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M J Akbar
Opinion  /  Published 18.10.18

Limitations of the #MeToo campaign in India

There was understandable despondency and anger in activist circles — and beyond — in the United States of America over the confirmation by the Senate of Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supr...
By Swapan Dasgupta

India  /  Published 16.10.18

Beti Bachao from BJP, says Rahul

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday seized on the Prime Minister’s silence on allegations of sexual harassment against his minister M.J. Akbar to argue that daughters were not safe under the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.10.18

17 #MeToo journalists back Ramani

Seventeen women journalists who have worked with 'The Asian Age' newspaper came out in support of their colleague Priya Ramani, who has accused Union minister M.J. Akbar of sexual harassment.In a join...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.10.18

Akbar files suit against Ramani

Union minister M.J. Akbar on Monday filed a criminal defamation complaint against former colleague Priya Ramani who was the first among several women journalists to name the former editor in the MeToo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.10.18

MeToo meets Editor Akbar who wields legal quill

Union minister M.J. Akbar has described sexual harassment allegations against him as “false and fabricated”, spoken of “appropriate legal action” and declared “there is no story”.The rebut...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 20.05.19

MJ Akbar denies ‘harass’ meeting

Former Union minister M.J. Akbar told a court on Monday he had not met a journalist, who has alleged he sexually harassed her in 1993, at The Oberoi hotel in Mumbai that year.The complainant’s couns...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.01.19

Court reserves order till Jan 29 on summoning Priya Ramani in M.J. Akbar case

A Delhi court on Tuesday reserved for January 29 its order on whether to summon journalist Priya Ramani as an accused in a defamation case filed by former Union minister M.J. Akbar. Additional chief m...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.12.18

Court records statements of 2 witnesses for Akbar

A Delhi court on Friday recorded the statements of two witnesses in support of the defamation case filed by MJ Akbar against Priya Ramani, who has accused him of sexual misconduct.Akbar's two former c...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.03.19

Nehru: Fall guy for all seasons

PartitionIn 2003, then Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief K.S. Sudarshan had accused Mahatma Gandhi of “two mistakes: supporting the Khilafat movement and making Jawaharlal Nehru the first Prime Mini...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.11.18

Former colleague backs MJ Akbar in court

A former woman colleague of M.J. Akbar told a Delhi court on Monday that his reputation has been “destroyed” and “damaged irreparably” due to the allegations of sexual misconduct levelled by P...
By PTI in New Delhi


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