Racial Abuse

  • If you saw someone being abused, will you help? Indian public reaction to racial abuse of a student from the North-East caught on hidden camera 19-04-2014 11:28 AM

    Cases of racial abuse in India have picked up in the last few years. People from the north-eastern states have found themselves ridiculed and harassed in public just because they look different. They have been subject to atrocious words describing their features. Although using some of these words is punishable...
  • Did Sushma Swaraj just insult an entire community inadvertently with her 'flat nose' racial slur? 05-02-2014 03:40 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party's Sushma Swaraj inadvertently insulted people from India's North East when she spiritedly defended them in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday with an inexcusable racial slur. Swaraj who rose to speak about the death of Nido Taniam, a youth from Arunachal Pradesh, who was beaten to death in...
  • Australia: Couple sentenced to 9 months for racially abusing Sikh taxi driver 17-07-2013 07:50 PM

    Melbourne: A couple has been sentenced by an Australian court to nine months in jail for a racially motivated attack in which a Sikh taxi driver's turban was ripped off. Angeline Kim Sollitt, 44, and Michael John Arbouin, 40, were handed down the nine-month prison-term for the "unprovoked" and "malicious"...
  • Bangalore: Two arrested for assaulting African national, police denies racial abuse 16-07-2013 11:53 PM

    Bangalore: An Ivory Coast national working with a city-based IT firm has been injured after being assaulted in a brawl over rash driving in Bangalore, police said on Tuesday. Two persons were arrested in connection with the assault on Wandoh Timothi- aged around 40- near Agara main road while on...
  • Indian restaurant owner beaten up in Australia 11-06-2013 03:10 PM

    Melbourne: In an apparent racist attack, an Indian restaurant owner was beaten up and verbally abused by a group of teenagers in Australia's Ballarat near Melbourne. 22-year-old Himanshu Goyal was bashed up and verbally abused while closing his Bridge Mall eatery about 9.30 pm (local time) on Friday when eight...
  • FA approves minimum five-match ban for racial abuse 17-05-2013 08:54 AM

    London: Racist and homophobic abuse by players in England will carry a minimum five-match ban from next season. The Football Association says the sanction will be the entry-level punishment for the least serious discriminatory offenses, with longer bans possible. The FA Council agreed on Thursday to the sanctions first reported...
  • Living it up: Surviving labels and more 29-08-2009 05:30 PM

    Here's the story of a girl who survived racial and sexual abuse. ...
  • Bhajji says he's mentally tougher than Aussies 06-03-2008 12:35 AM

    London: England's One-Day International captain Alastair Cook rubbished Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul's charge that fast bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad indulged in ball-tampering. Gul had claimed that Anderson tampered with the ball during Pakistan's tour of England last year and Broad did it too in the Ashes series...
  • Aussies unhappy with Harbhajan verdict 31-01-2008 08:41 PM

    Melbourne: More than two-thirds of international players in a recent survey conducted by FICA believe that Indian Cricket Board exerts unfair influence on ICC decision-making but 40 per cent of them said they were willing to skip national duty for playing in the cash-rich IPL run by the BCCI. Asked...
  • Indian players asked to behave after Harbhajan row 31-01-2008 08:21 PM

    Port of Spain: Rain in the last few days hampered the West Indies in their practice session at the Queen's Park Oval, the venue of the first three limited overs matches against India starting on Saturday, and they had to sweat it out at the indoor facilities. As West Indies...
  • Aussie Prime Minister wants more civility in cricket 30-01-2008 07:38 PM

    Cardiff: Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott hit centuries as England reached 287-2 at stumps on day three of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Saturday. Cook's knock of 129 not out came from 263 balls with 10 fours, while Trott's innings of 125 not out came from 219 balls...
  • Harbhajan made racist remarks: Procter's report 26-01-2008 02:49 PM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts discuss Kings XI Punjab's emphatic victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore. ...
  • India will not take it 'lying down' from Aussies 12-01-2008 10:42 PM

    New Delhi: There was a time when they ruled the game. Though innovations and calls of equalisation have brought their tyranny to a lesser level, they still remain the rulers revered. Fans still cheer for the sixes, laud a well-hit boundary and jeer when they see their back. The batsmen,...
  • BCCI believes Sachin, says racism charge unacceptable 11-01-2008 08:33 PM

    From a ticket collector in the Indian Railways to a World Cup-winning skipper, Dhoni inspires a common man to chase his dreams. ...
  • Aus media slams the 2nd Test, calls it rotten 07-01-2008 09:23 AM

    Chairman of the selection committee Krishnamachari Srikkanth told CNN-IBN that India's performance against Australia was just amazing. ...
  • An Aussie first ever to be banned for racist remarks 07-01-2008 08:59 AM

    South African skipper Graeme Smith said that New Zealand is street smart team and South Africa has to play well to beat them. ...
  • Harbhajan banned for 3 Tests; tour to go on 06-01-2008 07:25 PM

    Dhaka: Shahid Afridi may have taken four wickets in Pakistan's first ever 10-wicket win at the World Cup on Wednesday, but the captain had to concede man-of-the-match honors to his opening batsman and bowler. Afridi has been one of Mohammad Hafeez's most vocal supporters, and his faith was repaid with...
  • Symonds took on Harbhajan for Lee: reports 05-01-2008 10:13 PM

    New Delhi: New entrants Sahara Pune Warriors registered all 30 players for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League which will start from April 8 while Shah Rukh Khan co-owned Kolkata Knight Riders which failed to make it to the semifinals during the past three editions have only 20...
  • Racial abuse charge clouds India-Aus series 05-01-2008 09:51 PM

    New Delhi: If you think the 2007 final being played in darkness was farcical, the 2011 World Cup may throw its very own version of despicable moments in the knockout phase - courtesy 'one over per side eliminator', acronymed as OOPSE, or more popularly known as the 'Super Over'. While...
  • Harbhajan charged with racial abuse in Sydney Test 04-01-2008 08:28 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of cricket experts discussed India's emphatic win over West Indies. ...
  • Booker’s just the start: Kiran Desai 03-02-2007 04:08 PM

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