MJ Akbar, Minister of State for External Affairs, has been accused by 2 female journalists of sexual harassment. One of the female journalists alleged that Akbar had called her to his hotel room for an interview at 7 pm in 2017. The opposition is stridently calling for the resignation of Union Minister as the #MeToo movement picks up the pace in India. SP Spokesperson Ghanshyam Tiwari said that allegations are serious and NDA government should take action. MJ Akbar is Rajya Sabha member from Madhya Pradesh.