Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicMJ Akbar

Topic: MJ Akbar

Delhi HC seeks Priya Ramani’s stand on MJ Akbar’s appeal against her defamation case acquittal

Advocates appearing for Akbar contended that the trial court erroneously acquitted Ramani in spite of concluding that her allegations were defamatory in nature.

Courts took a break from being conservative this week. MJ Akbar, FB sedition cases show

While judge Ravindra Pandey favoured women speaking up against abuse by powerful men, judge Dharmendra Rana reiterated sedition law can’t be used randomly.

Right to reputation vs woman’s right to dignity — what court said in Akbar-Ramani verdict

Acquitting Priya Ramani in defamation case filed against her by MJ Akbar, court said a woman has 'right to put her grievance at any platform of her choice and even after decades'.

All hail Priya Ramani win in MJ Akbar case, News X & NDTV India on BJP’s dry run in Punjab

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

MJ Akbar’s defamation case against Priya Ramani not proved — What court said in its verdict

Delhi court said it was shameful that crimes against women take place in the country where epics Mahabharata & Ramayana were written around theme of respecting women. Read full judgment here:

‘Feels amazing, vindicated’ — Priya Ramani after acquittal in M J Akbar defamation case

A Delhi court acquitted journalist Priya Ramani in a criminal defamation complaint filed by former Union Minister M.J. Akbar over her allegations of sexual harassment against him.

Court reserves verdict in MJ Akbar defamation case against Priya Ramani for 10 February

The court also allowed both the parties to file their written submissions, if any, within five days.

Priya Ramani had no right to accuse me of sexual assault as she can’t prove it — MJ Akbar

Akbar told the court the remedy against a misconduct at workplace was always available and that Ramani's accusation were not in good faith or in public interest.

False, defamatory statement by Priya Ramani led to others repeating it, MJ Akbar tells court

Akbar made the submission during the final hearing in a criminal defamation complaint filed by him against Ramani for allegedly defaming him by accusing him of sexual misconduct.

No date or CCTV footage, Priya Ramani hasn’t proved we met at hotel — MJ Akbar tells court

During final hearing of his criminal defamation complaint against Priya Ramani, MJ Akbar claims there was no meeting with her at the hotel where, she alleged, he sexually misbehaved.

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G7 ban on new Russian gold imports ‘largely symbolic’, may not have major impact

The US, UK, Japan and Canada plan to announce the ban during the G7 summit that started Sunday in Germany. Flows have already been restricted by previous sanctions.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.