Ghazala Wahab

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'Felt responsibility to remove cloak of anonymity': Journalist Priya Ramani on naming MJ Akbar
India

'Felt responsibility to remove cloak of anonymity': Journalist Priya Ramani on naming MJ Akbar

Ramani on Tuesday said she felt compelled to speak after seeing women who shared their experiences of having experienced inappropriate behaviour.

MJ Akbar defamation case: Ex-minister accuses Priya Ramani of knowingly tarnishing his reputation; next hearing on 17 March
Life

MJ Akbar defamation case: Ex-minister accuses Priya Ramani of knowingly tarnishing his reputation; next hearing on 17 March

Former Union minister MJ Akbar told a Delhi court on saturday that journalist Priya Ramani had defamed him with full knowledge that her actions would harm his reputation

MJ Akbar-Priya Ramani defamation case: Defense counsel team's conduct at recent hearing proves women battle patriarchy in courtrooms too
India

MJ Akbar-Priya Ramani defamation case: Defense counsel team's conduct at recent hearing proves women battle patriarchy in courtrooms too

Geeta Luthra and her team, who are representing MJ Akbar in his defamation case against Priya Ramani, reportedly mocked Ghazala Wahab when she testified against Akbar and detailed the harassment she faced at his hands. Ironically, during the early days of the trial, Luthra had protested against murmurs or laughs that erupted when Akbar made his statement.

MJ Akbar-Priya Ramani defamation case: Journalist Ghazala Wahab denies of acting in malice against the former Union Minister
India

MJ Akbar-Priya Ramani defamation case: Journalist Ghazala Wahab denies of acting in malice against the former Union Minister

Journalist and author Ghazala Wahab denied a suggestion from advocate Geeta Luthra, Akbar's counsel, which said that she had maliciously concocted a fictional story about her sexual harassment to malign the reputation of Akbar.

MJ Akbar-Priya Ramani defamation case: Journalist Ghazala Wahab gives statement in court; recounts harassment at Asian Age by the former Union Minister
India

MJ Akbar-Priya Ramani defamation case: Journalist Ghazala Wahab gives statement in court; recounts harassment at Asian Age by the former Union Minister

Journalist and author Ghazala Wahab appeared before the Court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja on 10 December regarding the criminal defamation case filed by former Union Minister MJ Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani who had accused him of sexual harassment in 2018.

#MeToo in India: Former Asian Age editor Pallavi Gogoi accuses MJ Akbar of rape and mental abuse
India

#MeToo in India: Former Asian Age editor Pallavi Gogoi accuses MJ Akbar of rape and mental abuse

Yet another woman has spoken out against MJ Akbar, accusing him of rape, and mental and physical abuse.

'Right decision': Women welcome MJ Akbar's resignation as Union minister; Priya Ramani says she feels 'vindicated'
India

'Right decision': Women welcome MJ Akbar's resignation as Union minister; Priya Ramani says she feels 'vindicated'

After MJ Akbar resigned as the Minister of State for External Affairs, Priya Ramani tweeted that "as women we feel vindicated"

Full text: Network of Women in Media pens letter to president and PM demanding MJ Akbar's resignation
India

Full text: Network of Women in Media pens letter to president and PM demanding MJ Akbar's resignation

Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) wrote a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday demanding the resignation of MJ Akbar in the wake of multiple sexual harassment charges against the junior external affairs minister.

Journalists' groups 'disappointed' with MJ Akbar's statement on sexual misconduct charges, demand that he step down from post
India

Journalists' groups 'disappointed' with MJ Akbar's statement on sexual misconduct charges, demand that he step down from post

The statement by a group of journalists' associations came the day MJ Akbar filed a criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani, who was the first to publicly accuse him of sexual misconduct.

'Either MJ Akbar is lying or age has caught up with him': Ghazala Wahab on Union minister's statement over harassment charges
India

'Either MJ Akbar is lying or age has caught up with him': Ghazala Wahab on Union minister's statement over harassment charges

Wahab wrote that there was only one sentence in Akbar's statement — “Lies do not have legs, but they do contain poison”— which had truth to it. "Indeed, lies do not have legs, which is why they cannot go far," she said.

#HimToo and #NotAllMen offer proof of men's hysteria over shifts from male-centric perspectives
India

#HimToo and #NotAllMen offer proof of men's hysteria over shifts from male-centric perspectives

#HimToo is being used as a weapon to combat the #MeToo that is clearly being perceived as a direct threat to male kind.

#MeToo in India: By not asking MJ Akbar to go, BJP is on the wrong side of ethics, risks its equity with voters
India

#MeToo in India: By not asking MJ Akbar to go, BJP is on the wrong side of ethics, risks its equity with voters

It was presumed Akbar would be made to quit because the allegations against him have generated terrible headlines. These have subliminally undermined the government’s own boast of the many measures it has taken to empower women, such as the Beti Padhao Beti Bachao programme.

With no word on resignation, MJ Akbar denies charges of sexual misconduct; Congress says he's 'adding insult to injury'
India

With no word on resignation, MJ Akbar denies charges of sexual misconduct; Congress says he's 'adding insult to injury'

MJ Akbar, who is facing charges of sexual harassment and wrongdoing by at least 14 women, called the allegations "false, wild and baseless" and vowed to take legal action.

MJ Akbar accused of sexual harassment: Former journalist's fall from grace a defining moment for Indian politics, #MeToo India
Politics

MJ Akbar accused of sexual harassment: Former journalist's fall from grace a defining moment for Indian politics, #MeToo India

Akbar’s case could well be a defining moment in Indian politics: the way such accusations are perceived and the subsequent action by political bosses

BJP's silence on sexual harassment charges against MJ Akbar goes against RSS tenets, writes ABVP activist Rashmi Das
India

BJP's silence on sexual harassment charges against MJ Akbar goes against RSS tenets, writes ABVP activist Rashmi Das

For a few days, people like me who have spent decades in Sangh Parivar organisations have read with disgust and rage, the revelations about MJ Akbar

#MeToo: MJ Akbar's use of 'predatory' tactics, sexual harassment in newsroom — 18 women share their ordeal
India

#MeToo: MJ Akbar's use of 'predatory' tactics, sexual harassment in newsroom — 18 women share their ordeal

Women have recounted harrowing experiences with MJ Akbar, including behaviour ranging from sexual harassment to sexism to abuse of power in his capacity as the editor of a number of leading publications.

'Consistent in my condemnation of culture at Asian Age created by MJ Akbar': Ex-bureau chief Seema Mustafa backs Ghazala Wahab
India

'Consistent in my condemnation of culture at Asian Age created by MJ Akbar': Ex-bureau chief Seema Mustafa backs Ghazala Wahab

About Ghazala Wahab's complaint against MJ Akbar, former Asian Age bureau chief Seema Mustafa said she does not recall anyone coming forth, but she believes that Wahab confided in her.