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Don’t insult religion, says Pakistani PM


September 21st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Friday said freedom of expression could not be an excuse for insulting religious beliefs and inciting hatred.Speaking at an official ... Read more...

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Working with government to remove hateful content: Facebook


August 21st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook Tuesday said it is working with the government to remove "hateful content" that is widely being perceived as likely to ... Read more...

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Trinamool workers display minister’s hate speech on billboard


April 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Days after West Bengal Minister Jyotipriyo Mullick's hate speech against Marxists, "inspired" Trinamool Congress workers have endorsed his call to socially boycott the Left party workers ... Read more...

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Should communal violence bill be recast?


September 19th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Should the draft bill on communal violence be recast to obviate fears that it will encroach on the rights of states?Analysts differ on the ... Read more...

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Bono sparks anger in SA for endorsing ‘Shoot the Boer’ song


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): U2 frontman Bono has provoked criticism in South Africa for apparently endorsing an anti-apartheid song, which includes the lyrics 'Shoot the Boer'.The Irish pop star compared the song ... Read more...

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A course seeks ways to tackle Islamophobia


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 3 (IANS) To deal with the spurt of hate crimes against Muslims that have seen a 17-fold increase post 9/11 terror attacks in the US, a course will be ... Read more...

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Palin’s critics post video, hate messages on her tweeter page


January 14th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's critics have posted a four-minute video and 'hate messages' on her tweeter page, suggesting that she should be "shot" or "assassinated" because ... Read more...

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Britain asks US to ban online hate videos


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Britain has asked the US to shut down all the websites containing videos with hate speeches of the leaders of Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups.Britain's Security Minister ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Pandit group files case against Geelani, Roy


November 1st, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) A Kashmiri Pandit group, Roots in Kashmir (RIK), Monday filed a case against separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, novelist-activist Arundhati Roy and others for speaking in favour ... Read more...

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Oz Muslim leaders criticise Islamic cleric’s ‘call for beheading’ Dutch politician


September 6th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Sept 6 (ANI): Australian Muslim leaders have condemned Islamic preacher, Feiz Mohammad, for his hate speech suggesting beheading the Dutch anti-Islamic politician Geert Wilders, who is on trial for "inciting hatred" ... Read more...

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Muslim-American leaders fear “Islamophobia” may lead to “hate crimes”


August 27th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 27 (ANI): In the midst of the ongoing controversy over the proposed 'Ground Zero mosque' and the attempted murder of a Muslim taxi driver, Muslim-American leaders have expressed their ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga silences gay hate via Twitter


July 20th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 20 (ANI): Pop star Lady Gaga has used Twitter as a tool to silence protesters making gay hate speech and violent messages.The group held signs with homophobic phrases and ... Read more...

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Hindus urge Croatia to end maltreatment of its Roma people


June 19th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 19 (ANI): Hindus have urged Croatia to end the maltreatment of its Roma population who reportedly live in apartheid like conditions.Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada ... Read more...

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Government has right to restrict websites circulating porn: Balakrishnan


May 8th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Supreme Court Chief Justice K. G. Balakrishnan on Saturday called for placing restrictions on websites circulating pornography and hate material, and justified the Central Government's action in ... Read more...

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Geico fires voiceover actor


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Los Angeles actor, Lance Baxter, better identified as D.C. Douglas, who has performed the voiceover for Geico commercials, has been fired by Geico. In a ... Read more...

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Urgent need to ban porn websites: Chief Justice of India


January 31st, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Chief Justice of India (CJI) K.G. Balakrishnan Sunday said there was an urgent need to ban websites that circulate pornography and hate speeches and emphasized the need ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray’s hate speech trial shifted to Delhi


January 8th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday shifted the trial of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray in seven cases for making hate speeches against North Indians ... Read more...

