The Biggest Stories of August 13, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
India | 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.
Election 2014 | 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 ...
Election 2014 | 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...
Election 2014 | 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 | 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...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 21, 2012
Senior CPI-M leader M M Mani was on Wednesday arrested for declining to turn up for a polygraph test as a part of the probe in connection with his controversial speech in which he said his party had in the past eliminated some of its political rivals...
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday October 20, 2012
In what can be seen as an embarrassment for the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiromani Akali Dal government in Punjab, BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife has endorsed Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi's controversial drug remark. Mr Gandhi, in a speech...
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 14, 2012
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's scathing speech against sexism won unlikely backing from controversial former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson Sunday, who said history was on her side.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 4, 2012
Faced with a virtual ultimatum, CPI(M) leader MM Mani on Wednesday turned up before investigators, who grilled him for five hours over his controversial speech that the party had in the past eliminated its foes.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 4, 2012
With options running out, CPI(M) leader M M Mani on Wednesday turned up before police for questioning in connection with his controversial speech that the party had in the past eliminated its foes.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 2, 2012
CPI (M) leader MM Mani, facing criminal charges over his controversial speech that the party had in the past eliminated its foes, has once again failed to appear before police for questioning.