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  • “Indian women writers face incessant abuse online, no positive change in five years”: Soraya Chemaly Jul 31, 2021 07:30 AM IST

    “Indian women writers face incessant abuse online, no positive change in five years”: Soraya Chemaly

    Washington DC-based author and feminist activist Soraya Chemaly believes women’s anger can be a powerful force for social justice.

  • #MeToo: What we can learn from the Bill Cosby case Jul 03, 2021 04:28 AM IST

    #MeToo: What we can learn from the Bill Cosby case

    To learn that comedian Bill Cosby, 83, has gotten away because of a legal loophole feels like a giant leap backwards.

  • MJ Akbar moves Delhi HC against Priya Ramani's acquittal in defamation case; plea to be heard on March 25 Mar 24, 2021 10:27 PM IST

    MJ Akbar moves Delhi HC against Priya Ramani's acquittal in defamation case; plea to be heard on March 25

    A lower court had acquitted Ramani of the defamation charge last month.

  • Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi's lawyer junks media reports claiming she got 3-year jail term Mar 15, 2021 07:54 PM IST

    Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi's lawyer junks media reports claiming she got 3-year jail term

    According to media reports, Meesha Shafi now faces up to 3 years in prison for falsely accusing Ali Zafar of sexual misconduct and causing “irreparable damages to his career thanks to the false case…” However, her lawyer has junked all media reports claiming them to be fake as court verdict is reportedly awaited.

  • #MeToo row: Priya Ramani acquitted in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar Feb 17, 2021 03:13 PM IST

    #MeToo row: Priya Ramani acquitted in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar

    Ramani had claimed that Akbar had "sexually harassed" her when she was called to The Oberoi hotel in Mumbai for a job interview in December, 1993.

  • Delhi court to pronounce verdict on M J Akbar's defamation case against Priya Ramani Feb 10, 2021 12:43 PM IST

    Delhi court to pronounce verdict on M J Akbar's defamation case against Priya Ramani

    Priya Ramani had made allegations of sexual misconduct against M J Akbar in the wake of the #MeToo movement in 2018.

  • In conservative Kuwait, women launch their own #MeToo movement Feb 09, 2021 11:15 AM IST

    In conservative Kuwait, women launch their own #MeToo movement

    Dozens of testimonies about being stalked, harassed or assaulted have emerged online, focused on the Instagram account "Lan Asket", Arabic for "I will not be silent".

  • Twitter erupts over 'Shaktimaan' Mukesh Khanna’s #MeToo comment Oct 31, 2020 11:03 AM IST

    Twitter erupts over 'Shaktimaan' Mukesh Khanna’s #MeToo comment

    Mukesh Khanna’s comment created outrage on Twitter as netizens came forward to slam his remarks.

  • No more hags, bags and nags — setting the sexist seesaw right Mar 13, 2020 04:14 PM IST

    No more hags, bags and nags — setting the sexist seesaw right

    After four years of research, the Oxford English Dictionary decided to take steps to correct the imbalance between man and woman by weeding out those words that perpetuate sexist stereotypes. 

  • Jury selection in Weinstein rape trial begins in wake of new charges Jan 07, 2020 01:25 PM IST

    Jury selection in Weinstein rape trial begins in wake of new charges

    The Los Angeles charges come as potential jurors in New York were scheduled to arrive at court on January 7 and fill out questionnaires to determine if they can be impartial.

  • MeToo impact? Nifty50 firms see jump in sexual harassment plaints in FY19 Oct 11, 2019 01:51 PM IST

    MeToo impact? Nifty50 firms see jump in sexual harassment plaints in FY19

    Among the sectors, IT topped the list with a total of 335 complaints. This is a direct reflection of the fact that IT sector employs the maximum number of women in the country.

  • #MeToo: Court concludes M J Akbar's cross-examination Jul 06, 2019 04:30 PM IST

    #MeToo: Court concludes M J Akbar's cross-examination

    Multiple women have come out with accounts of alleged sexual harassment by M J Akbar while he was working as a journalist.

