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Court asked to restrain Owaisi`s hate speech video on YouTube

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 02:11

A lawyer Thursday moved a court here seeking a permanent restraint on Andhra Pradesh legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi`s hate speech being aired on YouTube, saying that it hurt the sentiments of the various religious communities.

Mallipattinam clash: 22 arrested on hate speech charges

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 17:21

On electoral authorities` direction, police have arrested 22 persons for allegedly making hate speeches during a recent clash between different communities at Mallipattinam in Thanjavur district.

BJP seeks review by EC on ban order against Amit Shah

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 23:04

BJP on Saturday approached the Election Commission to seek a review of its order banning Narendra Modi`s close aide Amit Shah from campaigning in Uttar Pradesh in the wake of his "revenge" remarks.

Hate speech: Amit Shah, Azam Khan banned from holding public meetings in UP

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 20:36

Taking strict action against Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s aide Amit Shah and Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan for making `highly inflammatory speeches`, the Election Commission on Friday banned both the leaders from holding public meetings, processions or road shows in Uttar Pradesh.

Amit Shah hate speech case: CD doctored, BJP tells Election Commission

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 07:39

Responding to Elections Commission`s notice to Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s close aide Amit Shah with regards to the notice issued to him in connection with the alleged hate speech made by him in the riot-hit Muzaffarnagar recently, the BJP said that the evidence presented before it contained serious discrepancies between the audio and the visual content and that the CD seemed doctored.

Vote for revenge remark: EC issues notice to Amit Shah

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 10:02

In what is likely to spell more trouble for BJP leader and the party`s in-charge of Uttar Pradesh Amit Shah, the Election Commission on Monday took cognizance of the alleged hate speech made by him in the riot-hit Muzaffarnagar recently and issued a notice to him in this regard.

SP leaders likely to be booked for `hate` speech against Modi

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 01:01

Poll officials on Friday indicated they may file an FIR against some Samajwadi Party leaders after they allegedly delivered "hate" speech against BJP leader Narendra Modi in Muslim dominated Loni area here.

Court grants bail to Imran Masood in Modi hate speech case

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 20:56

Imran Masood, arrested for hate speech in which he allegedly threatened to "chop" Narendra Modi "into pieces", was today granted bail.

Congress moves EC, seeks dropping of MCC violation charges against Masood

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 21:30

Congress on Saturday gave a representation to Uttar Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha stressing that the "hate speech" made by its Saharanpur nominee Imran Masood was six-month old, "so does not amount to violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC)".

Court rejects plea seeking lodging of FIR against Geelani

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 22:55

Delhi court dismissed plea seeking lodging of FIR against Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and 3 others for allegedly instilling "hatred" among the people of Kashmir and other parts of India.

Do not make comments which hurt: EC to leaders

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 19:00

Political leaders should not make comments which will hurt someone`s sentiments during the electioneering for the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission said.

SC refuses to restrain politicians from making hate speeches

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 21:05

The Supreme Court dismissed a PIL seeking its direction to restrain politicians from indulging in "provocative and hate speeches", saying that it cannot curtail people`s fundamental right to free speech.