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Oct 16, 2018
Dashboard that aims to track hate speech across a network on Twitter launchedThe online hate dashboard keeps its list of accounts secret making way for independent scrutiny.
Aug 27, 2018
Russians face extremism charges for sharing memes; local social networks, communications ministry ask for law changeAccording to the independent rights group Agora, 43 people were given prison terms for internet posts and memes in Russia in 2017, up from 32 in 2016.
Aug 19, 2018
Atal Bihari Vajpayee espoused Hindutva, but disliked violence; VS Naipaul understood fragility of moderate positionsNo one is perfect and we owe it to ourselves to be honest. In that spirit, here's a look at aspects of the lives of Vajpayee and Naipaul.
Apr 30, 2018
Unfreedom director on censorship row: 'Showed me how important it is to make your art the way you want'Director Raj Amit Kumar tells us about his long battle to get his debut feature, Unfreedom, released.
Apr 25, 2018
YouTube removed 5 million videos related to extremism, misinformation and child endangerment in Q4 2017YouTube said it would be difficult to enforce a “truth” policy, leaving the company to look for other policy violations to remove videos with misleading information.
Apr 19, 2018
Karnataka polls: Dalit activist Chetan Ahimsa calls Siddaramaiah progressive, says Congress doesn't want visionariesDalit activist Chetan Kumar aka Chetan Ahimsa takes a jab at Congress criticising the party over not giving opportunities to grassroots workers and those who lack money to spend on elections. Excerpts from the interview
Mar 24, 2018
Rajnath Singh asserts Naxalism on its last leg in India, says Maoists resorting to cowardly ambushesUnion Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the "serious" challenge of Naxalism in the country has entered its "last leg" and Maoists are now resorting to coward ambushes against security forces as they are unable to undertake a direct fight
Mar 06, 2018
Erik Poppe’s U - July 22, recreates a horrifying event with stunning exactitude, but also raises questionsWhen a film deals with a horrific real world event, is recreating how it happened enough? Or should it provide context as well? | Examining Erik Poppe's Utøya 22.juli / U — July 22
Mar 05, 2018
K Palaniswamy calls for strengthening intelligence mechanisms to tackle extremism, communalismTamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswamy on Monday described extremism, communalism and left-wing terrorism as "very big threats" to the society.
Mar 03, 2018
King Abdullah, Amitabh Bachchan's advocacy of moderation over extremism matters in these polarising timesIt's relevant that Amitabh Bachchan and Jordan King Abdullah's speeches be understood for the message the two thought leaders sought to convey on extremism.