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Dec 20, 2018
Man sentenced to 15 months for attacking Sikh cab driver with hammer in US' Seattle; survivor suffered skull fracture in incidentSwarn 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.
Dec 10, 2018
Rajasthan Assembly Election: From raging agrarian crisis to cow lynchings, here are the key poll issues in focusAs 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.
Nov 14, 2018
FBI report says hate crimes in US rose by 17 percent last year; more than half motivated by bias against race, ethnicityThere 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.
Oct 07, 2018
Gujarat Police arrests 342 for attacking migrants from UP, Bihar; two cases lodged for rumour-mongeringNon-Gujaratis were targeted and hate messages circulated against them on social media after a native of Bihar was arrested for allegedly raping a toddler.
Aug 10, 2018
Activists gather in Delhi's Jantar Mantar to protest growing incidents of mob lynching, call for directives to prevent vigilantismMany activists gathered in Delhi's Jantar Mantar to protest against the rising hate crimes in the country and called for directives to curb vigilantism
Jun 13, 2018
British police arrests man for sending out Islamophobic pamphlets to mark 'Punish a Muslim Day'British counter-terrorism police have arrested a man on suspicion of sending letters entitled “Punish a Muslim Day” to urge people to commit violent acts.
Feb 02, 2018
Rise in hate crimes against South Asian communities reported in US since Donald Trump became president: ReportA year after President Donald Trump won the election, there has been a substantial increase in hate violence against South Asian communities.
Jan 22, 2018
BJP, Congress face tough contest in Rajasthan election: Will state break trend of showing incumbents the door?The 2013 elections in Rajasthan saw the BJP romp to a historic win. In 2018, the outcome of the election will be seen as a popularity test for the NDA government.
Dec 28, 2017
2017, a year of hate crimes in India: Number of violent incidents related to cows, religion is risingThe year 2017 recorded the highest death toll (11 deaths) and the most number of incidents of hate violence (37 incidents) related to cows and religion since 2010.
Nov 15, 2017
Hate crimes against South Asians rise in the US, community members say data confirms their 'uneasy feelings'The latest FBI report showing an increase in hate crimes against South Asians "confirm uneasy feelings of many of the community members", said the South Asian Bar Association of North America