Nupur Sharma

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Nupur Sharma should apologise to nation for Prophet remarks: India's Supreme Court

India’s Supreme Court today (July 1, 2022) slammed former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her deplorable comments on Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), saying her remarks “are disturbing and smack of arrogance” and that she owed the nation an apology.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Exposing disinformation is a crime in Modi’s India

In early 2017, when I was mulling over launching BD FactCheck – the first fact-checking initiative in Bangladesh – we looked for who else in the region was already working in this field.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Man in India’s Udaipur murdered over post supporting Nupur Sharma

A tailor, who allegedly made a social media post in support of suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, was brutally murdered in his shop in India’s Udaipur today (June 28, 2022). The incident has triggered communal tension in the area, police said.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

India should think beyond the Hindutva agenda

Over the last few years – under the BJP government – India’s religious polarisation has increased in degree and intensity.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Prophet remarks: Kolkata police summons Nupur Sharma

Kolkata Police today summoned suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma for questioning in connection with her controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Complaint filed in Kashmir court against Nupur Sharma over Prophet remarks

A lawyer in Jammu and Kashmir has filed a complaint before a court there, seeking punitive action against former BJP spokespersons Nupur Sharma, Navin Jindal and others for recent "blasphemous" remarks against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) .

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

Prophet remarks: Protest turns violent in West Bengal for 2nd day

A fresh bout of clashes broke out today between police and protesters of remarks by suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma on Prophet Muhammed (PUBH) for the second consecutive day in West Bengal's Howrah district.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Prophet remarks: Case filed against Nupur Sharma, 8 others for “spreading hate”

Delhi Police registered a case against nine people, including former BJP members Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal and journalist Saba Naqvi, for allegedly spreading hatred.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Bollywood’s Khans would be risking too much: Naseeruddin on Prophet remarks

Amidst the controversy over now-suspended BJP spokesperson’s comments on the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), veteran Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah today expressed hope that the “hate wave” against Muslims would dissipate even if it doesn’t happen in his lifetime.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Prophet remark row: BJP activist arrested for anti-Muslim comments

Police in northern India arrested a youth leader from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), for posting anti-Muslim comments on social media after derogatory remarks by another party official about the Prophet Mohammad led to a diplomatic furore, officials said on Wednesday (June 8, 2022).