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“Proper Talibani”: Sadhguru’s term for Muslim student draws flak Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, founder of the Isha Foundation was forced to issue a clarification on Tuesday to the Student Union of the London School of Economics (LSE) after he referred to a Muslim student in the institute as a ‘Proper Talibani’. The LSE Student Union (LSESU) had a video recording of this private conversation from…

“Muslims should sweep office floor if they want tickets”: BJP leader KS Eshwarappa Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

In another instance of hate speech, senior BJP leader and MLA from Karnataka, KS Eshwarappa, has said that Muslims won’t get the party ticket as they don’t trust the party. He said, “Congress uses you only as a vote bank, doesn’t give you a ticket. We won’t give Muslims tickets because you don’t believe in us. Believe us…

VHP accuses Minority School of failing students who did not convert, School denies allegation: Bareilly Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

Parents of students from a reputed Bareilly cantt. school have alleged that their children, who are students of class 9th and 11th, were failed because there was pressure of religious conversion on them. A report published in the daily newspaper Amar Ujala claims that there was major chaos in said school (but does not name the school), because…

Pulwama Attack: Hate-mongering in times of tragedy How divisive forces work overtime to destroy India's delicate social-cultural fabric

At a time when the killing of 40 CRPF jawans in Pulwama, Kashmir has shocked every Indian to the core, some right wing celebrities, not to mention the usual twitter trolls took to the Internet to spread hatred against their fellow Indians. CJP’s Hate Watch documents singers and actresses who cynically used a tragedy for…

ख़ामोश रहना सबसे बड़ा गुनाह है : तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ नफ़रत के खिलाफ़

12 जनवरी 2019 की शाम मुम्बई के सीएसटी इलाके में ‘नफ़रत के ख़िलाफ़ हम सभी की आवाज़’ इस नाम से एक कार्यक्रम का आयोजन इया गया. कार्यक्रम का उद्देश्य इस विषय पर चर्चा करना था कि भारत का धार्मिक अल्पसंख्यक वर्ग इस कदर असुरक्षित क्यों है कि वो कभी देश की राजधानी के प्रतिष्ठित विश्वविद्यालय…

जुनैद की अम्मी ने कहा, चुप बैठे लोगों पर भी विपत्ति आ सकती है इसलिए आवाज़ उठाना ज़रूरी है नफ़रत के खिलाफ़

16 वर्षीय जुनैद खान, जून महीने में हरियाणा से दिल्ली, ईद की खरीददारी करने आया था, वापस लौटते वक्त ट्रेन में सीट को लेकर शुरू हुए विवाद के बाद भीड़ द्वारा पीट-पीट कर  उसकी ह्त्या कर दी गई और फरीदाबाद के असोटी स्टेशन के पास उसे ट्रेन से बाहर फ़ेंक दिया गया था. 12 जनवरी…

नजीब की अम्मी फ़ातिमा ने कहा “मोदी मुझसे आँख मिला कर बात करें” नफ़रत के खिलाफ़

‘नफ़रत के ख़िलाफ़ हम सभी की आवाज़’ मुम्बई में आयोजित इस कार्यक्रम में शामिल होकर नजीब की अम्मी ने अपनी आपबीती दुनिया को बताई. नजीब, जेएनयू में, एमएससी बायोटेक्नॉलॉजी में प्रथम वर्ष की पढ़ाई कर रहा था, वो 15 अक्टूबर 2016 से लापता है. फ़ातिमा ने अपना दर्द तो दूसरों के साथ बांटा ही, उन्होंने नई पीढ़ी के युवाओं और उनके अभिभावकों को ये सन्देश भी…

Ayodhya

Controversial Ayodhya Film by UP Shia Waqf Board Chief threatens Communal Harmony Communally Polarising Trailer released recently appears to have a divisive agenda

The trailer of Ram Janmbhoomi, a deeply provocative and communally polarising film, is out and it has caused an outrage! Who owns Cinecraft Productions that made the film is as pertinent a question as who funded it? Also, what is the purpose of making such a film in the first place?   Meet the Maker…

16 PAC Personnel Guilty of Targeted Murder Delhi HC in Hashimpura Custodial Killings, 1987

October 31 was a historic day in the history of painfully meandering case of the Hashimpura targeted killings of May 22, 1987. Thirty-one years after armed PAC men shot down in cold blood more than 40 males of the Muslim minority, 16 criminal PAC men have been convicted. On May 21, 2015 a trial court…

KPSS calls out Governor for “cold shoulder” over Dussehra Laments inability to hold celebrations this year

The Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) has issued a press release expressing regret at not being able to organise Dussehra celebrations this year. The KPSS also criticised the J&K Governor for giving them a “cold shoulder”. KPSS noted that since 2007, it has been organising Dussehra celebrations in the Kashmir Valley that “showcased the composite…

“Re-education” camps now part of law in China’s Xinjiang

China’s western Xinjiang region has now legitimised “vocational training centres” for Muslim Uighurs, BBC News reported. Xinjiang said that the centres would address extremism by employing “thought transformation”. However, human rights organisations, who have denounced this development, have said that detainees are required to pledge loyalty to Chinese President Xi Jinping, and to criticise or…

Pehlu Khan’s Sons, Lawyer and two Case Witnesses attacked! People in Black Scorpio without number plates opened fire at their vehicle

In a shocking development in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, his sons, their lawyer as well as witnesses who were on their way to depose before a court in Behror, were attacked by men in an unmarked vehicle. They were travelling from their village Nuh in Haryana to Behror in Rajasthan.   Their lawyer Mohammed…

Report of threat to Kashmiri Pandits a diversion: KPSS KPSS says report "aimed to increase the trust deficit" in the Valley

Sanjay Tickoo, president of the Kashmiri Pandit Sangarash Samiti (KPSS), a CJP partner organisation, has issued a statement regarding a news report “telecasted by National Media about the so called threat to the Kashmiri Pandits living in Kashmir Valley”. Per Tickoo, the news item was “aimed to increase the trust deficit among the population living…

Kashmiri Pandits bear the brunt of a corrupt and apathetic state KPSS writes to J&K Governor

More than 800 Kashmiri Pandit families continue to live in Jammu and Kashmir, and there have been growing concerns regarding their safety and well-being. Sanjay Tickoo, the president of the Kashmiri Pandit Sangarash Samiti (KPSS), a partner organisation of CJP, has written to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Narinder Nath Vohra, about the state…

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