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Unnao case: FIR against 8 Twitter handles, including Barkha Dutt 'Mojo Story', for 'fake news'
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Unnao case: FIR against 8 Twitter handles, including Barkha Dutt 'Mojo Story', for 'fake news'

Unnao police said that the users had shared ‘false information’ that the deceased girls had been raped and their last rites were rushed. Mojo Story called the move a blatant case of 'harassment and intimidation'

Sushant Singh Rajput's father files complaint against actor's therapist for breach of confidentiality
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Sushant Singh Rajput's father files complaint against actor's therapist for breach of confidentiality

KK Singh to press appropriate directions to prohibit Susan Walker and any other medical practitioners to make public/media statements about his son Sushant Singh Rajput's medical consultations.

Period leave isn't 'radical'; it's simply making the workplace amenable to the people who work in it
Lifestyle

Period leave isn't 'radical'; it's simply making the workplace amenable to the people who work in it

The story of how weekends and humane working hours came to be makes for an important and inspiring comparison when talking about period leave.

Barkha Dutt complains to NCW against Promila Sibal for using abusive language against employees of channel
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Barkha Dutt complains to NCW against Promila Sibal for using abusive language against employees of channel

NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma said she has taken cognisance of the complaint from Dutt against Promila Sibal.

Barkha Dutt lashes out at Kapil Sibal, wife over layoffs of HTN Tiranga TV journalists, vows to continue fight despite defamation threats
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Barkha Dutt lashes out at Kapil Sibal, wife over layoffs of HTN Tiranga TV journalists, vows to continue fight despite defamation threats

Senior journalist Barkha Dutt on Monday hit out at Congress leader Kapil Sibal over the 'appalling' laying off and withholding the salaries of 200 employees of Noida-based HTN Tiranga TV

Zaira Wasim quits Bollywood: An 18-year-old's decision should not be milked to score ideological brownie points
Bollywood

Zaira Wasim quits Bollywood: An 18-year-old's decision should not be milked to score ideological brownie points

Can we all take a deep breath and stop terrifying Zaira Wasim by making it seem like the fate of women’s empowerment rests on her young shoulders?

Zaira Wasim quits acting; reactions pour in on Twitter from Onir, Barkha Dutt, Raveena Tandon, Nagma
Entertainment

Zaira Wasim quits acting; reactions pour in on Twitter from Onir, Barkha Dutt, Raveena Tandon, Nagma

Zaira Wasim's decision to quit acting brought in strong, yet divisive reactions on social media

Delhi Police arrests four men for sending objectionable messages to Barkha Dutt; journalist had filed FIR in Feb after online abuse
India

Delhi Police arrests four men for sending objectionable messages to Barkha Dutt; journalist had filed FIR in Feb after online abuse

Responding to the arrests, Barkha Dutt tweeted that 10 more numbers had been listed by her in the FIR and she will follow up on the case until each one of them is jailed.

DoT official Ashish Joshi suspended day after filing complaint against Kapil Mishra for 'incendiary' video
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DoT official Ashish Joshi suspended day after filing complaint against Kapil Mishra for 'incendiary' video

Ashish Joshi had written a letter to Commissioner of Police, Delhi, Amulya Patnaik on Monday urging the top police officer to take action against the "inflammatory and incendiary video" and for "hate mongering" under section 153 A of the Indian Penal Code

In Twitter video, rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra calls Barkha Dutt, Shehla Rashid 'traitors', says they should be 'dragged out of homes'
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In Twitter video, rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra calls Barkha Dutt, Shehla Rashid 'traitors', says they should be 'dragged out of homes'

Rebel Aam Adami Party MLA Kapil Mishra is in the news again — this time, for declaring in a video on Twitter that "we will wage a war against traitors" for their anti-national comments. In the clip, he sings that they "should be dragged out of their homes onto the streets".

