Ramani accused Akbar of sexual misconduct about 20 years ago, an allegation that has been denied by him.
MJ Akbar has filed a defamation case against Priya Ramani after #MeToo allegations.
Congress also demanded an inquiry into his conduct.
Akbar resigned as minister of state for external affairs on 17 October after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.
If the court is satisfied with Akbar's statement, it may issue a notice to journalist Priya Ramani for appearing before it and facing trial.
Akbar was being questioned by journalist Priya Ramani's lawyer in the defamation case he filed following sexual harassment allegations against him.
The Guild said that Akbar will be suspended until the court case he has filed is concluded.
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Akbar, a former editor, has been accused by several women of predatory behaviour.
Ramani said "the truth and absolute truth" was her only defence.
The BJP chief said ‘we will definitely look into this’ after at least eight women accused Akbar of sexual harassment.
In a statement on Sunday, Akbar called the allegations false and baseless and even accused the survivors of being politically motivated.
"Time to tell our side of the story," tweeted Ramani.
Ramani claimed trial as the Delhi court framed charges in the defamation case filed by MJ Akbar.
Several women had accused him of sexually harassing them when he was a journalist.
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Swaraj and the Modi government have kept mum even as several women named Akbar as their assaulter.
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Priya Ramani told a Delhi court that MJ Akbar's defamation case against her was "baseless and false".
The guild offered its support to Ramani and to other women Akbar may file a case against in future.
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Joyeeta Basu, the editor of Sunday Guardian, said Ramani posted all her tweets "intentionally with a purpose to harm" Akbar's "reputation and goodwill"
Akbar was delivering a lecture on "Nation and Nationalism".
MJ Akbar, who is facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault, has now been accused of rape.
Irani said that the women who have spoken out against Akbar should get justice.
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19 of them are former or current employees of 'The Asian Age'.
'Turns out you were as talented a predator as you were a writer', a senior journalist had written in an article in Vogue last year.
Akbar has accused Ramani of "maliciously defaming" him and causing him humiliation.
Akbar claimed that all the women were out to damage his reputation and threatened them with legal action.
In an email to victim's father, BJP minister says, "these are issues that are so prone to misunderstanding."
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Google's Me Too Rising website, created in April, shows that small towns in India are very interested in the issue.
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As MJ Akbar, Alok Nath and others accused of sexual harassment begin to file defamation suits, it is important for survivors to know what legal resources they have.
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The guild also lauded the effort of women journalists who have brought these issues to the public.
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