Hate Speech

Dharma Sansad hate speech case: SC grants three months interim bail to Jitendra Narayan Singh Tyagi

The case against Tyagi and others had been lodged on the complaint of Nadeem Ali, a resident of Jwalapur Haridwar at Haridwar Kotwali on January 2, 2022.

published on : 17th May 2022

PC George booked again for hate speech

Palarivattom police here booked the former MLA over his objectionable remarks during a speech, which he delivered in connection with a temple festival at Vennala here on May 8.

published on : 10th May 2022

Eyewitnesses planted in Akbar hate speech case: Acquittal order

Further, the then SI Nirmal, who claimed to be an eyewitness, admitted that he understood the speech only after re-ading the translated version. 

published on : 9th May 2022

In 'better affidavit': Delhi Police makes U-turn in Dharam Sansad 'hate speech' case in SC, lodges FIR

Days after the SC pulled up Delhi police on its affidavit in hate speech case at a Dharam Sansad, the police have made a U-turn and told the court it registered an FIR after examining the materials.

published on : 7th May 2022

Hate speech: Kerala govt files petition to cancel PC George’s bail

The petition was filed before the Judicial First Class Magistrate Court II in Thiruvananthapuram, which accepted the petition and posted the case to May 11 for hearing.

published on : 6th May 2022

Hate speech: Appeal against PC George’s bail likely on Thursday

The sources said the appeal will be moved before the Principal Sessions Court under Section 439 of the Indian Penal Code.

published on : 5th May 2022

Twin objectives power BJP's renewed affinity for PC George

Party aims to bring George’s controversial remarks to the centre of public debate and reach out to a leader who boasts of having good connections with the Church 

published on : 2nd May 2022

PC George arrested in pre-dawn swoop, released on bail

The leader, known for his tongue-in-cheek remarks, was later produced before a magistrate who granted him bail.  

published on : 2nd May 2022

Karnataka to form committee to control hate speeches: CM Basavaraj Bommai

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai said hate speeches are on the rise across the country, especially on social media platforms.

published on : 29th April 2022

Panel will be set up to curb hate speech: Bommai

The State will form a committee to curb hate speech, in accordance with instructions of the Supreme Court, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said here on Thursday.

published on : 29th April 2022

Bajrang Muni Das granted bail in hate speech case; says 'no guilt'

Bajrang Muni Das, the mahant of Maharshi Shri Lakshman Das Udasi Ashram in Khairabad town of Sitapur, had allegedly made the hate speech against Muslims on April 2.

published on : 24th April 2022

EXPLAINER | Hate speech and how Indian laws deal with it

Sections 153A, 153B, 295A, 298, 505 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 deal with speech or words that could create mischief, outrage religious beliefs or cause imputations to national integration.

published on : 15th April 2022

No open calls for genocide of Muslim community made at Dharam Sansad event: Delhi police tell SC

The affidavit was filed in response to a petition that sought a probe into allegations of hate speech at the “Dharam Sansad” in Haridwar and Delhi in December 2021.

published on : 14th April 2022

'Rape threat' to Muslim women: Seer Bajrang Muni Das held for Sitapur hate speech

Bajrang Muni Das, the mahant of Maharshi Shri Lakshman Das Udaseen Ashram in Khairabad town of Sitapur, had allegedly made a hate speech against Muslims on April 2.

published on : 14th April 2022

PM's silence on violence testimony that perpetrators enjoy official patronage: Yechury

The Left leader said his party will raise the issue with the Centre and also make efforts to bring all the Opposition parties together on the issue.

published on : 14th April 2022
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