M.J. Akbar has been accused of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour when he was a newspaper editor in Kolkata and Delhi. Photo: AP

Facing #MeToo accusations, Indian men retaliate with lawsuits, claiming they are the ones under attack

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M.J. Akbar has been accused of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour when he was a newspaper editor in Kolkata and Delhi. Photo: AP
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