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Facebook bans Modi’s party member for violating hate speech rules

Facebook banned a legislature belonging to the ruling BJP party in India for violating policy on content promoting hate and violence. Facebook’s action against T Raja Singh, a BJP leader from Telangana comes as it faces growing political pressure for seeding extremist content on its platform. “We have banned Raja Singh from Facebook for violating […]

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Facebook ignored hate posts for business prospects: WSJ report

Facebook ignored hate speech policy to allow anti-Muslim posts on its platform to avoid ruining its relationship with India’s governing party, a Wall Street Journal report has said. The report published on Friday claimed top Facebook executive in India refused to apply the company’s hate speech rules to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politicians and other […]

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Modi’s party workers confuse Kim Jong Un with Chinese President Xi Jinping while burning effigy

A video of Narendra Modi’s party men burning effigies of Supreme Leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un from  West Bengal’s Asansol has gone viral. This happened because BJP workers confused Kim Jong Un with China President Xi Jinping. Angry with China, the workers hit the streets to made their fury known. They burnt effigies […]

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Modi Govt suspends 7 unruly MPs who demand discussion over Delhi’s religious riots

Seven Congress MPs have been suspended from the rest of the budget session for creating ruckus in the parliament for the last three days for demanding a discussion on last week’s violence in Delhi. The Speaker may also accept the government’s call to form a committee and examine their conduct for possible disqualification. “Snatching papers […]

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In bid to overthrow Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh, BJP allegedly poaches Congress MLAs

In a late-night political drama in Madhya Pradesh, the Congress alleged that the BJP took eight MLAs to a hotel in Haryana as part of a conspiracy to topple the state government. The statement of Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Minister Jitu Patwari came hours after Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh claimed that a senior leader of […]

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BJP leaders call 101-year-old freedom fighter a ‘Pakistani Agent’

BJP leaders in Karnataka rallied behind Vijayapura MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal amid a controversy over his remarks that centenarian freedom fighter HS Doreswamy was a “Pakistani agent.” The saffron party leaders have extended support to Yatnal, days after he called Doreswamy a “fake freedom fighter” who behaves like a “Pakistani agent”. Yatnal made the comments […]

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Veerappan’s daughter Vidya Rani joins BJP

Vidya Rani, daughter of dead sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, joined the BJP on Saturday at an event organised in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri. Party general secretary Muralidhar Rao and former Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan were present at the event. “I want to work for the poor and underprivileged irrespective of their caste and religion. Prime Minister Narendra […]

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Karnataka BJP mocks Muslim women voters

Delhi’s voters came out to cast their vote on Saturday after a particularly polarised and blistering election campaign in the backdrop of the massive protests against the CAA and NRC. However, while the polling was relatively peaceful, a tweet by Bharatiya Janata Party’s Karnataka unit was widely criticised on social media for its communal undertones. […]

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India’s freedom struggle was a drama: BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde

Former Union minister and BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde triggered a new controversy and this time for attacking Mahatma Gandhi and calling the freedom struggle led by him a “drama”. He also questioned as to how “such people” come to be called ‘Mahatma’ in India. While addressing a public event in Bengaluru on Saturday, the Lok Sabha […]

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After three die at Sunburn Festival, Goa BJP minister blames people for attending event

After three tourists died at the Sunburn Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Festival, state Culture Minister Govind Gawade on Monday said that “no one forced people to attend the event.” Three tourists died in the last three days after collapsing at the festival venue at Vagator beach in North Goa district. Asked about criticism of the […]

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BJP MLA booked for beating cop with shoes, robbing him of gold chain and wallet

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Uttar Pradesh’s Barkhera constituency, Kishan Lal Rajpoot and 50 of his supporters have been booked for allegedly beating a police constable with shoes at a police post and robbing him of a gold chain and wallet. An FIR was ordered after the court intervened. According to reports, the constable, […]

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JMM-Congress-RJD evict BJP out of power in Jharkhand Assembly elections

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-led three-party alliance outplayed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Jharkhand Assembly election results 2019. The Jharkhand Assembly election results were declared on Monday and the alliance — JMM-Congress-RJD — registered a landslide victory bagging 47 seats in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which had a clear majority […]