Friday, Feb 03, 2023

Hate App Case


SC says no stay on probe against hate app accused, issues notice to three states

August 12, 2022 6:49 pm

In July 2021, some Muslim women were listed for “auction” on an app created on content sharing platform GitHub. Their photographs were sourced without permission and allegedly doctored.

Hate app case: Three accused granted bail

April 13, 2022 3:11 am

The court rejected the bail pleas of co-accused Aumkareshwar Thakur and Neeraj Singh.

Mumbai police say fourth accused in hate app case detained in Odisha

January 21, 2022 1:26 am

🔴 DCP (cyber cell) Rashmi Karandikar told the Indian Express the police would soon arrest Singh and produce him before a magistrate court in Odisha, where they would move an application to bring the accused to Mumbai.

Clubhouse group targeting Muslim women: Police zero in on 4-5 speakers, set to bring them in for questioning

January 20, 2022 12:40 pm

🔴 Delhi Police took cognizance of a group on Clubhouse, where dozens of users participated in a discussion during which derogatory and sexually loaded remarks were made about Muslim women.

Arrested trio could be involved with earlier app too: cops to court

January 18, 2022 7:25 am

🔴 Police said this while opposing the bail application of the three accused before the Bandra Magistrate court. The court heard the arguments by lawyers of the three accused and posted the matter for Tuesday when it is likely to pass on order on the bail applications.

Countering hate in the digital world

January 17, 2022 9:27 am

Content moderation should be considered a late-stage intervention. Individuals need to be stopped early in the path to radicalisation and extremist behaviour to prevent the development of apps such as Bulli Bai.

‘Bulli Bai’ case accused denied bail, court says his act ‘affront to dignity of women of particular community’

January 15, 2022 7:33 am

🔴 The complainant in this case, a journalist, had submitted that photographs of prominent women were intentionally picked for the purpose of "insulting and outraging their modesty by making sexually coloured remarks”.

Hate app case: Mayank, Shweta sent to judicial custody; court to hear bail pleas on Monday

January 15, 2022 6:12 am

Mayank Rawat tested positive for Covid-19 Friday morning and was sent to the Kalina quarantine centre where the first accused, Vishal Kumar Jha, is also lodged after he had tested positive.

Today’s hate crimes are bitter harvests of fields cultivated for a century

January 14, 2022 8:25 am

🔴 Satish Deshpande writes: Since it began in the 1920s, the larger Hindutva project had only been battery-powered. The Modi-Shah regime has plugged this project into the power of the state.

UN official says app targeting Muslim women form of hate speech, must be condemned

January 13, 2022 12:40 am

🔴 In a tweet, the official said, “Minority Muslim women in India are harassed and ‘sold’ in social media apps.”