Controversial French comedian Dieudonne was arrested Wednesday and will stand trial over a Facebook comment suggesting he sympathised with one of the Paris attackers, as France cracks down on those who condone terrorism.
Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress Friday lodged a police complaint against Dudh Kumar Mondal, the BJP's Birbhum district president in West Bengal, who has threatened to chop off the hands of Trinamool activists.
A united Opposition on Monday cornered the Narendra Modi government over BJP MP Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's controversial remarks and Delhi cab rape case and pressed for a resolution when the Parliament convened for normal business.
New Delhi: The decision of the opposition to stay away from proceedings in the Lok Sabha over the Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti issue had its fallout with the government today deferring discussion on a bill to repeal various redundant legislations.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Friday hit back at the Congress party for disrupting parliamentary proceedings over the alleged hate speech controversy surrounding Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, saying she would continue to campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Delhi.
New Delhi: BJP MP and Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti was on Wednesday booked for her alleged hate speech during a recent rally here even as the Opposition continued to demand her resignation and the government categorically saying no.
BJP's women MPs on Wednesday criticised the opposition for repeatedly disrupting Parliament over controversial remarks made by Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti even after the Union Minister had apologised, saying they were doing so as they had run out of issues.
The national legal cell of BJP on Friday demanded that the Election Commission of India should revoke the recognition granted to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) for 'hate speeches' made by its leaders during the Maharashtra Assembly poll campaign.
In a relief for Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi ahead of next month's Maharashtra Assembly polls, the Sessions Court Tuesday suspended his conviction and two-year sentence in an alleged hate speech case.
In a major embarrassment for the Samajwadi Party government led by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, a local court on Thursday returned the chargesheet filed yesterday by the state's police against BJP national president Amit Shah for an alleged hate speech he made in April ahead of the national election.
In what may spell trouble for the ruling BJP, its national president Amit Shah was on Wednesday chargesheeted for a hate speech in the run-up to the national election by the local police in Muzaffarnagar, which was hit by communal violence last year.
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.