Indian journalist Priya Ramani, left, smiles after the Patiala House Court in New Delhi acquitted her of criminal defamation after she accused a former politician of sexual harassment. Photo: AP Indian journalist Priya Ramani, left, smiles after the Patiala House Court in New Delhi acquitted her of criminal defamation after she accused a former politician of sexual harassment. Photo: AP
Indian journalist Priya Ramani, left, smiles after the Patiala House Court in New Delhi acquitted her of criminal defamation after she accused a former politician of sexual harassment. Photo: AP
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Former Indian minister MJ Akbar loses #MeToo defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani

  • Ramani’s accusation against the ex-editor who became a minister in Narendra Modi’s BJP government led to about 20 sexual harassment claims against him
  • She said her victory ‘will empower more women to speak up’ and ‘make powerful men think twice before they drag other people to courts’

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Indian journalist Priya Ramani, left, smiles after the Patiala House Court in New Delhi acquitted her of criminal defamation after she accused a former politician of sexual harassment. Photo: AP Indian journalist Priya Ramani, left, smiles after the Patiala House Court in New Delhi acquitted her of criminal defamation after she accused a former politician of sexual harassment. Photo: AP
Indian journalist Priya Ramani, left, smiles after the Patiala House Court in New Delhi acquitted her of criminal defamation after she accused a former politician of sexual harassment. Photo: AP
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