MJ Akbar

#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
#MeToo: After exiting Modi cabinet, MJ Akbar to stand in court for his defamation case

#MeToo: After exiting Modi cabinet, MJ Akbar to stand in court for his defamation case

The 67-year-old journalist-turned-politician stepped down Wednesday after several women accused him of sexual harassment during his days as the editor.

Oct 18, 2018, 07:19 AM IST
MJ Akbar's resignation may not be too little, but was too late, online reactions rule

MJ Akbar's resignation may not be too little, but was too late, online reactions rule

A political war of words ensued over who should get the credit for Akbar's resignation

Oct 17, 2018, 23:32 PM IST
AAP seeks criminal proceedings against MJ Akbar over sexual harassment charges

AAP seeks criminal proceedings against MJ Akbar over sexual harassment charges

Over the last fortnight, about 20 women have come forward to narrate their experiences of alleged sexual harassment at the hands of Akbar.

Oct 17, 2018, 18:27 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
MeToo: MJ Akbar steps down as MoS External Affairs after sexual harassment allegations

MeToo: MJ Akbar steps down as MoS External Affairs after sexual harassment allegations

Journalist-turned-politician MJ Akbar has resigned as the Minister of State for External Affairs over allegations of sexual harassment levelled by several women as part of the MeToo movement.

Oct 17, 2018, 16:49 PM 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
MeToo: Delhi court to hear MJ Akbar - Priya Ramani case on October 18

MeToo: Delhi court to hear MJ Akbar - Priya Ramani case on October 18

Delhi's Patiala House will hear the case related to Union minister MJ Akbar and journalist Priya Ramani on Thursday, October 18. 

Oct 16, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
Truth is my only defence in MeToo movement: Journalist counters MJ Akbar over defamation case

Truth is my only defence in MeToo movement: Journalist counters MJ Akbar over defamation case

Journalist Priya Ramani, who has levelled sexual harassment charges against Union minister MJ Akbar as part of the MeToo movement, has said that she is ready to “fight allegations of defamation”.

Oct 15, 2018, 20:43 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
#MeToo: MJ Akbar won't be asked to quit, say sources; Congress questions PM Modi's silence

#MeToo: MJ Akbar won't be asked to quit, say sources; Congress questions PM Modi's silence

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

Oct 15, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
Javadekar focusses on need of value education amid rising #MeToo allegations

Javadekar focusses on need of value education amid rising #MeToo allegations

Several women have come out in the open and spoken about their personal experiences of sexual harassment.

Oct 14, 2018, 16:52 PM IST
Why this sudden uproar ahead of 2019 polls: MJ Akbar smells conspiracy behind #MeToo allegations

Why this sudden uproar ahead of 2019 polls: MJ Akbar smells conspiracy behind #MeToo allegations

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
#MeToo row: MJ Akbar to take legal action against those who levelled sexual assault allegations on him

#MeToo row: MJ Akbar to take legal action against those who levelled sexual assault allegations on him

Akbar questioned the credibility of the accusations asking a sudden uproar had started ahead of the Lok Sabha elections that are due in 2019.

Oct 14, 2018, 15:57 PM IST
#MeToo: MJ Akbar arrives home from Nigeria, says 'there will be a statement later'

#MeToo: MJ Akbar arrives home from Nigeria, says 'there will be a statement later'

MJ Akbar arrived home from Nigeria on Sunday morning.

Oct 14, 2018, 09:04 AM IST
#MeToo: MJ Akbar returns to India today; PM Narendra Modi may take call on minister's fate

#MeToo: MJ Akbar returns to India today; PM Narendra Modi may take call on minister's fate

MJ Akbar has so far not responded to the allegations of sexual harassment made against him.

Oct 14, 2018, 06:39 AM IST
MJ Akbar, named in #MeToo, returns to India on Sunday; BJP likely to decide on minister's fate

MJ Akbar, named in #MeToo, returns to India on Sunday; BJP likely to decide on minister's fate

While the BJP has maintained a silence on the issue, the opposition has been demanding the minister's resignation.

Oct 13, 2018, 23:53 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi should speak on allegations against MJ Akbar: Subramanian Swamy on MeToo

PM Narendra Modi should speak on allegations against MJ Akbar: Subramanian Swamy on MeToo

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should speak on the allegations levelled against journalist-turned-politician MJ Akbar as part of the MeToo movement.

Oct 12, 2018, 16:56 PM IST

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