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22 October, 2018 5:50 AM #MeToo has shaken up the patriarchy: Sushant Singh

MUMBAI: TV actor and CINTAA General Secretary Sushant Singh says the #MeToo movement in India has shaken up the patriarchy, adding there is a tough fight ahead as the patriarchs will not give in so easily. The #MeToo movement began in Hollywood last year with The New York Times reporting multiple sexual assault allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey 9

18 October, 2018 1:38 PM Amitabh Choudhary Not Rahul Johri's Substitute At ICC: BCCI

Amitabh Choudhary is a Director on the ICC Board of Directors for nearly two years and has been representing the BCCI at the meetings in his capacity as the ICC Board Director. Amitabh Choudhary is a Director on the ICC Board of Directors for nearly two years and has been representing the BCCI at the meetings in his capacity as the ICC Board Director 39

16 October, 2018 7:20 AM Somy Ali, Survivor Of Rape, Writes Powerful #MeToo Post; Tanushree Dutta Gets Special Mention

"I would like to salute all those that have spoken up and plan on doing so," wrote Somy Ali Three years before India's #MeToo movement, former actress Somy Ali revealed she had been sexually assaulted as a child. Now, she has written a powerful Instagram post as a 'salute' to survivors who are speaking up and urging them not to be discouraged by 'non-believers 44

15 October, 2018 2:33 PM Not Surprised By MK Akbar's Move, Say Women Activists

One of the activists, Vani Subramanian, said MJ Akbar was "not the first man to not accept his mistakes" and won't be the last Several women rights activists today said they were not surprised by Union Minister MJ Akbar's decision to go to court against a journalist who has accused him of sex harassment. One of the activists, Vani Subramanian, said Mr Akbar 68

14 October, 2018 9:02 AM Live Updates: MJ Akbar To Give Statement Over #MeToo Allegations

MJ Akbar will be giving a statement shortly on the sexual assault allegations. Union minister MJ Akbar returned from Nigeria this morning amid calls for his resignation after nearly a dozen women journalists accused him of sexual harassment when he worked as a newspaper editor. In response to questions from journalists at the Delhi airport, Mr Akbar 64

14 October, 2018 8:25 AM #MeToo: Women Directors Vow Not To Work With Proven Offenders

Konkona Sensharma, Nandita Das, Meghna Gulzar and other filmmakers have pledged their support to India's #MeToo movement Women filmmakers from Indian film industry have joined hands to support people sharing their stories of sexual harassment and have decided not to work with any proven offender. Critically-acclaimed directors such as Konkona Sensharma 328

12 October, 2018 8:11 AM Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill 8 in country's north

An Afghan official says attacks by the Taliban in the country's north have killed eight people — four soldiers and four civilians. Military spokesman Hanif Rezaie says the troops died in Kunduz province when the Taliban attacked a military outpost in the district of Archi on Friday morning. He says six were wounded in the assault. Rezaie says the civilians 101

11 October, 2018 8:46 AM CPM Demands MJ Akbar's Resignation Amid #MeToo Allegations

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Thursday demanded the resignation of Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar over allegations of sexual assault against him by several female journalists. "Seven women journalists have come forward recounting their experience of sexual harassment and unacceptable behaviour from M.J. Akbar when he was the editor 61

10 October, 2018 12:14 PM Bombay HC quashes molestation case filed by Preity Zinta against Ness Wadia in 2014

As per the complaint, the incident took place in 2014 during an IPL match at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium. Mumbai: Bombay High Court on Wednesday quashed the molestation case filed by Bollywood actress Preity Zinta against industrialist Ness Wadia in 2014. In February, the Mumbai Police had filed a chargesheet against Wadia on the basis of a complaint filed 241

10 October, 2018 12:40 AM Woman held from Kolkata airport for assaulting airline officials

Kolkata: A 45-year-old woman was arrested from the city airport on Tuesday evening for allegedly assaulting officials of a private airline after she and here family members failed to board a flight to Bhubaneswar, police said. Sandipa Mitra, her mother, daughter and another person were going to Bhubaneswar along with her maid servant. Police said Mitra 300