The counsel claimed that Ramani wrote a fictitious piece in the magazine -- Vogue -- in context of #MeToo movement with a mala fide intention as she intended to tarnish the reputation of Akbar.
The deal, if approved by judges in federal courts, would permit accusers to claim from $7,500 to $750,000 from the $18.8 million settlement.
Retired Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on Tuesday slammed former CJI Ranjan Gogoi for his Rajya Sabha nomination.
The gymnast demanded an independent probe after several teammates including her spoke out against Nassar who has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of criminal sexual conduct.
The accusations come to the fore when Hollywood has started #TimesUp campaign.
In the latest case filed in a New York federal court, aspiring British actress Kadian Noble is accusing Weinstein of inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her.