M J Akbar

#MeToo: Delhi court grants bail to journalist Priya Ramani in defamation by M J Akbar

#MeToo: Delhi court grants bail to journalist Priya Ramani in defamation by M J Akbar

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday granted bail to journalist Priya Ramani, who was summoned as an accused in a defamation case filed by ...Read More

Penal law of defamation can be misused to silence victims

Penal law of defamation can be misused to silence victims

The penal law of defamation can be misused to force women into sullen silence. That is why the summons issued to journalist Priya Ramani ...Read More

Delhi Court reserves order on summoning scribe Priya Ramani as accused in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar

Delhi Court reserves order on summoning scribe Priya Ramani as accused in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday reserved for January 29 its order on whether to summon journalist Priya Ramani as an accused in a def...Read More

‘MeToo movement is being blown out of proportion’, says Shatrughan Sinha

‘MeToo movement is being blown out of proportion’, says Shatrughan Sinha

Mumbai: Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha says while the MeToo movement is noble, it is becoming “free-for-all” and being blown out of pr...Read More

#MeToo: Women’s power at play, M J Akbar goes

#MeToo: Women’s power at play, M J Akbar goes

In these highly political times when women’s power is manifesting itself in countless ways, the phenomenon has taken its toll of a senior...Read More

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Narendra Modi on women’s safety, makes veiled reference to M J Akbar

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Narendra Modi on women’s safety, makes veiled reference to M J Akbar

Sheopur (Madhya Pradesh): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on womens safety and taunted h...Read More

#MeToo: 20 women journalists come out in support of Priya Ramani; to testify against M J Akbar

#MeToo: 20 women journalists come out in support of Priya Ramani; to testify against M J Akbar

New Delhi: As the #MeToo movement gains ground, 19 women journalists who have worked with ‘The Asian Age’ newspaper, came out in support ...Read More

#MeToo: Journalist alleges molestation by UPA minister

#MeToo: Journalist alleges molestation by UPA minister

New Delhi: The #MeToo movement that has singed the entrainment and media industry alike besides engulfing Union Minister M.J. Akbar, on T...Read More

#MeToo: His cubicle was big, soundproof: Scribe

#MeToo: His cubicle was big, soundproof: Scribe

New Delhi: A day after Union Minister M.J. Akbar said that charges of sexual harassment against him were “wild and baseless”, Ghazala Wah...Read More

Union Minister M.J. Akbar should step down for sake of fair probe: Journalists

Union Minister M.J. Akbar should step down for sake of fair probe: Journalists

New Delhi: Expressing “deep disappointment” at Union Minister M.J. Akbar’s threat of legal action against complainants alleging sexual ha...Read More

Delhi: Youth Congress activists hold protest against M J Akbar, demand his resignation

Delhi: Youth Congress activists hold protest against M J Akbar, demand his resignation

New Delhi: The Youth Congress activists Monday staged a protest near the residence of Union minister MJ Akbar, demanding his “immediate r...Read More

#MeToo: Akbar should resign if found guilty, says Ramdas Athawale

#MeToo: Akbar should resign if found guilty, says Ramdas Athawale

Pune : Union minister Ramdas Athawale said Sunday Union minister M J Akbar should resign if the allegations of sexual misconduct levelled...Read More

Allegations against Akbar need to be verified: Amit Shah

Allegations against Akbar need to be verified: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah has said that he was not in a position to comment on M.J. Akbar, who is facing mult...Read More

Swati Maliwal writes to PM Modi asking him to remove M J Akbar 

Swati Maliwal writes to PM Modi asking him to remove M J Akbar 

New Delhi: Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal on Friday said she has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to re...Read More

A copycat MeToo

A copycat MeToo

If any lasting good flows from the on-going copycat MeToo campaign in our midst, we would have achieved something. But knowing how these ...Read More

BJP to wait for M J Akbar’s explanation on charges of sexual harassment before it action: Sources

BJP to wait for M J Akbar’s explanation on charges of sexual harassment before it action: Sources

New Delhi: The BJP expects its leader and Union minister M J Akbar to offer an explanation to the party’s top brass on the allegations of...Read More

Me Too: 6 women accuse Minister M J Akbar of sexual harassment when he was Editor

Me Too: 6 women accuse Minister M J Akbar of sexual harassment when he was Editor

The #MeToo movement that has caused a storm in the film industry and singed newsrooms reached the point to accuse Minister of State for E...Read More

They treat women as a perk of power

They treat women as a perk of power

The #MeToo movement has gathered force and wound up on the threshold of Parliament. Demands for the resignation of Union minister of Stat...Read More

Allegations of sexual harassment should be taken seriously, says Maneka Gandhi

Allegations of sexual harassment should be taken seriously, says Maneka Gandhi

New Delhi: Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has said the allegations of sexual harassment against anybody should be tak...Read More

Congress demands probe into sexual harassment allegations against M J Akbar; Government mum

Congress demands probe into sexual harassment allegations against M J Akbar; Government mum

New Delhi: The Congress Tuesday demanded a probe into allegations of sexual harassment against Union minister M J Akbar even as External ...Read More

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