Topic: Islamophobia in India

Karnataka HC stays summons to BJP’s JP Nadda & Amit Malviya for anti-Muslim social media posts during election, allows police to continue probe

The Karnataka High Court on Friday stayed the summons issued against Bharatiya Janata Party chief JP Nadda and IT cell head Amit Malviya for investigation in connection with its “objectionable” campaign video fuelling anti-Muslim hate, Live Law reported.

Medak anti-Muslim violence: 10 including BJP district president arrested, MLA Raja Singh in preventive custody

Telangana police arrested BJP district president Gaddam Srinivas, BJP town president M Nayam Prasad and BJYM (Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha) town president in connection with the violence on Saturday against Muslim residents in Medak town, ahead of Eid Al Adha celebrations.

‘Cannot micromanage EC,’ responds Delhi HC to plea seeking FIR against PM Modi’s anti-Muslim hate speeches

The Delhi High Court ruled on Friday that it cannot  micromanage the Election Commission of India (ECI).

London: Diaspora organisations hold ‘vigil for democracy in India’ as anti-Muslim hate speech spikes around elections

15 diaspora organisations expressed their dismay at a ‘Vigil for Democracy in India’ event held at Parliament Square in London, on May 5, Sunday. 

After EC notice, J P Nadda, Amit Malviya summoned by Bengaluru police over anti-Muslim social media post

The Bengaluru police sent notices to BJP State President B.Y. Vijayendra, National Chief BJP J.P. Nadda, and Head of IT Cell Amit Malviya, stating that they must appear before the investigating officer within seven days for questioning regarding a controversial hate post on X made by the party's state unit.

Mumbai: School principal expelled after being targeted by Hindutva portal for liking pro-Palestinian tweets

Parveen Shaikh, the principal of Somaiya School in Mumbai, has been fired for liking a pro-Palestine post on social media.