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#HateOffender: Tejasvi Surya’s Bigotry Exposed Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

From inflammatory tweets to #MeToo allegations BJP’s South Bangalore candidate Tejasvi Surya seems to have earned his stripes by practicing a particular brand of hate and misogyny. All in all he seems to be old wine in a new bottle. Presenting our Election Special series on #HateOffenders – men and women who specialize in hate…

“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…

Former Judge in the dock for inflammatory speech at J&K rally Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

An FIR has been lodged against former district judge, Syed Tauqeer from Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). The former judge reportedly resorted to inflammatory speech while addressing a gathering in the area. Tauqeer was reported to have said, “I have been told that the forest department is closing your roads. Now you have my…

BJP candidate says 2019 election is “test of the common Indian’s patriotism” Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

Tejasvi Surya, 28, the BJP’s MP candidate from Bengaluru South has courted controversy ever since his candidacy was announced. In a latest development, a brief video on Facebook shows him declaring, “This election is a test of the common Indian’s patriotism, and if you are with Modi, you are with India, if you are not with…

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…

Hate Watch: SP leader makes sexist remarks against Jaya Prada Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

You know it is election season when political leaders start making hateful comments about their electoral rivals, comments that target people based on their religion, caste or gender and stem from a deep seated hate of the same. On March 28, Samajwadi Party leader Feroze Khan, who heads the party in Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal district,…

MLA Surendra Singh trafficks in hate with impunity Singh has a history of misogynistic and regressive remarks

Some elected officials, conspicuously from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), have constantly been in the news for their regressive remarks on women, reflecting an indoctrinated hatred for women and other genders. Topping this list is BJP MLA Surendra Singh who recently passed a remark on former India National Congress (INC) President Sonia Gandhi. The…

Controversial RSS-backed candidate contesting from Sabarimala constituency K. Surendran had previously used cow slaughter images to stoke controversy

RSS-backed Kerala BJP state unit general secretary K. Surendran has bagged the important ticket from the Pathanamthitta district situated in Sabarimala. This constituency is based around the Sabarimala temple. He will be contesting against sitting Congress MP Anto Antony and LDF (CPIM led Left Democratic Front) candidate Veena George. K. Surendran was earlier booked on charges of conspiracy to…

Taking Errant News Broadcasters to Task How to file a complaint against news channels airing hateful or inciteful content

It is not new to see news channels, created to broadcast an honest and unbiased view of the world to the masses, tumbling in their work. Some news channels now are presenting aggressive, biased and allegedly dishonest content to the public on a regular basis. These news channels are required to follow a certain set…

भड़काऊ भाषणों में सबसे आगे कौन ? भड़काऊ भाषणों के खिलाफ हमारे अभियान से जुड़ें!

एसोसिएशन ऑफ डेमोक्रेटिक रिफॉर्म्स (ADR) और नेशनल इलेक्शन वॉच (NEW) द्वारा एक रिपोर्ट जारी की गयी है, जिसके मुताबिक़ लोकसभा और राज्य विधानसभा के कई सदस्यों पर भड़काऊ भाषण इस्तेमाल करने का आरोप लगा है – इसमें सबसे आगे भाजपा है.   भड़काऊ भाषणों के खिलाफ हमारे अभियान से जुड़ें: Understand what constitutes Hate Speech…

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