Updated : 7 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi (India), Dec 13 (ANI) The Editors Guild of India (EGI) has suspended the membership of journalist-turned-politician MJ Akbar in connection with sexual misconduct allegations levelled against him by several women including his former colleague Priya Ramani, against whom he filed a d
New Delhi [India], Dec 12 (ANI): Former Union Minister of State for External Affairs M. J. Akbar and ex Tehlka magazine editor, Tarun Tejpal have been suspended from the Editor's Guild of India (EGI) over the allegations of sexual misconduct.
Updated : 8 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 17 (ANI): The Editor's Guild of India has released an updated list of members, which includes names of former Union Minister M. J. Akbar and Tarun Tejpal, both of whom have been alleged of sexual misconduct by their women colleagues.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 12 (ANI): Journalist Joyeeta Basu, who recorded her statement as a witness in the defamation case filed by former Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar against Priya Ramani, said neither did she face any incident of sexual misconduct from Akbar nor did she wi
Updated : 8 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 2 (ANI): Responding to a fresh allegation against him by woman journalist Pallavi Gogoi who accused M.J. Akbar of raping her 23 years back, the former Union Minister of state for External Affairs, on Friday asserted that he was in consensual relationship with Pallavi a
New Delhi [India], Nov 2 (ANI): A former Asian Age employee has accused MJ Akbar of raping her at a hotel in Jaipur over two decades ago. The journalist, who is presently based in United States, has also claimed that she faced harassment at the hands of the former minister while working a
New Delhi [India], Oct 31 (ANI): Former junior foreign minister MJ Akbar on Wednesday recorded his statement before a Delhi court in the defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani, who had accused him of sexual misconduct.
Updated : 9 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 18 (ANI): Following a request of the Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC), Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has decided to examine the institutional mechanisms of all the media organisations amid multiple allegations of sexual harassments by wo
New Delhi [India], Oct. 18 (ANI): With the rising number of alleged sexual harassment cases surfacing since the #MeToo campaign raged in India, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday urged all the political parties to form internal complaint committees.
New Delhi [India], Oct 18 (ANI): A day after MJ Akbar resigned from the government, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on Thursday asserted that women should be treated equally everywhere in the society.
New Delhi [India], Oct 18 (ANI): Former Minister for State for External Affairs, MJ Akbar's counsel told a Delhi court that Journalist Priya Ramani has caused a dent into the image of the former minister, which he had built over 40 years.
New Delhi [India], Oct 17 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday accepted MJ Akbar's resignation as the Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs amidst strong criticism over multiple sexual harassment allegations against the journalist-turned-politician.