Opinion  /  Published 19.12.18

#MeToo: Lessons from the US experience

Nityanjali Thummalachetty is a New York City-based cybersecurity entrepreneur and Advisor for Diversity and Inclusion, and was listed in BBC 100 Women in 2017. Abby DiCarlo is a New York City-based re...
By Nityanjali Thummalachetty and Abby DiCarlo in

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.20

An assemblage of two cultures

Had Dara Shukoh become Mughal emperor instead of his “pugnacious” brother, Aurangzeb, India’s history could have taken a different course. Historians, academics, fiction and non-fiction writers ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Bollywood  /  Published 01.01.19

Kader Khan dies at 81

Actor-screenwriter Kader Khan passed away after prolonged illness on December 31, his son Sarfaraz has confirmed. He was 81.Khan was admitted to a hospital in Canada and his son confirmed that his las...
By PTI in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 12.02.20

Lessons in dos and don’ts for champs

The Bangladesh colts, having guided their side to a maiden U-19 World Cup title, are set to undergo a special counselling course.Bangladesh’s U-19 Cup triumph was somewhat marred after some of their...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.10.18

Congress sets up Akbar test for Modi

The Congress on Friday expressed doubts that Union minister M.J. Akbar would face action over the sexual harassment charges against him, contending that Narendra Modi had never acted against any colle...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.10.18

Over to 'gentleman concerned'

The BJP on Thursday appeared in a bind over growing demands for Union minister M.J. Akbar’s scalp following multiple allegations of sexual harassment, worried that sacking him would make the governm...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.10.18

Akbar resigns to fight ‘personal battle’

M.J. Akbar resigned on Wednesday as Union minister, buckling under the collective pressure of women who have accused him of sexual harassment, as the Narendra Modi government for the first t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.18

An open letter to Mallika Akbar

Dear Mallika Akbar, I read your statement with great interest that swiftly turned to alarm, and I have a few questions to ask you and some observations to make. While what you and your husband, M.J. ...
By Sriparna Ray in

India  /  Published 02.11.18

Accused of rape, Akbar says affair; wife calls charge a lie

A US-based journalist and former colleague has accused M.J. Akbar of raping her, prompting the former minister’s wife to speak out for the first time and contest the charge and her husband to claim ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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