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    #MeToo: Takes courage to talk about it, says ‘Veere Di Wedding’ actress Shikha Talsania

    New Delhi: Actress Shikha Talsania, who featured in “Veere Di Wedding”, says she is glad to see women coming out and talking about their unsavoury experiences of sexual misconduct, harassment or assault. “I am so glad it’s happening right now and reached the scale that it has. It takes a lot of courage to talk about it,” Shikha told IANS when asked about her take on #MeToo movement in India. “I’m glad that

  • Tanushree Dutta denies being a part of Bigg Boss, calls Nana Patekar’s CHARITY work FAKE

    There are loud whispers afloat in the entertainment industry that Tanushree Dutta, pioneer of the #MeToo movement in India, would be entering the Bigg Boss house. But, Tanushree completely debunks the rumour, saying, “Are you serious?? Bigg Boss?? Come on now…Surely my aspirations are different now, when I seem to have triggered off a long-due movement against harassment in work places.”

  • #MeToo: Tanushree Dutta demands narco and lie detector tests for Nana Patekar and other accused

    Mumbai: Actor Tanushree Dutta has demanded narco tests, brain-mapping and lie detector tests for all the four accused in her sexual harassment case. Dutta submitted an application letter to Oshiwara Police on Saturday, requesting these tests be carried out on the accused — Nana Patekar, Ganesh Acharya, Samee Siddiqui, Rakesh Sarang and the witnesses. Speaking to The Free Press Journal, advocate Nitin Satpute said, “Since the accused are highly influential and have

  • #Metoo: Tanushree Dutta files fresh complaint with CINTAA

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta filed a fresh complaint at Cine & TV Artists Association (CINTAA) on Friday and attached the new FIR registered this week with the Oshiwara police. The present FIR is against Nana Patekar, choreographer Ganesh Acharya, film producer Samee Siddiqui and film director Rakesh Sarang. In the e-mail, Dutta has asked them to reopen the case. The fresh complaint was filed after Dutta’s lawyer sent a mail asking

  • MeToo: Farah Khan speaks out, says Sajid Khan has lot to atone for if guilty of sexual harassment

    Farah Khan has reacted to the shocking sexual harassment charges levelled against her brother Sajid Khan as part of the #MeToo campaign. Expressing her emotions on Twitter, she wrote, This is a heartbreaking time for my family. We have to work through some very difficult issues. If my brother has behaved in this manner he has a lot to atone for.I don’t in any way endorse this behavior and Stand in solidarity

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    #MeToo: Girls are superior in every aspect; what is happening is fantastic, says Anil Kapoor

    Since Tanushree Dutta accused Nana Patekar of harassment, many women across India came forward and opened up about the harassment they faced in the past. As of now many known personalities have been accused of harassment like Vikas Bahl, Sajid Khan, Alok Nath, Rajat Kapoor and Subhash Ghai. But there are celebs also raising their voice and showing their support to #MeToo moment. Recently, actor Anil Kapoor opened up about the ongoing

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    Sajid Khan Too? 3 women accuse filmmaker of sexual misconduct

    MeToo movement in India is gaining momentum day by day as many ugly and dirty secrets about the Bollywood industry have now started coming out with back to back shockers. Amidst Tanushree Dutta-Nana Patekar brawl, Alok Nath, Subhash Ghai, Piyush Mishra and others have been alleged of sexual misconducts, filmmaker Sajid Khan is the new entry in the line-up.

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    Hard evidence lacking to secure #MeToo convictions

    When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes a duty which is why the #MeToo Movement has revolutionised employment and criminal jurisprudence in India with companies setting up panels to hear and take action against men who sexually harass women at the workplace. Court proceedings are long-drawn and tedious, so that men like minister of state for external affairs M J Akbar who have sexually harassed women inside their cabins may be acquitted for

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    #MeToo: Alok Nath’s behaviour an ‘open secret’ in industry, says co-star Himani Shivpuri

    Mumbai: Alok Nath was like “Jekyll and Hyde” whose predatory behaviour was an “open secret” in the industry and has become public now, actor Himani Shivpuri said Thursday. The actor, who has worked with Nath in many films and TV shows, said she was shocked to read Vinta Nanda’s Facebook post, accusing the “Hum Aapke Hai Kaun” actor of rape. “If he

  • Mumbai: Sexual harassment survivor joins #MeToo movement

    Mumbai: Months after being subjected to sexual harassment in a financial institution, the victim has joined the #MeToo movement and tweeted on Thursday afternoon. The victim said after joining the trending online movement she has garnered vast support and this is helping other women like her to come out of the shell and speak up.

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    Mumbai: In day of protests, Congress targets Nana Patekar, petrol rate hike

    Mumbai: In Mumbai and Maharashtra, Thursday was the day of the Congress party, as its women’s wing protested at the Oshiwara police station, demanding the arrest of actor Nana Patekar, after actress Tanushree Dutta filed a formal complaint with the police station late on Wednesday.

  • #MeToo: Tanushree Dutta records statement against Nana Patekar, others

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta recorded a statement at the Oshiwara police station on Wednesday in connection to the complaint letter submitted on October 6. In her letter, Dutta said she lodged her complaint for the registration of FIR under Sections 354, 354 (A), Section 34 and Section 509 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). In the said letter, Dutta has  alleged veteran actor Nana Patekar, director Rakesh Sarang,

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    Tanushree Dutta lodges FIR against Nana Patekar and three others in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta registered an FIR against veteran actor Nana Patekar, Rakesh Sarang, Samee Siddiqui and choreographer Ganesh Acharya in Oshiwara police station for allegedly molesting her in 2008. The four persons have been booked under section 354 (molestation) and 509 (Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of the Indian Penal Code late on Wednesday night.

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