M J Akbar
India  /  Published 31.10.18

Akbar can't help but edit in court

If the court clerk somehow survived “scurrilous”, he was not prepared for “appurtenance” that was lying in wait to ambush him.M.J. Akbar, the former minister, was deposing but it was M.J. Akba...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Bihar  /  Published 28.10.18

MeToo rocks premier institute

An assistant professor at the state government’s prestigious Development Management Institute here has alleged that she was sexually harassed by its director Hemnath Rao Hanumankar and dean Niraj Ku...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 09.10.18

Who next? Silence envelops politics on #MeToo

The Narendra Modi government and the BJP maintained a calibrated silence on Tuesday amid a clamour on social media for action against junior foreign minister M.J. Akbar who has been named in the #MeTo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.18

Let the sparkle be

Sir — The Koh-i-Noor diamond is in the news once again. The Archaeological Survey of India has, in response to an RTI query, said that the priceless stone was ‘surrendered’ and not gifted to the...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 15.10.18

Akbar legal firm lists 97 lawyers, says it's routine

When Union minister M.J. Akbar filed the criminal defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani on Monday, the detail that stood out was that the vakalatnama had the names of 97 advocates. The list ...
By Furquan Ameen and Manashi Sengupta in New Delhi


India  /  Published 14.10.18

JDU chooses to nudge, not push

BJP ally Janata Dal United on Sunday said junior foreign minister M.J. Akbar should step down and let the charges of sexual harassment against him be examined, or else the government should sack him....
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.10.18

Amit Shah draws flak for comments on M.J. Akbar

BJP president Amit Shah has drawn flak for suggesting that the veracity of not only the allegations against Union minister M.J. Akbar but also those who posted the accounts of alleged sexual harassmen...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.10.18

Journalists stage #MeToo protest in Delhi

A group of journalists on Saturday held a protest in Delhi expressing solidarity with their women colleagues who have come out and demanded proper implementation of the prevention of sexual harassment...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.07.19

#MeToo: MJ Akbar cross-examined by journalist Priya Ramani's lawyer

The cross-examination of former Union minister M.J. Akbar concluded on Saturday before a Delhi court in a criminal defamation case filed by him against scribe Priya Ramani, who has accused him of sexu...
By PTI in New Delhi


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