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Ramani’s allegations were defamatory, Akbar tells court

Ramani's allegations were defamatory, Akbar tells court

Former Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Wednesday told a Delhi court that journalist Priya Ramani’s allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him were defamatory in nature. Akbar told Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal that the allegations were false and …

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Sexual harassment cases at workplace are like an epidemic: Swara Bhasker

Sexual harassment cases at workplace are like an epidemic: Swara Bhasker

Actress Swara Bhasker, who has been a supporter of India’s #MeToo movement, says that sexual harassment cases at the workplace are like an epidemic. She hopes to bring awareness about it via the film and television industry. The Cine and …

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Farah dodges questions after Sajid’s #MeToo episode

Farah dodges questions after Sajid's #MeToo episode

Filmmaker-choreographer Farah Khan dodged questions from the media days after brother Sajid Khan’s name was mentioned in #MeToo allegations although earlier she had tweeted on the episode. Farah was addressing the media at a book launch along with Amitabh Bachchan, …

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Mumbai film fest to host special programme on #MeToo

Mumbai film fest to host special programme on #MeToo

Apart from putting together a “robust programme” for the Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival with Star and hosting filmmakers like Lucrecia Martel, Darren Aronofsky and Sean Baker, Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) will show solidarity with the #MeToo …

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#MeToo fallout: Ere Gowda’s ‘Balekempa’ out of DIFF

#MeToo fallout Ere Gowda's 'Balekempa' out of DIFF

Amid sexual harassment allegations against Kannada film director Ere Gowda, the organisers of Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) have decided not to screen his film ‘Balekampa’ in the festival. The film was earlier announced as the gala’s closing film. “Following …

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Kannada actress Sruthi accuses actor Arjun of sexual harassment

Kannada actress Sruthi accuses actor Arjun of sexual harassment

Actress Sruthi Hariharan on Saturday accused multilingual south Indian actor Arjun Sarja of sexually harassing her on the sets of a film in 2016. He has dismissed the claim. “I was shooting for a bilingual film which starred Arjun Sarja, …

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Lara Dutta refuses work offer from Mukesh Chhabra’s company

Lara Dutta refuses work offer from Mukesh Chhabra's company

Actress Lara Dutta Bhupathi has turned down a work offer routed through the casting company of Mukesh Chhabra, one of those accused of sexual harassment amid the #MeToo wave in India. Lara’s tennis star husband Mahesh Bhupathi made the revelation …

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Give women basic respect: Film fraternity urges this Dussehra

Give women basic respect: Film fraternity urges this Dussehra

In the midst of a fight against sexual harassment in India and the rise of #MeToo movement, Bollywood celebrities on the occasion of Dussehra, have urged people not just to choose good over evil but also give women basic respect. …

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I fully support #MeToo campaign: Radhika Apte

I fully support #MeToo campaign: Radhika Apte

Actress Radhika Apte expressed her full support to the sexual harassment survivors, who are calling out their alleged tormentors under the #MeToo campaign. While interacting with the media at the launch of new collection of Daniel Wellington watches as their …

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