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Case lodged against SP leader Azam Khan for hate speech

Rampur/UNI: A case has been lodged against senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former cabinet minister Mohammad Azam Khan for using obscene language against the women and hurling abuses, police sources said here on Friday.

SP leader Azam Khan gets interim bail in 2019 hate speech case

Rampur (UP)/UNI: In a major relief, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former MLA Mohammad Azam Khan on Wednesday got interim bail from the district court in a hate speech case in which he had been convicted for three years, defence counsel Vinod Sharma said.

SP leader Azam Khan convicted in hate speech case

Rampur (UP): Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan has been convicted in a hate speech case filed against him in 2019 over his remarks on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, said media reports.

'Contempt will be initiated if the authorities fail to act': Supreme Court tells Centre on hate speeches

New Delhi/IBNS: Two days after United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres criticised India over its human rights record and the increasing hate speeches during a three-day visit, the Supreme Court Friday made some strong observations on the subject.

'Role of anchor very important': Supreme Court on hate speech made on TV

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Wednesday held the "role of anchor" as "very important" while coming down heavily on television channels over hate speech.

Hate speeches bulldoze constitutional ethos, those in power must act responsibly: Delhi HC

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi High Court on Monday turned down the plea of CPM's Brinda Karat to allow an FIR against BJP lawmakers Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma over alleged hate speech delivered in 2020 during nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Hindu Front For Justice moves SC seeking to be made a party in hate speech case

New Delhi/UNI: National President of Hindu Front For Justice Vishnu Gupta on Saturday filed a petition before the Supreme Court seeking a direction to be made a party to the hate speech petition already filed by Qurban Ali in the apex court.

Religious leader Yati Narsinghanand arrested in Haridwar hate speech case

Haridwar/IBNS: Yati Narsinghanand, one of the religious leaders who organized an event in Uttarakhand's Haridwar in December that called for the genocide of Muslims, was arrested on Saturday, becoming the next person to be arrested after an intervention by the Supreme Court.

Haridwar hate speech: Supreme Court asks Uttarakhand govt to reply in 10 days

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Uttarakhand government to reply to a petition on the alleged hate speech at a religious event in the hill state within 10 days, media reports said.

5 ex-armed forces chiefs write to Prez, PM Modi on Haridwar hate speech, 'open call of genocide of Indian Muslims'

New Delhi/IBNS: Five ex-chiefs of staff of armed forces and over a hundred other people including veterans, bureaucrats, and prominent citizens have written to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding "open call of the genocide of Indian Muslims" at various events, the most recent being in Uttarakhand's Haridwar.

Supreme Court lawyers appeal to CJI for intervention in Haridwar hate speech incident

New Delhi/IBNS: Top lawyers of the Supreme Court have appealed to Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana to take suo moto cognizance of the calls for "ethnic cleansing" given by religious leaders in Delhi and Haridwar, media reports said.

'Hate hurts us': Facebook officials on being grilled by Delhi panel over hate speech

New Delhi/IBNS: A Delhi panel on Wednesday grilled Facebook officials over hate posts linked to the February 2020 riots in the capital and the action taken to remove such content.

Dr Kafeel Khan gets relief from Allahabad HC in hate speech case

Prayagraj/UNI: The Allahabad High Court has given relief to Dr. Kafeel Ahmed Khan of BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur due to technical flaw on the chargesheet filed against him in a hate speech case during CAA/NRC protest in Aligarh in 2019.

Kolkata Police quiz actor-BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty over controversial poll speech

Kolkata/IBNS: Actor-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mithun Chakraborty is being quizzed by the Kolkata Police on Wednesday over his controversial election speech.

Bengal polls: EC serves notice to Suvendu Adhikari for delivering hate speech

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday issued a show-cause notice against BJP candidate in Nandigram, Suvendu Adhikari, for violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by delivering 'hate speech' during a public meeting in his assembly constituency on Apr 29, officials said.