Tackling Hate Speech

Synopsis: There are no laws on hate speech as such, so India needs a political and pedagogical solution to control the menace. Introduction Recently, a Bishop from Kerala in his speech coined the term Narcotic Jihad and criticised few members of the Muslim religion. But the speech aimed at a particular religion has a divisive… Continue reading Tackling Hate Speech

SC irked after poll panel’s counsel says it is ‘powerless’

The Supreme Court has expressed displeasure over the Election Commission for not taking action against politicians for communal and hate speeches during the Lok Sabha campaigning.The court has decided to examine the ambit of poll panel’s power on the violation of model code of conduct. The court was hearing a plea seeking an order from… Continue reading SC irked after poll panel’s counsel says it is ‘powerless’