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Congress activists protest against MP CM’s anti-Bihar remark


November 8th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov. 8 (ANI): Congress party activists staged a protest against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's anti Bihar remark here on Saturday.Chouhan had recently stated that migrant labourers from ... Read more...

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Congress leader appears before court in ‘hate speech’ case


October 20th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) The Congress aprty's national minority cell chief Imran Kidwai Tuesday appeared before a local court here in a case of a "hate speech" he allegedly gave during ... Read more...

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Shunning hate baggage, BJP poster boy Varun Gandhi talks about India’s potential


September 21st, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Sep.21 (ANI): Varun Gandhi has learnt his lessons fast. Rising to prominence with his reported venomous hate speech against Muslims in his political pocket borough Pilibhit during ... Read more...

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‘Varun speeches, Modi’s ‘budhiya’ remarks caused BJP defeat’


August 20th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday admitted that hate speeches by Varun Gandhi and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's sarcastic remarks on the Congress party during the ... Read more...

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Pak Christians accuse police of failing to protect them


August 4th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Pakistani authorities have arrested 100 people and offered 6,000 dollars in compensation to Christian families in an effort to reassure the country's minority that they will be protected ... Read more...

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U P Police files chargesheet against Varun Gandhi for hate speeches


July 15th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), July 15 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Police filed a chargesheet against Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Pilibhit Varun Gandhi at a Chief Judicial Magistrate's court in Pilibhit on Wednesday ... Read more...

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Government rejects Varun’s plea for more security


July 7th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): The Government on Tuesday rejected Bharatiya Janata Party MP Varun Gandhi's plea for more security following threat from an underworld outfit.According to sources, Varun Gandhi currently ... Read more...

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Mayawati Government gives permission to file chargesheet against Varun


July 3rd, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Government on Friday has given permission to file chargesheet against BJP MP Varun Gandhi for his 'hate speech' in Pilibhit.The BJP MP is ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi’s ‘hate speech’ a legal issue, says Rajnath Singh


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Commenting on Varun Gandhi's 'hate speech' tapes, Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh has said let the law take its own course.A probe panel found that ... Read more...

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Menaka says forensic report on Varun Gandhi’s hate CD ‘one sided’


June 21st, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): In the wake of Varun Gandhi's hate speech CD being declared "not doctored", his mother and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Maneka Gandhi has termed the forensic ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi’s hate speech CD not doctored: Forensic experts


June 21st, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Forensic experts have said hate speech CD of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and MP from Pilibhit, Varun Gandhi, is not doctored.According to sources, ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi misbehaves with journalist in Pilibhit


May 19th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
Pilibhit, May 19 (ANI): After being in the limelight for his hate speech against a minority community, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi on Tuesday allegedly misbehaved with a journalist ... Read more...

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Victorious Varun, Maneka Gandhi meet L.K.Advani


May 17th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): BJP leaders Varun Gandhi and Maneka Gandhi arrived here to meet Lal Krishna Advani at his residence on Sunday morning, following reports of the latter's wish to ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh Government withdraws NSA against Varun


May 14th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, May 14 (ANI): Mayawati-led Uttar Pradesh Government on Thursday revoked the National Security Act (NSA) invoked against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi for allegedly making hate speeches.UP Government's ... Read more...

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Supreme Court revokes NSA against Varun Gandhi


May 14th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday revoked the National Security Act (NSA) invoked against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi for making an alleged 'hate-speech' in ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear Varun Gandhi’s plea on National Security Act


May 14th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi's petition seeking quashing of the National Security Act (NSA) invoked against him. ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi moves Supreme Court on National Security Act


May 13th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The BJP candidate from the Pilibhit seat, Varun Gandhi, on Wednesday, moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of the National Security Act (NSA) invoked against him.The ... Read more...

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UP govt. files petition challenging revocation of NSA on Varun Gandhi


May 12th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Government on Tuesday filed a petition in the Supreme Court, challenging the recent quashing of the National Security Act (NSA) on BJP leader Varun ... Read more...

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