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Amitabh Bachchan & Katrina Kaif To Star In #MeToo Movement Accused Vikas Bhal's Next Project?

#MeToo Movement started by actress Tanushree Dutta has seen its ups and downs. The movement started when the “Ashiq Banaya Aapne” actress accused senior actor Nana Patekar of touching her inappropriately during the shooting of a song for “Horn Okk Pleassss.” And this triggered many more such accusations and revelations. Prominent film personalities like director […]

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Tanushree Dutta Sizzles In Black | Check Pics

Mumbai: Former beauty queen Tanushree Dutta turned heads in a black outfit. She is seen posing just like beauty queens – hands confidently placed on her waist and striking a pose. “Just some random clicks at a local Mumbai hotspot in Versova,” she captioned the photos posted on social media on Thursday. https://www.instagram.com/p/B8OL7xrlEER/ While one […]

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Sunny Leone: Sexual Harassment Happens To Men As Well

New Delhi: Actress Sunny Leone feels she lives in a bubble, and says that she would like to believe that the whole dialogue around women empowerment and the #MeToo movement has changed people’s mindset. After making quite an impact in the West, the #MeToo wave swept into Bollywood last year. It was triggered off when […]

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14% Rise In Sex Crime Reporting After MeToo Movement: Study

New York: The MeToo movement that took the world by storm has led to a 14 per cent rise in reporting of sexual crimes during its first three months across the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. The MeToo movement started on October 15, 2017 after sexual misconduct allegations against former Hollywood producer […]

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Tanushree writes to top cop, seeks probe by crime branch against Nana Patekar

Mumbai: Actor Tanushree Dutta on Tuesday urged the Mumbai police commissioner to order a fresh probe into her allegation of molestation against actor Nana Patekar. Dutta demanded that the closure report filed by the police, saying that there was no evidence against Patekar, be scrapped, and the Crime Branch should take over the case. Suburban […]

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Hrithik's 'Super 30' now set for July 12 release

Mumbai: Hrithik Roshan-starrer “Super 30” has a new release date, finally. It will hit the screens on July 12. “Super 30” had earlier landed in a clash with actress Kangana Ranaut’s “Mental Hai Kya” on July 26, but Hrithik urged the makers of his film to shift its release date to avoid a “media circus”. […]

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I'm not ready for politics: Sonu Nigam

New Delhi: Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his honest opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that he is not ready to enter right now. He has been outspoken about many topics like playing the national anthem in public places, the #MeToo movement and azaan loudspeakers. He has also shown […]

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Alok Nath gets six-month non-cooperation directive by FWICE

Mumbai: The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has issued a six-month non-cooperation directive to actor Alok Nath, who has been accused of rape by writer-director Vinta Nanda. The Indian Film & Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA) – the mother body of FWICE – made the announcement after he refused to show up for a […]

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'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 […]

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#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 […]

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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 […]

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MeToo: Maneka writes to 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 are […]

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Sonam Kapoor lists simple ways to deal with #MeToo

Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who believes that the #MeToo movement has been “as eye-opening and devastating as it has been exhilarating”, will galvanise people into action and into a redemption of rights long awaited for the disempowered. This, she believes, may seem complex, but can be achieved in a simple way. As guest editor […]

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Exchange of sexual favours for work in fashion world!

New Delhi: A decade ago, Madhur Bhandarkar’s “Fashion” showed the dark side of the fashion industry, an aspect of it highlighting the exchange of sexual favours for work. It’s rampant in the fashion world, say Indian male models, admitting that in many cases people “compromise” to get work as emerging models seek “instant success”. Model […]

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Didn't think about my music career before sharing #MeToo story: Sona

Mumbai: Singer Sona Mohapatra, who accused singers Kailash Kher and Anu Malik of sexual misconduct, says she didn’t think about how sharing her #MeToo story will impact her music career because it was for the bigger cause of a better future for the country. Sona interacted with the media at a press conference for Zee […]

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Law works very slow in our country; Abhay Deol on #MeToo movement

Mumbai: Actor-producer Abhay Deol who is gearing up for the release of his production venture ‘Kaagaz Ki Kashti’ says the main obstacle in the country is that law works very slow, which could be the reason why many women are sharing their stories on social media through #MeToo movement. Abhay Deol was interacting with media to […]

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Ramani's allegations were defamatory, Akbar tells court

New Delhi: Former Minister M.J. Akbar on Wednesday told a Delhi court that journalist Priya Ramani’s allegations levelled against him were defamatory in nature. Akbar told Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal that the allegations were false and defamatory and in the process his reputation has been tarnished. The court recorded Akbar’s statement as a […]

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#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 […]

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Farah dodges questions after Sajid's #MeToo episode

Mumbai: 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, Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda and Maniesh Paul on Wednesday here. The moment the […]

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#MeToo movement: Now, Jacqueline Fernandez jumps in; know what she said

Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has supported #MeToo movement by saying that gender dialogue is long overdue not just in a film industry but in the society as well. She also feels that sexual predators are present everywhere. Jacqueline was interacting with media after walking the ramp for brand “Jade” on its 10th anniversary along with […]

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Anu Malik takes break from 'Indian Idol' amid sexual harassment allegations

Mumbai: Music composer Anu Malik Sunday said he is taking a break from singing reality show “Indian Idol” following various sexual harassment allegations against him. In a statement the music director, who has been attached with the show as a judge since 2004, said he decided to step away from it as he was not […]

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#MeToo movement not about male bashing at all: Chitrangada Singh

New Delhi: Chitrangada Singh feels the #MeToo movement is not about bashing men, and not at all a battlefield for genders. The actress says it is about making society safe for all. “The beginning of every change is when we start talking about it. And the talk has started. Realistically speaking, there is a huge […]

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Sushant Singh Rajput denies harassment claims

Mumbai: Sushant Singh Rajput has been accused of sexual misconduct by his “Kizie Aur Manny” co-star Sanjana Sanghi. In his defence, the actor shared screenshots of their SMS conversation and called it a “smear campaign”. Sushant on Friday tweeted snapshots of his conversation with Sanjana from the first day to the last day of the […]

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Constitute committee against sexual harassment: Maneka to political parties

New Delhi: In the wake of MeToo campaign against sexual harassment, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday asked all political parties to constitute an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) to hear complaints of affected women in workplace. “I have requested the Presidents/In-charge of all recognised National and State political parties to constitute the […]

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Delhi court to hear Akbar's defamation suit on Oct 31

New Delhi: A court here on Thursday admitted a criminal defamation suit filed by former Minister M.J. Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani, the first in a long list of female journalists to have accused him of sexual harassment. After taking cognisance of the defamation suit, the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate at the Patiala House court […]