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Priya Ramani

DC Edit | A shining verdict

Delhi court ruling acquitting journalist Priya Ramani of defaming M J Akbar, a former minister, goes far beyond just clearing her name

19 Feb 2021 4:41 AM

#Metoo: Court throws out Akbar's defamation case against Ramani

Reacting to the verdict, Ramani said it feels great to have truth validated before the court

17 Feb 2021 9:37 PM

#MeToo: Delhi court reserves for Feb 10 verdict in MJ Akbar's defamation case against Priya Ramani

The court also allowed both the parties to file their written submissions, if any, within five days

01 Feb 2021 5:14 PM

MJ Akbar's lawyer calls Priya Ramani's friend ‘a third ghost’

Recording of her testimony remained inconclusive and will be continued on November 6.

26 Oct 2019 11:07 AM

Priya Ramani on why she used the term ‘predator’ for M J Akbar

Several women have come out with accounts of the alleged sexual harassment by him while they were working under him as journalists.

08 Sep 2019 9:59 AM


Priya Ramani narrates her encounter with MJ Akbar in hotel room

Ramani was the first woman to accuse Akbar of sexual harassment during the #MeToo campaign.

07 Sep 2019 3:48 PM

Witnesses appear before Delhi court in M J Akbar defamation case

Akbar had filed a defamation case against the journalist for accusing him of sexual misconduct.

17 Jul 2019 8:03 PM

Ramani's tweets were not meant to raise awareness on sexual harassment: Akbar

The court has posted the matter for cross-examination of Akbar's witness for July 15 and 17.

06 Jul 2019 2:55 PM

MJ Akbar appears for cross-examination in defamation case

Akbar during cross-examination on May 20 had denied meeting with Ramani in a hotel room.

06 Jul 2019 11:07 AM

MeToo: MJ Akbar records his statement in court

There were heated exchanges between Akbar and Ramani’s counsel during the proceedings in the courtroom.

05 May 2019 6:12 AM


MJ Akbar records statement, Ramani's counsel cross examines him

Akbar, who appeared before ACMM Samar Vishal, said the allegations made by Ramani were 'malafide' and 'defamatory'.

04 May 2019 11:41 AM

#MeToo: Priya Ramani pleads 'not guilty' in defamation case by MJ Akbar

A Delhi court framed defamation charge against journalist Priya Ramani in a case filed by M J Akbar.

10 Apr 2019 10:46 AM

#MeToo: Court grants bail to Ramani in defamation filed by MJ Akbar

Following the allegation, Akbar slapped a private criminal defamation case against Ramani on October 16.

25 Feb 2019 11:17 AM

'Time to tell our side of story': Ramani on summons in MJ Akbar defamation case

The Rajya Sabha member has denied all charges against him as 'false, wild and baseless'.

29 Jan 2019 4:50 PM

Court summons Priya Ramani in MJ Akbar's case

A Delhi court on Tuesday issued summons to Priya Ramani as an accused in the defamation case of MJ Akbar.

29 Jan 2019 4:36 PM


Court reserves order on summoning scribe in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar

Ramani accused Akbar of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago, which was denied by him.

22 Jan 2019 12:54 PM

MJ Akbar a thorough gentleman, former colleague supports him in sex abuse case

Joyeeta Basu said Ramani posted her tweets ‘intentionally with a purpose to harm’ Akbar's ‘reputation and goodwill’.

12 Nov 2018 3:17 PM

Defamatory nature of false charges caused damage: MJ Akbar in court

Delhi’s Patiala House Court has now fixed November 12 as the next date of hearing and witnesses will record their statements.

31 Oct 2018 12:49 PM

#MeToo accuser 'diabolically, viciously spreading charges’: MJ Akbar

Akbar's plea listed alleged defamatory imputations made by Ramani and termed allegations as 'figment of her imagination'.

18 Oct 2018 7:21 PM

#MeToo: Court to record MJ Akbar’s statement in defamation case on Oct 31

During the hearing, MJ Akbar's lawyer said Priya Ramani's tweets caused irreparable loss to his reputation built over 40 years.

18 Oct 2018 2:46 PM