Racial Attacks

  • Two Manipuri boys attacked in Delhi's Ambedkar Nagar February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the debate over safety of people from north east gains heat, two Manipuri boys were attacked in Delhi's Ambedkar Nagar area on Sunday night. Unidentified men attacked the boys who are in their early 20s in Ambdekar Nagar at around 10 PM on Sunday. The victims were...
  • CJ show: How I was racially abused in Bangalore February 4, 2014

    Wandoh Timothy,an African national who has been working in India for over 10 years now, was brutally beaten and subjected to a racist slur last year in Bangalore, all because he asked two men on a motorbike to drive properly. He has turned a CJ to speak about his ordeal. ...
  • The CJ Show Teaser February 1, 2014

    Coming up on the Citizen Journalist show: A victim of racial abuse turns CJ to narrate his ordeal, Mumbai University professor who took classes on street following his termination shares his experiences and a CJ impact story. Watch the show on Saturday at 9:30 PM. ...
  • Attack on Arunachal youth leaves northeastern students fuming February 1, 2014

    The death of a student from Arunachal Pradesh in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area has left the students from northeastern states fuming. "They don't treat us like people. We are Indians, we are happy being Indians but they differentiate us everywhere," said a student from north east on CNNIBN's India @9. ...
  • 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. ...
  • British court denies bail to teenage girl who assaulted elderly Sikh man August 20, 2013

    A British court has rejected the bail plea of a teenaged girl charged with severely assaulting an elderly Sikh and remanded her to custody till Nov 25. The Coventry Magistrates Court Monday ordered that Coral Millerchip, 19, be remanded to custody till Nov 25 when she will appear before the Coventry...
  • MEA calls assault on UK Sikh man a shameful incident August 19, 2013

    An 18yearold man was punched in the face and shoved to the ground leaving him with a bloody nose and black eye by a 19yearold girl in London. A video of the brutal attack went viral on social media sites which took place earlier this week. ...
  • Britain should punish girl who attacked elderly Sikh man: Manish Tewari August 19, 2013

    The apparent racial attack on an elderly Sikh man in Britain was "intolerable" and the British government should ensure the strictest punishment to the guilty, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said on Monday. Speaking on the sidelines of a function in Delhi, Tewari reacted to the assault on an 80yearold...
  • Summon British High Commissioner over attack on elderly Sikh: Sukhbir Badal to Centre August 19, 2013

    Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal on Sunday night said the attack on an elderly Sikh by a British teenage girl had hurt feelings of the community and asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to immediately take up the matter with the UK government. The Union government should summon the British High...
  • London: 19yearold girl arrested for assaulting 80yearold Sikh man August 19, 2013

    London: A vicious assault on an 80yearold Sikh man in London has left the UK reeling. A 19yearold girl has been arrested for the attack which took place earlier this week. The elderly victim was punched in the face and shoved to the ground leaving him with a bloody nose and...
  • Bangalore: Assaulted African national says no one came to help him July 17, 2013

    Bangalore: The recent deadly assault on a Chad national from Africa in Bangalore is raising concerns among others living there. Wandow Timothi was allegedly attacked by over 12 men in what many are calling a racial incident. Taunted, chased and allegedly assaulted mercilessly by 12 people, Wandow Thimothi is now in...
  • Australia condemns racial attack on 2 Indian women December 21, 2012

    Melbourne: Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu on condemned as "sickening" an alleged racial attack on two young Indian women on a local bus in Australia, while denouncing the idea of racism as "contemptible" and "disgraceful". In an incident that reportedly happened on December 12, a woman of solid built who has...
  • Garg murder: Aus court rejects convict's appeal April 17, 2012

    Melbourne: An Australian court on Tuesday rejected an appeal of the Melbourne teenager who was sentenced to 13 years in jail for killing Indian student Nitin Garg, a crime which outraged public opinion in India and put the bilateral relations under stress. The teenager, who was 15-year-old at the time of...
  • Asian woman, kids beaten up in Britain March 16, 2012

    London: In what is being termed as a racial attack, a woman of Asian origin was beaten up and her three daughters ill-treated by three people who tried to steal a packet of crisps from her shop in Britain. Saly Chowdhury was left with a black eye and facial injuries after...
  • Britain calm but riots stoke racial tension August 11, 2011

    London: Britain is calm after no major incidents of rioting were reported since Wednesday night, mainly due to heavy police deployment and the vigil mounted by local communities. The country is now counting its losses with the economic loss from four days of rioting, looting and arson pegged at about...
  • Oz teen pleads guilty to killing Indian student April 20, 2011

