Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Topic: Racism

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.

Americans gave record $471 billion to charity in 2020, amid concerns about Covid, jobs, racism

One reason why giving rose in 2020, even though the economy contracted, was that stocks notched gains by the end of the year.

Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler under investigation for alleged ‘racist’ tweets against Indians

The posts, in which Buttler and Morgan used the word 'sir' to mock the Indians, started doing the rounds on social media after the ECB suspended pacer Ollie Robinson.

English bowler Ollie Robinson suspended as old Islamophobic, sexist tweets resurface

Robinson, who made his Test debut in the match against New Zealand that concluded at Lords Sunday, has apologised for the offensive tweets from his teenage years.

Northeastern students groups plan ‘Twitter storm’ to push for chapter on region in NCERT books

Students groups say campaign is aimed at tackling issue of racism against Northeasterners as well as creating awareness about the region and their contribution to India.

JAMA editor-in-chief resigns over podcast that questioned racism in US healthcare

JAMA editor-in-chief Howard Bauchner said he is disappointed in himself for the lapses that led to the publishing of the tweet and podcast

On Camera


51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.