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M J Akbar

#Metoo: Court throws out Akbar's defamation case against Ramani

Reacting to the verdict, Ramani said it feels great to have truth validated before the court

17 Feb 2021 9:37 PM

#MeToo: Delhi court reserves for Feb 10 verdict in MJ Akbar's defamation case against Priya Ramani

The court also allowed both the parties to file their written submissions, if any, within five days

01 Feb 2021 5:14 PM

MJ Akbar's lawyer calls Priya Ramani's friend ‘a third ghost’

Recording of her testimony remained inconclusive and will be continued on November 6.

26 Oct 2019 11:07 AM

Priya Ramani on why she used the term ‘predator’ for M J Akbar

Several women have come out with accounts of the alleged sexual harassment by him while they were working under him as journalists.

08 Sep 2019 9:59 AM

Witnesses appear before Delhi court in M J Akbar defamation case

Akbar had filed a defamation case against the journalist for accusing him of sexual misconduct.

17 Jul 2019 8:03 PM


#MeToo accused MJ Akbar features on govt booklet; Centre explains

Sources say Akbar is not associated with Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas, booklet was published months before he quit as minister.

22 Jan 2019 10:00 AM

Sex harassment accused MJ Akbar, Tarun Tejpal named in Editors’ Guild members list

Senior journalist Gautam Adhikari, who has also been accused of sexual harassment, is also on updated members' list.

17 Nov 2018 12:30 PM

MJ Akbar's resignation ‘victory of truth’, says Congress

Priyanka Chaturvedi said she saluted those women who stood on their charges against minister bravely despite 'brazen' stance taken by govt.

17 Oct 2018 9:38 PM

‘Beti bachao from BJP leaders’: Rahul Gandhi jibes at PM Modi over MJ Akbar row

'...it so happens that when complaint against PM Modi's minister comes, he keeps quiet', Rahul Gandhi said.

16 Oct 2018 8:00 PM

Minister’s statement a shaming moment

The government’s slogan of “Beti bachao, beti padhao!” rings hollow today. It might as well be just “Beti bachao!”

15 Oct 2018 12:05 AM


‘Gentleman concerned’ should speak on #MeToo charges: Smriti Irani on MJ Akbar

'I appreciate media accosting his female colleagues but I think it is for gentleman concerned to issue statement', Irani said.

11 Oct 2018 7:16 PM

Pakistan is 'largest wall' between India and Afghanistan: MJ Akbar

MoS External Affairs MJ Akbar said that India believes in both bilateral and multilateral mechanisms to help the Afghan economy.

15 Nov 2017 9:31 PM

Indo-UAE ties: measures taken to strengthen cooperation in defence, security, trade

The two delegations expressed satisfaction at the ‘great progress’ achieved in the bilateral relationship.

30 Oct 2017 1:31 PM