Hate Crime

  • Pune techie murder: Maharashtra government mulling ban on Hindu Rashtra Sena June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will examine if the controversial outfit Hindu Rashtra Sena could be banned in the wake of Pune techie Mohsin Shaikh's murder, state Home Minister RR Patil said on Saturday. "We will check if the outfit can be banned," Patil said, replying to a calling attention notice...
  • Pune hate crime: MHA seeks further clarification from Maharashtra government June 7, 2014

    Pune: The Home Ministry has said that it is not satisfied with the report of the Maharashtra government on the Pune hate crime but has sought for further clarification. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the state government had called the incident a law and order problem. This even as the Pune...
  • Pune: 252 arrests over violence after social media posts, peace disturbed June 7, 2014

    Pune: The crackdown in the Pune hate crime case continues. The police are still looking for four more people involved in the murder of the 24-year-old IT professional, Mohsin Shaikh. They have arrested 252 people in cases related to the violence that followed inflammatory messages posted on social media. So far...
  • Hate crime in Pune: Time to act against religious fanatics? June 5, 2014

    A 28-year-old software professional was bludgeoned to death allegedly by seven persons with suspected links to a Hindu outfit near Pune, police said on Wednesday. The murder of Shaikh Mohasin Sadiq, who hailed from Solapur and was a resident of Hadapsar, on Monday night sparked tension in the area, they...
  • Pune youth murder: 'The first wicket has fallen', said an SMS by the accused June 5, 2014

    Pune: The Pune police have arrested 17 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group, Hindu Rashtra Sena, for allegedly beating a 24-year-old IT professional to death in Pune on Monday in a suspected hate crime. Some of those arrested have been charged with murder. Hindu Rashtra Sena leader...
  • Taniam death case: Delhi HC pulls up police for slow pace of probe February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has pulled up the state police over the slow pace of probe in the death of Arunachal student Nido Taniam. The High Court asked the police for the reason why it is taken over 15 days to get an autopsy report in a fast...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey January 31, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Do people from the Northeast feel insecure in the National Capital? January 31, 2014

    The death of a young boy from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Taniam, in Delhi has led to a furore among the Northeast Indians. The Northeast community has decided to hold a protest march on Saturday in front of the same sweet shop where he was allegedly beaten to death. ...
  • Arunachal youth death in Delhi: Reactions from across the country January 31, 2014

    The death of a young boy from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Taniam, in Delhi has led to a furore among the Northeast Indians. The Northeast community has decided to hold a protest march on Saturday in front of the same sweet shop where he was allegedly beaten to death. ...
  • Arunachal boy 'beaten to death' in Delhi, murder case filed January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The death of a young boy from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Taniam, in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar has led to a furore among the Northeast Indians. The Northeast community has decided to hold a protest march on Saturday in front of the same sweet shop where he was allegedly beaten...
  • Arunachal boy dies after altercation in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: In a gruesome incident, a boy from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Taniam, was allegedly beaten to death in Delhi. The incident took place on Wednesday at Lajpat Nagar in Southeast Delhi. Nido Taniam, a student, was the son of an Arunachal MLA. His body is in the mortuary of the...
  • Top US Congressman condemns attack on Sikh professor in New York September 26, 2013

    A top US Congressman on condemned the attack on a Sikh professor in New York asserting that this kind of continued hate and violence against the community must end. "I am deeply troubled by the events that took place on Saturday near Central Park," Congressman Joe Crowley, Vice Chair of the...
  • Hate crime: Sikh professor assaulted in US, attackers call him 'Osama' September 23, 2013

    A group of men allegedly attacked Sikh professor of Columbia University Prabhjot Singh on Saturday night in New York, calling him "Osama" and "a terrorist". The police is investigating the case as a hate crime. ...
  • News 360: 2 Indians among 69 people killed in Kenya mall attack September 23, 2013

    The terror attack in Nairobi is still on with ten hostages still being held as hostage. The 2 Indians among 69 people have died so far in the attack and the fear of an increase in the death toll persists. ...
  • US: Sikh professor attacked, called 'Osama', 'terrorist' September 23, 2013

    Dr Prabjhot Singh, a Sikh American professor at Columbia University, was attacked by a group of 15 to 20 men while with a friend in Harlem, New York. He is in hospital with a broken jaw and facial injuries. The attackers reportedly called him 'Osama' and 'Terrorist'. The attack which...
  • US: Professor Prabhjot has got multiple fractures, says student September 23, 2013

