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#MeToo: Court summons Priya Ramani as accused in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar

Ramani had accused Akbar of sexual harassment and misconduct in a series of tweets in October last year. Several other women had also levelled such allegations against him.

Priya Ramani summoned in MJ Akbar defamation case: A chronology of events

A Delhi court Tuesday summoned scribe Priya Ramani as an accused in a defamation case filed by former Union minister M J Akbar after she levelled allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

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M J Akbar defamation case: Court reserves order on summoning Ramani

Ramani had accused Akbar of sexual harassment and misconduct in a series of tweets in October. To establish that Ramani’s tweets and publication resulted in his reputation being tarnished, Akbar recorded the statement of six witnesses before the court.

MJ Akbar defamation case: Court reserves order on summoning Priya Ramani as accused

#MeToo movement: Priya Ramani accused Akbar of sexual misconduct, which was denied by him.

MJ Akbar defamation case against Priya Ramani: Hearing in Delhi court on January 22

Former Union minister M J Akbar had sued journalist Priya Ramani, seeking her prosecution under Sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code for defamation. 

MJ Akbar defamation case against Priya Ramani: Matter to be heard on October 31

Akbar had sued Ramani for defamation on Monday, seeking her prosecution under Sections 499 and 500 of the IPC for "maligning his reputation."

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MJ Akbar versus Priya Ramani: 20 women journalists speak up to be counted

In their statement issued Tuesday, the women, three of whom head newsrooms today, said that Akbar has refused to “acknowledge” or “atone” for his actions that have been the cause of “immense pain and indeed harm to many many women over the years”.

#MeToo: Priya Ramani says it is a bid to ‘silence’, ‘will fight back’, as MJ Akbar files for defamation

The past two weeks had seen an “upheaval”, she added, “with several women from different professions, including journalists, making serious allegations of sexual harassment at the workplace and instances of sexual misconduct against various editors, writers, film-makers and others”.

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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.

Six women journalists accuse union minister MJ Akbar of sexual harassment

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.

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