#MeToo: Ramani had no right to accuse me of sexual harassment as she had no proof, Akbar tells court

The remedy against a misconduct at workplace was always available and that Ms. Ramani’s accusation were not in good faith or in public interest, he said. Former Union minister M J Akbar told a Delhi court on Thursday that journalist Priya Ramani had “no right” to accuse him of sexual misconduct that allegedly took place … Read more #MeToo: Ramani had no right to accuse me of sexual harassment as she had no proof, Akbar tells court

#MeToo: M J Akbar did not approach court with clean hands, says Priya Ramani

She made the submission during the final hearing in the complaint filed by Akbar against her for allegedly defaming him by accusing him of sexual misconduct 20 years back. Journalist Priya Ramani Friday alleged before a Delhi court that former union minister M J Akbar did not approach the court with clean hands in his … Read more #MeToo: M J Akbar did not approach court with clean hands, says Priya Ramani

Judge hearing M.J. Akbar’s defamation case against Priya Ramani transferred

Recently, the District and Sessions Judge, Rouse Avenue, had refused to transfer Akbar’s defamation case from the special MP/MLA court The judge hearing former Union Minister M.J. Akbar’s defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani has been transferred to another court by the Delhi High court. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja, who presided over a … Read more Judge hearing M.J. Akbar’s defamation case against Priya Ramani transferred

Delhi court seeks transfer of case against Priya Ramani

Matter not filed against MP/MLA, hence cannot be tried by this court: Judge Vishal Pahuja A Delhi court, which was hearing former Union Minister M.J. Akbar’s defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani for her tweets accusing him of sexual harassment for about two years, on Tuesday said it cannot hear the case any more because … Read more Delhi court seeks transfer of case against Priya Ramani