Cricket  /  Published 05.11.21

Morgan wants England to tackle racism 'head on'

England's limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan wants the cricket board to tackle the Yorkshire racism row "head on", insisting there was no place for any kind of discrimination against any ...
By Reuters

Sports  /  Published 05.11.21

Racism in eye of storm yet again

  Former England captain Michael Vaughan has revealed that he has been accused of racist behaviour by former Yorkshire player Azeem Rafiq, an allegation that he "completely and categoricall...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

Cricket  /  Published 04.11.21

Sponsors quit English club over racism claims

Azeem Rafiq, a former England under-19 captain, said in interviews last year that as a Muslim he was made to feel like an "outsider" during his time at Yorkshire from 2008-18 and that he was...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.21

Tagore skin tone on central minister’s lips

Union minister of state for education Subhash Sarkar produced a shocker on Wednesday when he dwelt on the skin tone of Rabindranath Tagore in public at Visva-Bharati, the central university founded by...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Books  /  Published 16.07.21

The truth about lies

Wilkerson’s disturbing micro-narratives of the dominant caste’s arrogant claims of entitlement with disregard for others, its scattered sentinels in anxious surveillance of the slightest s...
By Prasanta Ray


Sports  /  Published 13.07.21

Race assault on penalty troika

The disturbing issue of racism has once again come under the spotlight even as England, at least most of it, wrapped its arms around its national soccer team after their history-making run ended in he...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 11.07.21

US statue that sparked violent rally is taken down

A Confederate monument that helped spark a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been hoisted off its stone pedestal. Work to remove the statue of General Robert E. Lee be...
By AP in Charlottesville, Virginia

World  /  Published 04.07.21

Amartya Sen: ideas, people & places

"Sen's story as a cosmopolitan in the world has not lessened his sense of Indianness. Though he has lived abroad since 1971, he only has an Indian passport. Before the pandemic, he would visi...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.21

Letters to the editor: Japan asks employers to institute four-day work week, Derek Chauvin sentenced for George Floyd’s murder

Step forward Sir — The Japanese government has urged all employers in the country to institute a four-day work week, instead of the traditional five-day one. This is aimed at helping employees ...

Sports  /  Published 13.06.21

Michael Holding bouncer at ‘moment of unity’

Michael Holding has criticised England cricket team’s “moment of unity” gesture in the ongoing Test series versus New Zealand, saying it was not supporting the Black Lives Matter (BL...
By PTI in Birmingham


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