Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicPriya Ramani

Topic: Priya Ramani

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.

Dalit Bahujan women need to reclaim Vishaka guidelines — they started Indian #MeToo first

There is a glaring erasure of Dalit Bahujan Adivasi women’s voices from the #MeToo discourse, especially of Bhanwari Devi, whose struggle started the movement.

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.

More ‘tools’ make news, from Priya Ramani’s in MJ Akbar case to Congress’s in Punjab

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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

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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 acquits Priya Ramani in Akbar defamation case, says woman can put grievance after decades

Delhi court said it took consideration of systematic abuse at workplace and noted that a woman has the right to put forth her grievance even after decades.

Acquittal of Priya Ramani in defamation case will encourage women to speak up, caution powerful men

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The shrine to Khandoba at Jejuri, a Deccan god worshipped by both Hindus and Muslims | Wikimedia Commons

‘Historic hurt’ is a modern phrase. Muslims were integral to South Indian gods

The legends of Vavar and other South Indian gods venerated by both Hindus and Muslims show that the Deccan's religious history in the region is far more complex.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

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.
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