Wednesday, 30 November, 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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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
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Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.