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.
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.
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.
Over the last few years – under the BJP government – India’s religious polarisation has increased in degree and intensity.
Kolkata Police today summoned suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma for questioning in connection with her controversial remarks on Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
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) .
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.
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.
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.