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Biased Delhi Police chargesheet against CAA-protestors shows how institutions become victims of political duress
Politics

Biased Delhi Police chargesheet against CAA-protestors shows how institutions become victims of political duress

The most jarringly missing name in the 17,000-page charge sheet is that of Delhi BJP leader and former AAP MLA Kapil Mishra, the ‘instigator-in-chief’ in the riots.

'Disgraceful, unfortunate': Ex-CBI chief Nageswara Rao faces flak for his remark on Swami Agnivesh's demise
India

'Disgraceful, unfortunate': Ex-CBI chief Nageswara Rao faces flak for his remark on Swami Agnivesh's demise

Calling the late social activist "anti-Hindu", Rao claimed that Swami Agnivesh, who passed away on Friday, did an “enormous damage to Hinduism”

Facebook India's Ajit Mohan summoned by Delhi Assembly panel over 'inaction' against hateful content
India

Facebook India's Ajit Mohan summoned by Delhi Assembly panel over 'inaction' against hateful content

The summons follow a recent Wall Street Journal report which claimed that one of Facebook's senior India policy executives intervened to stop a permanent ban on a BJP lawmaker for his communally charged posts

'Facebook denounces hate, bigotry in all forms'; social media giant responds to Congress letters
India

'Facebook denounces hate, bigotry in all forms'; social media giant responds to Congress letters

Congress leaders wrote to Mark Zuckerberg following reports by the WSJ and the Time magazine about the conduct of company's team in India, alleging bias and proximity with the ruling BJP

Facebook bans BJP's T Raja Singh for hate speech amid allegations it favoured saffron party
India

Facebook bans BJP's T Raja Singh for hate speech amid allegations it favoured saffron party

At least five profiles of Singh, which had more than three lakh followers, showed the message that 'this content is not available right now'

Ankhi Das openly supported BJP on Facebook's internal group, says WSJ report; Congress seeks criminal probe against social media giant
India

Ankhi Das openly supported BJP on Facebook's internal group, says WSJ report; Congress seeks criminal probe against social media giant

According to the report, messages written by Das showed her praising Narendra Modi as the ‘strongman’ who ended the Congress’ hold in India

Facebook, its hate speech policies and everything else you need to know
News & Analysis

Facebook, its hate speech policies and everything else you need to know

Facebook has been walking the thin line between hate speech and freedom of expression; but as expression becomes more egregious, this is becoming a bad look.

SC refuses to impose pre-broadcast ban on TV programme claiming 'Muslim conspiracy' to infiltrate UPSC
India

SC refuses to impose pre-broadcast ban on TV programme claiming 'Muslim conspiracy' to infiltrate UPSC

A bench comprising Justices DY Chandrachud and KM Joseph said it has to first circumspect in imposing a prior restraint on publication or the airing of views by Sudarshan TV

Facebook plans to introduce 'Facebook News' feature in India by next year
News & Analysis

Facebook plans to introduce 'Facebook News' feature in India by next year

Facebook has said that the news publishers will be paid in every country for the delivery of news on the app.

Bigg Boss 13 contestant Hindustani Bhau’s Instagram account suspended for 'promoting hate speech, symbols'
Entertainment

Bigg Boss 13 contestant Hindustani Bhau’s Instagram account suspended for 'promoting hate speech, symbols'

On 18 August, comedian Kunal Kamra had asked Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh and Mumbai Police to take action against Hindustani Bhau for his videos, arguing his videos are "mob building and hate spreading exercise."

BJP MPs complain to LS speaker after Shashi Tharoor summons Facebook over hate speech report
India

BJP MPs complain to LS speaker after Shashi Tharoor summons Facebook over hate speech report

While BJP MP Nishikant Dubey has sought Tharoor's removal as head of the IT Parliamentary panel, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore accused the Congress MP of violating House procedures

Facebook row is unelectable Left's desperate attempt to gag social media
Politics

Facebook row is unelectable Left's desperate attempt to gag social media

The Centre needs to intervene at the policy level not to censor, but to make these platforms adopt transparency. The Narendra Modi government has long shied from acting on this.

Reddit, Twitch ban US President Donald Trump's fan forum, official account, YouTube suspends accounts of 6 white nationalists
News & Analysis

Reddit, Twitch ban US President Donald Trump's fan forum, official account, YouTube suspends accounts of 6 white nationalists

Reddit Chief Executive Steve Huffman said in a post detailing changes to the company's content policies that communities and users promoting hate would be barred.

Hate speech in the time of a pandemic: Answer to malevolent, incendiary language is plurality, not censorship
India

Hate speech in the time of a pandemic: Answer to malevolent, incendiary language is plurality, not censorship

As the greatest pandemic in a century continues its grim progress, India is seeing the unfolding of an unprecedented campaign to ensure the Republic’s intellectual hygiene.

Delhi HC to hear plea seeking FIR against Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka, other politicians for alleged hate speech today
India

Delhi HC to hear plea seeking FIR against Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka, other politicians for alleged hate speech today

The Delhi High Court is scheduled to hear on Friday a plea seeking lodging of an FIR against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, ex-president Rahul Gandhi, party general secretary Priyanka Vadra and others for allegedly giving hate speeches

Congress questions Justice S Muralidhar's transfer; Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slams party, saying 'well-settled process' followed
Politics

Congress questions Justice S Muralidhar's transfer; Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slams party, saying 'well-settled process' followed

The Congress on Thursday hit out at the government over the transfer of Delhi High Court Judge S Muralidhar, alleging that the Modi dispensation was waging a battle of revenge against the judiciary.

'You didn’t act when in office': EC counters ex-CEC SY Quraishi's charge that it did not go all out to punish hate speeches during Delhi Assembly polls
Politics

'You didn’t act when in office': EC counters ex-CEC SY Quraishi's charge that it did not go all out to punish hate speeches during Delhi Assembly polls

EC has countered the charge of former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) SY Quraishi that it did not go the distance in punishing hate speeches during the campaigning for the Delhi Assembly election

Delhi polls about deliverability, not ideologies; polarising voters in response to AAP's development-centric pitch may not work for BJP
Politics

Delhi polls about deliverability, not ideologies; polarising voters in response to AAP's development-centric pitch may not work for BJP

Brand Arvind Kejriwal has established direct and firm contact with Delhi voters' necessities and made the practice of politics a lot more ordinary; today, he appeals to even those voters who see no alternative to Narendra Modi’s prime ministership

Jamia students face off with Delhi Police outside varsity after youth fires at protester during anti-CAA rally; all but one detainee released
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Jamia students face off with Delhi Police outside varsity after youth fires at protester during anti-CAA rally; all but one detainee released

Thousands of people and police personnel faced off against each other near the Jamia Millia university after a man fired a pistol at a group of anti-CAA protesters

Delhi Assembly polls: EC issues notice to BJP leader Anurag Thakur for ‘desh ke gaddaron ko’ remark, demands reply before 30 Jan
Politics

Delhi Assembly polls: EC issues notice to BJP leader Anurag Thakur for ‘desh ke gaddaron ko’ remark, demands reply before 30 Jan

The Election Commission (EC) issued a show-cause notice to Union minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday for his "desh ke gaddaron ko" slogan at a poll meeting, saying prima facie the remarks had the "potential of disturbing communal harmony" and the BJP MP had violated the election code and electoral law.