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Lawyer of Tanushree Dutta himself a #MeToo accused

A woman said she’d had an argument with this lawyer after which he abused her over the phone and in front of the women’s commission office

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तवलीन सिंह, यह कैसा स्वाभिमान?

‘जिस मोदी सरकार का पांच साल सपोर्ट किया उसी ने मेरे बेटे को देश निकाला दे दिया,’ तवलीन सिंह ने लिखा। क्या आपने किसी क़ीमत के बदले समर्थन किया?

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Crime

MeToo: Akbar cross-examined, Ramani’s charges denied

Ramani accused Akbar of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago when he was a journalist. He has denied the accusations.

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India

#MeToo: Wife defends MJ Akbar; former minister says ‘Pallavi Gogoi was in a consensual relationship’

New Delhi: MJ Akbar and his wife have refuted allegations of rape levelled against the former Union minister by journalist Pallavi Gogoi with the former minister adding that he was in a ‘consensual’ relationship with the journalist. Currently the chief business editor of US-based National Public Radio (NPR), Pallavi Gogoi has accused Akbar of raping […]

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India

Pallavi Gogoi, who accuses MJ Akbar of rape, recalled Asian Age in glowing terms 2 years ago

New Delhi: US-based journalist Pallavi Gogoi, who is among the latest in the so-called #MeToo movement to point a finger at a former boss, had sung a different tune about her experience of working under MJ Akbar, whom she now accuses of raping her, not so long ago. Not only has journalist-turned-politician Akbar’s lawyer denied […]

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India

#MeToo allegations: MJ Akbar resigns as MoS External Affairs

New Delhi: MJ Akbar, who was accused of sexual misconduct by many of his former colleagues, has resigned as the MoS External Affairs over #MeToo allegations. The junior foreign minister has been accused of sexual harassment by over 20 women. In a brief statement, Akbar said he had decided to seek justice in a court […]

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India

#MeToo: MJ Akbar files defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani

New Delhi: Union minister MJ Akbar on Monday filed a private criminal defamation complaint against journalist Priya Ramani who recently levelled charges of sexual misconduct against him as the #MeToo campaign raged in India. The Minister of State for External Affairs has accused Ramani of “willfully, deliberately, intentionally and maliciously” defaming him and has sought […]

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India

#MeToo controversy: BJP mulling options as MJ Akbar returns tomorrow

New Delhi: Amid an increasing clamour for Union minister MJ Akbar’s resignation, the BJP is likely to take a clear stand on the allegations of sexual harassment against him once he explains his position upon his scheduled return to India on Sunday. The junior foreign minister, who has been on an official trip abroad, has so […]

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India

#MeToo: Journalists protest in Delhi, demand MJ Akbar’s resignation

New Delhi: As the number of women coming out and speaking up against Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar, alleging him of sexual harassment is increasing with each passing day, several women journalists on Saturday gathered at the Parliament Street in New Delhi to protest against the accused journalist. They also demanded the removal of […]

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India

#MeToo movement: Rahul Gandhi breaks silence, says ‘truth needs to be told loud and clear’

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday broke his silence over the ongoing ‘Me Too’ movement that has seen several women come forward to narrate their ordeal of sexual harassment and call out their violators on social media. Gandhi came out in support of the #MeToo movement, saying it was about time that everyone […]