HATE SPEECH

  • Hate speeches must stop, says NCM Chairman September 17, 2014

    The National Commission for Minorities has passed a resolution, seeking a public statement from the government reassuring minorities of their rights of safety and equality. Speaking to CNNIBN, NCM Chairman Dr Naseem Ahmad says irresponsible comments from leaders will have a bearing on results. ...
  • A Billion Votes: FIR against Giriraj Singh, BJP leader remains defiant April 21, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Giriraj Singh remains defiant even as an FIR is filed against him. Singh stirred of a controversy by saying that those who are opposing Modi will have to go to Pakistan after elections. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • From Amit Shah to Azam Khan: Is vote bank politics creating a dangerous communal divide? April 9, 2014

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • LS polls: Amit Shah urges voters to vote BJP for revenge April 5, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party Uttar Pradesh in-charge Amit Shah has appealed to the electorate to take revenge by voting in favour of his party candidates in the the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. While addressing a rally at a riot-hit Jat village near Muzzafarnagar, the close aide of BJP's prime ministerial candidate...
  • A billion votes: Should parties act against leaders for hate speeches? April 2, 2014

    With Lok Sabha elections round the corner, the candidates are calling each other with different names and the Indian politics hitting an all time low. Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma called BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi a RSS goon and SP leader Azam Khan has called him a dog's...
  • Has the law failed to check hate speech? March 28, 2014

    Congress's Saharanpur Congress candidate Imran Masood, who was seen threatening to kill Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi remains defiant even as a case has been registered against him. ...
  • Hate speech: Guilty will be punished, says ADG Arun Kumar September 14, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh ADG (law and order) Arun Kumar said the hate speech CDs were being examined and the guilty will be punished. "We are examining the CDs received and action will be taken against the guilty. They will be examined based on what they have said during the meeting," he...
  • Why no action been taken against Muzaffarnagar's hate speech leaders? September 12, 2013

    Muslim leaders from Congress, BSP and SP shared dais on August 30 and one of them delivered a hate speech. The BJP leader on the very next day (August 31) was seen addressing a mass gathering and delivered a hate speech. ...
  • Muzaffarnagar: Political leaders caught on camera while delivering hate speeches September 12, 2013

    Muslim leaders from Congress, BSP and SP shared dais on August 30 and one of them delivered a hate speech in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. The BJP leader on the very next day (August 31) was seen addressing a mass gathering and delivered a hate speech. ...
  • Watch: Cong, BSP, SP, BJP leaders delivering hate speeches in Muzaffarnagar September 12, 2013

    Muslim leaders from Congress, BSP and shared dias on August 30 and one of them delivered a hate speech in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. The BJP leader on the very next day (August 31) was seen addressing a mass gathering and delivered a hate speech. ...
  • Will continue to work for strong, united India, says Varun Gandhi after acquittal in hate speech case March 5, 2013

    A Pilibhit court on Tuesday acquitted Varun Gandhi in connection with the second and final of the two hate speech cases against him. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on fundamentalists, extremists February 10, 2013

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the people who find a reason to protest against almost everything. ...
  • Maharashtra: VHP leader Praveen Togadia booked for 'hate speeches' February 7, 2013

    The Maharashtra Police on Thursday filed file an FIR against VHP leader Praveen Togadia for a speech he made last week in Nanded. This is not the first time that Togadia has faced the strong arm of the law but each time he has got away lightly. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 10, 2013

    Watch today's top stories with CNNIBN EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 9, 2013

    No international interference, says India as Pak denies killing two soldiers. Big hike in railway fares, to be effective from January 21 midnight. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Asaduddin Owaisi January 9, 2013

    MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi who was arrested on Tuesday for a hate speech has now been charged for waging war against the state and sedition. His plea to be transferred to a Hyderabad jail was rejected by a court on Wednesday. ...
  • Should Owaisi be debarred from participating in public life? January 8, 2013

    All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi has been arrested on the charge of not cooperating with the police in connection with the hate speech case against him. ...
  • Owaisi's arrest: MIM accuses Cong of maligning its image January 8, 2013

    MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi was arrested on Tuesday for his hate speech after a daylong drama in Hyderabad which saw him undergoing a series of medical tests. ...
  • Owaisi cooperated with police, was not shown his medical report: Lawyer January 8, 2013

    All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi has been arrested on the charge of not cooperating with the police in connection with the hate speech case against him. ...
  • Hate speech: Akbaruddin Owaisi evades arrest citing health concerns January 8, 2013

    MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, who returned to Hyderabad from London, evaded arrest on Monday citing ill health. The Andhra police ordered his medical tests to be conducted on Tuesday. ...
  • News 360: Police question Owaisi in hate speech case January 7, 2013

    MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi had sought fourdays' time to present himself at court. Owaisi filed his plea in the High Court, seeking a stay on his arrest. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 3, 2013

    Watch today's top stories with CNNIBN EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • MIM's Akbaruddin Owaisi could face arrest: Andhra DGP January 3, 2013

    MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's brother Akbaruddin Owaisi, who is an MLA in the AP Assembly, is in legal trouble as the police have filed an FIR against him for allegedly making a hate speech. ...
  • Is Owaisi's brand of politics dangerous for HinduMuslim relations? January 2, 2013

    A Hyderabad court is hearing a petition filed against All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief Asauddin Owaisi's brother Akbaruddin Owaisi for an alleged hate speech he made on December 24 in Adilabad, Andhra Pradesh. ...
  • Hyderabad court admits criminal complaint against MIM MLA Owaisi for hate speech January 2, 2013

    The court will decide on Thursday whether to direct the police to file an FIR or whether the court will hear the case directly. ...
  • FTN: Are Bihari migrants soft targets for politicians like Raj Thackeray? September 3, 2012

    A case has been filed against the MNS chief in the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court in Nalanda for his hate speech. ...
  • Maneka, BJP's minority leadership clash over Varun June 22, 2009

    Vraun Gandhi appears to be a troublesome spot for the BJP. On the last day of the partys national executive, the BJP witnessed an allout clash between Varuns mother Maneka Gandhi and the minority leadership of the party. ...
  • Watch: Varun released from jail, will contest polls April 17, 2009

    Hindutva's latest poster boy stepping out of Eta jail as the sun sets. A shower of petals greet him. The crowd goes berserk..Varun Gandhi in these 15 days seemingly has achieved his objective.Three weeks in Jail has carved out a new political platform for this Great grandson of Jawaharlal Nehru..To...
  • I'm disappointed with Varun's hate speech: Khushwant Singh April 17, 2009

    Varun Gandhi's riding a wave of notoriety after his speech in Pilibhit. But it's as a wellbehaved poet, that mother Maneka's onetime close friend, the 93yearold Khushwant Singh, would prefer to remember him as. He spoke to CNNIBN's Amrita Tripathi on being very disappointed with that alleged hate speech in...