Hate speech

Delhi Assembly Committee summons Facebook India MD over hate speeches row

Delhi Assembly Committee summons Facebook India MD over hate speeches row

The Delhi Assembly's Committee on Peace and Harmony has issued a notice to Facebook India Vice-President and Managing Director (MD) Ajit ...Read More

All religions must feel assured about coexisting: HC

All religions must feel assured about coexisting: HC

Calls for a strict action against those misusing free speech

Facebook and Government of India: How does one regulate social media now?

Facebook and Government of India: How does one regulate social media now?

In the run-up to the 2012 presidential elections in the United States, The Guardian newspaper published a story of how the Obama re-elect...Read More

The gradual taming of social media: How advertisers will play a role in blocking hate speech

The gradual taming of social media: How advertisers will play a role in blocking hate speech

Last year, when things were somewhat normal, and people went to see comedy shows, comedian Agrima Joshua, during a live show, cracked a j...Read More

Here's why a fact check label on social media can help the audience discern between genuine and fake news

Here's why a fact check label on social media can help the audience discern between genuine and fake news

Social media giants have gone beyond being mere technology products that help us connect and stay in touch. They have become organic medi...Read More

PIL in Bombay HC seeks regulation of 
online hate speech

PIL in Bombay HC seeks regulation of online hate speech

The Bombay High Court has ordered the Union government to clarify its stand on a plea seeking mechanism to regulate hate speech on social...Read More

Not Donald Trump, Kapil Mishra is the problem: Check out Mark Zuckerberg's explanation for defending POTUS' 'hate speech'

Not Donald Trump, Kapil Mishra is the problem: Check out Mark Zuckerberg's explanation for defending POTUS' 'hate speech'

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended US President Donald Trump’s statements last week that called for aggressive...Read More

UK media watchdog fines Zakir Naik's Peace TV 300,000 pounds for 'hate speech'

UK media watchdog fines Zakir Naik's Peace TV 300,000 pounds for 'hate speech'

The London-based regulator for the communications services in the UK has fined licence holders of Peace TV Urdu 200,000 pounds and Peace ...Read More

Javed Akhtar on growing communal tension: 'Important to stay united amid COVID-19 crisis'

Javed Akhtar on growing communal tension: 'Important to stay united amid COVID-19 crisis'

In a video shared by Akhtar's wife, veteran actor Shabana Azmi on Twitter, the writer urged people to stand together in this time of crisis.

Who is Princess Hend Al Qassimi? All you need to know about the latest anti-hate speech crusader

Who is Princess Hend Al Qassimi? All you need to know about the latest anti-hate speech crusader

On Thursday Princess Hend Al Qassimi, a member of the royal family of United Arab Emirates, called out a series of “Islamophobic posts” o...Read More

'Hum 15 crore hain...': Amit Shah references Waris Pathan's speech during LS discussion on Delhi riots

'Hum 15 crore hain...': Amit Shah references Waris Pathan's speech during LS discussion on Delhi riots

Shah also said that the Centre had wanted to discuss the Delhi violence after Holi to 'avoid communal flare up during festival time'.

Delhi High Court issued notices on two petitions, FIR against Gandhi's, others on delivering hate speeches

Delhi High Court issued notices on two petitions, FIR against Gandhi's, others on delivering hate speeches

The Bench of Chief Justice Dhirubhai N Patel and C Hari Shankar admitted both the petitions for hearing, fixing the next hearing on April...Read More

Delhi HC adjourns hearing on plea seeking FIRs against BJP leaders; gives Centre time till April 13 to file a counter affidavit

Delhi HC adjourns hearing on plea seeking FIRs against BJP leaders; gives Centre time till April 13 to file a counter affidavit

Activist Harsh Mander had filed a plea seeking the registration of FIRs against three BJP leaders for allegedly giving hate speeches. On ...Read More

'Take a decision and convey it to court': Delhi High Court tells police on lodging of FIR against hate speech by BJP leaders

'Take a decision and convey it to court': Delhi High Court tells police on lodging of FIR against hate speech by BJP leaders

A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Talwant Singh had earlier in the day asked Mehta to advise the police commissioner on the issue of l...Read More

Facebook didn’t do enough to check fake news and prevent abuse, says Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook didn’t do enough to check fake news and prevent abuse, says Mark Zuckerberg

Washington: “We didn’t do enough, we didn’t focus enough on preventing abuse and thinking through how people could use these tools to do ...Read More

Hyderabad: Police complaint filed against Raja Singh for hate speech

Hyderabad: Police complaint filed against Raja Singh for hate speech

Hyderabad: The Majlis Bachao Tehreek (MBT) has filed a police complaint against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA T. Raja Singh for hate s...Read More

Microsoft unveils new tools to curb hate speech

Microsoft unveils new tools to curb hate speech

New York: In an effort to curb hate speech and ensure safe online communities, Microsoft has announced a new dedicated web form for repor...Read More

Non-anonymous trolls on the roll on internet: Study

Non-anonymous trolls on the roll on internet: Study

London: Researchers studying virtual witch-hunts in digital space have found that non-anonymous online trolls are increasingly becoming t...Read More

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Govt hints action against Islamic preacher for ‘hate speech’

New Delhi: The government today indicated taking action against a controversial Indian Islamic preacher, who was followed by one of the f...Read More

Katheria did not speak anything objectionable: Rajnath

Katheria did not speak anything objectionable: Rajnath

New Delhi: Rejecting Opposition demand for sacking of Union Minister Ram Shankar Katheria and slapping of sedition charge against him for...Read More

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