Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Topic: Racism

Indian man racially abused by American in Poland; called a ‘parasite’

In a video now viral, the American is seen repeatedly asking the Indian why he was in Europe and asking him to 'go back.'

‘Will not be intimidated & gaslighted,’ says Manipuri customer who accused IKEA of ‘racism’

In an open letter to IKEA's CEO, the woman’s husband, Nitin Sethi, accused the firm of ‘racist treatment’ & ‘bullying’. IKEA said it 'deeply regrets' the 'unpleasant experience'.

IKEA accused of racism against Manipuri woman at Hyderabad store, KTR says ‘appalling’

Senior journalist Nitin Sethi Sunday tweeted that his wife, from Manipur, was 'frisked' while leaving the Hyderabad store after shopping.

Another day in Delhi, another incident of ‘racism’: Arunachal woman alleges harassment at cafe

Writer Ngurang Reena says two customers at Blue Tokai Cafe in Deer Park 'stared at her while exchanging laughs'. Cafe promises structural changes to redress situation.

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.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
Representational image | Wiki Commons

How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.