M J Akbar
Opinion  /  Published 22.02.21

Just view: Priya Ramani’s acquittal

It is not enough to speak up against sexual harassment; a woman’s courage and determination must endure further ordeals. Priya Ramani’s acquittal by a Delhi court in the criminal defamatio...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.02.21

Historic verdict: Priya Ramani acquitted

Sir — A Delhi court’s acquittal of the journalist, Priya Ramani, in the criminal defamation complaint filed by the editor-turned-politician, M.J. Akbar, will embolden survivors of sexual h...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 18.02.21

Akbar defamation suit tossed out

A Delhi court has dismissed a defamation case filed by former Union minister and editor M.J. Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani for levelling allegations of sexual misconduct against him, marking a...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.02.21

Delhi court acquits Priya Ramani

A Delhi Court on Wednesday acquitted journalist Priya Ramani in M J Akbar's criminal defamation case against her over the allegations of sexual harassment, saying a woman has the right to put grie...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

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


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

India  /  Published 29.01.19

#MeToo case: Ramani summoned in Akbar defamation case on Feb 25

 A Delhi court on Tuesday summoned journalist Priya Ramani to appear on February 25 in a defamation case filed by former Union minister M.J. Akbar.Additional chief metropolitan magistrate Samar V...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.10.18

Probe must decide Akbar fate

Minister of state for social justice and empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Friday made clashing statements on the sexual harassment allegations against Union minister M.J. Akbar amid the snowballing #MeT...
By Our Special Correspondent


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