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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.