#MeToo case: Delhi court defers verdict on MJ Akbar’s defamation suit against Priya Ramani to 17 February
The crux of Ramani's arguments in court was that she was not the sole person who had made allegations of sexual harassment against Akbar, but he had selectively targetted her due to her vulnerability
MJ Akbar-Priya Ramani Case LIVE Updates: Citing delays in submitting written submissions, the Delhi court has adjourned today's proceedings. The judgment will now be pronounced on 17 February.
Other than Home Minister Amit Shah, the reconstituted panel will also comprise of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani.
MJ Akbar's defamation case against Priya Ramani: Witnesses sing praises of ex-editor, say his image 'shattered' after 'false' allegations
In the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, witness Tapan Chaki claimed that Priya Ramani's tweets had caused 'enormous damage' to MJ Akbar's reputation.
'Time to tell our side of story', says journalist Priya Ramani after Delhi court's summon in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar
Priya Ramani was one of the first women to come forward about the MJ Akbar's harassment
Delhi court summons journalist Priya Ramani to appear on 25 February in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar
MJ Akbar, who resigned as Union minister on 17 October, 2018, filed a private criminal defamation complaint against Ramani after his name cropped up on social media as the #MeToo campaign raged on in India
Several firms snap ties with Suhel Seth's brand consultancy Counselage after sexual misconduct allegations
Seth played a key role in rebuilding the Tata brand in the wake of abrupt sacking of then Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry in 2016.
#MeToo: Former TOI employee files police complaint against Calcutta Times editor in sexual harassment case
Three journalists have levelled charges of sexual harassment against Satadru Ojha, editor of Calcutta Times and one of them has filed a formal complaint with the Taratala police station of Kolkata on Wednesday.
'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.
Some factors niggle in this ongoing #MeToo saga. The accused are not being given a chance to put anything in context, and their reputations are being shredded with no qualms.
Editors Guild of India 'condemns predatory conduct of men', expresses solidarity with women speaking up in #MeToo movement
The Editors Guild of India has also expressed "gratitude and solidarity towards women journalists" who shared their stories as part of the #MeToo movement.
'So many have an MJ story': Sexual assault charges against MoS of foreign affairs mount, boss Sushma dodges media
Women have accused former journalist and Union minister MJ Akbar of making them feel uncomfortable by calling them to his hotel rooms for interviews, inviting himself to their houses with a bottle of alcohol to even turning up at their houses “for coffee”.
Ex-DNA, TOI editor Gautam Adhikari resigns as senior fellow at Center for American Progress amid sexual assault charges on social media
Accused of sexual misconduct by several women, senior journalist Gautam Adhikari has resigned from his position as senior fellow at the Center for American Progress in Washington DC. Recent wave of ugly revelations claimed that Adhikari had forced himself on several women from across the media industry.
Cricket writer Sarah Waris calls out sexual harassment: Predatory behaviour in media is very real, needs fixing
Women in media houses who work late hours, usually under stressful conditions, are especially susceptible to the sort of behaviour a female freelancer recently encountered. It's time for media houses to address such issues proactively.
Manto director Nandita Das disappointed that #Metoo and Time's Up didn't create as many ripples in Bollywood
Nandita das talks about Bollywood stereotyping women, the lack of voices supporting Time's Up and #MeToo movements in the industry
Huma Qureshi says women are tight-lipped about abuse or assault because of a lack of safe environment.
California judge, criticised for giving 6-month jail term for sexual assault, appears for removal in a recall election in the state
Persky came under fire in June 2016 for sentencing former Stanford swim team member Brock Turner, then 20, to six months in the county jail and three years probation for three counts of sexual assault, a penalty widely denounced as too lenient.
Many female journalists in Japan said on Tuesday that they were teaming up to fight sexual harassment in the media industry as it is believed to be widespread in the country. The #MeToo movement has been slow to take off in Japan.
Game Developers Conference revokes Atari co-founder, Nolan Bushnell's award; he applauds GDC's stand
Bushnell had created an environment in Atari, the company he co-founded which was nothing short of impenetrable bro-culture
Nominees and guests at the gala, organised by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), plan to band together in a show of support for the Time's Up and #MeToo movements.