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A Delhi Court will today give its verdict in the defamation case filed by MJ Akbar against #Metoo whistleblower, Priya Ramani.

Order will be pronounced by Judge Ravindra Kumar Pandey in the physical presence of parties at 2pm.

@mjakbar

#MJAkbar #PriyaRamani
Priya Ramani alleged that in December 1993, #MJAkbar sexually harassed her when she was called to The Oberoi, Mumbai for a job interview.

#PriyaRamani @mjakbar
During the two years of this trial, #PriyaRamani pleaded:

Truth,
Good Faith,
Public Interest,
Public Good

as her defense

#MeToo @IndiaMeToo #MJAkbar @mjakbar
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani to begin before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra K Pandey.

Akbar has concluded his rebuttal. Court is hearing Ramani's response.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
Senior Advocate Rebecca John appears for Priya Ramani.

#PriyaRamani #MeToo
Hearing begins.
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani to begin before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra K Pandey.

Case is at the stage of rebuttal by Akbar. Ramani has concluded her defense.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra appears for @mjakbar.

#MJAkbar #PriyaRamani

#MeToo
Hearing to start as soon as the Judge joins the virtual link.
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani begins before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra K Pandey.

Case is at the stage of rebuttal by Akbar. Ramani has concluded her defense.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra appears for @mjakbar.

Senior Advocate Luthra reads a judgment on journalists having no special privileges.

Press council says you have to ve responsible. There are judgements that say you cannot have a parallel trial: Luthra.
Here is there is just a trial ..by a person on social media. It is unacceptable in a country ruled by rule of law : Luthra
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani to begin before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra K Pandey.

Case is at the stage of rebuttal by Akbar. Ramani has concluded her defense.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra appears for MJ Akbar.

@mjakbar
Hearing begins.

Geeta Ji is on her legs. If you the court could accommodate us for 25 mins: Adv Sandeep Kapur for @mjakbar

We'll start at 11.45 am : Judge

#MJAkbar #PriyaRamani
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani to begin before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra K Pandey.

Case is at the stage of rebuttal by Akbar. Ramani has concluded her defense.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
Hearing begins.

Your honor will give three hours to me today? : Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra for @mjakbar
Today is court is for physical hearing. I will only give 1 hour. Parties will have to come for physical hearing whenever listed : Judge

I have some medical issue..I will not be able to come for physical hearing: Senior Adv Luthra
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani to begin before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra K Pandey.

Case is at the stage of rebuttal by Akbar. Ramani has concluded her defense.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar Image
Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra appears for MJ Akbar.

@mjakbar

#PriyaRamani #MeToo
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani to begin before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra K Pandey.

Case is at the stage of rebuttal by Akbar. Ramani has concluded her defense.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra appears for MJ Akbar.

@mjakbar

#PriyaRamani #MeToo
Hearing begins.

Can I join back at 12? : Senior Advocate Luthra

If I have some work, you may have to wait : Judge
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani to begin before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra K Pandey.

Case is at the stage of rebuttal by Akbar. Ramani has concluded her defense.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra appears for @mjakbar.
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani to begin before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra K Pandey.

After the transfer of Judge Vishal Pahuja, parties are making arguments afresh.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
Hearing begins.

Senior Advocate Rebecca John for Priya Ramani : I'll finish my arguments today.
I've argued on reputation and burden of proof on accused : John
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani to begin before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra K Pandey.

After the transfer of Judge Vishal Pahuja, parties are making arguments afresh.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
Senior Advocate Rebecca John for Priya Ramani begins.
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani to begin before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra K Pandey.

After the transfer of Judge Vishal Pahuja, parties are making arguments afresh.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
Senior Advocate Rebecca John begins.

I'll now come to Priya Ramani's cross examination dated 24/10/2019 : John
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani begins before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar Pandey.

After the transfer of Judge Vishal Pahuj, parties are making arguments afresh.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra for MJ Akbar had concluded her submissions on the last date of hearing.

Senior Advocate Rebecca John to begin her submissions for Priya Ramani today.

#PriyaRamani #MJAkbar
Court asks if counsel from both the sides are present.
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Court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Rouse Avenue to soon begin hearing MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
Final arguments in the matter to start afresh after the transfer of Judge Vishal Pahuja.

The new ACMM is Judge Ravindra Kumar Pandey.
Hearing begins.

