Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicRacism

Topic: Racism

Akshata Murty’s ‘financial impropriety’ case is a ‘white tax’ on brown, successful Rishi Sunak

For Indians who know what Narayana Murthy and Infosys have stood for, the tax row involving UK chancellor's wife will be no more than a lynching of a high-flying brown person.

US prof behind ‘Brahmin women & shithole India’ rant is acclaimed Yale, Oxford, Harvard alum

University of Pennsylvania Law School professor Amy Wax told Fox News that Black and Asian people are resentful of Westerners because of their 'oversized achievements'.

‘If you are Black, you should walk,’ rampant racism at Ukraine border for droves fleeing

Indian student Saakshi Ijantkar has seen guards being violent to those waiting at the Ukrainian side of the Polish border.

TV host says ‘ching chong’ to Assamese child, celebs laugh, CM calls it ‘unacceptable’

Row erupted after a clip from reality show, Dance Deewane on Colors TV, went viral on social media. Host Raghav Juyal was seen making alleged racist comments in it.

From Kamala Harris to Kal Penn: How racists mispronounced names as a deliberate tactic

In 'Kamala Harris: Phenomenal Woman', columnist Chidanand Rajghatta outlines the US Vice President's life and legacy.

What South African cricket doesn’t get about BLM movement, just like rest of sporting world

South African cricketer Quinton de Kock's refusal to 'take the knee' before the T20 World Cup match against West Indies drew usual criticsm that was more grandstanding.

Canadian-Pakistani YouTuber couple cry racism but Instagramers ask for unedited reels

Some pointed out that many Muslims were frequent customers at the Canadian café, and criticised the YouTubers for inciting fans to leave bad reviews.

Congo national’s death in Bengaluru police custody triggers row, 5 held as protest turns violent

Police have identified the deceased as Joel Shindani Malu, who also went by the alias Joan, describing him as a 'drug peddler' who was caught red-handed late Sunday night.

English football has to realise — just tweeting against racism isn’t going to be enough

Response to racist attacks against Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka for missing penalty kicks in the Euro 2020 final follows the same-old tired playbook.

Racism influences white American views of China — 22% see it as greatest enemy of US

Racial bias makes white Americans more likely to support wars in nonwhite countries, new study shows.

On Camera

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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