  • Central ministries received 141 sexual harassment complaints, RS told Dec 28, 2018 08:26 PM IST

    Central ministries received 141 sexual harassment complaints, RS told

    The highest number of complaints were received from Maharashtra at 33, he said.

  • Opinion | What will be the ripple effects of #MeToo in 2019? Dec 27, 2018 11:52 AM IST

    Opinion | What will be the ripple effects of #MeToo in 2019?

    After the second wave of the #MeToo movement in India, there are both positive and negative signs. The positive one is that the initial shock and awe have led to some acknowledgement of the dark underbelly of the world of work.

  • #MeToo: Sona Mohapatra asks Delhi govt to withdraw invitation to Kailash Kher Dec 13, 2018 08:29 PM IST

    #MeToo: Sona Mohapatra asks Delhi govt to withdraw invitation to Kailash Kher

    The singer started a petition on change.org where she has reiterated her allegations of sexual harassment against Kher

  • Editor's Guild suspends memberships of MJ Akbar, Tarun Tejpal Dec 12, 2018 09:14 PM IST

    Editor's Guild suspends memberships of MJ Akbar, Tarun Tejpal

    Office-bearers of the Guild discussed the EC's comments and concurred with the view that Akbar and Tejpal should be suspended from the Guild, it said

  • SC dismisses PILs for FIRs against persons named in #MeToo Nov 19, 2018 09:22 PM IST

    SC dismisses PILs for FIRs against persons named in #MeToo

    It made clear it that the issues "would be considered by the court in the event an aggrieved person moves" court.

  • Opinion | #NotJustMeToo: Including stakeholders in the corporate governance agenda Nov 16, 2018 08:37 AM IST

    Opinion | #NotJustMeToo: Including stakeholders in the corporate governance agenda

    Companies need to include stakeholders in their corporate governance agenda. While companies fight hard to balance their operating necessities with the requirements of stakeholders, it will be prudent to make stakeholders a part of their corporate governance eco-system.

  • Tata Motors' Corp Comm head being probed for sexual harassment sacked Nov 14, 2018 07:45 PM IST

    Tata Motors' Corp Comm head being probed for sexual harassment sacked

    In October, Suresh Rangarajan was sent on leave by Tata Motors after allegations of misconduct

  • Act against organisations without sexual harassment complaint redressal system: CIC to NCW Nov 05, 2018 06:51 PM IST

    Act against organisations without sexual harassment complaint redressal system: CIC to NCW

    Taking note of actor Tanushree Dutta's accusations of sexual harassment, Sridhar Acharyulu also said there are no systems in various organisations like the film industry to receive complaints of sexual exploitation or harassment.

  • #MeToo effect: Companies running thorough checks while hiring top executives Nov 04, 2018 03:50 PM IST

    #MeToo effect: Companies running thorough checks while hiring top executives

    The #MeToo movement began in India with women recounting their experiences of sexual harassment in the entertainment and media industry

  • Pallavi Gogoi says relationship with MJ Akbar not consensual; vows to continue to speak truth Nov 03, 2018 04:03 PM IST

    Pallavi Gogoi says relationship with MJ Akbar not consensual; vows to continue to speak truth

    Gogoi, the chief business editor of National Public Radio (NPR) said she stands by every word in her published account in The Washington Post.

  • MJ Akbar denies rape accusations by Pallavi Gogoi, wife defends him Nov 02, 2018 06:52 PM IST

    MJ Akbar denies rape accusations by Pallavi Gogoi, wife defends him

    Pallavi Gogoi accused Akbar of raping her, saying the "brilliant journalist" used his position as editor-in-chief of the Asian Age to prey on her.

  • M J Akbar records statement in defamation case against journalist, calls #MeToo allegations scurrilous Oct 31, 2018 02:25 PM IST

    M J Akbar records statement in defamation case against journalist, calls #MeToo allegations scurrilous

    Akbar appeared before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal and recorded his statement to support the defamation complaint filed by him against Ramani on October 15.

  • Sexual harassment complaints made to NCW witness spike this year: Report Oct 30, 2018 11:09 AM IST

    Sexual harassment complaints made to NCW witness spike this year: Report

    NCW is planning to hold consultation to review the provisions and the implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

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