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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.

Facebook India moves SC against Delhi Assembly Panel's notice

New Delhi/IBNS: Facebook India Vice President Ajit Mohan has moved the Supreme Court against a notice from the Delhi Assembly's "Peace and Harmony" Committee over the social media platform's alleged involvement in the violence that struck the national capital in February.

Top Facebook official summoned by Delhi Assembly's panel over allegations of inaction on hate speech

New Delhi/IBNS: A top Facebook official has been asked to appear before a Delhi Assembly panel on ‘Peace and Harmony’, headed by Aam Aadmi Party MLA Raghav Chadha in connection with the allegations against the social media giant over its “deliberate inaction on the part of social media platform to apply hate speech rules".

Not on Facebook, no question of banning: BJP leader after Facebook takes step over 'hate speech'

New Delhi/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader T Raja Singh, who has been banned by Facebook for his speech for allegedly promoting hatred and violence, said he was not on the social networking site for years.

Facebook reps summoned by Shashi Tharoor-led Parliamentary panel on Sept 2

New Delhi/IBNS: Facebook representatives have been summoned to meet the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology, headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, after the social media giant has been caught up in a controversy over its contents' policy regarding some posts shared by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders.

Hate speeches 'like Goli Maaro' shouldn't have been made: Amit Shah on Delhi polls defeat

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Thursday admitted that his assessment over the Delhi elections went wrong and also said certain hate speeches by his party members should not have been made.