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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

24 January 2022

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

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

14 January 2022

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...


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...

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

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

12 January 2022

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


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....

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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...


09 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...


01 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,...


12 January 2022
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...


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12 January 2022
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...


12 January 2022
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,...


12 January 2022
Haridwar Dharam Sansad: 76 SC Lawyers Write To Chief Justice To Take Action

Haridwar Dharam Sansad: 76 SC Lawyers Write To Chief Justice To Take Action

76 top lawyers from the Supreme Court have written to the Chief Justice to take suo motu cognizance in the Dharam Sansad case where hate speeches were said to...


12 January 2022
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot Calls Hate Speeches Given At Dharma Sansad To Be 'Unacceptable

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot Calls Hate Speeches Given At Dharma Sansad To Be 'Unacceptable"

"The 'language of violence' allegedly used by the speakers is against the Indian culture and is unacceptable": Ashok Gehlot


13 January 2022
Jussie Smollett Convicted Of Staging Fake Hate Crime

Jussie Smollett Convicted Of Staging Fake Hate Crime

Jussie Smollett was found guilty of faking hate crime against himself to generate sympathy and further his career, according to prosecutors.


10 January 2022
Facebook Removed 31.5 Million Pieces Of Content For Hate Speech In Q2

Facebook Removed 31.5 Million Pieces Of Content For Hate Speech In Q2

The prevalence of hate speech content on Facebook declined in the second quarter to 5 views for every 10,000 content views globally.


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10 January 2022
Anti-Muslim Slogans: BJP Leader And 5 Others Arrested By Delhi Police

Anti-Muslim Slogans: BJP Leader And 5 Others Arrested By Delhi Police

Former BJP leader and Supreme Court lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay over a case of inflammatory and anti-Muslim slogans being raised at a rally organised by him in...


10 January 2022
Communal Slogans In Delhi: Minorities Commission Asks Police Chief What Action Was Taken

Communal Slogans In Delhi: Minorities Commission Asks Police Chief What Action Was Taken

The move comes following outrage after videos of incendiary slogans that were allegedly raised at an event organised by Supreme Court lawyer and former Delhi...


12 January 2022
UNITED SIKHS Seeks Stricter Gun Laws In USA

UNITED SIKHS Seeks Stricter Gun Laws In USA

UNITED SIKHS called upon the executive branches to declare such types of crimes, including race and ethnicity, hate-based crimes, a crisis and a national...


12 January 2022
‘Every Person Is A Minority In One Place’

‘Every Person Is A Minority In One Place’

Patricia Mukhim—the Meghalaya journalist who dares to depart from nativist anger—speaks on why she is still getting trolled after an SC acquittal, and why...


19 January 2022
Hate Speech Case: Sharjeel Usmani To Appear Before Pune Police On Wednesday

Hate Speech Case: Sharjeel Usmani To Appear Before Pune Police On Wednesday

Activist Sharjeel Usmani has been accused of hurting ‘religious sentiments’ through a speech he delivered at the Elgar Parishad conclave in January


21 January 2022
‘Ashwathama Hata!’

‘Ashwathama Hata!’

The milk-made Ganesha of 1995 offers us a parable for today: when motivated myths, rumours and lies cross over from mass culture to the media, the truth...


21 January 2022
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Did Hindutva Overdrive Cost BJP Delhi Elections? Party Unlikely To Amend Path As Elections In Bihar, Bengal Loom

Did Hindutva Overdrive Cost BJP Delhi Elections? Party Unlikely To Amend Path As Elections In Bihar, Bengal Loom

Over 6,500 public meetings and campaigning by senior leaders like Nitin Gadkari, Rajnath Singh and Yogi Adityanath didn't influence Delhi voters but the BJP is...


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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. 

24 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 Qurban Ali and former Patna High Court judge and senior advocate Anjana Prakash.

14 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 condemned.

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
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