Articles about Priya Ramani

#MeToo: Priya Ramani acquitted in MJ Akbar's defamation case

17 Feb 2021

India
#MeToo: Priya Ramani acquitted in MJ Akbar's defamation case

A Delhi court on Wednesday acquitted former journalist Priya Ramani in a defamation suit filed by former Union Minister MJ Akbar.

Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

21 Jul 2019

India
Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

In the wake of the #MeToo movement in October, the government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to strengthen the legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent workplace sexual harassment.

MJ Akbar deposes in defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani

04 May 2019

India
MJ Akbar deposes in defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani

Former Union minister MJ Akbar on Saturday recorded his statement in the defamation case he filed against journalist Priya Ramani.

#MJAkbarCase: Defamation charge framed against journalist Priya Ramani

10 Apr 2019

India
#MJAkbarCase: Defamation charge framed against journalist Priya Ramani

A Delhi court today framed defamation charge against journalist Priya Ramani in a case filed by ex-Union minister M J Akbar after she leveled allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

Journalist Priya Ramani, sued by MJ Akbar, granted bail

25 Feb 2019

India
Journalist Priya Ramani, sued by MJ Akbar, granted bail

On Monday, journalist Priya Ramani was granted bail by a Delhi court after she was summoned as an accused in a criminal defamation case filed by former Union minister MJ Akbar.

#MeToo: MJ Akbar accuser Priya Ramani summoned by court

29 Jan 2019

India
#MeToo: MJ Akbar accuser Priya Ramani summoned by court

On Tuesday, Patiala House Court issued summons to journalist Priya Ramani in the defamation case filed by the former junior minister of External Affairs, MJ Akbar. She has been asked to appear as an accused on February 25.

MJ Akbar defamation: Court reserves order on summoning Priya Ramani

22 Jan 2019

India
MJ Akbar defamation: Court reserves order on summoning Priya Ramani

On Tuesday, a Delhi court reserved its verdict on whether to summon journalist Priya Ramani as an accused in a defamation case filed by former Union minister MJ Akbar, who the journalist had accused of sexual misconduct.

In MJ Akbar vs Priya Ramani, more witnesses record statement

07 Dec 2018

India
In MJ Akbar vs Priya Ramani, more witnesses record statement

Three witnesses recorded their statements on Friday against Priya Ramani, who is facing criminal defamation suit filed by former MoS External Affairs MJ Akbar.

#MeToo: Akbar records statement, says Ramani called him 'talented predator'

31 Oct 2018

India
#MeToo: Akbar records statement, says Ramani called him 'talented predator'

On Wednesday, former MoS of External Affairs, MJ Akbar recorded his statement in Delhi's Patiala House court in connection to defamation suit he filed against journalist Priya Ramani.

#MeToo: SC declines urgent-hearing of PIL seeking registration of FIRs

22 Oct 2018

India
#MeToo: SC declines urgent-hearing of PIL seeking registration of FIRs

The Supreme Court today declined urgent hearing on a PIL seeking the registration of FIRs based on allegations of sexual misconduct leveled by women across various sectors, part of India's #MeToo movement.

MJ Akbar's defamation case: Court accepts suit filed against Ramani

18 Oct 2018

India
MJ Akbar's defamation case: Court accepts suit filed against Ramani

In the sexual harassment allegations leveled against former MoS External Ministry MJ Akbar, a Delhi court accepted the defamation case. It was filed against journalist Priya Ramani.

#MeToo: MJ Akbar's defamation-case against journalist to be heard today

18 Oct 2018

India
#MeToo: MJ Akbar's defamation-case against journalist to be heard today

A Delhi court on Thursday will hear the defamation case filed by former MoS External Affairs MJ Akbar, against journalist Priya Ramani.

#MeToo: MJ Akbar resigns in light of allegations against him

17 Oct 2018

Politics
#MeToo: MJ Akbar resigns in light of allegations against him

Embattled Minister of State for External Affairs, MJ Akbar, has resigned from his post in light of sexual harassment allegations against him.

#MeToo: MJ Akbar filed defamation suit against Priya Ramani

15 Oct 2018

India
#MeToo: MJ Akbar filed defamation suit against Priya Ramani

MoS External Ministry MJ Akbar has filed a defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani through his advocates Karanjawala & Co, on Monday, at Delhi's Patiala Court.

#MeToo: Accused of sexual-harassment, MJ Akbar won't resign from Cabinet

14 Oct 2018

India
#MeToo: Accused of sexual-harassment, MJ Akbar won't resign from Cabinet

MoS External Affairs, MJ Akbar, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by several women, will not resign and has vowed to take legal action against the accusers.

#MeToo: Amit Shah says charges against Akbar will be examined

13 Oct 2018

Politics
#MeToo: Amit Shah says charges against Akbar will be examined

Following sexual harassment allegations against Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar, BJP chief Amit Shah has said that the allegations would be examined.

#MeToo: Six-women, who accused MJ Akbar of sexual-harassment, recall horror

10 Oct 2018

India
#MeToo: Six-women, who accused MJ Akbar of sexual-harassment, recall horror

MoS External Affairs MJ Akbar has been accused by at least six women of sexual misconduct, becoming the latest high profile person to join the list of alleged predators in #MeToo firestorm.

#MeToo reaches Modi government, MJ Akbar accused of sexual harassment

09 Oct 2018

India
#MeToo reaches Modi government, MJ Akbar accused of sexual harassment

The ripples of the #MeToo movement have reached Narendra Modi government as MJ Akbar, current minister of State for External Affairs has been accused of sexual harassment by a journalist.