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Face The Book Of Digital Monopolies: Why India Must Develop Swadeshi Apps

Now that the bugle call of Atmanirbhar Bharat has been raised, one has to put money where the mouth is and start supporting the Indian apps. It is high time that the government and public institutions chart out a glide path...

20 August 2020

'Don't Buy Vegetables From Muslims,' Says BJP MLA, Defends Remarks

The BJP MLA defended his remarks and said that he was merely responding to the complaints of the people who alleged that Muslims vendors spit on vegetables to spread Coronavirus.


Rangoli Chandel's Twitter Handle Suspended Over Hate Speech

Rangoli Chandel has a history of sharing tweets that have been widely criticised for inciting hate.


Casteist Remarks Made During Phone Call, Away From Public View, Not An Offence: Court

'Merely uttering such wrong words in the absence of any public view does not show any intention to humiliate the complainant who besides being Sarpanch, belongs to Scheduled Caste community,' the court said.

31 May 2020

'Have To Start Our Own Platforms': Kangana Ranaut Asks Govt To 'Demolish' Twitter

Kangana's sister Rangoli's verified Twitter account was suspended recently after her post was reported by several people who considered it a hate tweet.


'Can't Give Such Long Adjournment': Top Court Directs HC To Hear Pleas On Delhi Violence On Friday

Ten riot victims had filed a plea seeking lodging of FIRs against politicians for alleged hate speeches.

04 March 2020

'No Muslim Staff': Bakery Owner In Chennai Arrested For Offensive Advertisement

A bakery owner in Chennai has been arrested for an advertisement that gave a wrong impression about Muslims.

10 May 2020

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Hate Speech: HC Seeks Centre, Delhi Govt's Reply On Plea For FIR Against Gandhis, Owaisi Brothers, RJ Sayema

The Delhi High Court issued the notice to the Union Home Ministry, Delhi government and the police

28 February 2020

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14 February 2020
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...


03 February 2020
BJP 'Upset' After Anantkumar Hegde Says Gandhi-Led Freedom Struggle 'Drama'

BJP 'Upset' After Anantkumar Hegde Says Gandhi-Led Freedom Struggle 'Drama'

While addressing a public event in Bengaluru on Saturday, the Lok Sabha MP said the entire freedom movement was "staged with the consent and support of the...


08 November 2019
'Better, No Trolls': Why Some Indians Are Boycotting Twitter And Switching To Mastodon

'Better, No Trolls': Why Some Indians Are Boycotting Twitter And Switching To Mastodon

All you need to know about the lesser-known platform Mastodon and why it is relevant in the controversy that Twitter India is facing.


23 October 2019
#BoycottMuslims: When Hate Is Mainstreamed, It Becomes A National Trait

#BoycottMuslims: When Hate Is Mainstreamed, It Becomes A National Trait

I have always believed that one kind of communalism invariably feeds into the other, forming a symbiotic ecosystem of destructiveness.


22 October 2019
Former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's Son-In-Law Capt (Retd) Mohammd Safdar Arrested In Hate Speech Case

Former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's Son-In-Law Capt (Retd) Mohammd Safdar Arrested In Hate Speech Case

Capt (Retd) Mohammad Safdar during his court appearance on October 13 targeted Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa. He alleged that Imran Khan's government was...


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13 July 2019
Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can Seriously Damage Economic Growth: Adi Godrej

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can Seriously Damage Economic Growth: Adi Godrej

Adi Godrej was quick to add that all is not well in the country and pointed out a slew of concerns on the social front, warning of their impact on growth as...


03 May 2019
Facebook Bans ‘Dangerous Individuals’ Cited For Hate Speech

Facebook Bans ‘Dangerous Individuals’ Cited For Hate Speech

The company also removed right-wing personalities, Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, and Laura Loomer, along with Jones' site, Infowars,...


24 April 2019
Tired Of Listening To PM Modi Beating His Own Trumpet On What He Did To Pakistan: Chidambaram

Tired Of Listening To PM Modi Beating His Own Trumpet On What He Did To Pakistan: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram also applauded actor Shahrukh Khan for saying that ‘being diverse is a good thing, but being...


17 April 2019
Goa Priest Apologises Over His Remarks On BJP, Manohar Parrikar

Goa Priest Apologises Over His Remarks On BJP, Manohar Parrikar

The priest, Fr Conceicao D'Silva, faced a probe by election officials, after a video of his controversial speech went viral on social media.


15 April 2019
SC To Examine Election Commission's Authority To Deal With Hate Speeches Of Politicians During Elections

SC To Examine Election Commission's Authority To Deal With Hate Speeches Of Politicians During Elections

Supreme Court will examine on Tuesday the contention that the Election Commission has limited legal powers to deal with hate speeches of politicians during...


15 April 2019
Election Commission Bars Yogi Adityanath From Campaigning For 72 Hours, Mayawati For 48 Hours

Election Commission Bars Yogi Adityanath From Campaigning For 72 Hours, Mayawati For 48 Hours

The orders came hours after the Supreme Court asked the Election Commission about the action initiated against the two politicians over their controversial...


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11 March 2019
EC To Keep Strict Vigil On Social Media To Check Fake News, Hate Speech: Delhi CEO

EC To Keep Strict Vigil On Social Media To Check Fake News, Hate Speech: Delhi CEO

The CEO also appealed to the people to use the Election Commission's 'cVigil' app to report any violations of moral code of conduct like use of money, gifts,...


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