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Rape charges against MJ Akbar: Editors Guild of India says it is discussing future course of action on his membership
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Rape charges against MJ Akbar: Editors Guild of India says it is discussing future course of action on his membership

The Editors Guild of India said it is discussing its future course of action on MJ Akbar's membership. He is a past president and continues to be a member.

Rape charges against MJ Akbar: In absence of formal complaint, police, court can take suo motu cognisance
India

Rape charges against MJ Akbar: In absence of formal complaint, police, court can take suo motu cognisance

According to some legal experts while in certain cases there is a limitation of time and ‘locus standi’ no such limitation lies with the cases of alleged rape.

Rape charges against MJ Akbar: Pallavi Gogoi is lying, had an affair with my husband, says ex-editor's wife Mallika
India

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.

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

MeToo in India: Priya Ramani's allegations did 'immediate damage' to my reputation, MJ Akbar tells court; calls allegations baseless
India

MeToo in India: Priya Ramani's allegations did 'immediate damage' to my reputation, MJ Akbar tells court; calls allegations baseless

Former Union minister MJ Akbar on Wednesday appeared before a Delhi court to record his statement in the criminal defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani.

#MeToo in India: Survivors should take cue from Rupan Deol Bajaj, make their fights razor-sharp, legally tenable
India

#MeToo in India: Survivors should take cue from Rupan Deol Bajaj, make their fights razor-sharp, legally tenable

Rupan Deol Bajaj secured a conviction under two archaic sections of the Indian Penal Code, invoking them exclusively for the first time in 128 years since the IPC was drafted by the British in 1860.

#MeToo campaign will remain largely ineffective if it remains restricted to a small cross-section of society
India

#MeToo campaign will remain largely ineffective if it remains restricted to a small cross-section of society

The #MeToo campaign ran out of steam prematurely, partly because it was so severely limited in social terms and was carried forward by a small number of people.

#MeToo in India: SC declines urgent hearing of PIL seeking filing of FIRs, says cases will be heard in regular course
India

#MeToo in India: SC declines urgent hearing of PIL seeking filing of FIRs, says cases will be heard in regular course

The pleas were for the registration of FIR's and investigations to be ordered by the Supreme Court against all the accused. The Chief Justice of India (CJI) stated that the Supreme Court will hear the cases in the ordinary course.

Lok Sabha polls 2019: BJP will have a tough time selling its record with development, good governance to voters
Politics

Lok Sabha polls 2019: BJP will have a tough time selling its record with development, good governance to voters

While campaigning for the Lok Sabha Election 2019, the government will have to convince the population that they are doing significantly better today than they were in 2014. This is not easy to do.

#MeToo in India: Turning allegations against MJ Akbar, Vinod Dua into Left-vs-Right battle must be stopped
India

#MeToo in India: Turning allegations against MJ Akbar, Vinod Dua into Left-vs-Right battle must be stopped

Twitter India is now a veritable warzone. Thank #MeToo for it, of course. We are not just talking about women who are taking to the keyboard.

Sabarimala temple row: #HappyToBleed maintains intriguing silence even as #MeToo becomes a rage in India
India

Sabarimala temple row: #HappyToBleed maintains intriguing silence even as #MeToo becomes a rage in India

The #HappyToBleed became quite a rage in 2015 in response to a rather tame statement of the then president of the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) Prayar Gopalakrishnan.

#MeToo movement launched by people with 'perverted' minds, says Union minister Pon Radhakrishnan
India

#MeToo movement launched by people with 'perverted' minds, says Union minister Pon Radhakrishnan

Akbar, who edited many mainstream publications before joining politics, resigned as junior external affairs minister Wednesday after a host of his former women journalist colleagues accused him of sexual harassment.

#MeToo in India: MEA says it is not aware of any meeting between Sushma Swaraj and MJ Akbar on charges against him
India

#MeToo in India: MEA says it is not aware of any meeting between Sushma Swaraj and MJ Akbar on charges against him

Junior minister of external affairs, MJ Akbar, was on a trip to Africa when the allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against him as part of the #MeToo movement in India.

MJ Akbar quits: Inside story of how BJP leadership took final call amid mounting pressure, differences in Cabinet
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MJ Akbar quits: Inside story of how BJP leadership took final call amid mounting pressure, differences in Cabinet

At least two senior ministers—perceived to be very important in the government—felt allegations on social media should not mean Akbar’s removal from the council of ministers.

MJ Akbar quits: Silence from politicos, Twitter tiffs show why majority of harassed women choose to keep mum
India

MJ Akbar quits: Silence from politicos, Twitter tiffs show why majority of harassed women choose to keep mum

Silence from politicians around the MJ Akbar accusations shows the problem is not only serious, but widespread.

Congress claims 'victory of truth' after MJ Akbar's resignation as MoS after sexual harassment allegations under MeToo movement
India

Congress claims 'victory of truth' after MJ Akbar's resignation as MoS after sexual harassment allegations under MeToo movement

The Congress on Wednesday termed as "victory of truth" the resignation of Union minister MJ Akbar following charges of sexual harassment against him, and asked whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dare to speak up on the Me Too movement now.

MJ Akbar resigns: #TimesUp for the politician and predator, but it's time for the author to cut losses, move on
India

MJ Akbar resigns: #TimesUp for the politician and predator, but it's time for the author to cut losses, move on

MJ Akbar’s resignation following the allegations made against him as part of the #MeToo movement came too late

#MeToo; MJ Akbar defamation case hearing updates: Delhi court's next hearing on 31 Oct, ex-minister to be present
India

#MeToo; MJ Akbar defamation case hearing updates: Delhi court's next hearing on 31 Oct, ex-minister to be present

#MeToo; MJ Akbar defamation case hearing LIVE updates: The court has taken cognisance of Akbar's complaint and fixed 31 October as the date to hear the matter further and for submission of due evidence. MJ Akbar will have to appear in person to record pre-summoning evidence