Miss America

  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on the rejection of Asaram's bail plea 21-09-2013 11:01 PM

    This week on the week that wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail application of self-styled godman Asaram in the sexual assault case of a 16-year-old girl. Also watch him talk about the Onion price rise and his take on Indian-American Nina Davuluri...
  • Watch: Miss America Nina says US society is evolving 20-09-2013 10:27 AM

    Nina Davuluri created history earlier this week becoming the first Miss America of Indian origin. But her victory was greeted with an onslaught of racist reactions. She is looking only at the positives and said American society is evolving. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-09-2013 11:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • 'Obama, Manmohan Singh should invite Miss America for lunch at the White House' 18-09-2013 01:18 PM

    A former top American diplomat has hoped that President Barack Obama invites Nina Davuluri when he hosts Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for lunch at the White House next Friday, in recognition of the contribution of Indian-Americans to the United States. Nina Davuluri, 24, is the first Indian-American to have been...
  • Does prejudice against dark skin persist in India? 18-09-2013 09:38 AM

    The crowning of the first Miss America of Indian origin sparked a racist reaction on social media. On Twitter, some users uncharitably referred to Nina Davuluri as an Arab and a terrorist with ties to Al Qaeda. ...
  • FTP: Do the dark-skinned face prejudice all over the world? 17-09-2013 11:54 PM

    The crowning of the first Miss America of Indian origin sparked a racist reaction on social media. On Twitter, some users uncharitably referred to Nina Davuluri as an Arab and a terrorist with ties to Al Qaeda. ...
  • New Yorkers hit out at racism over the crowning of Indian-origin as Miss America 17-09-2013 08:30 PM

    The crowning of the first Miss America of Indian origin sparked a racist reaction on social media on Monday. However, the New Yorkers have hit out at racism, saying she's American regardless of her colour. ...
  • 9 racist tweets against Miss America Nina Davuluri 17-09-2013 04:08 PM

    New Delhi: Within seconds of Nina Davuluri clinching Miss America title, Twitter burst in to a flurry of wrath. For, the victory of Nina, an aspiring doctor who wants to use the prize money worth the $50,000 (31,000) to finance her studies, left many miffed. While Nina made history by...
  • Indian-origin Miss America Nina Davuluri unfazed by racist comments 17-09-2013 08:34 AM

    The crowning of the first Miss America of Indian origin sparked a racist reaction on social media on Monday but 24-year-old Nina Davuluri played down the issue, saying she had to "rise above" such things. On Twitter, some users uncharitably referred to Davuluri, the daughter of a gynaecologist who emigrated...
  • Glad that century-old pageant sees beauty and talent of all kinds, says Nina Davuluri 17-09-2013 08:18 AM

    Nina Davuluri isn't the first Miss America of colour. She's not even the first Asian-American to wear the crown. But her victory has clearly struck a chord in some quarters. At a news conference held after her name was announced on Sunday night, the first question was about a slew...
  • Indian-origin woman and former Miss New York wins Miss America contest 16-09-2013 10:07 AM

    The new Miss America says she's delighted the pageant embraces diversity. Nina Davuluri became the first contestant of Indian heritage and the second consecutive contestant from New York to win the Miss America pageant on Sunday night. The 24-year-old Davuluri won the title as the nationally televised pageant returned home...
  • Teresa Scanlan of Nebraska crowned Miss America 16-01-2011 11:14 AM

    Las Vegas Nebraska's 17-year-old Teresa Scanlan was named Miss America Saturday becoming the youngest winner ever in the pageant's history after a night of being judged for poise, talent, fitness and knowledge. Scanlan wowed the judges wearing a stunning white evening gown and tickling the ivories on piano with rousing...
  • In Pics: 19-year-old wins Miss America 2008 pageant 28-01-2008 03:38 AM

    Lahore: Pakistan's former players and administrators have lambasted Cricket Board chief Ijaz Butt for sacking Shahid Afridi as captain of the ODI squad, saying the move will lead to groupism in the team. Afridi was replaced by senior batsman Misbah-ul-Haq for the two ODIs against Ireland later this month. "This...
  • Miss USA to testify in sex sting case 02-05-2007 08:28 PM

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