Akbar says relationship was consensual, wife backs him.
03 Nov 2018 1:09 AM
In a statement, Editors Guild said it is discussing its future course of action on his membership.
02 Nov 2018 7:36 PM
US-based journalist Pallavi Gogoi, in an article, accused MJ Akbar of rape when she worked with The Asian Age 23 years ago.
02 Nov 2018 6:05 PM
'These allegations were false and were consequently denied,' MJ Akbar said.
02 Nov 2018 3:17 PM
The woman journalist has accused Mr Akbar of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago.
01 Nov 2018 6:44 AM
Delhi’s Patiala House Court has now fixed November 12 as the next date of hearing and witnesses will record their statements.
31 Oct 2018 12:49 PM
India has prominent lawyers in private practice, including at the Union level as attorney general and solicitor general.
26 Oct 2018 12:25 AM
The #MeToo movement provided them a forum to vent out their anguish which they had harboured for decades to bring in a closure.
25 Oct 2018 12:48 AM
There may be murmurs of rebellion but the people do not rise in revolt because too much force is ranged on the other side.
22 Oct 2018 6:01 AM
With elections around the corner, it is open season for political rivals to circulate stories and rumours about each other.
21 Oct 2018 12:18 AM
There are many other serial offenders in the media and they will have to face enquiries.
20 Oct 2018 1:18 AM
The Minister said there was no private life for politicians and they obviously have to be accountable.
19 Oct 2018 6:41 PM
Akbar's plea listed alleged defamatory imputations made by Ramani and termed allegations as 'figment of her imagination'.
18 Oct 2018 7:21 PM
During the hearing, MJ Akbar's lawyer said Priya Ramani's tweets caused irreparable loss to his reputation built over 40 years.
18 Oct 2018 2:46 PM
The Editors Guild assured its full support to the other women journalists in case MJ Akbar decides to sue them.
18 Oct 2018 2:22 PM
Akbar sued Ramani accusing her of 'intentionally putting forward malicious, fabricated and salacious' allegations.
18 Oct 2018 8:38 AM
The Congress leader also referred to serious allegations of sexual misconduct against BJP MLA Senger in Unnao.
18 Oct 2018 6:38 AM
The lawyer also forwarded the brief resignation letter of Akbar, who was associated with several media houses in the past.
18 Oct 2018 6:32 AM
BJP president Amit Shah holds a meeting with national security adviser Ajit Doval to discuss the issue, decision taken that Akbar should resign.
18 Oct 2018 5:13 AM
Akbar said he was resigning to fight as an individual the criminal defamation case he has filed against one of his accusers.
18 Oct 2018 2:06 AM