#MeToo in India: By not asking MJ Akbar to go, BJP is on the wrong side of ethics, risks its equity with voters

21 hours ago
It is hard to believe that Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar did not consult Prime Minister Narendra Modi before issuing a statement in which he said his lawyers will look into the "wild and baseless allegations in order to decide our ... ...

#MeToo movement: MJ Akbar digs in heels, says allegations 'fabricated', threatens legal action

24 hours ago
Dismissing the allegations of inappropriate behaviour, sexual harassment, and molestation against him as “false and fabricated”, Union Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar Sunday said he would take “appropriate legal action” against his ... ...

No word on resignation, MJ Akbar denies charges of sexual misconduct; Congress says 'adding insult to injury'

1 day ago
Giving no indication of resigning from the government, Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar, who is facing charges of sexual harassment and wrongdoing by at least 14 women, on Sunday called the allegations "false, wild and baseless" and ... ...

Twitter Erupts After MJ Akbar Refutes Sexual Harassment Allegations

1 day ago
Union Minister MJ Akbar, who returned to India today amid calls for his resignation over sexual harassment allegations, strongly denied the charges, calling them "false, fabricated and deeply distressing". He threatened legal action against those who ... ...

MJ Akbar resigns from MEA: Exjournalist's fall from grace a defining moment for Indian politics, #MeToo in India

2 days ago
Editor's Note: Junior foreign minister MJ Akbar who has been accused of sexual harassment by at least 14 women journalists resigned on Sunday following his return to India from an official trip. This article has been edited to highlight the new ... ...

#MeToo campaign: MJ Akbar returns to India, says statement soon on sexual harassment allegations

2 days ago
Union Minister M J Akbar, who has been embroiled in sexual harassment allegations, returned to India on Sunday. “There will be a statement later on,” Akbar told reporters in his first remarks on the controversy as he made his way out of the Delhi airport. ... ...

#MeToo: After Akshay cancels shoot, Sajid Khan steps down as director of Housefull 4

3 days ago
In the wake of accusations of sexual harassment levelled against him by at least three women including a journalist, filmmaker Sajid Khan Friday said he was taking “moral responsibility of stepping down” from directing his next film Housefull 4 Nana Patekar, Accused Of Harassment, Quits Housefull 4. Says It's 'Convenient' For Team ... ...

#MeToo movement: New allegations of assault, Govt weighs its Akbar option

5 days ago
There is “concern” and “unease” in a section of the government over the snowballing accusations of sexual harassment against Union Minister M J Akbar by as many as seven women journalists until Wednesday evening. And the fact that one has now alleged  ... ...

#MeToo campaign: Woman No. 7 speaks up against Union Minister MJ Akbar

5 days ago
Facing allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct by as many as six women journalists on record, as reported by The Indian Express today, Union Minister M J Akbar has been accused by a seventh journalist, for the first time of assault and molestation.Love & lust. ... ...

MJ Akbar must resign if he can't explain sexual harassment charges when he was editor, says Congress' Jaipal Reddy

5 days ago
As the MeToo fire rages on, charring reputations as more women narrate their experiences of unsolicited sexual behaviour with Union minister MJ Akbar and actor Alok Nath among those named for their alleged actions, Congress demanded the resignation of  ... ...

'His eyes fell on me, my nightmare began': Women share harrowing experiences with MJ Akbar; BJP stays mum

5 days ago
Editor's note: Following Rituparna Chatterjee's report — Is India's #MeToo moment here? Women are angry and they are naming and shaming their abusers — will publish a series of articles collating personal accounts of those who have made  ... ...

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