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Dec 27, 2018
#MeToo, increased workplace participation and other ways in which 2018 was an empowering year for womenAs women fight back and claim their space, as well as participate in movements like #MeToo, it seems that empowerment has come to stay in India
Dec 21, 2018
The ICC is not enough: Lessons from #MeToo on the limitations of sexual harassment lawAn issue as complex and nuanced as workplace sexual harassment warrants judicial discretion. If the significant gains from this wave of #MeToo conversations do not translate into actual structural change, then we risk relegating the hard work put into this movement to a limited, one-off success
Dec 13, 2018
Daily Bulletin: Rahul Gandhi likely to announce CMs of Rajasthan, MP and Chhattisgarh; KCR to take oath as Telangana CM; day's top storiesRahul is expected to announce his decision on the chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh today; KCR to take oath as chief minister of Telangana; day's top stories
Dec 12, 2018
Editors Guild of India suspends MJ Akbar, Tarun Tejpal over sexual misconduct charges; seeks response from Gautam AdhikariThe Editors Guild of India on Wednesday suspended the memberships of former Union minister MJ Akbar and ex-Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal over allegations of sexual misconduct.
Nov 30, 2018
MJ Akbar and the law of himpathy: Why men are hired, rehired and rehabilitated where no one needs themMJ Akbar resigned from his post on 17 October. On 28 November he had a byline in a newspaper that all of Delhi reads. Would that other people’s careers looked a hundredth as good as his ‘exile’.
Nov 19, 2018
Citing continued inclusion of Akbar, Tejpal, Gautam Adhikari on rolls, Mrinal Pande, Mythili Bhusnurmath resign from Editors Guild of IndiaMrinal Pande and Mythili Bhusnurmath expressed their intention to quit the Editors Guild of India as MJ Akbar, Gautam Adhikari and Tarun Tejpal — three men accused of sexual harassment and assault — continued to be counted as members.
Nov 16, 2018
MJ Akbar's name included in 'updated' Editor's Guild of India members' list; journalists and activists express dismayAlmost exactly a month ago, on 17 October, MJ Akbar resigned as Minister of State for External Affairs following massive pressure from the media and civil society.
Nov 12, 2018
Priya Ramani's allegation destroyed MJ Akbar's reputation, former colleague Joyeeta Basu tells Delhi courtJoyeeta Basu said that she has worked with MJ Akbar for 20 years and had not heard anything "untoward" from the staff of the organisation where they worked together.
Nov 06, 2018
Mallika Joseph's defense of MJ Akbar against #MeToo allegation puts onus on women to be 'believable victims'Mallika Akbar’s seven-sentence-long statement, defending her husband, MJ Akbar, against a rape allegation, houses within it, a world
Nov 03, 2018
A former colleague wonders how MJ Akbar turned from a dreary, snooty journalist into a sexual predatorMJ Akbar was often deadly pedantic and dreary and though we did suspect he had a political agenda and was far too bookish for us he wouldn't have made the second round of a popularity contest.