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

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.20

Brothers with bats

This year, there will be no Indian Premier League for the first time since the tournament started in 2008. IPL fans who feel deprived should spare a thought for their English counterparts who will hav...
By Ramachandra Guha in

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.19

Racism: Communalism's echoes in Europe

If you have a notion that the official relationship between India and France is centred around mutual admiration for each others’ cultures, or perhaps the shared idea of democracy and freedom, mull ...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.19

Anti-Semitism rises anew in Europe

For years, Europe maintained the comforting notion that it was earnestly confronting anti-Semitism after the horrors of the Holocaust. It now faces the alarming reality that anti-Semitism is sharply o...
By New York Times News Service in

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.19

A green light for discrimination in sports

What is most disturbing about the May 1 decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to reject South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya’s appeal against the International Association of...
By Bruce Kidd in

Opinion  /  Published 05.10.18

Relics of a past that was never ours

The furore in London over the phrase “whiter than white” takes me back more than 60 years to an incident in the lodgings I shared with five or six English boys. We were in our teens, I being the y...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

Opinion  /  Published 10.04.20

For those who need it, a helping hand is welcome

For those who need itThe coronavirus pandemic has caused record-breaking unemployment in the United States of America, with several industries being hit hard. Among those feeling the greatest impact i...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

North East  /  Published 30.03.20

Zoramthanga raises concern over Northeast bias

The issue of alleged incidents of attack and racial discrimination on people of the Northeast in some states has been raised by Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga who sought the Prime Minister and the...
By Our Bureau and PTI in Aizawl

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.19

Let the hip Games begin

The Gauls, puritan sport-lovers would now concur with the creator of Asterix, are indeed crazy. Organizers of the Paris Olympics — this truly global event is scheduled to take place in 2024 — have...
By The Editorial Board in


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