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False and fabricated, will take legal action: MJ Akbar on #MeToo charges

However, the junior foreign minister did not indicate any decision to step down from his position in the cabinet.

14 Oct 2018 4:06 PM

Caught in #MeToo storm, Union Minister MJ Akbar resigns?

Over dozen women journalists have accused Akbar of sexual harassment who worked with him earlier during his days as an editor.

14 Oct 2018 12:02 PM

'Statement later,' says #MeToo-accused MJ Akbar after landing in Delhi

Final call will be taken by Modi government on whether to retain MJ Akbar as a minister or concede to the demand for his removal.

14 Oct 2018 9:29 AM

MJ has betrayed those he influenced

The revelations about his assaults on young women mean that his reputation and all that he has stood for is in tatters for all time, and rightly.

14 Oct 2018 2:23 AM

Journalists hold #MeToo stir on eve of MJ Akbar return

The junior foreign minister, who has been on an official trip abroad, has so far not responded to the charges.

14 Oct 2018 1:51 AM


Yes minister, the time’s up

The snowballing #MeToo movement has put us on the path to inquiry, inquisition and introspection.

14 Oct 2018 1:14 AM

Women journalists 'not so innocent': BJP leader on #MeToo accusations

This statement comes in the wake of recent allegations of sexual misconduct against MJ Akbar during his time as a journalist.

13 Oct 2018 8:51 AM

On #MeToo, Rahul says, 'Truth needs to be told loud and clear'

Rahul Gandhi added he is happy that the space for those who don't treat women with respect and dignity is closing.

12 Oct 2018 1:29 PM

Amid #MeToo charges, shadow looms over MJ Akbar's continuation as minister

As per source, senior ministers, have indicated that Akbar will have to step down once he returns to India.

12 Oct 2018 11:53 AM

Ahead of polls, Modi govt feels heat to drop Akbar

After the Congress sought his resignation, the CPI(M) on Thursday also demanded Mr Akbar resignation over the allegations against him.

12 Oct 2018 1:48 AM


‘Even men have right to defend themselves’: UP minister on MJ Akbar

On MJ Akbar's resignation, Rita Bahuguna Joshi said the question of his resignation should be raised only after thorough probe.

11 Oct 2018 8:08 PM

MJ Akbar, facing #MeToo heat, won’t cut short tour, may return on Sunday

Sources said that the former editor can be asked to quit the External Affairs ministry and work for the party instead. 

11 Oct 2018 3:07 PM

Congress to MJ Akbar: Explain, or quit

The party also demanded an inquiry into his conduct.

11 Oct 2018 1:16 AM

#MeToo is a game-changer that can realign the scales of power

The current barrage of allegations against the former editor, author and politician are another story altogether.

11 Oct 2018 12:51 AM

Will #MeToo in India become a real force?

Perhaps the Opposition parties are worried that their own cupboards may contain skeletons.

11 Oct 2018 12:43 AM


MJ Akbar, accused of sexual assault, must quit: Cong

The Congress has also demanded an inquiry into the matter and stated that Akbar must quit or provide 'satisfactory answers'.

10 Oct 2018 3:18 PM

Take action against sexual allegation: Maneka Gandhi after MJ Akbar named in #MeToo

Maneka Gandhi said when women have started talking, their allegations should be taken seriously.

10 Oct 2018 2:03 PM

#MeToo fire engulfs MJ Akbar

The MEA later put out a statement that the incidents (of sexual harassment) happened when Mr Akbar was not in the government.

10 Oct 2018 1:35 AM

Union Minister and former editor M J Akbar accused of sexual harassment

Journalists across the nation name male colleagues for inappropriate sexual advances.

09 Oct 2018 1:40 PM