Anurag Kashyap's lawyer claims the filmmaker has provided documentary proof that he was in Sri Lanka for a film shoot at the time of the alleged incident.
#MeToo case at Gundecha Dhrupad Sansthan deepens as students allege mishandling of sexual harassment plaints
In a collective statement shared by some students of the Dhrupad Sansthan with Firstpost, several issues have been flagged with respect to the gurukul’s official response to the harassment allegations against Akhilesh and late Ramakant Gundecha.
Amid allegations of sexual misconduct, aired on social media this week, Akhilesh Gundecha, a noted pakhawaj artiste, stepped down from his position at the Dhrupad Sansthan.
Over the last few days, the world of gaming and esports has been shaken as many women have come forward with allegations ranging from unwanted flirting to blatant sexual abuse within the industry.
Suhel Seth's return to Twitter says less about people believing women and more about how rich, famous men are protected
It doesn’t matter how many people believe Suhel Seth’s accusers, what matters is his return to public life, and our collective response to it
#MeToo: Google moves Delhi HC in Subodh Gupta case, says order will have chilling effect on freedom of speech
Following the Delhi High Court order to take down anonymous posts containing #MeToo allegations against artist Subodh Gupta, Google has moved the court on Monday to vacate the order, saying it will have a “chilling effect on freedom of speech and expression and be against public interest".
Suhel Seth, accused by multiple women during second #MeToo wave, to be speaker at Inkpot India Conclave
Suhel Seth was accused by five women of harassment, forcibly kissing, groping and inappropriate behaviour. He is also named as one of the patrons of the Inkpot India Conclave on its website.
MJ Akbar's defamation case against Priya Ramani posted for 6 July; ex-minister will be questioned in next hearing
The defamation case filed by MJ Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani over sexual harassment case, which was one of the most prominent cases in the Me Too movement in India, has been posted for further hearing on 6 July and will be heard in Delhi's Rouse Avenue court
Rising Stars 3 judges Neeti Mohan, Shankar Mahadevan, Diljit Dosanjh condemned for trivialising sexual harassment
Rising Stars 3 judges Neeti Mohan, Shankar Mahadevan and Diljit Dosanjh were criticised on social media for making light of sexual harassment.
Nayanthara issues statement against Radha Ravi's sexist comments; urges Nadigar Sangam to set up ICC
Nayanthara issued a statement against Radha Ravi's misogynistic comments and said that she will continue to play multifaceted roles of Sita, ghost, Goddess, friend, wife, lover
DMK has suspended Radha Ravi from "primary membership of the party for indiscipline and bringing disrepute to the party" for his sexist comments on Nayanthara.
Chinmayi Sripaada, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, TM Krishna condemn Radha Ravi for sexist comments on Nayanthara
Radha Ravi's misogynistic comments on Nayanthara draws criticism from Chinmayi Sripaada, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, TM Krishna and Vignesh Shivan. According to media reports, he compared Pollachi sexual assualt case with films
R Kelly is out on bail of $100,000 for that case and has another court date 13 March.
Following his arrest and release on an accusation of rape earlier this week, Chris Brown has filed a defamation case against his accuser in Paris courts.
Chris Brown and two other people were released on 22 January from Paris police custody after a woman filed a rape complaint against them. Brown has been authorised to leave France while the investigation is ongoing
#MeToo narratives from Uttar Pradesh's hinterland: Laying bare the realities of a deeply patriarchal culture
Khabar Lahariya brings to Firstpost #MeToo Bundelkhand, an exclusive two-part series laying bare the realities of our deeply patriarchal culture, and how that plays out for working women in small town/rural Uttar Pradesh.
Rape charges against MJ Akbar: Pallavi Gogoi is lying, had an affair with my husband, says ex-editor's wife Mallika
Former Union minister and editor MJ Akbar and his wife Mallika Akbar on Friday said that the allegations of rape and sexual harassment against him made by journalist Pallavi Gogoi are false. Akbar has been accused of sexual harassment by at least 15 women since a wave of Me Too took Indian newsrooms by storm around a month ago.
It is learnt that Rahul Johri has submitted his explanation to the showcause notice served by the COA after an anonymous account of alleged sexual harassment came up against him on social media.
#MeToo: BCCI questions CoA's role over Rahul Johri harassment allegations as deadline for reply submission ends
Top BCCI office-bearers said the sexual harassment allegations against CEO Rahul Johri should have been probed by an independent panel and his resignation should have been sought in the interest of fairness.
#MeToo and MJ Akbar: Journalism failed its young women, we can't expect politics to own up and wash our guilt
Akbar had a free pass and it was a failing not just of the senior editors in the papers that Akbar owned or edited, but of the entire profession. We all knew of the stories around Akbar but never ventured to blow the lid, satisfying ourselves with the juicy gossip.