    Melbourne: A 16-year-old boy on Wednesday pleaded guilty to killing Indian student Nitin Garg, a crime which threatened Australia's ties with India. The teenager, whose identity has not been revealed, appeared in Supreme court where he pleaded guilty to one count of murder and one count of attempted armed robbery in...
  • Indian-origin model accuses Oz agency of racism March 16, 2011

    Melbourne: An Indian-origin model has accused an Australian modelling agency of racial discrimination as she is not a Caucasian, media in Melbourne reported. According to a report in the local daily 'WA Today', 25-year-old model Kema Rajandran was told by a Parth-based modelling agency that her work chances were "limited" in...
  • Attack issue dominates Indo-Aus ties in 2010 December 27, 2010

    Melbourne: Despite Australia's all round efforts to further develop its ties with India, the issue of racism dominated their relations in 2010 following the murder of an Indian student and revelation of racist emails circulated by Victorian police. Arrival of 100,000 Indian students in Australia in the past five years was...
  • Despite attacks Indians stay in Australia December 26, 2010

    Melbourne: It's been over a year since the attacks against Indians in Australia made headlines. Since then, the Australian government changed immigration laws, increased the police force, and started international student support groups. They have been successful in decreasing the number of attacks, but let's find out what happened to...
  • Oz boy pleads guilty in Nitin Garg murder case October 22, 2010

    Melbourne: A 16-year-old Australian boy on Friday pleaded guilty in a children's court for his involvement in the stabbing of Indian student Nitin Garg, who died earlier this year, in a case that shocked Indians. The teenager has been charged with committing a robbery by stealing Garg's mobile phone and making...
  • Race attack victim comes back from Australia July 30, 2010

    Hyderabad: 26-year-old, Shravan Kumar, who was battling for life after a brutal racial attack in May 2009 in Australia, has finally returned to his home. Almost a year later, his family are anxious to finally catch a glimpse of him. It's an emotional mix of tears, hugs and wide smiles....
  • Men charged for racially abusing Indian July 28, 2010

    Melbourne: Three men have been charged with inciting racial hatred nearly six months after they physically assaulted an Indian student. This is the first case in Victoria where charges have been put on the accused for racially attacking an Indian. Police have laid racial vilification charges against all the three accused men...
  • Indian student attacked, robbed in Australia July 15, 2010

    Melbourne: A 23-year-old Indian student was hunted before being robbed, bashed and left unconscious at a telephone booth in Melbourne by a group of three youngsters, an Australian court has heard. Aleksander Trifunovic drove his friends- Shayne Comensoli and Lennon Metaxas- around Melbourne's west, looking for an Indian to rob...
  • Indians are biggest victim of race attacks in UK July 2, 2010

    London: Racial attacks on Indians abroad has been a reason for much concern lately and the nightmare is far from over. According to a new report Indians are a soft target in the UK, particularly in cities like London. According to the 2001 Census Indians are the single largest ethnic minority...
  • Most Indians victim of racism in UK: study July 1, 2010

    London: Forty-five per cent of the victims of racial attacks in Britain are Indian, says a study which also claims that such violence is spreading in the country due to the government's approach towards racism. The report, 'Racial Violence: The Buried Issue', released this week by the Institute of Race...
  • Mild punishment for Aussies who blinded Indian June 30, 2010

    Melbourne: None of the Australians who thrashed an Indian student leaving him partially blind has got custodial sentences, with the last of the teenagers getting a suspended jail term on Wednesday. The teenagers who viciously attacked the Indian in March 2008 outside a Melbourne suburban train station have not even been...
  • Another Aussie arrested in Indian's murder case June 18, 2010

    Melbourne: A day after arresting and charging an Australian teenager in connection with the murder of Indian student Nitin Garg, Victorian police on Friday apprehended another boy in the same case. According to a police statement on Friday, Homicide Squad detectives arrested and charged another teenager aged 16 from Yarraville suburb...
  • Australian teen arrested for Indian's murder June 17, 2010

    Melbourne: A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Australia on Thursday in connection with the murder of Indian student Nitin Garg, who was stabbed to death in January this year, sending shock waves back home. The teenager was arrested by the Victoria police in the western Melbourne suburb of Yarraville at about...
  • Oz Minister in India to discuss attacks on Indians March 2, 2010

    New Delhi: Australian foreign minister Stephen Smith is arriving in New Delhi on Tuesday to discuss the increasing attacks on Indian students there. Assurance to India about its keenness to tackle incidents of attacks on Indian students will be high on his agenda. The three-day visit comes a month after...