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Supreme Court outlawed two-finger test in 2013 but that's been replaced by "indecent and scandalous" questions posed to the victim in Tarun Tejpal's case.
October 2018 was a watershed in India’s fight for gender justice, with survivors of sexual abuse calling out powerful men. The question is what next.
Journalist Priya Ramani, who alleged sexual harassment by editor M.J. Akbar, appeared before a Delhi court Friday in the defamation case filed by him.
Witnesses Tapan Chaki and Sunil Gujral cross-examined. Next hearing on 2 August.
Columnist Veenu Sandal, who had worked with Akbar in The Asian Age, said none of her colleagues indicated distress to her regarding his behaviour.
Journalist Priya Ramani had accused former junior foreign minister M.J. Akbar of sexual harassment. He then filed a criminal defamation case against her.
It is cruel to place the responsibility of assault, suffering, healing and reclaiming their story with ‘perfection’ on just the survivor.
MJ Akbar was cross-examined by journalist Priya Ramani's lawyer Saturday over his defamation suit, amid much drama.
Former minister MJ Akbar filed a private criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani after she accused him of sexual misconduct last year.
Delhi court grants bail to Priya Ramani on a surety bond of Rs 10,000. Ramani also files plea for permanent exemption from personally appearing in the case.