Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicPriya Ramani

Topic: Priya Ramani

Delhi court defers verdict in MJ Akbar’s defamation case against Priya Ramani to 17 February

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar Pandey said the written submissions by Akbar were submitted late.

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.

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.

‘M J Akbar didn’t have a sterling reputation,’ journalist Priya Ramani tells Delhi court

The court was hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed by Akbar against Ramani. He alleged she defamed him by accusing him of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago.

Priya Ramani, MJ Akbar refuse settlement in criminal defamation case

Akbar had filed the complaint against Ramani for allegedly defaming him by accusing him of sexual misconduct. Whereas, Ramani said the allegations were her truth.

Delhi HC transfers judge hearing MJ Akbar’s defamation case against Priya Ramani

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja was among 215 judicial officers transferred and posted with immediate effect by a Delhi HC notification issued Wednesday.

Defamation case filed by MJ Akbar sent back to judge who sought its transfer from his court

An Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate trying the case against Priya Ramani, had earlier this month sought its transfer to another court.

#MeToo disclosure was for ‘public good’, does not amount to defamation, says Priya Ramani

Journalist Priya Ramani in 2018 had accused former union minister M.J. Akbar of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago. Akbar resigned after several others too accused him.

Priya Ramani friend testifies against MJ Akbar, says “bizarre” details created lasting impact

Niloufer Venkataraman, who deposed in the criminal defamation filed by MJ Akbar, was the first person Priya Ramani spoke to about the sexual harassment.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with U.S. President Joe Biden, Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at Quad Summit, in Tokyo Tuesday | ANI

With Russia-China bombers, Quad has to be all for one and one for all. Nothing less will do

If Quad countries don’t bring ‘norms’ and ‘openness’ on the ground, then the grouping will remain nothing but a geometric equation in the sand.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.


Naval helicopters | Representational image |

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.