Tag: M.J. Akbar

Akbar denies meeting Ramani at Oberoi hotel

New Delhi: Former Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday denied meeting journalist Priya Ramani for a job interview at The…

Ramani’s allegations defamatory, mala fide: Akbar

New Delhi: In a heated exchange between lawyers of both parties, former Union Minister M.J. Akbar recorded his statement in…

MJ Akbar, Tejpal suspended from Editor’s Guild

New Delhi: Former Union Minister of State for External Affairs M. J. Akbar and ex Tehlka magazine editor, Tarun Tejpal…

Woman editor comes out in support of Akbar

New Delhi: The Sunday Guardian Editor Joyeeta Basu on Monday put up a strong defence for former Union Minister M.J.…

Akbar denies rape allegations, says relationship ‘consensual’

New Delhi: Former Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Friday termed allegations of rape by US-based journalist Pallavi Gogoi a "lie"…

Top editors’ body asks MJ Akbar to withdraw case against woman journalist

New Delhi: The top editors’ body on Thursday came out in support of the women journalists who have accused M…

Women journalists rejoice as MJ Akbar resigns

New Delhi: 20 women journalists and opposition Congress came out victorious after the minister of state for external affairs MJ…

Akbar files defamation case against woman journalist

New Delhi: Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday filed a criminal defamation complaint against a journalist, Priya Ramani, who had…

MJ Akbar in #MeToo storm: Seven women journalist accuses him sexual assault

MJ Akbar has come under fire after a woman journalist Priya Ramani claimed on Twitter that in the article which…

Gentleman in question must respond, Irani to Akbar on #MeToo allegations

NEW DELHI: Amid allegations of sexual harassment against the former editor and Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar,…

Jaipal Reddy calls for MJ Akbar’s resignation after he was named in #MeToo

New Delhi: The union minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi, on Tuesday, called for an investigation against a…

#MeToo: Asaduddin Owaisi demands sacking of M J Akbar

HYDERABAD: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday demanded the resignation of M J Akbar from the Union Council of Minister…

Government mum on allegations against Akbar

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday continued to maintain silence on the allegations of sexual misconduct against Union Minister M.J.…

#Me Too campaign: M J Akbar accused of sexual harassment

New Delhi: Featuring in the growing list of men named in #MeToo movement that is gathering momentum since it broke…

#MeToo- ‘He plucked my bra strap’: Women journalist accuse Modi’s Minister

NEW DELHI: The #MeToo movement that has caused a storm in the film industry and singed newsrooms reached the Narendra…

M.J. Akbar questions IQ of Doklam critics

Panaji: Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar on Saturday questioned the IQ of those who criticised the Modi-led…

31 economic offenders have fled India: Ministry of External Affairs

NEW DELHI: Some 31 suspected economic offenders have fled the country to avoid prosecution, the government has told the Lok…

Government committed to support Indian investments in Europe: Akbar

New Delhi: The government is committed to extending every support to Indian industrys focused efforts to increase investments in European…

Work on Afghan section of TAPI gas pipeline project begins

Kabul: The work on the Afghanistan section of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project began in the war-torn country on…

World needs to fight terrorism collectively: M J Akbar

New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar has said that terrorism is the greatest challenge faced…