Saturday, 29 January, 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

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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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Padma Awards 2022 brought back controversies, politics and the question of its relevance

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
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Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

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Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.
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