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The court also said that according to the Supreme Court, the requirement for obtaining sanction, instead of being directory in nature, was a mandatory requirement
The use of racial slurs and racially charged language went up by 500 per cent after Musk took control of Twitter. Musk and his team have been able to combat this and reduce hate speech on the platform to an all-time low.
German sportswear giant Adidas ended their years-long association with Kanye West over his anti-Semitic outbursts. The rapper joins a long list of celebrities who have been dropped by sponsors
Delhi BJP MP Parvesh Verma courted controversy on Sunday after he allegedly called for a total boycott of a community at an event held to protest the killing of a Hindu youth in northeast Delhi
Raja, the DMK deputy general secretary had recently stoked controversy over his Shudra remark and drew the BJP's ire with the saffron party accusing him of spewing hatred against a community to appease others
Demanding the arrest of suspended BJP MLA T Raja Singh, AIMIM chief on Thursday said protests in some parts of the city were a direct result of the alleged hate speech by the saffron party leader.
The devastating impact of hate speech has been further amplified by social media and other means of communication. If left unchecked, hate speech can lead to wide scale human rights violations, increase conflicts and upend peace and development measures.
The order was pronounced by Justice Chandra Dhari Singh who had reserved the verdict on 25 March
Justice Chandra Dhari Singh had reserved the order on 25 March on the petition which claimed that an FIR should be lodged against the leaders
The FIR will investigate the roles of various social media entities in promoting false and wrong information with an intention to create unrest on the cyber space
According to the report released on 31 May, Facebook detected 53,200 instances of hate speech in April as compared to 38,600 detected in March. Instagram acted on 77,000 violence and incitement-related content in April compared to 41,300 in March
On Thursday, the senior politician was produced before a district court in Thiruvananthapuram which sent him to 14 days judicial custody over an alleged hate speech case
Speaking at the 'Ananthapuri Hindu Maha Sammelanam' in Thiruvananthapuram, PC George alleged that restaurants run by Muslims should be avoided because they use 'some kind of drops' that cause impotence
The apex court, while posting the matter for hearing on 19 May, granted liberty to the petitioner to serve a copy of the petition to the standing counsel for concerned respondents
Loudspeaker row: Raj Thackeray's speech aimed at dividing society, says Maharashtra home minister; hints at action against MNS chief
The MNS head had accused the NCP chief of playing caste politics in Maharashtra, and said he was allergic to the word 'Hindu'
George had sparked off a controversy by asking non-Muslims in Kerala to avoid restaurants run by the community
After Delhi shooting and hate speeches, Jamia gunman Rambhakt Gopal in new row: What's it all about?
The shooter, who gained notoriety during the 2020 anti-CAA protests, uploaded videos of children being terrorised with a gun and captioned it 'Gau Raksha Dal, Mewat Road'
Leaders of 13 opposition parties on 16 April voiced deep concern over recent incidents of hate speech and communal violence in the country, and urged people to maintain peace and harmony
BJP hits out at Congress and other opposition parties over joint statement on hate speech and communal violence
BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia claimed that the opposition's appeal to people to maintain peace and harmony is as hollow as is the intention of the leaders behind the statement
Hate speech row: No specific words against any community uttered during Delhi event, police tells SC
The top court was hearing a petition, which sought direction for an ‘independent, credible and impartial investigation’ by an SIT into the incidents of hate speeches against the Muslim community