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MJ Akbar raped me, says US-based scribe

Akbar says relationship was consensual, wife backs him.

03 Nov 2018 1:09 AM

Tracking with 'great concern' fresh rape claims against MJ Akbar: Editors Guild

In a statement, Editors Guild said it is discussing its future course of action on his membership.

02 Nov 2018 7:36 PM

Twitteratti slams Akbar, his wife for ‘consensual’ comment on rape charge

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

'It was consensual relation': MJ Akbar on US-based journalist's rape claims

'These allegations were false and were consequently denied,' MJ Akbar said.

02 Nov 2018 3:17 PM

MJ Akbar: #MeToo allegations scurrilous

The woman journalist has accused Mr Akbar of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago.

01 Nov 2018 6:44 AM


Defamatory nature of false charges caused damage: MJ Akbar in court

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

Reform the CBI, don’t go for a quick-fix

India has prominent lawyers in private practice, including at the Union level as attorney general and solicitor general.

26 Oct 2018 12:25 AM

Will #MeToo lead to lasting changes?

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

Silence and mayhem go together in India

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

Murmurs in a boiling political pot

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


Zamana of male entitlement, privilege is over

There are many other serial offenders in the media and they will have to face enquiries.

20 Oct 2018 1:18 AM

Union Minister Alphons backs #MeToo but cautions against frivolous complaints

The Minister said there was no private life for politicians and they obviously have to be accountable.

19 Oct 2018 6:41 PM

#MeToo accuser 'diabolically, viciously spreading charges’: MJ Akbar

Akbar's plea listed alleged defamatory imputations made by Ramani and termed allegations as 'figment of her imagination'.

18 Oct 2018 7:21 PM

#MeToo: Court to record MJ Akbar’s statement in defamation case on Oct 31

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

Editors Guild asks MJ Akbar to withdraw case against journalist

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


#MeToo: Hearing on MJ Akbar’s defamation case against journalist today

Akbar sued Ramani accusing her of 'intentionally putting forward malicious, fabricated and salacious' allegations.

18 Oct 2018 8:38 AM

PM must speak up on matter, says Congress

The Congress leader also referred to serious allegations of sexual misconduct against BJP MLA Senger in Unnao.

18 Oct 2018 6:38 AM

MJ Akbar’s defamation complaint to be heard today

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

MJ Akbar forced to resign as #MeToo storm rises

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’s departure shows effectiveness of #MeToo

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