Saturday, 1 October, 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.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.