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Alok Nath, Sajid Khan, Subhash Ghai: The Bollywood bigwigs outed so far in 'Me Too'

Celebrities have been implicated in multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, harassment and and even rape.

Railways to use 'green' composite sleepers instead of wooden sleepers

Comprising a mixture of steel and fibre plastic, Railways preferred them over wooden sleepers because of environmental issues that cropped up over the cutting of trees.

Don't get work because I said no to a 'saintly' music director: Singer Sunita Sarathy

Sunitha wrote about how she'd been abused as a child and also an unnamed music director whose sexual advances she had refused.

An open letter from the invisible women reporters of the hinterland #MeToo

Will the thousands of brave women who have shared their stories amplify these quieter stories of everyday harassment?

Swine flu cases in K’taka, Telangana: How to keep yourself safe

According to the state health department in Karnataka, over 400 cases of swine flu have been confirmed as of Thursday.

MeToo complaints to be probed by committee of retired judges: Centre

The committee will look into the existing legal and institutional framework for handling complaints of sexual harassment and advise the Ministry of Women and Child Development on how to strengthen these.

After series of allegations against Bollywood bigwigs, cine associations promise action

The who’s who of Bollywood like Alok Nath, Vikas Bahl, Subhash Ghai, Nana Patekar have been called out for sexual harassment, assault, abuse and more.

‘He asked me to touch his genitals’: Sajid Khan accused by 3 of sexual assault, misconduct

The Housefull director allegedly harassed two actresses and a journalist, they recounted in posts online.

Allegations against Sajid Khan, Nana: Akshay asks ‘Housefull 4’ producers to halt shoot

The actor has asked the producers of ‘Housefull 4’, which Sajid is to direct, to cancel the shoot till the allegations against the director are investigated.

Women don’t go to work to be harassed: Smriti Irani on allegations against MJ Akbar

Pressure has been mounting on the NDA to sack MJ Akbar, who is the Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs.