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Police said the killing was a result of domestic violence.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)

Pakistani woman journalist allegedly shot dead by husband

Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 11:02 AM IST
Shaheena Shaheen, was a local anchorperson at PTV and editor of a local magazine
Some mediapersons were attacked on Saturday by one of the convicts in the 2013 rape case(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Some mediapersons were attacked on Saturday by one of the convicts in the 2013 rape case(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Rape convict attacks mediapersons outside Delhi court

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2020 03:44 AM IST
Manoj Shah, convicted by a POCSO court, hit a group of reporters when he was being taken out of the courtroom in which a senior woman journalist suffered injuries.
HT FILE PHOTO(A committee constituted by vice-chancellor organised a meeting and serious deliberations were carried out on the issue by the members.)
HT FILE PHOTO(A committee constituted by vice-chancellor organised a meeting and serious deliberations were carried out on the issue by the members.)

After molestation incident, Panjab University begins security audit on campus

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Dar Ovais, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 05:54 AM IST
Last week, a woman journalist was injured after an unidentified man tried to molest her on the university campus
Appalling condition of the wall fencing at the botanical garden in Panjab University.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Appalling condition of the wall fencing at the botanical garden in Panjab University.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Broken walls, no barbed fencing: The crime was waiting to happen

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Dar Ovais, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 01:27 AM IST
PU security chief asked to plug loopholes; permission to raise height of boundary walls sought from UT
A case was registered and special teams were formed to nab the culprits involved in the incident, the officer added.(Twitter image)
A case was registered and special teams were formed to nab the culprits involved in the incident, the officer added.(Twitter image)

Delhi journalist resists snatching bid by phone thieves, falls out of auto

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 09:39 PM IST
The woman was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was given first aid and was taken to AIIMS Trauma Centre, the officer said.
Akbar’s complaint refers to two tweets written by Ramani on October 8 and 10, 2018.(HT image)
Akbar’s complaint refers to two tweets written by Ramani on October 8 and 10, 2018.(HT image)

Journalist Priya Ramani testifies in Delhi court

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2019 01:43 AM IST
Akbar, who resigned from his position as minister of state for external affairs in November 2018 after a host of women accused him of sexual misconduct during the Me Too movement, filed a criminal defamation case against Ramani last year. He has denied Ramani’s allegations.
A Delhi court has summoned AAP MLA Somnath Bharti as accused in a criminal defamation complaint filed by a woman journalist last year for referring to her in an objectionable manner during a live show on a news channel.(Photo by Virendra Singh Gosain/ Hindustan Times)
A Delhi court has summoned AAP MLA Somnath Bharti as accused in a criminal defamation complaint filed by a woman journalist last year for referring to her in an objectionable manner during a live show on a news channel.(Photo by Virendra Singh Gosain/ Hindustan Times)

Court summons Somnath Bharti in criminal defamation complaint by woman scribe

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 01:40 AM IST
Additional chief metropolitan magistrate Samar Vishal directed Bharti to appear before the court on April 10 for allegedly hurling abuses at Ranjhana Dwivedi in the show aired on November 20, 2018.
Chandra Shekhar (L) embracing VP Singh after being asked to form the new government in November 1990.(The LIFE Images Collection/Getty)
Chandra Shekhar (L) embracing VP Singh after being asked to form the new government in November 1990.(The LIFE Images Collection/Getty)

Review: The Marigold Story by Kumkum Chadha

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2019 04:48 PM IST
From anecdotes about politicians to stories about film stars, Kumkum Chadha’s The Marigold Story is a fun book, full of memories from a forgotten era
A court in Rajasthan has ordered police to file a case against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, whose photo holding a controversial poster during his India visit last month had gone viral (File Photo)(HT PHOTO)
A court in Rajasthan has ordered police to file a case against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, whose photo holding a controversial poster during his India visit last month had gone viral (File Photo)(HT PHOTO)

Jodhpur court orders FIR against Twitter CEO over placard row

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 06:44 PM IST
Lawyer Hastimal Saraswat said that the photo of the Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey with a group of woman journalists and activists in which he was holding a poster saying “smash Brahmanical patriarchy” had hurt sentiments of Brahmins.
Devotees enter inside Lord Ayyappa Temple as the gates open in Sabarimala on October 17.(HT Photo/Vivek Nair)
Devotees enter inside Lord Ayyappa Temple as the gates open in Sabarimala on October 17.(HT Photo/Vivek Nair)

Sabarimala reopens tomorrow, media houses told not to depute women journalists

Kottayam (Kerala) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 06:10 PM IST
When the Sabarimala temple opened for monthly puja for five days in October, first time after the SC order, women reporters, on their way to cover the occasion, were heckled and their vehicles attacked.
A Delhi court on Thursday took cognizance of a criminal defamation complaint filed by former minister of state (MoS) M J Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani(HT PHOTO)
A Delhi court on Thursday took cognizance of a criminal defamation complaint filed by former minister of state (MoS) M J Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani(HT PHOTO)

