Indian Americans

Indian – Origin Sikh Taxi Driver Assaulted by Passengers in UK

LONDON (TIP): An India-Origin Sikh taxi driver was subjected to verbal and physical abuse by passengers he drove from a casino in the city of Reading in south-east England, prompting a UK police force to launch […]

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Indian-Origin London Mayor Candidate Geeta Dropped Over Anti-Semitism Remarks

LONDON  (TIP): An Indian-origin entrepreneur-activist was on Monday dropped as a prospective London mayoral candidate to contest against Sadiq Khan next year after her past antisemitic comments came to light. Geeta Sidhu Robb, the founder […]

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How violence makes an alchemic impact

The notion of power behind the perpetuation of cruelty may be understood as a battle between the violator and his prey. It is a double-edged sword whereby the victim can either turn into a groveling, […]

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SOCIAL JUSTICE IN COVID TIMES

By Mabel Pais “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next. […]

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The best way to respond to our history of racism: A Truth and Reconciliation Commission

To create lasting change in the United States, we must do more than reform the police. We must reconcile with our history — with race and with racism. And to do that, there is no […]

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Indian American Congressman Krishnamoorthi Cosponsors Justice in Policing Act of 2020

SCHAUMBURG, IL (TIP):  This week, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) joined more than 150 Members of Congress as a cosponsor of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. The bill is led by Congressional Black Caucus […]

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Indian-American organization Indiaspora condemns racism, says will strive for just AmericaIndian-American organization Indiaspora condemns racism, says will strive for just America

WASHINGTON (TIP): An Indian-American organization has resolved to work together with the African-American and other minority communities for a more just America. This comes after 46-year-old George Floyd, an African-American, died in Minneapolis on May […]

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George Floyd remembered at memorial service

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (TIP): Hundreds of mourners in Minneapolis on Thursday, June 4,  remembered George Floyd, the black man whose death in police custody set off a wave of nationwide protests that reached the doors of […]

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Black lives matter says Meghan, calls US events “devastating”

LONDON (TIP): Meghan, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, has spoken about events following the death of George Floyd saying she was sorry that children had to grow up in a world where racism still existed and […]

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Indian-Origin Sikh Man Racially Targeted in Australia

MELBOURNE (TIP): Indian- origin Sikh man running for the city council in Australia has been racially targeted by a man in a truck shouting racial slurs at a life-sized cut-out made from one of his […]

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Indian-Origin man arrested for making derogatory Racist Comments against South African President

JOHANNESBURG, SA(TIP): A former Indian-origin city councilor has been arrested in South Africa for making derogatory racist comments against President Cyril Ramaphosa in a video posted on Facebook. In the viral video, former Durban councilor […]

United States

Asian-American Students Suing Harvard over Admissions Win Justice Dept. Support

“Harvard has failed to show that it does not unlawfully discriminate against Asian-Americans,” the Justice Department said. WASHINGTON(TIP): The Justice Department lent its support on Thursday, August 30, to students who are suing Harvard University […]

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Indian-Origin Restaurateur Racially Abused in Kentucky

NEW YORK(TIP): An Indian-origin restaurateur in the US was racially targeted by a customer who referred to him and his family as “a tribe from India“. He was further told that he “probably just funded Al-Qaeda” […]

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Indian American Sikh man brutally assaulted in California

NEW YORK(TIP): Indian American Sikh man was brutally assaulted and spit at by two unidentified men in California. This is the second attack on a community member in about a week that has raised concerns over […]

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Indian American Senatorial candidate assaulted by a racist man

NEW YORK(TIP): Indian American Shiva Ayyadurai, running for senate, has been  assaulted allegedly by a racist man who punched him in the face leaving him severely bleeding at a town hall in Massachusetts. According to […]

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Radio hosts call New Jersey’s Sikh Attorney ‘turban man’; face backlash

NEW YORK(TIP): America’s first Sikh-American Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has been racially targeted by two radio hosts who repeatedly called him the “turban man” on air, drawing severe criticism from politicians and netizens over their […]

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Indian American passengers allege discrimination by Aeroflot staff at Moscow airport

NEW YORK  (TIP): According to the complaint filed by Indian American passengers Marc Fernandes, Shahana Islam, Sabiha Islam, Bakiul Islam, and Anshul Agrawal, they were stranded during a stopover in Moscow when their connection Aeroflot […]