar had filed a defamation case against Ramani in 2018 after she levelled sexual harassment allegations against him. The trial court had acquitted Ramani in the case on February 17.
April 06, 2021 8:12 pm
Eight years into a law on sexual harassment at the workplace, we are still miles away from a “survivor-centred” approach
March 25, 2021 2:07 pm
Priya Ramani was acquitted by the trial court on February 17. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar Pandey had accepted her contention that Akbar is not a man of stellar reputation on the basis of testimonies presented before the court.
March 25, 2021 7:10 am
Ramani was acquitted by by the trial court on February 17. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar Pandey had accepted her contention that Akbar is not a man of stellar reputation on the basis of testimonies presented before the court.
March 02, 2021 8:58 am
The acquittal of Priya Ramani can be a real opportunity for us to make sexual consent a dialogue in the broader public sphere where stories shared by women without fear of retaliation through legal means can become catalysts for change.
March 02, 2021 5:53 pm
Twenty-three years after Vishakha guidelines, and seven years after enactment of the law against sexual harassment, the fight continues
February 24, 2021 8:58 am
By noting that the woman has a right to put up her grievance on any platform and even after a long time, it affirms what survivors of sexual violence have been arguing for, for years.
February 22, 2021 9:13 am
Priya Ramani fought this battle for all of us. Not just the women who spoke up against M J Akbar but also for those who couldn’t speak up against him; for all of us.
February 20, 2021 8:49 am
The Ramani verdict is a huge moral vindication of the #MeToo movement, and will, hopefully, serve to deter powerful men from using the defamation law to silence survivors. But we are still very far away from ensuring workplaces free of sexual harassment for every woman, every transperson.
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.
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.
June 22, 2020 6:14 pm
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.