MJ Akbar resigns as MoS, External Affairs amid sexual harassment charges: Read his full statement here
He said that since he is challenging the 'false accusations' levelled against him, he will be stepping down from his post.Oct 17, 2018, 16:58 PM IST
Alok Nath has also sought a written apology and Rs 1 as compensation from Vinta Nanda.Oct 15, 2018, 15:48 PM IST
Claiming that he was being framed, Akbar had on Sunday threatened to take legal action against those who have levelled allegations against him.Oct 15, 2018, 14:53 PM IST
To drive home his point, Chetan Bhagat posted screenshots of an email conversation with the woman who has accused him of sexual misconduct.Oct 15, 2018, 12:43 PM IST
If a person is accused in MeToo movement then matter should be investigated, says MoS Ramdas Athawale
Athawale said that many people have been found guilty in connection with the movement and a proper enquiry should be done.Oct 14, 2018, 18:59 PM IST
Several women have come out in the open and spoken about their personal experiences of sexual harassment.Oct 14, 2018, 16:52 PM IST
MJ Akbar said that he will be taking legal action against those making "wild and baseless" allegations against him.Oct 14, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
The DCW has set up a separate email id for reporting the complaints at metoodcw@gmail.Com. One can also call 181 for any assistance regarding the same, the DCW said in a statement.Oct 14, 2018, 16:12 PM IST
The #MeToo movement has got tremendous support.Oct 14, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
In the wake of the ongoing viral #MeToo movement, Michelle Obama has come in support of the same and asked women to pave the way for the next generation.
Oct 12, 2018, 10:00 AM IST
MoS MJ Akbar has been accused of sexual harassment by several women.Oct 11, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
Akbar, who is travelling outside India, so far has not commented on the allegations.Oct 11, 2018, 15:06 PM IST
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who turned 76 on Thursday and who earlier drew flak for dodging questions on the industry`s #MeToo movement sparked by the Tanushree Dutta-Nana Patekar row, has said women should never be subjected to misbehaviour especially at the workplace.Oct 11, 2018, 14:01 PM IST
#MeToo, a movement against sexual harassment and sexual assault, began a year ago in Hollywood after The New York Times and The New Yorker published several stories about decades-long predation of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Oct 11, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
"It's the person that got away. The old days, it was a little different than Pennsylvania to it," Trump said referring to the GOP's inability to win presidential elections earlier.Oct 11, 2018, 09:11 AM IST
Most women go through sexual harassment, should report to police: NCW chief Rekha Sharma on #MeToo movement
In a statement, Sharma pointed out that if women who have been victims of sexual assault and harassment don't complain then the predators get a reason to do the same with other women.Oct 10, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Congress has been seeking answers from the Union Minister over the charges asserting that silence is not an option.Oct 10, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
Women from the film industry and other walks of life have exposed names of men who have sexually exploited them.
Oct 10, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
Aditi refused to generalise the film industry as an unsafe place for women.
Oct 08, 2018, 15:55 PM IST
Malaika, who has featured in several films and has been a former model, is aware of the importance of women safety in the entertainment industry.Oct 06, 2018, 15:13 PM IST