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Lady Vomiting On Twitter Has Forgotten Our Relationship: Sonu Nigam To Sona Mohapatra

Dec 20, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Mohapatra was quick to hit back at Nigam. Taking to Twitter she said, So, now, my identity has become 'wife'.

Me Too: Sajid Khan Suspended By IFTDA Over Complaints Of Sexual Harassment

Dec 12, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association has suspended filmmaker Sajid Khan for one year over complaints of sexual harassment against him.

Desperate To Get Back To Normal Life Though Things Will Never Be Same: Vinta Nanda

Nanda said she "went to sleep" after writing about the alleged sexual harassment on social media and woke up to realise that things will never be the same.

'Show Remorse, Repentance, Will Forgive You': Vinta Nanda To Alok Nath On Rape Charges

Nov 22, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Filmmaker Vinta Nanda, best known for writing the highly popular soap opera of the 1990s, Tara, had accused the “most #Sanskaari person in the film and television industry” of rape.

How Police Can Ensure Justice To #MeToo Victims

#MeToo movement has posed an unprecedented question before the police and courts. They are expected to take up the challenge and emerge with innovative methods to ensure justice.

21 November, 2018

#MeToo | Rape Case Filed Against Alok Nath After Complaint By Writer Vinta Nanda

Outlook Web Bureau

Filmmaker Vinta Nanda, best known for writing the highly popular soap opera of the 1990s, Tara, had accused the “most #Sanskaari person in the film and television industry” of rape.

19 November, 2018

Cannot Force Myself On Any Woman, I Am Not Like That: Chetan Bhagat On #MeToo Allegations

Outlook Web Bureau

The author had earlier, dismissed fellow writer Ira Trivedi’s claims of sexual harassment as “motivated, fake attacks” and described them as “abhorrent” which he said could hamper the #MeToo movement.

17 November, 2018

MJ Akbar, Tarun Tejpal Feature In Editor's Guild Of India's Updated Members List

Outlook Web Bureau

The guild had earlier directed Akbar to withdraw the defamation case he had filed against journalist Priya Ramani, who was one of the first women to openly name the former minister.

15 November, 2018

Maneka Gandhi Orders Probe After #MeToo Cases Surface In All India Radio

Outlook Web Bureau

Maneka Gandhi received a letter last week in which All India Radio Casual Announcer and Comperes Union members clearly stated that they faced workplace harassment.

14 November, 2018

#MeToo: Actor Alok Nath Expelled From CINTAA Amid Rape Allegations

Outlook Web Bureau

Since both Nanda and Alok Nath were members of CINTAA, the association sent a letter to the accused seeking an explanation on the allegation.

03 November, 2018

Relation Based On Coercion, Abuse Of Power Is Not Consensual: US-Based Journalist Counters MJ Akbar

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Union Minister M J Akbar on Friday denied allegations of rape by US-based journalist and said it was a "consensual relationship".


02 November, 2018

#MeToo: US-Based Journalist Accuses Former Minister MJ Akbar Of Rape

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Pallavi Gogoi, now chief business editor for NPR, wrote in The Washington Post that Akbar had raped her when she had worked under him as a 23-year-old at Asian Age.

29 October, 2018

Have You Done Plastic Surgery On Your Brain Too: Tanushree Dutta To Rakhi Sawant On Rape Allegations

Outlook Web Bureau

Dutta had slapped a Rs 10 crore defamation suit against Sawant for accusing her of consuming drugs on the sets of the 2008 movie 'Horn Ok Pleassss'.

29 October, 2018

FIR Against Actor Arjun Sarja After Sruthi Hariharan Files Sexual Harassment Complaint

Outlook Web Bureau

Sruthi said that during the rehearsal, Arjun amorously started cuddling, touching her hips and thighs, and moving his hands up to her bra.

26 October, 2018

#MeToo | Google Has Fired 48 People For Sexual Harassment In Past 2 Years, Says Sundar Pichai

Outlook Web Bureau

Pichai, however, said that as many 13 senior managers were sacked from the company and none of them received any exit package.

25 October, 2018

Farah Khan Avoiding Media After Brother Sajid Khan’s #MeToo Episode

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Filmmaker-choreographer Farah Khan dodged questions from the media days after brother Sajid’s name was mentioned in #MeToo allegations

24 October, 2018

#MeToo Fallout: Ere Gowda's Film 'Balekempa' Out Of Dharamshala International Film Festival

Outlook Web Bureau

Amid sexual harassment allegations against Kannada film director Ere Gowda, the organisers of Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) have decided not to screen his film 'Balekampa' in the festival.


23 October, 2018

AR Rahman On India's #MeToo Movement After His Sister Said She Heard Stories About Lyricist Vairamuthu

Outlook Web Bureau

The Oscar-winning composer, AR Rahman supported India's #MeToo movement, which is widespread on social media, but added, "We should be careful in creating a new internet justice system, in case it's misused."

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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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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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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