India  /  Published 03.07.20

'Caste bias' at Cisco workplace

California regulators have sued Cisco Systems after a Dalit engineer faced discrimination “imported” by higher-caste Indian members of his team at the Silicon Valley headquarters of the mu...
By AP in New York

India  /  Published 11.06.20

Religious bias cry during exam in MP

Forty students, 39 of them Muslim, were made to sit separately, on the terrace, during their Class XII final exam at a school here on Wednesday.Their parents, and Islamia Karimiya Girls Higher Second...
By PTI in Indore

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.20

Weight of sin: Racial discrimination in the US

The United States of America seems to have been brought to its knees by its own Achilles heel — racial discrimination. A black man, George Floyd, died at the hands of the police — the image of a w...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 02.06.20

Cummings named in sex discrimination case

Dominic Cummings has been named as a respondent in a sex discrimination case brought by Sonia Khan, whom he fired in humiliating circumstances as a special adviser to the former chancellor Sajid Javid...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 30.04.20

Caste harassment charge in AIIMS

A lawyer has asked Delhi police to arrest faculty members at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, after a resident doctor who attempted suicide accused them of breaching laws that p...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.04.20

Covid-19 crisis: Jurists list lapses

The International Commission of Jurists has alleged that the Indian government has fallen short of its “obligation” to ensure that citizens had access to adequate food amid the Covid-19 crisis, th...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.04.20

...and so does the worst

A BJP legislator in eastern Uttar Pradesh has appealed to the people of his Assembly constituency not to buy vegetables from Muslim vendors.Another BJP legislator from western Uttar Pradesh has allege...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Business  /  Published 27.04.20

Wipro faces class action suit in US

A group of five former employees of Wipro in the United States has filed a class action lawsuit accusing the Indian IT company of “employment discrimination” against individuals who are not South ...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 26.04.20

…but Sangh boys will be Sangh boys

Bajrang Dal activists marked out Hindu-owned shops and carts in a Bihar district by planting saffron flags and appealed to Hindus to make purchases only from such outlets, an official has said in a co...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.20

Caste and contagion

My great grandfather, a rigidly casteist South Indian Brahmin who lived in Mysore, was finicky about ritual pollution. He had sold his wife’s dowry, which consisted of silver vessels, to fund a mode...
By Mukul Kesavan in


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