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Goa: In the wake of ‘sex abuse’ allegations, BJP minister resigns

Goa: In the wake of ‘sex abuse’ allegations, BJP minister resigns

Panaji: The urban development and social welfare minister, Milind Naik, resigned from Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant’s cabinet on Wednesday hours after Congress named him in an alleged sex scandal. Tendering his resignation from the post as a minister, Naik said it was to “ensure free and fair probe into

Smriti Irani’s welcomes court’s order of acquitting Priya Ramani

Smriti Irani’s welcomes court’s order of acquitting Priya Ramani

New Delhi: Union Minister Smriti Irani, on Wednesday welcomed Delhi court order of acquitting journalist Priya Ramani in a defamation suit filed by former minister MJ Akbar, stating that “due protection had been given to women” by law. “I have stated this before, due protection has been given to women

Court acquits journalist Priya Ramani in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar

Court acquits journalist Priya Ramani in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar

New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Wednesday acquitted journalist Priya Ramani of defamation charges filed by former Union Minister MJ Akbar’s over her allegations of sexual misconduct against him. Acquitting her of all the charges, Delhi Court said, “Women can’t be punished for raising instances of sexual abuse,” adding that