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M.J. Akbar

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

Mar 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

Feb 18, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

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.

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

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


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


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


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


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


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.

22 January, 2019

M.J. Akbar Defamation Case: Court Reserves Order To Summon Journalist Priya Ramani As Accused

Outlook Web Bureau

M.J. Akbar, who resigned as Union minister on October 17 last year, filed a private criminal defamation complaint against Ramani after his name cropped up on social media amid the #MeToo Movement.

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