No "Mala Fide" Motive In Making Allegation Against MJ Akbar: Priya Ramani
Friday, November 22, 2019, 8:06 AM
Journalist Priya Ramani told a Delhi court that she had no "mala fide" and "extraneous" motive for making the allegations of sexual harassment against former-Union-minister MJ Akbar. Ms Ramani made the submissions before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja while being cross examined by MJ Akbar's counsel in a criminal defamation complaint. She said her tweets accusing MJ Akbar were not "defamatory and malicious".
Defamation case by MJ Akbar: Priya Ramani asked to appear before court on February 25
Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 7:29 AM
Delhi court asked senior journalist Priya Ramani, accused by former Union minister MJ Akbar of defamation, to appear before it on February-25. It issued a-summons-to her as-an-accused. Priya Ramani and other women have accused MJ Akbar of sexual-misconduct. In the wake of these allegations and during #MeToo uprising in India he resigned as a Union Minister of State for external affairs on October-17, 2018.
MJ Akbar raped me, says US-based journalist
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 3:22 PM
Pallavi Gogoi, former reporter at Asian Age and current Chief Business Editor at National Public Radio in New York, has accused former Union Minister M J Akbar of rape, repeated sexual-abuse, violent-behaviour. Over-a-dozen women have accused the editor-turned-politician and Rajya Sabha MP of sexual-harassment but Gogoi's account, published in the Washington Post, is the first to level serious allegations of rape against him.