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Hate Speech

UN Condemns Apps Like 'Sulli Deals' As A Form Of Hate Speech In India

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

UN Special Rapporteur, Dr Fernand de Varennes stated on Twitter that harassment of Muslim women in India via apps such as 'Sulli Deals' and 'Bulli Bai' must be condemned.

Haridwar Hate Speech: SC Seeks Centre's Response In 'Dharam Sansad' Case

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

Supreme Court was responding to a plea against the Haridwar 'Dharam Sansad' case after alleged hate speeches made in Haridwar during a religious gathering.

Dharam Sansad Row | What Is Hate Speech And What Do Indian Laws Say About It?

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea seeking an independent probe into the hate speech made at ‘Dharam Sansad’ held in Haridwar in December. Here's a look at what defines speech in India.

Haridwar Dharam Sansad: SC Agrees To Hear Plea Against Hate Speech

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana took note of the submissions of senior advocate Kapil Sibal that no action has been taken against those who made the hate speeches despite the registration of FIR.

Recent Incidents Show How India May Be Normalising Hate

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.

05 January, 2022

Pune Police Take Custody Of Kalicharan Maharaj For Alleged Hate Speech


The Pune police had registered a case against Kalicharan Maharaj, right-wing leader Milind Ekbote, Captain Digendra Kumar (retired) and others for allegedly making inflammatory speeches during an event in the city and hurting religious sentiments.

01 January, 2022

So Many People Wouldn’t Be Online If There Were No FB, Insta And WhatsApp, Says Meta’s Ajit Mohan

Pallavi Chakravorty

We have more than 434 million users on Facebook in India. And, as per the numbers disclosed over the last few years, we are growing equally in Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, Ajit Mohan said.

29 December, 2021

NCM Takes Note Of Row Over Namaz Offering, Hate Speeches Given In Religious Conclaves

Outlook Web Desk

"Appropriate action" will be taken by the commission "accordingly", the NCM said adding that chairman Lalpura has "proposed" to visit the site in Ambala where a "church was vandalized" recently.

28 December, 2021

Haridwar Dharam Sansad: Pakistan Lodges Strong Protest Against Hate Speech In India

Seema Guha

While India is quick to protest the treatment of religious minorities in Pakistan, the country summoned Indian Charge d'Affaires in Islamabad, Suresh Kumar over the open call for violence against Muslims in an event in Haridwar.

28 December, 2021

Dharam Sansad Row: Students, Activists Hold Protest Over Hate Speeches Against Muslims At Uttarakhand Sadan


Organizations like AISA, Anhad, SFI, UAH, NFIW, KYS, AIDWA, DISHA, among others, joined the protest demanding immediate arrest of Yati Narasimhanand, Prabodhanand and Annapurna, who delivered hate speeches against Muslims.

27 December, 2021

Haridwar Dharam Sansad: 76 SC Lawyers Write To Chief Justice To Take Action


76 top lawyers from the Supreme Court have written to the Chief Justice to take suo motu cognizance in the Dharam Sansad case where hate speeches were said to be made in Haridwar.


26 December, 2021

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot Calls Hate Speeches Given At Dharma Sansad To Be 'Unacceptable"

Outlook Web Desk

"The 'language of violence' allegedly used by the speakers is against the Indian culture and is unacceptable": Ashok Gehlot

10 December, 2021

Jussie Smollett Convicted Of Staging Fake Hate Crime

Outlook Web Desk

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

19 August, 2021

Facebook Removed 31.5 Million Pieces Of Content For Hate Speech In Q2

Outlook Web Bureau

The prevalence of hate speech content on Facebook declined in the second quarter to 5 views for every 10,000 content views globally.

10 August, 2021

Anti-Muslim Slogans: BJP Leader And 5 Others Arrested By Delhi Police

Outlook Web Desk

Former BJP leader and Supreme Court lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay over a case of inflammatory and anti-Muslim slogans being raised at a rally organised by him in Jantar Mantar on Sunday.

10 August, 2021

Communal Slogans In Delhi: Minorities Commission Asks Police Chief What Action Was Taken

Outlook Web Desk

The move comes following outrage after videos of incendiary slogans that were allegedly raised at an event organised by Supreme Court lawyer and former Delhi BJP spokesperson Ashwini Upadhyay went viral on social media.

21 April, 2021

UNITED SIKHS Seeks Stricter Gun Laws In USA

Outlook Correspondent

UNITED SIKHS called upon the executive branches to declare such types of crimes, including race and ethnicity, hate-based crimes, a crisis and a national emergency.


09 March, 2021

Hate Speech Case: Sharjeel Usmani To Appear Before Pune Police On Wednesday

Outlook Web Bureau

Activist Sharjeel Usmani has been accused of hurting ‘religious sentiments’ through a speech he delivered at the Elgar Parishad conclave in January

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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