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Hate Speeches Beginning Of Attacks On Targeted Community, Kashmiri Pandits Exodus An Example: Delhi High Court

Hate Speeches Beginning Of Attacks On Targeted Community, Kashmiri Pandits Exodus An Example: Delhi High Court

The Court said hate speeches incite violence and feelings of resentment against members of specific communities and marginalise them.

13 June 2022
Delhi HC Dismisses Plea For Hate Speech FIR Against BJP Leaders

Delhi HC Dismisses Plea For Hate Speech FIR Against BJP Leaders

The petitioners had claimed before the high court that a cognisable offence was made out against the two leaders in the present case and an FIR should be...

13 June 2022

Nupur Sharma Not The First, 5 Times When BJP Had To Eat Crow Over Controversial Comments

From communaly sensitive comments to sexism and racism, BJP leaders have often found themselves on the fag end of public outrage for their insensitive and...

Delhi Riots 2020: HC Questions Umar Khalid Over Use Of Certain Words Against PM On Speech

Delhi Riots 2020: HC Questions Umar Khalid Over Use Of Certain Words Against PM On Speech

A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar was hearing Khalid's plea challenging a trial court’s order which had on March 24 dismissed his...

20 May 2022

UP: Man Booked For Objectionable Social Media Posts About Holy Sites Of Muslims

The accused has posted objectionable comments on Facebook about holy places of Muslims, said the SHO.

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19 May 2022
SC To Hear In July Pleas Concerning Hate Speeches, IT Rules

SC To Hear In July Pleas Concerning Hate Speeches, IT Rules

The apex court also said it would hear the matters pertaining to the challenge to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics...


17 May 2022
BJP Doing 'Politics Of Riots', AAP Of Providing Quality Education: Manish Sisodia In Himachal Pradesh

BJP Doing 'Politics Of Riots', AAP Of Providing Quality Education: Manish Sisodia In Himachal Pradesh

The BJP does "politics of riots" and pits people against one another, alleged Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.


14 May 2022
Hate Speech And The Language That Speaks Of Love: An Ode To Urdu

Hate Speech And The Language That Speaks Of Love: An Ode To Urdu

With so much hate being spewed on social media and public platforms, the language of Urdu feels like a soothing balm  


02 May 2022
Uttar Pradesh: Notice Served To Organiser Of Anti-Muslim Speeches In Aligarh

Uttar Pradesh: Notice Served To Organiser Of Anti-Muslim Speeches In Aligarh

Hindu preacher Kalicharan and Akhil Bhartiya Sant Parishad convener Swami Narsinghanand Saraswati gave speeches.


26 April 2022
Over 100 Ex-Bureaucrats Request PM Modi To Call For End To 'Politics Of Hate'

Over 100 Ex-Bureaucrats Request PM Modi To Call For End To 'Politics Of Hate'

"Your silence, in the face of this enormous societal threat, is deafening," the letter said.


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09 April 2022
Police Arrests ‘Seer’ Bajrang Muni Das Who Issued Rape Threat Against  Particular Community In UP

Police Arrests ‘Seer’ Bajrang Muni Das Who Issued Rape Threat Against Particular Community In UP

Uttar Pradesh: In a two-minute video containing the hate Bajrang Muni Das can be heard saying if any Hindu girl is teased by a man belonging to a particular...


03 February 2022
Senior RSS Leader Condemns Remarks Made At Haridwar Dharam Sansad

Senior RSS Leader Condemns Remarks Made At Haridwar Dharam Sansad

Any kind of hate speech is condemnable. All hate speeches must be condemned and punished as per law. Nobody should be treated as an exception, said senior RSS...


27 January 2022
US Lawmakers Express Concern Over Human Rights Situation In India

US Lawmakers Express Concern Over Human Rights Situation In India

In recent years, we have seen an uptick in online hate speeches and acts of hate, including vandalised mosques, torched churches, and communal violence in...


24 January 2022
2 Hindu Bodies Seek To Intervene As Parties In SC In PIL Alleging Hate Speeches Against Muslims

2 Hindu Bodies Seek To Intervene As Parties In SC In PIL Alleging Hate Speeches Against Muslims

The plea said that no effective steps have been taken by Uttarakhand and Delhi police. 


