#MeToo

New chatbot Shakti to help women fight workplace harassment

New chatbot Shakti to help women fight workplace harassment

The bot is available 24x7 and can be accessed by logging into one's Facebook account and sending a message to the page "MeToo India".

Dec 05, 2018, 10:49 AM IST
MJ Akbar's reputation destroyed due to Ramani's allegation: Former colleague tells court

MJ Akbar's reputation destroyed due to Ramani's allegation: Former colleague tells court

MJ Akbar has filed a criminal defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani.

Nov 12, 2018, 14:57 PM IST
#MeToo: Uttarakhand BJP general secretary Sanjay Kumar sacked over sexual harassment charges

#MeToo: Uttarakhand BJP general secretary Sanjay Kumar sacked over sexual harassment charges

Sanjay Kumar, Uttarakhand BJP general secretary, has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman.

Nov 04, 2018, 14:02 PM IST
#MeToo: Delhi court to record MJ Akbar's statement against Priya Ramani

#MeToo: Delhi court to record MJ Akbar's statement against Priya Ramani

MJ Akbar had earlier tendered his resignation over allegations of sexual harassment made against him by several women.

Oct 31, 2018, 08:11 AM IST
#MeToo: BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhury questions COA's investigation in Johri case

#MeToo: BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhury questions COA's investigation in Johri case

The COA had urged Johri, who joined BCCI as CEO in 2016 to provide proper explanation and a statement with regard to the sexual harassment allegations filed against him. 

Oct 27, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
#MeToo: Suspend BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, six Cricket associations write to CoA

#MeToo: Suspend BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, six Cricket associations write to CoA

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri has been accused of sexual harassment.

Oct 25, 2018, 20:37 PM IST
Group of Ministers formed to examine framework dealing with sexual harassment at workplace

Group of Ministers formed to examine framework dealing with sexual harassment at workplace

The GoM will recommend the action required for effective implementation of the existing provisions, as well as for strengthening the existing legal and institutional frameworks for addressing issues related to sexual harassment at workplace.

Oct 24, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
#MeToo movement: Some of the names have shocked me, tweets AR Rahman

#MeToo movement: Some of the names have shocked me, tweets AR Rahman

The music Maestro took to his Twitter account to share a note on Monday.

 

Oct 23, 2018, 07:43 AM IST
Any kind of abuse must not be exercised or tolerated: Radhika Apte

Any kind of abuse must not be exercised or tolerated: Radhika Apte

After that, a slew of controversies surrounding Vikas Bahl, Sajid Khan, Anu Malik, Anirban Blah, Alok Nath, Chetan Bhagat, Gursimran Khamba and Kailash Kher have emerged. 

 

Oct 22, 2018, 14:03 PM IST
#MeToo has shaken up the patriarchy: Sushant Singh

#MeToo has shaken up the patriarchy: Sushant Singh

The #MeToo movement in India started after actress and former beauty queen Tanushree Dutta in September recalled an unpleasant episode with veteran actor Nana Patekar from the sets of 'Horn OK Pleassss' in 2008. 

 

Oct 22, 2018, 12:44 PM IST
Men should understand what consent is: Ayushmann Khurrana

Men should understand what consent is: Ayushmann Khurrana

Actors like Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar and Hrithik Roshan have also taken a firm stand against their colleagues, who have been accused in sexual harassment cases.

 

Oct 21, 2018, 14:38 PM IST
#MeToo: Anu Malik no longer a part of the Indian Idol jury panel

#MeToo: Anu Malik no longer a part of the Indian Idol jury panel

In a statement the music director, who has been attached with the show as a judge since 2004, said he decided to step away from it as he was not able to "focus on my work". 

 

Oct 21, 2018, 13:20 PM IST
#MeToo: Maneka Gandhi urges political parties to form ICC, post details of sexual harassment on website

#MeToo: Maneka Gandhi urges political parties to form ICC, post details of sexual harassment on website

Maneka was responding in the backdrop of the MeToo movement stating that the women should be provided with a more conducive atmosphere.

Oct 18, 2018, 16:39 PM IST
#MeToo: Priya Ramani's charges damaged MJ Akbar's reputation, claims his lawyer; next hearing on October 31

#MeToo: Priya Ramani's charges damaged MJ Akbar's reputation, claims his lawyer; next hearing on October 31

The court will record former Union minister MJ Akbar's statement on October 31.

Oct 18, 2018, 15:03 PM IST
MJ Akbar resigns as MoS, External Affairs amid sexual harassment charges: Read his full statement here

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
We've to ensure there's no abuse of power in Bollywood, says Saif Ali Khan

We've to ensure there's no abuse of power in Bollywood, says Saif Ali Khan

He will soon be seen in the film "Baazaar", in which he essays a ruthless money-minded man.

 

Oct 17, 2018, 11:37 AM IST

MeToo has arrived in India, but yet to reach Bharat; may start reform, not revolution

Slowly but steadily, voices will spring up against misconduct even in the hinterland, inspired and egged on by women who have stood up to be counted.

Oct 16, 2018, 17:07 PM IST
Alok Nath sues Vinta Nanda over sexual assault allegations, seeks Re 1 as compensation

Alok Nath sues Vinta Nanda over sexual assault allegations, seeks Re 1 as compensation

 Alok Nath has also sought a written apology and Rs 1 as compensation from Vinta Nanda. 

Oct 15, 2018, 15:48 PM IST
MJ Akbar files criminal defamation case against woman who accused him of sexual harassment

MJ Akbar files criminal defamation case against woman who accused him of sexual harassment

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
#MeToo: Congress workers protest against MJ Akbar, demand resignation, several detained

#MeToo: Congress workers protest against MJ Akbar, demand resignation, several detained

Union Minister MJ Akbar has denied all allegations of sexual harassment made against him.

Oct 15, 2018, 13:18 PM IST

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