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Canada: 'Sharp spike in hate crimes, sectarian violence, anti-India activities', MEA tells Indians to be 'vigilant'
World

Canada: 'Sharp spike in hate crimes, sectarian violence, anti-India activities', MEA tells Indians to be 'vigilant'

MEA said Indian missions in Canada have taken up these incidents with the Canadian authorities and requested them to probe these crimes

Indian-Americans hold peaceful protest against recent spurt in hate crimes, vandalism of Gandhi statue
World

Indian-Americans hold peaceful protest against recent spurt in hate crimes, vandalism of Gandhi statue

The participants urged the Biden administration and other state governments to take steps against such instances

Supreme Court to hear in July pleas concerning hate speeches, IT Rules
India

Supreme Court to hear in July pleas concerning hate speeches, IT Rules

The apex court also said it would hear the matters pertaining to the challenge to the Information Technology Rules on 19 July

After supermarket stabbing, New Zealand criminalises terror plotting
World

After supermarket stabbing, New Zealand criminalises terror plotting

Critics are worried that some experts have characterised the new offense as a “thought crime”

Hundreds commemorate 1921 Tulsa race massacre through interfaith service at historic church
Lifestyle

Hundreds commemorate 1921 Tulsa race massacre through interfaith service at historic church

As the ceremony came to an end, participants put their hands on the prayer wall along the side of the sanctuary while soloist Santita Jackson sang 'Lift Every Voice and Sing'.

Bong Joon-Ho expresses concern for anti-Asian hate in US, says such crimes makes him 'quite fearful'
Entertainment

Bong Joon-Ho expresses concern for anti-Asian hate in US, says such crimes makes him 'quite fearful'

Bong Joon-Ho said directors and creators should be bolder when dealing with current issues of society and "shouldn't be afraid to confront them"

NASCAR: Federal investigation into rope found hanging in Bubba Wallace's garage was coincidence, may have been there since October
Sports

NASCAR: Federal investigation into rope found hanging in Bubba Wallace's garage was coincidence, may have been there since October

NASCAR has defended its reaction and insisted it would call the FBI again. A defiant Wallace said there is no confusion and the rope had been fashioned into a noose.

Protesting sedition charge against peers, TM Krishna, Romila Thapar among 180 signees on open letter to PM Modi
Life

Protesting sedition charge against peers, TM Krishna, Romila Thapar among 180 signees on open letter to PM Modi

Among the 180 signatories are TM Krishna, Ranjit Hoskote, Romila Thapar, Mallika Sarabhai and Naseeruddin Shah, whose letter reads: 'More of us will speak every day. Against mob lynching. Against the silencing of people’s voices. Against the misuse of courts to harass citizens'.

Pehlu Khan murder: Acquittal of accused shocks Muslims, threatens to weaken community's faith in judiciary
India

Pehlu Khan murder: Acquittal of accused shocks Muslims, threatens to weaken community's faith in judiciary

Unlike political parties, the judiciary is not susceptible to the game of numbers; its powers do not flow from winning elections.

Arnab Goswami trends on Twitter for his 'high-pitched' questioning of Aparna Sen over letter to PM; social media divided over journalist's act
India

Arnab Goswami trends on Twitter for his 'high-pitched' questioning of Aparna Sen over letter to PM; social media divided over journalist's act

Journalist and Republic TV anchor Arnab Goswami on Wednesday conducted a prime-time debate on his channel on the issue of 49 prominent personalities writing a letter to the prime minister expressing concern over the rising number of hate crimes in the country including lynching.

India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most common
India

India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most common

Over 200 alleged cases of hate crimes were reported in 2018 against people from marginalised groups, especially Dalits, with Uttar Pradesh recording the highest number of such incidents for the third consecutive year, Amnesty India said in a new report on Tuesday.

US warning of communal violence ahead of LS polls worrying, but singling out India amid global rise of hate crime is a stretch
India

US warning of communal violence ahead of LS polls worrying, but singling out India amid global rise of hate crime is a stretch

The US ODNI intelligence singling out India, warning communal violence ahead of General Election to Lok Sabha, may indicate a certain bias, but a global rise of hate only makes that threat more serious, not less

Hate crimes in UP have changed lives forever: When I walk past, people shut their doors, says Muslim man falsely accused of cow slaughter
India

Hate crimes in UP have changed lives forever: When I walk past, people shut their doors, says Muslim man falsely accused of cow slaughter

In this concluding part of the six-part series investigating 13 hate crimes in Uttar Pradesh, the series aims to examine how often, hate crimes change lives, and entire ways of living.

Hate crimes in Uttar Pradesh caused by combination of petty politics, gender issues and economics
India

Hate crimes in Uttar Pradesh caused by combination of petty politics, gender issues and economics

Investigation from the site of many of these crimes found that hate crimes are not motivated by religious hatred alone.

Hate crimes, lynchings, mob attacks in Uttar Pradesh force Muslims out of their homes in search of safety
India

Hate crimes, lynchings, mob attacks in Uttar Pradesh force Muslims out of their homes in search of safety

In incidents of hate crimes in Uttar Pradesh, in 2017, 60-year-old Mohammed was lynched. Hindu Yuva Vahini claimed responsibility for the crime. The outfit was created by Adityanath in 2002

Man sentenced to 15 months for attacking Sikh cab driver with hammer in US' Seattle; survivor suffered skull fracture in incident
India

Man sentenced to 15 months for attacking Sikh cab driver with hammer in US' Seattle; survivor suffered skull fracture in incident

Swarn Singh was assaulted with a deadly weapon by Rory Benson in December 2017, according to Sikhs civil rights group The Sikh Coalition. He suffered a scalp laceration and a skull fracture as a result of the attack and was rushed to the hospital. Benson was arrested.

Rajasthan Assembly Election: From raging agrarian crisis to cow lynchings, here are the key poll issues in focus
Politics

Rajasthan Assembly Election: From raging agrarian crisis to cow lynchings, here are the key poll issues in focus

As Rajasthan continues to be plagued by a devastating agrarian crisis, drinking water shortage, unemployment, and community divide, it remains to be seen who the state votes into power.

FBI report says hate crimes in US rose by 17 percent last year; more than half motivated by bias against race, ethnicity
World

FBI report says hate crimes in US rose by 17 percent last year; more than half motivated by bias against race, ethnicity

There were 7,175 reported hate crimes last year, up from 6,121 in 2016. The FBI's annual hate crimes report defines hate crimes as those motivated by bias based on a person's race, religion or sexual orientation, among other categories.

Gujarat Police arrests 342 for attacking migrants from UP, Bihar; two cases lodged for rumour-mongering
India

Gujarat Police arrests 342 for attacking migrants from UP, Bihar; two cases lodged for rumour-mongering

Non-Gujaratis were targeted and hate messages circulated against them on social media after a native of Bihar was arrested for allegedly raping a toddler.

Activists gather in Delhi's Jantar Mantar to protest growing incidents of mob lynching, call for directives to prevent vigilantism
India

Activists gather in Delhi's Jantar Mantar to protest growing incidents of mob lynching, call for directives to prevent vigilantism

Many activists gathered in Delhi's Jantar Mantar to protest against the rising hate crimes in the country and called for directives to curb vigilantism