Court takes cognizance of MJ Akbar’s complaint, to hear case on Oct 31

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 11:59 PM IST
Earlier this week, 20 women journalists released a signed statement asking that the court hear their personal testimonies against Akbar.
Hindu devotees wait in queues inside the premises of the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala.(Reuters Photo)
Hindu devotees wait in queues inside the premises of the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta district in Kerala.(Reuters Photo)

Ensure peace, provide security to women wishing to visit Sabarimala Temple: Centre to Kerala govt

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 09:08 PM IST
The Centre has asked the Kerala government to ensure peace across the state following protests against the Supreme Court order allowing women of all age groups to enter Sabarimala temple.
MJ Akbar stepped down today as the Minister of State for External Affairs, following a spate of allegations of sexual harassment during his days as editor of several publications, by several women journalists.(HT PHOTO)
MJ Akbar stepped down today as the Minister of State for External Affairs, following a spate of allegations of sexual harassment during his days as editor of several publications, by several women journalists.(HT PHOTO)

MJ Akbar’s resignation exposed ‘chaal, charitra and chehra’ of BJP-ruled Centre, says AAP

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2018 07:11 PM IST
Reacting to MJ Akbar’s resignation, AAP spokesperson Dilip Pandey said the action was “not sufficient” and demanded criminal proceedings against him.
Union minister M J Akbar, who is facing allegations of sexual harassment by a number of women journalists, at his residence after his arrival from a foreign tour, in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Union minister M J Akbar, who is facing allegations of sexual harassment by a number of women journalists, at his residence after his arrival from a foreign tour, in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

‘Deem it appropriate to step down’: Full text of MJ Akbar’s resignation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 05:38 PM IST
MJ Akbar’s resignation came a day before a Delhi court is to take up the defamation case filed by Akbar against one of the journalists who accused him.
Police personnel tackling devotees protesting against the entry of women of all ages to the Sabarimala temple, at Nilakkal base camp in Pathanam, Kerala, on Tuesday.(Vivek Nair/HT Photo)
Police personnel tackling devotees protesting against the entry of women of all ages to the Sabarimala temple, at Nilakkal base camp in Pathanam, Kerala, on Tuesday.(Vivek Nair/HT Photo)

Protesters up ante, Sabarimala on the boil as temple gates open today

Hindustan Times, Nilakkal (Sabarimala) | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 12:20 AM IST
The failure of the talks has raised the tension in Kerala with devotees intent of stopping women from entering when the Sabarimala temple opens for monthly rituals on Wednesday.
Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Monday demanded action against Union minister MJ Akbar, who is accused by various women of sexually harassing them in his media career (File photo)(PTI)
Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Monday demanded action against Union minister MJ Akbar, who is accused by various women of sexually harassing them in his media career (File photo)(PTI)

Mayawati supports MeToo Movement, demands action against MJ Akbar

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 06:13 PM IST
The #MeToo Movement has provided a platform and courage to the working women in various fields to raise their voice against sexual exploitation and misconduct but the BJP are acting as mute spectators to it, Mayawati said.
Journalists protest against the sexual harassment at the workplaces as part of the #Metoo campaign at Parliament Street in New Delhi on October 13.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Journalists protest against the sexual harassment at the workplaces as part of the #Metoo campaign at Parliament Street in New Delhi on October 13.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

MeToo wave intensifies, journalists say sexual harassment at workplace non-negotiable

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 05:47 PM IST
The protesting journalists also sought immediate action against those facing allegations of sexual misconduct.
MJ Akbar is expected back on Saturday or early on Sunday, people familiar with the matter said.(HT Photo)
MJ Akbar is expected back on Saturday or early on Sunday, people familiar with the matter said.(HT Photo)

BJP silent among growing calls for minister MJ Akbar’s resignation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 07:50 AM IST
Both the Congress and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) have demanded that the government remove MJ Akbar from his position after the allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced
Since 2013, the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act has been in force.(HT file photo)
Since 2013, the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act has been in force.(HT file photo)

#MeToo juggernaut is rolling; some gains are visible

Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2018 12:32 AM IST
Only when voices like those of Dutta rose above the collective silence and were joined in by others that the law was taken seriously
Editors Guild said this is the time for media organisations to strengthen internal processes, including training of staff and improving awareness, as mandated by the law and even beyond.(Shutterstock)
Editors Guild said this is the time for media organisations to strengthen internal processes, including training of staff and improving awareness, as mandated by the law and even beyond.(Shutterstock)

Hold unbiased probe into sexual harassment cases: Editors Guild tells media organisations

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2018 06:48 PM IST
Editors Guild has also expressed concern and dismay over the incidence of alleged sexual harassment and assault on women journalists.
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