Goa Police refuse to book Muthalik over hate speech

The Goa Police have refused to register an FIR against Karnataka-based Sri Rama Sene (SRS) chief Pramod Muthalik for an alleged hate speech uploaded on YouTube where he had exhorted the Hindus to keep a sword handy and use it if challenged.

Court seeks police report on Togadia`s alleged hate speech

A local court ordered the city police here on Friday to file an Action Taken Report within two weeks in connection with Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia`s alleged hate speech.

EC sends notice to Rahul Gandhi over hate speech against Narendra Modi

The Election Commission on Friday issued a show cause notice to Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for his alleged remarks that 22,000 people will be killed if BJP comes to power.

Hate speech laws not being effectively executed: SC Judge

The root of the problem in tackling the menace of hate speech is not absence of laws but lack of their effective execution, Supreme Court Judge Justice B S Chauhan said today.

Elections 2014: Neither good nor bad, it`s ugly this time

It has been a free for all when it comes to abuse this election with hate speech being the rule rather than the exception.

Giriraj Singh surrenders in hate speech case, granted bail

BJP leader Giriraj Singh Tuesday surrendered in a district court here and was later granted bail in a case of alleged hate speech lodged in Patna.

Did not make hate speech in Muzaffarnagar: Amit Shah

BJP leader Amit Shah Sunday denied making a hate speech in Muzaffarnagar, for which the EC pulled him up.

Jharkhand court denies anticipatory bail to Giriraj Singh

A Jharkhand court Saturday denied anticipatory bail to Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh for his hate speech during election campaigning.

EC supreme in interpreting poll speeches: Amit Shah

BJP general secretary Amit Shah on Wednesday said he was initially convinced he had made remarks regarding the Muzaffarnagar riots after due consideration.

EC rap for Assam minister, MP for hate speech

The Election Commission has expressed "displeasure" over hate speech made by an Assam Cabinet minister and inflammatory statement made by a sitting MP while campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections.

FIR against Ramdas Kadam for inflammatory speech

An FIR has been registered against Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam for allegedly giving an inflammatory speech during a political rally here two days back, police said on Wednesday.

Shazia Ilmi won`t apologise for telling Muslims to become more `communal`

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Shazia Ilmi on Tuesday stroke a fresh controversy by asking Muslims to become more `communal` and less `secular` when they vote, in an alleged video which has become viral on the internet.

Muslim body asks SC to intervene on hate speeches

An umbrella body of Muslim organisations has urged the Supreme Court to take suo motu notice of the recent cases of alleged hate speeches by some Sangh Parivar leaders.

Will not apologise, move Supreme Court against EC ban: Azam Khan

ndeterred by the ban imposed on him by the Election Commission in connection with his alleged hate speeches, Samajwadi Party leader Mohd Azam Khan on Friday refused to apologise to the election watchdog.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.