Racial Discrimination

  • Bangalore University sets up separate hostel for Northeastern students 09-02-2014 07:15 AM

    Bangalore: After the tragic death of Arunachal boy Nido Taniam in Delhi, one the largest varsities in India - the Bangalore University - has now set up a separate hostel for Northeastern students. The university said that the idea behind it is to protect students from racial discrimination. "We will...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 02-02-2014 11:50 AM

    On this show, a victim of racial violence shares his ordeal, how a Mumbai professor found his way back into the campus after being sacked, a CJ's report on polluted lake in Bangalore, our CJ report that made impact this week, the much awaited results of CJ's photo contest and...
  • Emirates issues clarification afer Sikh pilot alleges discrimination 06-11-2013 03:08 PM

    New Delhi: Days after a Sikh pilot alleged discrimination by the Gulf-based Emirates Airlines, the airlines has issued a clarification. Emirates Airlines has said that wearing a hat on duty is mandatory for all pilots. The pilot had said that after being shortlisted for an interview he was turned down...
  • IT company Infosys accused of racial discrimination by a US citizen 06-08-2013 03:52 PM

    Washington: IT giant Infosys has been accused of racial discrimination by an American citizen. The complainant has slapped a suit against Infosys, accusing the Indian IT company of discrimination against Americans in its hiring practices. Brenda Koehler, in her complaint filed in a Wisconsin court, has claimed that her job...
  • Trayvon Martin's parents lead protests over Zimmerman verdict 21-07-2013 07:15 AM

    Miami: Trayvon Martin's parents were due to lead demonstrations in New York and Miami on Saturday, as protesters across the country rallied to express anger over the acquittal of the man who shot and killed the unarmed black teenager. The protests, outside federal court buildings and police headquarters, were set...
  • Full Text: US President Barack Obama on Trayvon Martin 20-07-2013 09:42 AM

    US President Barack Obama on Trayvon Martin I wanted to come out here, first of all, to tell you that Jay is prepared for all your questions and is very much looking forward to the session. The second thing is I want to let you know that over the next...
  • Barack Obama compares himself to Trayvon, says he has faced racial discrimination 20-07-2013 09:11 AM

    The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death case of Trayvon Martin has sparked widespread protests in the US. President Barack Obama finally broke his silence on the issue yesterday. In an emotional speech comparing himself to Martin, Obama said many African-Americans, including himself have faced racial discrimination. ...
  • US: Murdered teen could have been me, 35 years ago, says Barack Obama 20-07-2013 07:49 AM

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Friday jumped into the debate over the acquittal of the man who killed black Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, declaring that Martin "could have been me, 35 years ago" and urging Americans to understand the pain blacks felt over the case. Obama abruptly appeared in the...
  • India re-elected to key UN committee 01-12-2011 09:55 AM

    United Nations: Adding yet another feather to its cap, India has been re-elected to a key UN committee on the elimination of racial discrimination, more than a week after securing membership of the powerful Joint Inspection Unit, the only external oversight body of the United Nations. India's nominee Ambassador Dilip...
  • When Rahul becomes Rob at work in UK 03-07-2011 09:36 AM

    London: Many call centre employees in India take on western names while interacting with callers, but now a Leicester-based telesales company has been found guilty of racial discrimination for forcing Indian-origin employees to adopt English names. Employee Rahul Jain, 28, was made to change his name to Rob Matthews, by...
  • Coloured perspective: Films on racial discrimination 18-08-2009 03:47 AM

    We give you a glimpse into the films which have focused on this issue. ...
  • Obama distances himself from 'divisive' ex-pastor 29-04-2008 09:26 AM

    Melbourne: Veteran wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been recalled to Australia's squad for five limited-overs internationals in the West Indies next month. After being vice-captain of the Test team in last month's 4-0 series sweep of India, the 34-year-old Haddin was dropped from the ODI squad for the ongoing tri-series, allowing...
  • No bail, only jail for Malaysia's ethnic Indians 06-12-2007 02:44 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas feels that players representing the country in the upcoming World Cup will have to play out of their skins if they are to reach the last four stage of the mega event. "Given the problems and issues Pakistan cricket have faced in the last...
  • Racially discriminated, people from NE start helpline 22-10-2007 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday issued a blue alert notice against former Indian Premier League commissioner Lalit Modi. The notice was issued by the Mumbai wing of the ED that is currently investigating charges of money laundering and Foreign Exchange Management Act violations. The notice means that there...