April 17, 2024 11:34 (IST)
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'Debate on religion should not turn into hate speech': Madras HC on current discourse on Sanatan Dharma

Chennai (Tamil Nadu): In the midst of the controversy surrounding DMK minister Udhayanidhi Stalin's remarks, the Madras High Court said that Sanatana Dharma includes enduring duties derived from various Hindu sources, emphasizing responsibilities towards the nation, the king, parents, Gurus, the impoverished, and more, media reports said.

Hate speech unacceptable: Supreme Court directs Centre to form committee to look into same

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Thursday ordered the Centre to work on forming a committee to look into hate speech cases across the country.

No offence of hate speech made out against protesting wrestlers: Delhi Police tells court

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi Police Friday filed an action taken report (ATR) before a Delhi court based on a plea seeking an FIR against protesting wrestlers including Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia, and Sakshee Malikkh for allegedly making “false allegations” against BJP MP and Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan acquitted in hate speech case

Rampur (UP)/IBNS/UNI: Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former cabinet minister Mohammad Azam Khan was on Wednesday acquitted by an MP-MLA court in a three-year-old hate speech case in which he was sentenced to three years imprisonment by a lower court, the defence counsel said.

Hate speech: SC orders all states and UTs to file cases even if no complaints are made

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday broadened the purview of its 2022 ruling directing all states and union territories to take note of the hate speeches and file cases even if no complaint is made, media reports said.

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.