The prevalence of hate speech content on Facebook declined in the second quarter to 5 views for every 10,000 content views globally.
Former BJP leader and Supreme Court lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay over a case of inflammatory and anti-Muslim slogans being raised at a rally organised by him in Jantar Mantar on Sunday.
The move comes following outrage after videos of incendiary slogans that were allegedly raised at an event organised by Supreme Court lawyer and former Delhi BJP spokesperson Ashwini Upadhyay went viral on social media.
UNITED SIKHS called upon the executive branches to declare such types of crimes, including race and ethnicity, hate-based crimes, a crisis and a national emergency.
Activist Sharjeel Usmani has been accused of hurting ‘religious sentiments’ through a speech he delivered at the Elgar Parishad conclave in January
Karat spoke to Outlook about why she thinks the hate speeches had a direct impact on North East Delhi riots that took place in February.
The negative rhetoric seems to be dividing America on political and racial lines. Instead of making America great again, this divide is pitching citizens against citizens and building hatred and animosity.
The Delhi riots charge sheet said that the protected witness have stated in the statement recorded, under section 161, that several big names like politician Udit Raj, Khurshid, Karat had come to the Khureji protest site and gave "provocative speech".
The Delhi Assembly panel had earlier said that prima facie it had found that Facebook was complicit in aggravating the Delhi riots in northeast Delhi in February that left 53 dead and over 400 injured.
The panel had earlier said that prima facie it had found that Facebook was complicit in aggravating the Delhi riots in northeast Delhi in February that left 53 dead and over 400 injured.
Facebook had earlier taken down some posts by BJP leader T Raja Singh after a US-based publication had reported on an alleged bias favouring the ruling party.
Facebook has been criticised for its handling of hate speech. It’s an issue that it has been grappling with for years, as so much can lie in between. But the world of social media keeps evolving, so should the rulebook.
Now that the bugle call of Atmanirbhar Bharat has been raised, one has to put money where the mouth is and start supporting the Indian apps. It is high time that the government and public institutions chart out a glide path away from digital monopolies that are not completely under the control of the Republic of India.
'Merely uttering such wrong words in the absence of any public view does not show any intention to humiliate the complainant who besides being Sarpanch, belongs to Scheduled Caste community,' the court said.
A bakery owner in Chennai has been arrested for an advertisement that gave a wrong impression about Muslims.
The BJP MLA defended his remarks and said that he was merely responding to the complaints of the people who alleged that Muslims vendors spit on vegetables to spread Coronavirus.
Kangana's sister Rangoli's verified Twitter account was suspended recently after her post was reported by several people who considered it a hate tweet.
Rangoli Chandel has a history of sharing tweets that have been widely criticised for inciting hate.
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.PTI Photo/S. Irfan
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.