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#MeToo topped Instagram’s advocacy hashtags with 1.5 mn usage in 2018

New Delhi (2 Min) : The #MeToo movement that took the Bollywood and the media industry in India by storm topped popular photo-sharing platform Instagram’s advocacy hashtags with 1.5 million usage in 2018, the company said on Thursday. In “Instagram Year In Review 2018” report, the Facebook-owned company said that #timesup (used 597K times) and […]

Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi (File Photo)

MeToo: Maneka writes to Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on AIR sexual harassment cases

New Delhi :  Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has asked the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to probe the sexual harassment cases from the All India Radio (AIR) stations across the country. Maneka’s letter comes in response to reports that the women working as casual announcers in AIR’s stations […]

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#MeToo: Niharika Singh calls out Nawazuddin, Bhushan Kumar, Sajid Khan

Mumbai : Former beauty queen and “Miss Lovely” actress Niharika Singh, buoyed by the “belated foray” of the #MeToo movement in India, says she has faced sexual, physical, emotional, verbal and economic exploitation in the entertainment industry at the hands of known names like Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bhushan Kumar and Sajid Khan. “I decided to write […]

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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” and claimed they had entered into a “consensual relationship”. Akbar in a statement to ANI said Gogoi’s November 2 article in the Washington Post had detailed “false allegations of rape and violence against me”. […]