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Delhi HC Admits M J Akbar's Appeal Against Acquittal Of Priya Ramani In Defamation Case

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The court had said it was shameful that crimes against women are taking place in a country where mega epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana were written about respecting them.

HC Notice To Journalist Ramani On MJ Akbar’s Appeal Against Her Acquittal In Defamation Case

Aug 11, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The case had been filed by Akbar over Ramani’s allegations of sexual harassment.


Priya Ramani Verdict: Delhi HC To Hear MJ Akbar's Plea Against Ramani's Acquittal On April 5

The trial court had dismissed the complaint filed by Akbar, saying no charges were proved against Ramani.

Women Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment Must Be Heard

Feb 24, 2021 Zakia Soman

Sexual abuse takes away dignity and self-confidence and sometimes a victim may not speak up for years due to the mental trauma, the Court observed.


Court's Verdict On M J Akbar's Defamation Case Against Priya Ramani Is Empowering For Women: Ghazala Wahab

The judgement is definitely empowering for women who want to make complaints and go ahead and call out their oppressor, says Ghazala Wahab, Executive Editor, Force.

17 February, 2021

#MeToo| Delhi Court Acquits Journalist Priya Ramani In Defamation Case Filed By MJ Akbar

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Union minister MJ Akbar had filed a defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani after she accused him of sexually harassing her in 1994.


10 February, 2021

Delhi Court Verdict In MJ Akbar's Defamation Case Against Priya Ramani Today

Outlook Web Bureau

Ramani had made an allegation of sexual misconduct against Akbar in the wake of #MeToo movement in 2018.


13 December, 2020

#MeToo: Final Hearing In MJ Akbar's Case Against Priya Ramani On Monday

PTI

Akbar had filed a criminal defamation complaint against Ramani over allegations of sexual misconduct against him


25 November, 2020

MJ Akbar, Journalist Priya Ramani Refuse Settlement In Defamation Case

PTI

Senior advocate Geeta Luthra, appearing for Akbar, said that if Ramani was apologetic for her allegations, she would ask him to consider closing the complaint.


21 November, 2020

#MeToo: Court Asks If MJ Akbar, Priya Ramani Can Agree On Settlement In Defamation Case

PTI

Akbar had filed a defamation suit against Ramani for allegedly defaming him by accusing him of sexual misconduct


19 November, 2020

10 November, 2020

Priya Ramani Made 'Defamatory' Statement Out Of Vengeance, MJ Akbar Tells Court

PTI

In 2018, journalist Priya Ramani accused Akbar of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago.


13 October, 2020

MeToo: Judge Seeks Transfer Of M J Akbar's Case Against Priya Ramani

PTI

Former Union Minister M J Akbar had filed the criminal defamation complaint against journalist Priya Ramani in March 2018.


06 November, 2019

Can't Do Away With Nehru's Legacy: Ashok Gehlot Tells BJP On Reconstituting NMML Society

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Union Minister M J Akbar has also been dropped from the reconstituted NMML Society.


04 May, 2019

M J Akbar Gets Crossed Examined By Priya Ramani's Counsel In Defamation Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Akbar, who appeared before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal, said the allegations made by Ramani were 'malafide' and 'defamatory'.


10 April, 2019

Priya Ramani Pleads Not Guilty In Defamation Case Filed By M J Akbar

Outlook Web Bureau

Ramani pleaded not guilty and claimed trial in the defamation charge which was filed by ex-Union minister M J Akbar.


25 February, 2019

#MeToo: Delhi Court Grants Bail To Priya Ramani In Defamation Case By MJ Akbar

Outlook Web Bureau

Court has posted for hearing defamation case filed by M J Akbar, in which Priya Ramani was summoned as accused, on April 10.


29 January, 2019

MJ Akbar Defamation Case: Priya Ramani Summoned By Delhi Court

Outlook Web Bureau

Ramani had accused Akbar of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago, which was denied by him.


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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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