Topic: Anurag Thakur
FIR against Anurag Thakur’s “goli maaron saalon ko” speech; SC grants time to Delhi Police to respond
The Supreme Court, on Monday, granted time to Delhi Police to file a counter affidavit in a plea filed by CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat seeking registration of FIR against BJP leaders Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma for delivering hate speeches in 2020.
In a case related to hate and Islamophobic speeches connected to the Northeast Delhi pogrom, the Delhi High Court Friday observed that if something is said with a smile, then there is no criminality but if something is said offensively, then there may be criminality.
A delegation of MPs from Kerala across party lines met the Information and Broadcasting minister, Anurag Thakur on Tuesday and raised their strong opposition to the dismissal of the broadcasting license of MediaOne TV, a leading Malayalam news channel.
While questioning the governing Bharatiya Janata Party's role in two anti-Muslim rallies in the capital city New Delhi carried out slogans calling for the genocide of Muslims, AIMIM supremo, and MP Asaduddin Owaisi said the man who chanted Goli Maaro Saalo Ko is made a minister in Narendra Modi's cabinet.