MJ Akbar

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
Journalist hits back at MJ Akbar after he claims rape allegations as 'consensual'

Journalist hits back at MJ Akbar after he claims rape allegations as 'consensual'

The journalist added, "I will continue to speak my truth so that other women who have been sexually assaulted by him know it is okay for them to come forward and speak their truth too."

Nov 03, 2018, 06:19 AM IST
MJ Akbar refutes rape allegations, claims it was 'consensual', wife backs him

MJ Akbar refutes rape allegations, claims it was 'consensual', wife backs him

Akbar resigned from the Union Council of Ministers on October 17 after his name cropped up on the social media in the #MeToo campaign. 

Nov 02, 2018, 15:45 PM IST
US-based journalist accuses MJ Akbar of rape

US-based journalist accuses MJ Akbar of rape

MJ Akbar's lawyer has reportedly dismissed the accusation as 'false.'

Nov 02, 2018, 11:13 AM IST
MJ Akbar records statement in defamation case against journalist, calls MeToo allegations scurrilous, concocted

MJ Akbar records statement in defamation case against journalist, calls MeToo allegations scurrilous, concocted

Akbar appeared before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal and recorded his statement to support the defamation complaint filed by him against Ramani on October 15.

Oct 31, 2018, 14:33 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: 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

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