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Defamation case: Wrong to suggest I have mala fide motive against Akbar, says Ramani

November 22, 2019 3:10 am

Ramani told the court that her tweets accusing Akbar were not "defamatory and malicious". She told the court that she reactivated her Twitter account for a day to check the records and deactivated it again.

Details of Akbar’s harassment bizarre, inappropriate: Ramani’s friend to court

October 26, 2019 7:12 am

Ramani’s cross-examination was also supposed to take place on Friday. , Akbar’s counsel Geeta Luthra requested for another date, as she wanted to cross-examine Ramani after Venkatraman’s cross-examination.

Defamation case by MJ Akbar: Deleted my Twitter account, it can be restored, says Priya Ramani

October 25, 2019 7:27 am

Ramani had last year levelled allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment against M J Akbar, who subsequently resigned as Union MoS for External Affairs and filed the defamation case.

Women should speak up...brought up to believe silence is a virtue: Priya Ramani to court in MJ Akbar case

September 10, 2019 3:03 am

She told the court, “It was important and necessary for women to speak up about sexual harassment at workplace. Many of us are brought up to believe that silence is a virtue.”

It has come at great personal cost: Priya Ramani to court in M J Akbar case

September 09, 2019 9:25 pm

Priya Ramani worked at the Asian Age from January to October in 1994 and had accused MJ Akbar of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago when he was a journalist. Akbar has denied the accusations.

Tweets on MJ Akbar aimed at highlighting his 'sexually-coloured behaviour': Ramani

September 07, 2019 7:49 pm

"I felt compelled to speak up about my experience with Akbar in 1993 and so I removed the anonymity that I had given to Akbar in my Vogue article and named him as the editor who had sexually harassed me," deposed Ramani.

Ramani: Sexual harassment victims facing criminal cases for telling truth

August 24, 2019 4:58 am

Responding to the allegations, Ramani told the court, “He (Akbar) has deliberately targeted me to divert attention away from serious complaints against him. Through his testimony, he feigned ignorance about my story and my truth.”

Defamation case: Cross-examination of M J Akbar’s witnesses ends

August 03, 2019 5:00 am

Akbar had resigned as a Minister of State after Ramani leveled allegations of sexual misconduct against him. He subsequently filed a defamation lawsuit against her. 

Defamation case: Faced with list of other complainants, MJ Akbar witnesses say don’t know

July 18, 2019 7:08 am

Akbar had resigned as a minister last year after journalist Priya Ramani leveled allegations of sexual misconduct against him. He subsequently filed a defamation lawsuit against her.

#MeToo: Never met Priya Ramani in hotel room, says MJ Akbar

May 21, 2019 3:20 am

Akbar also said that he did not receive any phone call from Ramani from the hotel reception that day.


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.

Six women journalists accuse union minister MJ Akbar of sexual harassment

October 10, 2018 4:50 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.