I will just give a little background: Senior Adv Geeta Luthra begins for @mjakbar
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Hearing in MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani begins before new Judge.

After the transfer of Judge Vishal Pahuja, the case is before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar Pandey.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar Image
This case is ay final argument and notice was framed.. the notice has some typographical error. It is signed now? : Judge

Yes, it is signed: Court master
Did arguments commence in this case? : Judhe

Yes, both sides had. We were to give written submissions: Senior Adv Geeta Luthra for MJ Akbar

Lengthy arguments happened in this case. Parties will have to argue again: Judge
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Court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Rouse Avenue to soon begin hearing MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar @IndiaMeToo
Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra will continue with the rebuttal on behalf of MJ Akbar.

#MJAkbar #PriyaRamani
@mjakbar @IndiaMeToo
Update: No hearing today.

Matter to be hear next on November 21 at 12 noon.
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Court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Rouse Avenue to soon begin hearing MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar @IndiaMeToo
Senior Advocate Rebecca John has concluded her submissions on behalf of Priya Ramani.

barandbench.com/news/litigatio…
Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra will now begin the rebuttal on behalf of MJ Akbar.

#PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #MeToo
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[MJ AKBAR DEFAMATION CASE]

District & Sessions Judge, Sujata Kohli, to dictate orders on whether the defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani should be heard by the court that exclusively deals in cases related to lawmakers @mjakbar

#MeToo
#priyaramani
Seeking appropriate steps in the matter, a magistrate court had on October 13 transferred the case to a District and Sessions Judge of Rouse Avenue District Court.
#Breaking: MJ Akbar's defamation case against Priya Ramani to continue before the Special MP/MLA Court.

District & Sessions Judge, Rouse Avenue lists matter before the Special MP/MLA Court on November 2.

@mjakbar

#MJAkbar #PriyaRamani #MeToo
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Will MJ Akbar vs Priya Ramani be transferred to another Judge after two years?

Court of District & Sessions Judge, Rouse Avenue to shortly assemble to consider the issue.

#MJAkbar #PriyaRamani

@mjakbar #Metooindia
After hearing the case since its inception in October 2018, yesterday, a Spl MP/MLA Court had opined that the case ought to be transferred since it was not a case file against MP/MLA.

#MJAkbar #PriyaRamani

Read more:

barandbench.com/news/litigatio…
Hearing begins.

Matter is before Judge Sujata Kohli.

@mjakbar @IndiaMeToo

#PriyaRamani #MeToo #metooindia
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Court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Rouse Avenue to soon begin hearing MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #Metooindia

@mjakbar
On the last ocassion, Senior Advocate Rebecca John had concluded her submissions on behalf of Priya Ramani.

Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra will now begin the rebuttal on behalf of MJ Akbar.

barandbench.com/news/litigatio…
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Court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Rouse Avenue to soon begin hearing MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani.

Senior Adv Rebecca John is likely to conclude her final submissions on behalf of Ramani.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar
@mjakbar Image
Judge Vishal Pahuja is hearing the case virtually.

#PriyaRamani #MJAkbar #MeToo

@mjakbar @IndiaMeToo
Hearing begins.
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Court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Rouse Avenue to soon begin hearing MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani.

Senior Adv Rebecca John will continue her final submissions on behalf of Ramani.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar
@mjakbar @IndiaMeToo Image
Virtual hearing begins.

#MJAkbar #PriyaRamani
@IndiaMeToo
I had gone on the issue of reputation on the last hearing: John begins

#MJAkbar
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Court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Rouse Avenue to begin hearing MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani.

Senior Adv Rebecca John will continue her final submissions on behalf of Ramani.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar
@mjakbar @IndiaMeToo Image
Judge Vishal Pahuja is hearing the matter virtually.

Court to assemble shortly.
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Court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Rouse Avenue begins hearing MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani.

Judge Vishal Pahuja is hearing the matter virtually.

#MeToo #PriyaRamani #MJAkbar
@mjakbar @IndiaMeToo
Hearing was last held in February 2020 when Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra concluded her final submissions on behalf of MJ Akbar.

Senior Advocate Rebecca John will now begin final arguments on behalf of Priya Ramani.

@mjakbar

#MJAkbar #PriyaRamani #MeToo
I've spoken to my friend on the other side. I will try to be as brief as possible: Sr adv John
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