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MJ Akbar files defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani over #MeToo allegations

Updated : October 17, 2018 05:07 PM IST

MJ Akbar, the minister of state for external affairs, has accused Ramani of “making false and defamatory statements” against him in through an article and series of tweets and has sought her prosecution under the penal provision on defamation.
The lawsuit by Akbar, 67, follow widespread calls on social media for his resignation after at least 10 women came forward to accuse him of harassment in recent days.
MJ Akbar files defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani over #MeToo allegations

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