Racism

  • Indian cultural and social realities

    Just Asking |  S K Srivastava
    India is a complex country. Within its geographical boundaries, there are many boundaries. Whereas there is cultural unity, there is diversity of seasons and vegetations,...

  • India does not need an anti-racism law

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Assault cases against citizens from the North East have taken center stage in the national media. Within almost a week, a youth from Arunachal Pradesh...

  • Action should be taken against the policemen: Nido Taniam's father 10-02-2014 03:51 PM

    Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam's father has demanded for justice for his son. Nido's autopsy report says he died due to injuries on the head and face. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 09-02-2014 02:36 PM

    On this show, students from north east pick up CJ mike to speak out against discrimination faced by them in mainland India, actor Amir Khan speaks on the upcoming one billion rising campaign, your social media interactions on Nido Taniam's death and more from our digital coverage from ibncj.com ...
  • CJ teaser- Web Special Episode 07-02-2014 06:56 PM

    Coming up on our web special episode, students from north east pick up CJ mike to speak out against discrimination faced by them, actor Amir Khan speaks on the upcoming one billion rising campaign and more of your content from ibncj.com ...
  • 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...
  • Arunachal boy death: Minister Ninong Ering to meet Rahul, Kejriwal today 03-02-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: Political pressure continues to mount in the Arunacahal Pradesh student death case. Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs, Ninong Ering along with a group of students is slated to meet Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday. The group led by Ering will also be meeting Delhi...
  • Students from north-east demand anti-racism law for their safety 03-02-2014 10:59 AM

    The death of a student from Arunachal Pradesh in a brawl with shopkeeper in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area has enraged youngsters across the country. They now want the government to bring in an anti-racist law for their safety. ...
  • CJ show: How I was racially abused in Bangalore 02-02-2014 11:59 AM

    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 01-02-2014 01:45 PM

    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. ...
  • Arunachal death saddening, government should take action, says Mumbai 01-02-2014 10:35 AM

    Nido Taniam, the son of a Congress MLA in Arunachal Pradesh, was allegedly beaten up by 5-6 men at a sweet shop in Lajpat Nagar on January 29. He was found dead inside his room the next day. ...
  • Arunachal boy death: Protests planned today, parties play blame game 01-02-2014 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: It's politics as usual in Delhi. After the tragic death of a young Arunachal boy in the national capital, the parties are having a go at each other. "Where is the Delhi government?" Rajya Sabha MP and editor of the RSS Hindi weekly 'Panchajanya' Tarun Vijay asked. "No...
  • Racism and rage: The new age Indian customs & manners

    |  Jayshree Misra Tripathi
    We will celebrate India's 65th Republic Day on Sunday, here in a foreign land. The flag-hoisting ceremony will be held in the morning, hopefully with...

  • DCW threatens FIR against Somnath Bharti, Congress meets L-G 23-01-2014 11:09 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women has warned Law Minister Somnath Bharti to appear before it by Friday or an FIR may be registered against him. This even as Bharti continues to maintain that he hasn't received any summons from the DCW. The DCW claims that the second summons...
  • FTP: Ugandan women speak out: Do attitudes to Africans living in India smack of racism? 22-01-2014 11:28 PM

    The Ugandan women who were allegedly mistreated by AAP supporters have now identified Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti as the person leading the mob against them in Khirki village. Public pressure is mounting against Bharti to resign. Does Bharti's behaviour show that racism against Africans is a deep-rooted malaise in...
  • Somnath Bharti's raid a disservice to women's rights: Full text of women groups' letter to Arvind Kejriwal 22-01-2014 03:36 PM

    Women groups have written to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Law Minister Somnath Bharti saying that the Khirki area incident is against the rights of all women in general. "Such targeting goes against the sense of security and human rights of all women in general, and of single and...
  • If Somnath Bharti is found guilty, party will take action: AAP 22-01-2014 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party is continuing to defend its leader and Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti. AAP spokesperson Ashutosh has alleged that politics is being played out against Bharti. He said the party won't take any action immediately. "If he is found guilty, then the party will take...
  • Teenaged gang attacked people of Indian appearance, court hears 02-01-2014 06:40 PM

