Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

Abuse - Allegations- Hate Speech - Invective - Swearing - Threats etc

Recent Incidents Show How India May Be Normalising Hate

Jan 09, 2022 Apoorvanand

Over 20 days have passed since the violent speech and no arrest have been made by the Uttarakhand Police in the Haridwar Dharma Sansad Case. The police also sounded very sympathetic to the young woman arrested in 'Bulli Bai' Muslim women auction case.

Jussie Smollett Convicted Of Staging Fake Hate Crime

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Jussie Smollett was found guilty of faking hate crime against himself to generate sympathy and further his career, according to prosecutors.

Halle Berry Opens Up About Her 'Abusive And Alcoholic' Father And A Deeply Disturbing Childhood

In a candid interview, the 'Catwoman' star opened up about how her father's alcoholism "robbed" them of the relationship they were meant to have.

Anger Diaries: Oodles Of Ketchup In Daily Conversation

Nov 19, 2021 Sudhirendar Sharma

Unlike any other human expression, the echo of a verbal abuse lingers longer than the resonance of a few good words.

FBI To Investigate Attack On Indian Restaurant Allegedly By Pro-Trump Mob Last Year

In June 2020, the restaurant named 'India Palace' was vandalised and its walls, spray-painted with the words “Trump 2020” and racist remarks directed at the restaurant’s Sikh owners. US's Federal Bureau of Investigation will investigate it now.

23 June, 2021

Facebook Recommendation Algorithm Amplifies Myanmar Military Propaganda: Rights Group

Associated Press (AP)

Facebook's algorithms prompted users to view and 'like' pro-military pages with posts that incited and threatened violence and pushed misinformation, Global Witness said in a report.

08 January, 2021

Visva-Bharati Suspends Professor For Alleging Irregularities In Appointment Of Colleague


The professor also made derogatory remarks against his colleague in the allegations, the varsity said.

19 December, 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Cops Bust Sex Racket, Three Women Arrested


The incident occurred in Pratapgarh district, police said

20 October, 2020

Rahul Gandhi Expresses Displeasure Over Kamal Nath’s ‘Item’ Remark Against MP Minister


While addressing an election campaign in Dabra, where the Congress is up against Imarti Devi of the BJP, Kamal Nath had said that his party candidate is a ‘simple person’ unlike the BJP candidate who is an ‘item.’

15 October, 2020

Woman Locked Up In Toilet For Over A Year Rescued By Officials

Outlook Web Bureau

A 35-year-old woman who was locked up in a toilet for more than a year by her husband, was rescued by a team of women and child welfare department officials in Haryana.

11 September, 2020

Kangana Fan In Kolkata Threatens Sena's Raut, Arrested


A man has allegedly threatened the Shiv Sena MP with 'dire consequences' following which the Mumbai Police contacted the city cops and arrested him.


29 August, 2020

Sweden's Malmo City Sees Riots After Quran Burning By Far-right Activists

Associated Press (AP)

The violence followed the burning of a Quran on Friday afternoon near a predominantly migrant neighbourhood, that was carried out by far-right activists and filmed and posted online.

17 August, 2020

Facebook Executive Alleges Threat To Life Amid Political Row Over WSJ Article, Files Complaint

Outlook Web Bureau

In the report published on Friday, the 'Wall Street Journal' cited interviews with unnamed Facebook insiders to claim that one of its senior India policy executives intervened in internal communication to stop a permanent ban on a BJP MLA over hate speech.

04 January, 2020

Actor Tanushree Dutta's Lawyer Booked In Molestation Case

Outlook Web Bureau

A case of molestation has been registered against actor Tanushree Dutta's lawyer for allegedly using abusive language against a woman, police said on Friday.

14 August, 2019

Rapper Hard Kaur's Twitter Account Suspended For Posting Derogatory Remarks Against PM Modi, Amit Shah

Outlook Web Bureau

In the video, the Bollywood rapper Hard Kaur, along with Khalistan supporters, could be seen speaking in favour of the movement, and condemning Modi and Shah using abusive language.

09 August, 2019

Dissatisfied With Job, Mumbai Man Arrested For Sending Threat Mails To Arvind Kejriwal

Outlook Web Bureau

Sources said the 28-year-old delivery boy Abhisekh Tiwari sent two emails to Delhi Chief Mi Arvind Kejriwal in the last week of July. He thought that the mails might have gone unnoticed

06 August, 2019

'I'll Tear Your Clothes If You Do Not Leave Now': Uber Driver Threatens Bengaluru Woman During Cab Ride

Outlook Web Bureau

Narrating her ordeal in a social media post, the woman said that Uber's safety system was "extremely messed up".


29 June, 2019

16-Year-Old Muslim Boy Thrashed In Kanpur For Refusing To Chant 'Jai Shri Ram'

Outlook Web Bureau

Station House Officer (Barra) Satish Kumar Singh said the attackers asked the teenager to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', and kicked and punched him badly after he refused to do so.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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