14 January 2022
Hate Speech Row: Petitioner Writes To Aligarh & Haridwar DM's To Take Preventive Action

Hate Speech Row: Petitioner Writes To Aligarh & Haridwar DM's To Take Preventive Action

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana had on January 12 asked the Centre, Delhi Police and Uttarakhand Police to respond to the plea filed by journalist...


12 January 2022
UN Condemns Apps Like 'Sulli Deals' As A Form Of Hate Speech In India

UN Condemns Apps Like 'Sulli Deals' As A Form Of Hate Speech In India

UN Special Rapporteur, Dr Fernand de Varennes stated on Twitter that harassment of Muslim women in India via apps such as 'Sulli Deals' and 'Bulli Bai' must be...


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12 January 2022
Haridwar Hate Speech: SC Seeks Centre's  Response In 'Dharam Sansad' Case

Haridwar Hate Speech: SC Seeks Centre's Response In 'Dharam Sansad' Case

Supreme Court was responding to a plea against the Haridwar 'Dharam Sansad' case after alleged hate speeches made in Haridwar during a religious gathering.


12 January 2022
Dharam Sansad Row | What Is Hate Speech And What Do Indian Laws Say About It?

Dharam Sansad Row | What Is Hate Speech And What Do Indian Laws Say About It?

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea seeking an independent probe into the hate speech made at ‘Dharam Sansad’ held in Haridwar in December....


10 January 2022
Haridwar Dharam Sansad: SC Agrees To Hear Plea Against Hate Speech

Haridwar Dharam Sansad: SC Agrees To Hear Plea Against Hate Speech

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana took note of the submissions of senior advocate Kapil Sibal that no action has been taken against those who made the...


10 January 2022
Recent Incidents Show How India May Be Normalising Hate

Recent Incidents Show How India May Be Normalising Hate

Over 20 days have passed since the violent speech and no arrest have been made by the Uttarakhand Police in the Haridwar Dharma Sansad Case. The police also...


05 January 2022
Pune Police Take Custody Of Kalicharan Maharaj For Alleged Hate Speech

Pune Police Take Custody Of Kalicharan Maharaj For Alleged Hate Speech

The Pune police had registered a case against Kalicharan Maharaj, right-wing leader Milind Ekbote, Captain Digendra Kumar (retired) and others for allegedly...


05 January 2022
So Many People Wouldn’t Be Online If There Were No FB, Insta And WhatsApp, Says Meta’s Ajit Mohan

So Many People Wouldn’t Be Online If There Were No FB, Insta And WhatsApp, Says Meta’s Ajit Mohan

We have more than 434 million users on Facebook in India. And, as per the numbers disclosed over the last few years, we are growing equally in Facebook,...


29 December 2021
NCM Takes Note Of Row Over Namaz Offering, Hate Speeches Given In Religious Conclaves

NCM Takes Note Of Row Over Namaz Offering, Hate Speeches Given In Religious Conclaves

"Appropriate action" will be taken by the commission "accordingly", the NCM said adding that chairman Lalpura has "proposed" to visit the site in Ambala where...


28 December 2021
Haridwar Dharam Sansad: Pakistan Lodges Strong Protest Against Hate Speech In India

Haridwar Dharam Sansad: Pakistan Lodges Strong Protest Against Hate Speech In India

While India is quick to protest the treatment of religious minorities in Pakistan, the country summoned Indian Charge d'Affaires in Islamabad, Suresh Kumar...


28 December 2021
Dharam Sansad Row: Students, Activists Hold Protest Over Hate Speeches Against Muslims At Uttarakhand Sadan

Dharam Sansad Row: Students, Activists Hold Protest Over Hate Speeches Against Muslims At Uttarakhand Sadan

Organizations like AISA, Anhad, SFI, UAH, NFIW, KYS, AIDWA, DISHA, among others, joined the protest demanding immediate arrest of Yati Narasimhanand,...


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