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Hate speech: Delhi High Court gives govt month to reply

The public interest litigation (PIL) was filed by social activist Harsh Mander and Farah Naqvi, who sought the registration of FIRs into cases of hate speeches, a judicial probe by a retired judge, and other prayers.

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Day after 24-hr deadline, court puts off FIRs for hate speech case by 4 weeks

The court had directed the police to “take a conscious decision” by today on registration of FIR in respect of inflammatory speeches allegedly made by politicians.

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Court Gives Centre 1 Month to Respond on BJP Leaders’ Hate Speech

Senior advocate Colin Gonsalves added that prior to these speeches, the protests were peaceful.

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North-east Delhi limps back to normalcy, toll rises to 38

Police patrol violence-hit areas, paramilitary troops carry out flag marches in region.Two special investigation teams constituted under the Delhi Police’s crime branch to probe the violence and take cognizance of all the cases registered

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Amid row over transfer, Justice Muralidhar delivers last verdict in Delhi HC

Justice Muralidhar’s transfer order came in the midst of hearing in a case on inflammatory speeches made by leaders of different political parties.

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‘Why no FIR for hate speeches’: Delhi high court pulls up police

The bench watched and also made SG Tushar Mehta watch videos of hate speeches made by four Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, Kapil Mishra, Abhay Verma, Parvesh Verma and Anurag Thakur .

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Decide on FIRs Against BJP Leaders for Hate Speech: HC to Police

“What is the appropriate stage? After the city has burnt down?” Justice Muralidhar asked the police.

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Delhi Violence: How BJP Poll Campaign Polarised Northeast Areas

Since 23 February there has been communal violence in northeast Delhi. BJP had done well here during Assembly polls.

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Doval pressed into action as courts rap cops on Delhi violence

Delhi HC asked cops to take a ‘conscious decision’ on filing FIRs against 3 BJP leaders for inciting violence.Centre scrambled national security adviser to bring the situation under control in violence-affected neighbourhoods

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Delhi riots: HC asks police why FIRs not registered against BJP leaders for hate speeches

Delhi High Court says it don’t want 1984-like riots to happen again.The court shows its displeasure towards non registration of the FIRs, and says why no action is being taken to cause deterrence to further such hate speeches

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At least 13 killed, 150 injured in capital as violence continues

Home ministry takes stock of the situation even as paramilitary forces are deployed in the affected areas.70 companies of central paramilitary troops have been deployed across north-east Delhi

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‘Those Giving Hate Speech Should Be Removed’: Delhi BJP Chief

On BJP MP Parvesh Verma “terrorist” jibe at CM Arvind Kejriwal, Tiwari said, “I have condemned that (speech).”

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Break the deadlock on the meaning of secularism, writes Mark Tully

Why is there a deadlock between the BJP and the Congress view of secularism? Why is there no meaningful debate among politicians on this fundamental issue?

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EC, former chief spar over model poll code in Delhi

In an article, former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S Y Quraishi criticised the poll panel for stopping short of ordering First Information Reports (FIRs) against BJP MPs Pravesh Verma and Anurag Thakur for their hate speech.

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Amit Shah’s Response to BJP Leaders’ Hate Speech ‘A Joke’: AAP

“I think the he was joking,” said AAP’s Jasmine Shah, while responding to Amit Shah’s criticism of hate speech.

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Shah Breaks Silence on Delhi Loss, Denies Verma Made ‘Rape’ Remark

Shah asserted that the election result was not a mandate on CAA and NRC.

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Delhi Poll Debacle is Almost Personal for Amit Shah And it Shows

No amount of bluster can dent the perception that the loss in Delhi Election is a big setback for Amit Shah.

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BJP may have suffered in Delhi polls due to hate statements by party leaders, says Amit Shah

The BJP managed to get only eight seats in the February 8 Delhi assembly election which was swept by the ruling Aam Aadmi Party which won 62 seats in the 70-member House.

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AAP Winning Delhi Elections Is No Ordinary Loss For the BJP

With the Delhi elections marking BJP’s 6th consecutive loss, is the party’s ‘Chanakyaneeti’ failing?

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BJP leaders should not have uttered hate remarks during Delhi assembly polls: Amit Shah

The home minister said that there was no clause in the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which was against the minorities of the country.Talking about the performance of BJP in the recently concluded assembly polls in the national capital, Shah said that people of Delhi had not rejected BJP

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Day after poll hammering, BJP MLA calls Arvind Kejriwal ‘terrorist'

The “terrorist” tag had backfired spectacularly on the BJP as Delhi voters gave a thumbs down to the saffron party’s hyper nationalist election campaign.

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BJP Did Best in Gambhir & Tiwari’s Seats, Got Zero in Verma’s Area

BJP won no seats in Harsh Vardhan’s Chandni Chowk, Meenakshi Lekhi’s New Delhi and Parvesh Verma’s West Delhi.

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‘2 crore voters sent a shock to Amit Shah, BJP’: AAP leader after Delhi win

Okhla includes Shaheen Bagh, the venue of a sit-in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, or CAA, that started almost two months ago, and opposition to which became the central thrust of a high-decibel campaign by the BJP led by Union ministers...

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First half of budget session ends, govt tables 4 key bills

The government managed to introduce three legislations apart from the all-important Finance Bill 2020. These bills are: The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, The Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Bill and The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill.

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