Mahima Kukreja on Utsav Chakraborty allegations: 'Campaign to malign me, women who spoke up, #MeToo movement'
In a statement responding to Utsav Chakaborty's recent allegations that the #MeToo accusations against him were falsified, Mahima Kukreja says, "Even after publicly and privately admitting to his predatory behaviour, Utsav is making baseless allegations after more than a year."
As Utsav Chakraborty calls #MeToo allegations 'fabricated'; Mahima Kukreja says he needs to own up, apologise
Utsav Chakraborty spoke with Firstpost about countering the 'fabricated' accusations that were made against him by Mahima Kukreja and others during the second wave of the #MeToo movement last October. Kukreja responded with a statement asking the former AIB collaborator to own up and apologise.
As the #MeToo movement rages on, #Spotlight is a watch on sexual assault and everyday harassment in the workplace. The project is an attempt to collate experiences, opinions and resources on sexual harassment in the Indian media and newsrooms.
It's been a tough few days for women in India. Just following the #MeToo news cycle — whether as a reader or as a journalist — is enough to trigger panic and anxiety.
Firstpost's #MeToo Conversations: Sandhya Menon, Rituparna Chatterjee, Mahima Kukreja on making the movement truly inclusive
Ever since the second wave of #MeTooIndia allegations began trending on social media timelines here, journalists Sandhya Menon (@TheRestlessQuil), Rituparna Chatterjee (@MasalaBai) and writer Mahima Kukreja (@AGirlOfHerWords) have been at the forefront of sharing as many of these survivor accounts as possible.
#MeToo Conversations with Firstpost: Rethinking consent a must, as movement blows the lid off harassment
#MeToo Conversations with Firstpost and Meghna Pant LIVE updates: Meghna Pant and panelists Shruti Seth, Harini Calamur and Shunali Shroff discuss the behaviour patterns that constitute harassment, and why flirting at the workplace is problematic.
AIB's current statement confessed that Tanmay Bhatt, one of their founder members, was well aware of Utsav Chakraborty's actions.
AIB writer Utsav Chakraborty apologises following harassment accusations: 'How to make things right?'
A writer-comic has accused AIB collaborator Utsav Chakraborty of sexual harassment