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“Walkout For Real Change” Tsunami hits google

In Silicon Valley, women also are becoming fed up with the male-dominated composition of the technology industry’s workforce a glaring imbalance that critics say fosters unsavoury behaviour akin to a college fraternity house. Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers around the world walked off the job Thursday to protest the internet company’s lenient treatment Read More…

National Politics Session Court Women

Modi’s minister resigned in multiple sex scam : Setback for BJP

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday accepted MJ Akbar’s resignation as Minister of State in External Affairs a day ahead of the hearing of his criminal defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani at Delhi’s Patiala House court. Kovind accepted the resignation of Akbar from the Union Council of Ministers with immediate effect. Akbar, who was Read More…

National Politics Session Court Social Voice Women

Trouble mounts for Akbar – More than a dozen women bonds with Priya Ramani

In a  dramatic development that could upset BJP Minister  Akbar’s  strategy  more than a dozen  women journalists fused as a force  and have urged the court to hear their testimonies against MJ Akbar, claiming many of  them suffered sexual harassment by the minister and others have been a witness to it. A group of current Read More…

Politics Women

Twitterati support Priya Ramani with crowd fund to take on M.J.Akbar

Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs, M. J. Akbar on Monday filed a defamation case in Delhi’s Patiala House Court against Priya Ramani, the journalist who alleged that Akbar sexually harassed her. A statement from Akbar’s lawyers confirmed that the complaint has been filed under sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code. Read More…

National Opinion Politics Women

Union Minister MJ Akbar says all allegations fabricated, spiced up, will take legal action

Union minister MJ Akbar has said the allegations of sexual harassment against him are “fabricated” and “spiced up”. He said he will take legal actions against the women journalists who have levelled these allegations against him. “The allegations of misconduct made against me are false and fabricated, spiced up by innuendo and malice. I could Read More…

National Social Women

What 11 women journalists have accused MJ Akbar

India’s #MeToo chorus is being heard from every corner of the country. The campaign took India with a storm with women naming out men who sexually harassed them. So far 11 allegations have emerged against journalist-turned- politician and BJP Minister  MJ Akbar. Akbar’s colleagues, including Smriti Irani and Maneka Gandhi, have acknowledged the online testimonies Read More…

North India Politics Women

Women journalists ‘not so innocent’: BJP women leader on MeToo accusations

Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Madhya Pradesh women wing chief Lata Ketkar said that she does not consider women journalists so “innocent” that they could be misused by anyone.  And yes she again  she stirred  up a controversy in social media against her by her own words This statement comes in the wake of recent allegations Read More…

National Opinion Uncategorized Women

Maneka Gandhi proposes to set up committee to look into #MeToo cases

 ‘Will form four-member committee of retired judges to conduct public hearings of #MeToo cases,’ Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said. With the #MeToo movement intensifying in the country with every passing day, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday said that four retired judges will hold public hearings of the sexual assault and harassment cases. “Will form Read More…

National Politics Social Women

Smriti Spoken but Sushma Still Silent on Union Minister Akbar Sex Scams

Amid ongoing demand for the resignation of Union Minister MJ Akbar after more than six  women journalists accused him of sexually harassing, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said that the gentlemen concerned would be in a better positioned to speak on this issue. As the MeToo campaign gathered momentum in India, some women journalists Read More…