Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.20

The names of our countries didn’t matter

Not always, but at times you are hurt, and what hurts you is not called anything, because what is being done to you remains invisible. In another place it would be called old-world racism, but in Calc...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

World  /  Published 13.06.20

Trump delays rally after slavery day row

President Trump bowed to pressure on Friday night and announced that he would delay his upcoming campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, rather than hold it on the day that honours the end of slavery in th...
By Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman in New York

World  /  Published 13.06.20

‘Unacceptable thuggery’ in London

Scuffles broke out in London on Saturday between far-Right activists, Black Lives Matter protesters and police trying to keep the two sides apart.By 5pm, Trafalgar Square was already the scene of pitc...
By Amit Roy and Reuters in London

Opinion  /  Published 13.06.20

‘I Can’t Breathe’

The United States is in the throes of anger over the killing of George Floyd. Actually, it is shocked at what the killing has underpinned, knee on neck --- a myth about the United States. In his 2008 ...
By Upala Sen in

World  /  Published 12.06.20

Historical figures reassessed after Floyd death

“The Germans would not get it into their head to erect statues of Hitler and cheer them,” said Mireille-Tsheusi Robert, an activist in Congo who wants Leopold statues removed from Belgian cities. ...
By AP in

World  /  Published 10.06.20

Former WSJ editor’s race column angers staff

The staff members of The Wall Street Journal sent a letter to newsroom leaders on Monday accusing the paper’s former editor-in-chief, Gerard Baker, who has been an editor at large at The Journal sin...
By New York Times News Service in New York

Sports  /  Published 09.06.20

Irfan Pathan bares racism home truths

India needs to stop “living in denial” and start understanding and accepting the issues plaguing the society, feels Irfan Pathan.The former India all-rounder had earlier on Tuesday put forth his v...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

World  /  Published 09.06.20

Trump rebuffs protests, backs police

President Trump on Monday flatly denied that systemic problems existed in American police departments, declaring that as many as 99.9 per cent of the nation’s officers are “great, great people” ...
By Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman in New York

World  /  Published 06.11.18

Racist Trump ad dropped

NBC, Fox News and Facebook pulled an ad by President Donald Trump’s campaign that critics had labelled racist as a bitter election fight for control of the US Congress headed on Monday for an unpred...
By New York Times News Service in Washington

World  /  Published 13.05.20

India-origin BBC scribe faces racist abuse

The BBC pulled a live broadcast from the centre of Leicester after one of its Indian women reporters was allegedly subjected to a torrent of racist abuse.The journalist, Sima Kotecha, was about to int...
By Amit Roy in London


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