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20 December, 2018 7:13 PM Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Another accused Dilip Verma surrenders before court

Patna: An accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal case has surrendered before the court on Thursday. Former chairman of the District Child Welfare Committee (DCWC), Dilip Verma was evading arrest for long. The accused was interrogated by CBI officials in the court lock-up and the investigating agency is expected to seek his remand from the court 191

15 December, 2018 12:28 AM Jammu And Kashmir Becomes First State To Bring Law Against "Sextortion"

The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday approved the law. Jammu and Kashmir has become the first state in the country to have a law banning sexual exploitation of women by those in positions of authority, having a fiduciary relationship or a public servant. The State Administrative Council (SAC) 107

12 December, 2018 3:44 PM Editor's Guild suspends memberships of MJ Akbar, Tarun Tejpal

The Editors Guild of India on December 12 suspended the memberships of former Union minister M J Akbar and ex-Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal over allegations of sexual misconduct. The Guild had sought the views of its Executive Committee (EC) on what action should be taken against Akbar, a dormant member at present and one of its past presidents 77

7 December, 2018 12:23 PM Allegations Against MJ Akbar "A Jolt", Say Witnesses In Defamation Case

MJ Akbar was one of the most high profile people to be outed in India's #MeToo movement. He was accused of sexual misconduct by over 20 women. A Delhi court on Friday recorded the statements of two witnesses in the defamation case filed by MJ Akbar against his former colleague Priya Ramani, who had accused him of sexual misconduct. MJ Akbar's two former 137

24 November, 2018 2:45 PM Sotheby's Sends India Head On Leave Pending Probe Into #Metoo Claims

Gaurav Bhatia, the managing director of Sotheby's India, has agreed to take leave of absence as a formal inquiry is underway into anonymous allegations on social media, Sotheby's said in a statement. Auction house Sotheby's has sent its top India executive on a leave of absence pending a probe into anonymous allegations of sexual misconduct. Gaurav Bhatia 96

17 November, 2018 7:45 AM MJ Akbar, Tarun Tejpal Included In Editor's Guild of India Member List

The Editor's Guild of India has released an updated list of members, which includes names of former Union Minister MJ Akbar and Tarun Tejpal, both of whom have been alleged of sexual misconduct by their women colleagues. Senior journalist Gautam Adhikari, who has also been accused of sexual harassment, is also on the list. This comes despite a number 89

16 November, 2018 7:06 AM Myntra CEO Dismisses Resignation Reports Amid Flipkart Crisis

The chief of Flipkart Group's Myntra-Jabong said on Friday he will continue to lead operations at the fashion unit after a reshuffle in the ranks following the ouster of group CEO Binny Bansal. "I'm very excited about Myntra," Ananth Narayanan, chief executive of Myntra-Jabong told Reuters in an interview after media reports that he was likely to quit after 111

3 November, 2018 2:14 AM "Just Like Serial Abusers": Journalist On MJ Akbar's "Consensual" Remark

Over 20 former colleagues of MJ Akbar have called him out in the raging #MeToo movement The US-based journalist, who has accused MJ Akbar of raping her 23 years ago, corrected her former boss that a relationship based on coercion and abuse of power can't be consensual. "I stand by every word in my published account," she said about her allegation on the former 154

2 November, 2018 1:03 PM Editors Guild Statement On MJ Akbar's Membership

Editor's guild said in the statement that MJ Akbar's membership is dormant. The Editors Guild of India is tracking with great concern fresh, and serious allegations of sexual misconduct against former editor M.J. Akbar. He is a past president of the Guild, and continues to be a member. In accordance with the decision of the Guild's last EGM, as ratified 126

31 October, 2018 7:13 AM M J Akbar appears before Delhi court to record his statement in defamation case filed against Priya Ramani

Former Union minister M J Akbar on Wednesday appeared before a Delhi court to record his statement in a criminal defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani. Ramani has accused Akbar of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago. Akbar appeared before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal and the recording of the statement 85