Delhi polls: EC issues stern warning over hate speeches

Warning political leaders against making hate speeches, the Election Commission on Monday said there will be strict and "ruthless" enforcement of the Model Code of Conduct during Delhi polls and it will have zero tolerance against such occurrences.

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SC junks plea on hate speeches during election

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL seeking direction to the Election Commission to take action against all the politicians who delivered hate speeches during campaigning.

Congress releases video clips of alleged hate speeches

Stepping up its campaign against Narendra Modi, Congress Tuesday released video clips of alleged "hate speeches" of several BJP, Sangh Parivar and Shiv Sena leaders and demanded their arrest for "trading in the politics of poison" by committing the "sin" of "stoking communal fire".

Being punished despite replying to EC`s notice is `injustice`: Azam Khan

In the midst of controversy over his controversial remarks, Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Wednesday said that the punishment meted out to him despite replying to EC`s notice is “injustice.”

EC orders poll officers to take prompt action on hate speeches

Concerned over "lack" of prompt action by poll authorities against those making hate speeches, the Election Commission has directed field officials to take immediate action against politicians who vitiate the atmosphere during electioneering.

BJP asks EC to reconsider its ban order against Amit Shah

Terming as "disturbing" the Election Commission order banning Narendra Modi`s close aide Amit Shah, accused of making hate speeches, from campaigning in Uttar Pradesh, BJP on Friday urged the poll body to review its order and give him a hearing in the interest of natural justice.

SC asks Law Commission to frame guidelines on hate speeches

Hearing a petition, the Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Law Commission to look into the issue of hate speeches being made by politicians.

Hate speeches: SC expresses displeasure at NGO

Supreme Court on Friday expressed displeasure at an NGO for pursuing a PIL seeking directions for restricting hate speeches by politicians and leaders.

Law exists to deal with those giving hate speeches: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Friday said it could not issue directions to restrain the people from making inflammatory speeches preaching hatred as there are statutory remedies to deal with such offenders.

Court issues warrant against Raj Thackeray

Refusing to grant exemption from personal hearing to Maharashtra Navanirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray and spokesperson Shirish Parkar, a Delhi court issued non-bailable warrants against them on a complaint of making hate speeches.

Desist from fielding candidates who give hate speeches: Teesta

Civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad on Saturday said the leaders who give hate speeches are a challenge for the democracy and should not be fielded by parties.

Pak can`t bar Hafiz from giving hate speeches

Pak has virtually ruled out barring JuD chief from making anti-India speeches.

Desist from making hate speeches, SC tells Raj Thackeray

The Supreme Court on Monday asked MNS
chief Raj Thackeray to desist from making provocative speeches
targeting North Indians, which has led to several criminal
cases being lodged against him in different parts of the