Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicHate speech

Topic: Hate speech

Delhi Police lodged FIR in Dharam Sansad ‘hate speech’ case, tells SC in a ‘better’ affidavit

It had earlier told the top court that "no specific words against any community were uttered" at the event organised here by the Hindu Yuva Vahini on 19 December last year.

Pooja Pandey’s transformation into hate-spewing Sadhvi at forefront of ‘Hindu Rashtra’ mission

Sadhvi Annapurna gave up her married life, kids and job to don the saffron robe. Ten years later, she is on a mission to make India a Hindu Rashtra and 'cleanse' it of Muslims.

SC tells Delhi Police to file ‘better affidavit’ over hate speech report

The top court expressed dissatisfaction over Delhi Police's report that no specific words were used against any community during a 'Hindu Yuva Vahini' event in December last year.

Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh booked for ‘provocative’ speech during Ram Navami

Singh, known for supporting Hindutva, was accused of delivering 'provocative' speech and singing songs as well as creating hatred & enmity between different religious communities.

Kejriwal gave BJP a ‘thug life’ response on Kashmir Files row — a template to counter hate

The problem with the majoritarian pandering that India is seeing today is that it is based on fables and imagined realities.

UP seer accused of making ‘rape threats’ to Muslim women has ‘criminal past’

Bajrang Das Muni, who issued 'rape threats' to Muslim women in viral video, has been accused of 'fraud' before. Locals also say he is notorious for his communal rhetoric.

‘Silence not an option’: Journalists urge constitutional bodies to curb ‘hatred against Muslims’

In a statement issued Wednesday, 28 senior journalists and mediapersons said ‘calls for violence’ have been met with a ‘cold and calculated silence from the country’s top leaders’.

Seer launches tirade at Kashmir Files show in MP, says ‘stay away from jihadis like from Covid’

Swami Jitendranand made the remarks at a 'free' screening for ‘100 Hindu sisters and daughters’ in Barwani last week. Police say no complaint received so far.

Farm laws to hate speech, IAS-IPS-IFS retirees split, pro- & anti-govt sides fight war of letters

Over past few years, rival lobbies of ex-civil servants, with no official political affiliation, have organised groups and issued statements backing or criticising govt on many issues.

‘Hate against Muslims’, Aparna Yadav joining BJP & Modi WEF speech — Pg 1 news from Urdu press

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

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Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.