    A teenaged boy, accused of attacking an Indian student in Australia last month, was part of a gang that targeted people of Indian appearance, a children's court heard Melbourne on Thursday. The boy, 17, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested on New Year's Eve for the attack...
  • One arrested for attack on Indian student in Australia 31-12-2013 04:58 PM

    The Indian consulate in Melbourne is in touch with police and kin of an Indian student who was attacked and is in coma in a hospital. One suspect has been arrested. The Indian ministry of external affairs said on Tuesday in New Delhi that its consulate is in touch with...
  • Bob Dylan investigated in France for racist comments 05-12-2013 11:44 AM

    The American singer Bob Dylan is being investigated in France after a Croatian community organisation alleged that comments he made to Rolling Stone magazine last year amounted to incitement to racial hatred, Paris prosecutors said on Monday. In the interview, published in the magazine's September 27, 2012 edition, the singer...
  • Racial slur on Sikh model prompts Gap to respond in this awesome way 27-11-2013 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: Gap's recent advertisement, which was created with the sole idea to spread love during the holiday season, has been defaced with racist remarks in a New York City subway station. For those who came in late, Gap Inc.'s recent drive 'Make Love' features several multi-cultural figures in Gap...
  • Sepp Blatter condemns 'racist' Real Betis supporters 26-11-2013 07:35 PM

    Madrid: FIFA president Sepp Blatter has condemned the Real Betis fans who apparently directed racist chants at their own player Paulao after he was sent off in Sunday's 4-0 derby defeat at Sevilla. A group of Betis fans were briefly shown on Spanish TV making what appeared to be monkey...
  • AC Milan to play behind closed doors over abusive chants 08-10-2013 04:47 PM

    Rome: Italy's soccer authorities have ordered AC Milan to play their next game behind closed doors and fined the club 50,000 euros following abusive chants by supporters against southern club Napoli. During Sunday's match against Juventus in Turin, hundreds of Milan supporters shouted "We are not Neapolitans", a chant the...
  • San Siro to be partially closed due to racism 17-09-2013 06:20 PM

    Milan: Inter Milan have been ordered by the Italian league to play their next home match with one end of San Siro closed as punishment for fan racism. A 1-1 draw between Inter and Juventus on Saturday was marred by Inter fans targeting two Juventus players with racist chants. It's...
  • Second-tier racist incident in German football triggers probe 20-08-2013 12:27 AM

    Berlin: Germany's soccer association (DFB) began an investigation on Monday after an Under-21 international was the target of alleged racist chants in a second-tier match over the weekend. "We can confirm an investigation has been launched regarding an incident in the game between 1860 Munich and Ingolstadt," DFB deputy general...
  • When a classmate spat on singer Mariah Carey 08-08-2013 04:23 PM

    New York: Singer Mariah Carey says a classmate had spat upon her in a racist attack during her childhood. The 43-year-old, whose mother, Patricia, is Irish and late father, Alfred, was of African-American and Venezuelan descent, experienced abuse for her bi-racial background when she was growing up in Long Island....
  • Italian footballer given 10-match ban for racism 07-08-2013 06:41 PM

    Rome: An Italian football player has been banned for 10 matches after racially abusing an opponent in the first use of new anti-discrimination rules. Gaetano Iannini, who plays for fifth-division Matera, was handed the lengthy suspension by the Italian football league on Wednesday for "directing an insult of racial discrimination...
  • UEFA punishes Dinamo Zagreb for fans' racist abuse 31-07-2013 12:27 AM

    Nyon, Switzerland: Dinamo Zagreb have been punished for fans' racist chants and must close one section of their stadium for a Champions League match on Tuesday. UEFA says its disciplinary panel also ordered the Croatian champions to pay a fine of 25,000 euros. The panel judged that Dinamo fans chanted...
  • Bangalore: Assaulted African national says no one came to help him 17-07-2013 08:35 AM

    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...
  • Australia: Muslim minister racially abused for taking oath on Quran 02-07-2013 01:55 PM

    Melbourne: Hours after Ed Husic became Australia's first ever Muslim minister, he was flooded with online racial abuse for taking oath of office on the Quran. 43-year-old Husic, was appointed as parliamentary secretary to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and parliamentary secretary for broadband on Monday. Husic, son of Bosnian migrants,...