India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday March 24, 2015
The Supreme Court has quashed Section 66(A) of the Information Technology Act on Tuesday, terming it "vague" and "unconstitutional". The controversial section has long been decried by activists, freedom of speech and internet freedom campaigners as b...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 24, 2015
The end of a controversial law seen as an infringement of freedom of speech online marks a big victory for Shreya Singhal, the young law student who first challenged it in the Supreme Court.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday February 2, 2015
Despite the Prime Minister's private warnings to his party to restrain from controversial comments, a new hate speech has been delivered by the BJP's Sadhvi Prachi.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Some countries have allowed Muslims to establish autonomous neighborhoods in cities where they govern by a harsh version of Islamic law, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal said on Monday at a speech in London.
India News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora | Monday January 5, 2015
An invited plenary speaker at the Indian Science Congress in Mumbai today, raised eyebrows after he delivered a 30 minute speech on ancient Indian aviation technology. Captain Anand Bodas said planes were invented in the Vedic Age by a sage. He also ...
India News | Written by Kashish | Wednesday December 10, 2014
The BJP-led government is likely to defend before the Supreme Court a controversial provision in the Information Technology Act, sources have told NDTV.
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma; Edited by Mala Das | Friday December 5, 2014
The controversial minister whose hate speech has provoked demands for her resignation will continue to campaign in Delhi, said BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu today. He is the Parliamentary Affairs Minister.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 5, 2014
A public meeting to be addressed on Thursday evening by controversial union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti was cancelled at the last minute, with the BJP saying she could not attend because of "urgent personal work."
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Congress today questioned the "culpable silence" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the controversial remarks by Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti and suspected a political motive behind her utterances ahead of Delhi assembly polls.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 14, 2014
In controversial remarks, BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj today alleged that madrassas were giving "education of terrorism".
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday August 13, 2014
In Parliament today, BJP lawmaker Yogi Adityanath delivered a controversial speech, which included the declaration that "Hindus, when threatened, must be prepared to organize themselves and fight back."
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 2, 2014
Police have sought the video of writer and activist Arundhati Roy's controversial speech at Kerala University last month following a complaint.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 22, 2014
Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah has clarified his controversial "revenge" speech in the riot-scarred Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, which led to a brief ban on his rallies in the state.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Rohit Bhan; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday April 22, 2014
In a series of tweets this morning, Narendra Modi, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, appeared to express firm disapproval of controversial remarks made recently by two leaders, one a member of his party, and the other a senior representative of ...
Elections News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 18, 2014
Amit Shah, the controversial aide of Narendra Modi, who was banned from campaigning in Uttar Pradesh after he delivered a hate speech, accepted his mistake, said Election Commission sources, justifying the decision to let him get back to the campaign...
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 1, 2014
The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday said it was not satisfied with NCP chief Sharad Pawar's explanation over his controversial statement asking people to vote from more than one place, but said it would not pursue the matter further.
India News | NDTV.com | Thursday February 20, 2014
Amid massive sloganeering and chaos, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced a special package for Seemandhra in a debate on in the Rajya Sabha on the controversial bill which creates a Telangana state by bifurcating Andhra Pradesh.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday October 25, 2013
Senior CPM leader MM Mani, who was removed as the party's Idukkki district secretary after his controversial speech in which he boasted that the party had in the past eliminated its foes in the area, has been re-elected to the key organisational post...
South | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Sunday February 17, 2013
Controversial Andhra Pradesh politician Akbaruddin Owaisi, who faces two cases of making inflammatory speeches, walked out of jail after nearly 40 days today.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 16, 2013
Controversial Andhra Pradesh politician Akbaruddin Owaisi, who was booked for allegedly making inflammatory speeches in the state's Adilabad and Nizamabad districts, got bail in both cases today.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday February 1, 2013
The Nizamabad police today has quizzed MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi, facing sedition charges for his alleged "hate speech" in December last year.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Uma Sudhir; edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday January 8, 2013
Akbaruddin Owaisi, the controversial politician from Andhra Pradesh, has been arrested for a hate speech delivered last month.
South | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Monday January 7, 2013
Akbaruddin Owasi, the politician from Andhra Pradesh whose hate speeches have landed him in a series of court cases, has returned to India but wants four days before he meets the police in one of the towns where he delivered one of his controversial ...
South | Written by Uma Sudhir; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday January 7, 2013
A provocative speech by Akbaruddin Owaisi, All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA and brother of Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi, has gone viral and has been widely condemned for allegedly trying to incite communal passions. The controversia...