Tag: Metoo

Bhojpuri actress Rani Chatterjee opens up on Sajid Khan
'What is your breast size, show me your thighs’: Bhojpuri actress Rani Chatterjee opens up on Sajid Khan

In an interview, the famous actress accused Sajid of asking inappropriate questions during ‘Himmatwala’ auditions and forcing her to speak on her s*x life.

  • Tuesday, 18 October 2022
#MeToo movement: Union Minister MJ Akbar resigns

New Delhi: Following a spate of sexual harassment allegations, Union Minister of State for External Affairs (MEA) MJ Akbar resigned from his post today. The resignation came a day before a Delhi court is to take up the defamation case filed by Akbar against one of the journalists. Earlier on Monday, Akbar had filed a […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
#MeToo Movement: Alia Bhatt's Mother Says She Escaped A Rape Attempt

Mumbai: Mother of ‘Raazi’ actress Alia Bhatt, Soni Razdan, has recently shared her #MeToo story. The actress, who had earlier appealed that people ‘should not judge women for not sharing their stories’, said someone once tried to rape her. Talking about her past encounter in an interview, Razdan said that she never faced any type […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
#MeToo: Salman Khan & Brothers accused of Rape; Shatrughan Sinha Family of Harassment

The #MeToo movement has taken Bollywood by storm. Popular names of the B-Town were embroiled in the controversy but the biggest one is the one against Bhaijan Salman Khan and his brothers. Former Bigg Boss contestant Pooja Misrra has shared her story accusing brothers Salman Khan, Sohail Khan and Arbaz Khan of raping her when […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
#MeToo at UN: 1 in 3 staff reports sexual harassment

United Nations: The global organisation’s own #MeToo survey has found that one in three employees responding to it have said that they have suffered sexual harassment in the last two years. Sharing the survey results in a letter to UN employees on Monday, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said: “The results confirm that these have a debilitating […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
'MeToo Movement' is far bigger than me: Tanushree Dutta

Mumbai: Actress Tanushree Dutta is rightly regarded as the founding-mother of the “MeToo Movement” in India. When she spoke on her experience of being harassed 10 years ago, she opened up the floodgates for numerous other women from every walk of life to come forward with their stories. But now, Tanushree is done. She is […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
#MeToo awakening in India

New Delhi: It took a year since the #MeToo wave hit Hollywood for its tides to be felt in India across the showbiz, media, art, literature and political worlds. But it has led to, hopefully, a social awakening about gender dynanics and prevention of sexual harassment at the workplace. In September, former beauty queen and […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Around 50 mn Google searches for sexual harassment since #MeToo: Study

New York: Following the massive #MeToo movement, around 50 million Google searches on sexual harrasment, reporting and prevention of such behaviour were recorded in the US during October 2017 to June 2018, a US study suggests. The study found that sexual harassment and assault searches were 86 per cent higher than expected from October 15 […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Sona Mohapatra wants Kailash Kher out of Mayur Utsav

Mumbai: Singer Sona Mohapatra, who had accused Kailash Kher of inappropriate behaviour, has demanded the “Teri deewani” singer’s withdrawal from Delhi governments Mayur Utsav. Sona has started a change.org petition #WhyKailashKher, to garner support. “I am shocked to learn that Kailash Kher has been asked to headline a performance at the Delhi Government’s Mayur Utsav […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Sajid Khan suspended from IFTDA for a year

Mumbai: Bollywood filmmaker Sajid Khan who was accused of sexually harassing multiple women, has been suspended for a year by the Indian Film and Television Directors Association (IFTDA), it was announced on Wednesday. Following the PoSH (Prevention of Sexual Harassment) Investigation Closure Report of December 7, 2018 – IFTDA – following the Internal Complaints Committee’s […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
MeToo survivors named 'Personality of the Year 2018' by Yahoo

New Delhi: The survivors of the MeToo movement that took Bollywood and the media industry by storm in the country were named “Personality of the Year 2018” by search engine major Yahoo India on Tuesday. In its “2018 Year in Review” for India (YIR) report, the company said Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again grabbed […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Bollywood actor Alok Nath booked on rape charges

Mumbai: The Mumbai Police have booked film actor Alok Nath on the charge of rape following a complaint lodged by a woman writer-producer over a month ago, an official said here on Wednesday. The victim had lodged the complaint with Oshiwara Police on October 17 after Nath hit back by filing a defamation case against […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Actor Alok Nath expelled from CINTAA over sexual harassment allegation

Mumbai: Bollywood actor Alok Nath, who is alleged to have sexually harassed writer-producer Vinta Nanda 19 years ago, was on Tuesday expelled by the Cine And Television Artistes Association (CINTAA). The association wrote on Twitter, “In view of the various allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against Alok Nath, after due diligence and consideration, the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
#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 this […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
MJ Akbar
#MeToo: US journalist slams MJ Akbar's 'consensual' statement

New Delhi: A US journalist, who has accused former Union Minister M.J. Akbar of raping her 23 years ago, on Saturday slammed his statement where he said that they had a “consensual relationship”, saying that it wasn’t. In a first person account in The Washington Post published on Friday, Pallavi Gogoi, now the Chief Business […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021