    Dr Prabjhot Singh, a Sikh American professor at Columbia University, was attacked by a group of 15 to 20 men while with a friend in Harlem, New York. ...
  • US 'hate crime': There's inability to curb such acts, say Sikh groups September 23, 2013

    A Sikh professor has been attacked in the US. The man, a professor at Columbia University, was attacked by a group of men, who reportedly called him 'Osama' and 'terrorist'. ...
  • US: Group of men call Sikh professor Osama, attack him near New York September 23, 2013

    A Sikh professor at Columbia University has been allegedly attacked by a group of men who called him "Osama" and "terrorist" in an assault which the police is investigating as a hate crime. School of International and Public Affairs professor Prabhjot Singh was assaulted on Saturday night while walking in the...
  • US: FBI to track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus June 6, 2013

    Washington: For the first time, the FBI will start tracking hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus and Arabs, meeting one of the long-pending demands of these minority communities, who have increasingly been targetted post 9/11 in the United States. After years of pressure from civil rights groups and lawmakers, the FBI Advisory...
  • Track hate crimes against Hindus, Sikhs: US lawmaker tells FBI May 31, 2013

    Washington: An influential US lawmaker asked the FBI to start tracking and quantifying hate crimes against Hindus, Sikhs and Arab-Americans residing in the country on Friday. "The disturbing pattern of violence and hate against Sikh, Hindu, and Arab-Americans is unacceptable. But, we will only be able to comprehensively address the problem...
  • US: Sikh caucus calls on FBI to track hate crimes May 22, 2013

    Washington: In the face of continued violence against Sikhs, the bipartisan American Congressional Sikh Caucus asked the Department of Justice to include an anti-Sikh hate crime category on the Hate Crime Incident Report. "American Sikhs experience bigotry at all ages, from school-yard bullying to horrific violence. Despite this, an anti-Sikh...
  • US: Sikh shot at in Florida in a suspected hate crime February 26, 2013

    Washington: A Sikh man has been admitted to a hospital after being shot at several times by some unidentified attackers in the US state of Florida. The victim Kanwaljit Singh, 46, was attacked by the truck-borne assailants near Daytona Beach on last Saturday night. Accompanied by his son who managed to...
  • Subway death: NY woman indicted, deemed fit for trial January 15, 2013

    New York: A 31-year old woman, accused of shoving an Indian immigrant to his death in front of a subway train in December as she hated "Hindus and Muslims", has been found mentally fit to stand trial and was indicted on charges of murder as a hate crime by a...
  • NY woman who killed Indian charged with hate crime December 31, 2012

    New York: A 31-year-old New York woman charged with the murder of an Indian immigrant has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation after she laughed at her arraignment telling the judge she thought it would be "cool" to push the victim in front of a train. Erika Menendez has...
  • Indian subway victim to be cremated today December 31, 2012

    New York: Sunando Sen, the 46-year-old Indian immigrant who died after being pushed in front of a subway train here by a woman, will be cremated on Monday by his friends. Indian Ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao expressed her condolences on the death of Sen on micro-blogging site Twitter,...
  • Woman says she pushed a Muslim on NY subway track December 30, 2012

    New York: A 31-year-old woman suspected of shoving an Indian immigrant in front of a subway train has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime after she told the police that she hated Hindus and Muslims since 9/11. Prosecutors Saturday identified the woman, who allegedly shoved India-born Sunando...
  • FBI asked to track hate crimes against Sikhs, Hindus December 13, 2012

    New York: Describing bullying and harassment of Sikh children as a "serious problem", the US Department of Justice has recommended that crimes against Sikhs and Hindus should be added to the religion-based hate crimes tracked by the FBI to help law enforcement officials tackle the problem. Assistant Attorney General in...
  • US: FBI to examine hate crimes against Sikhs September 19, 2012

    Washington: An independent FBI advisory board is being asked to examine whether the current hate crime reporting categories should be expanded to include those against the Sikhs, a top US official announced on Wednesday. Such a move by the Department of Justice comes in the wake of top US lawmakers...
  • US: Senate panel to hold hearing on hate crimes September 16, 2012

    Washington: In the wake of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting that killed six worshippers, a US Congressional hearing on hate crimes would be held on Wednesday, a move welcomed as "unprecedented" and "monumental" by Sikh groups and human rights bodies in the country. To be presided over by Senator Dick Durbin, Chairman...
  • Hate groups on the rise across US? August 13, 2012

    The Wisconsin Gurudwara, which saw a shooting attack a week ago, held its first Sunday prayer service since the incident. ...