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Topic: Hate crimes

Bus ambush, riot, blasts at Friday prayers — Pakistan’s bloody history of violence against Shias

Blast at a Shia mosque in Peshawar Friday killed at least 30 people. According to South Asia Terrorism Portal, nearly 2,700 Shias were killed in Pakistan between 2001 & June 2018.

NCRB stopped collecting data on lynching, hate crime as it was ‘unreliable’, govt tells LS

The National Crime Records Bureau discontinued collecting hate crime data after 2017, and the term ‘anti-national’ is not defined in law, the government told Parliament Tuesday.

Constitution, Indian nationalism can defeat Hindutva. We can’t be silent on anti-Muslim hate

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Singer Billie Eilish says sorry for anti-Asian, racial slur as her old video goes viral

One of the clips in the video also showed Billie Eilish 'mocking' Asian accent while another recorded Eilish’s brother, Finneas, allegedly calling her out for 'talking with a blaccent'.

UP Police sends notice to Twitter India MD over assault on Muslim man in Ghaziabad

Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari has been asked to join the probe in the case. The platform has been booked over circulation of a video in which the elderly man says he was thrashed.

Singapore police investigate another hate crime against Indian family

On 2 May, a 47-year-old man had allegedly uttered offensive remarks towards an Indian family and confronted a male member of the family for not wearing his mask.

UN chief ‘concerned’ over violence against Asians, people of Asian descent during pandemic

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' statement comes against the backdrop of multiple shootings this month around Atlanta that killed eight people, six of whom were Asian women.

Hate crimes against Asian-Americans are ‘un-American and must stop’, says President Biden

A surge in anti-Asian attacks has been reported since the start of the pandemic. The actual number of hate incidents against them may be higher, according to a civil rights group.

First Arab world, now Canada saying enough is enough to Muslim-hating overseas Indians

A firm in Canada ended ties with an Indian over his Islamophobic tweet. But little has changed in India despite Arab world calling out rising hate against Muslims.

Houston Police change dress code policy for personnel in honour of Sikh cop killed on duty

Houston Police said it was allowing minority community personnel wear articles of faith while on duty in tribute to Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, who was allowed to wear his turban with his uniform.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.