MJ Akbar-Priya Ramani criminal defamation case to be heard on 18 October; MEA junior minister set to record statement
The hearing in the private criminal defamation case filed by Union minister MJ Akbar on Monday against journalist Priya Ramani has not been listed for Tuesday, as reported earlier. The case will be heard by the Patiala House court in Delhi on 18 October at 2 pm
MJ Akbar denies 'false and fabricated' sexual misconduct charges, to take legal action; no clarity on resignation yet
In his statement, MJ Akbar individually referred to some of the women who accused him of sexual misconduct, questioning why they had made the 'wild and baseless' allegations ahead of the general elections.