Pulwama aftermath: Telecom dept offers grievance redressal to journalists receiving abusive messages, threats on social media
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Pulwama aftermath: Telecom dept offers grievance redressal to journalists receiving abusive messages, threats on social media

In a crackdown on trolls and vitriolic sentiments being spread via social media, the DoT has provided a platform to those receiving abusive and inappropriate WhatsApp messages and asked them to report them with screenshots and contact number of the abuser.

Barkha Dutt calls out Twitter for being 'enablers of sexual abuse and violence' after receiving several inappropriate messages
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Barkha Dutt calls out Twitter for being 'enablers of sexual abuse and violence' after receiving several inappropriate messages

On Monday, Barkha had shared phone numbers and messages of multiple people who she said had been stalking, threatening and abusing her. She even tagged the Twitter handles of various state police in her tweets and had called Twitter "tone deaf on gender equality" for asking her to take down the numbers of the men who had sent her such messages.

Karan Johar on #MeToo in India: When a woman comes out, she is right and you believe her; it's lame to ask for proof
Entertainment

Karan Johar on #MeToo in India: When a woman comes out, she is right and you believe her; it's lame to ask for proof

Karan Johar was in conversation with journalist Barkha Dutt at We The Women event on 25 November.

Writer-producer, who accused Alok Nath of sexual assault, says she has to undergo medical tests to proceed with case
Entertainment

Writer-producer, who accused Alok Nath of sexual assault, says she has to undergo medical tests to proceed with case

"Along with the filing of the FIR, which normally should've led to him (Alok Nath) being arrested or at least being investigated, now the onus is back on me," says the writer-producer.

Farhan Akhtar on allegations of sexual harassment against Sajid Khan: Felt guilty for not knowing what he was up to
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Farhan Akhtar on allegations of sexual harassment against Sajid Khan: Felt guilty for not knowing what he was up to

Farhan Akhtar says he feels a sense of guilt for not being aware of the indecent behaviour of his cousin Sajid Khan, who has been accused of sexual harassment by several women.

Twitter's 'Smash Brahminical Patriarchy’ fiasco: Sanghapali Aruna, Barkha Dutt, others give their account of events
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Twitter's 'Smash Brahminical Patriarchy’ fiasco: Sanghapali Aruna, Barkha Dutt, others give their account of events

On Sunday, a picture of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey posing with a placard (designed by artist Thenmozhi Soundararajan) reading 'Smash Brahminical Patriarchy’ went viral.

Tata Literature Live 2018: On Day 1, discussions on Hindutva, soft power — and a chatty book launch
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Tata Literature Live 2018: On Day 1, discussions on Hindutva, soft power — and a chatty book launch

'South Bombay’s liberals' — referred thus by two speakers — descended upon the gardens and AC halls of the NCPA to celebrate the Tata Literature Live! — the annual extravaganza dedicated to books and if lucky, controversies.

Bangalore Literature Festival 2018: #MeToo, the rise of Donald Trump dominate conversations on Day 2
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Bangalore Literature Festival 2018: #MeToo, the rise of Donald Trump dominate conversations on Day 2

Day 2 of the Bangalore Literature Festival started off with a bang, as Shashi Tharoor spoke about his latest book

Bangalore Literature Festival 2018: From panel discussions to much awaited LitMart, there is much to look forward to
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Bangalore Literature Festival 2018: From panel discussions to much awaited LitMart, there is much to look forward to

From the LitMart for aspiring authors to panel discussions on poetry, history, politics, crime and more, to discussions on the burning issues of the day and dedicated children’s literature specials, the 7th edition of the Bangalore Literature Festival has so much on offer

Sexual harassment case: Delhi High Court asks Air India panel to ensure witness confidentiality
India

Sexual harassment case: Delhi High Court asks Air India panel to ensure witness confidentiality

The direction was issued after the air hostess moved a plea challenging the ICC's 20 July decision rejecting her request that a local commissioner be appointed to examine the witnesses.