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US teacher fired over comment on black president

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 23:33

A US teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn`t need another black president.

Woody Allen`s new play `Bullets Over Broadway` panned over nearly all-white cast

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 10:31

Woody Allen`s new play ` Bullets Over Broadway` has garnered some negative reviews for featuring a nearly all-white cast despite it telling the story about a famed Harlem hotspot.

US rapper makes racist comments about Sikh man, draws flak

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 15:44

An American rapper has made racist comments about a Sikh man in a picture he posted on a website but withdrew it later after drawing flak for his remarks online.

Manipuri couple beaten up by landlord in Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 12:30

A Manipuri couple in the mid-20s was beaten up by their landlord in Delhi, police officials said.

Arunachal Assembly condemns Nido Taniam`s death

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 18:36

Cutting across political lines, all members of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly condemned the death of Nido Taniam in New Delhi and unanimously resolved to impress upon the Centre to pass a strong Anti-Racial Act in Parliament.

Fifth man arrested for molesting Manipuri girls granted bail

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 16:56

A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to the fifth accused arrested for allegedly beating and molesting two Manipuri girls and hurling racist abuses at them.

Nido Taniam`s death: Northeast people demand anti-racism law

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 23:38

The parents and relatives of Nido Tania, an Arunachal Pradesh student who died after being beaten up by shopkeepers here, Saturday held a memorial service and urged the government to take steps to end discrimination against people from the northeast.

Attack on NE people extremely distressing: President

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 16:21

Describing recent incidents of racial violence involving people from North East as extremely distressing, President Pranab Mukherjee has called for urgent steps to assuage feelings of the people of the region.

Family of Nido Taniam meets Sonia Gandhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 21:16

Parents and close family members of Arunachal Pradesh youth Nido Tania, who died after alleged assault by a group of people here, on Wednesday met UPA chief Sonia Gandhi and urged her to ensure a time-bound CBI probe and punishment to the guilty.

Students committee calls `curfew` in Manipur

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 09:54

An 18-hour `curfew` has been called by a students` committee in Manipur to prevent non-Manipuris from transacting business in the state to protest recent attacks, rape and killing of the people of the northeast in the national capital.

Delhi`s step motherly behaviour `hurts` NE people

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 11:21

Facing racial discrimination has become a part of daily life for a majority of youngsters coming from the North East to the national capital, which touts its tag of being a cosmopolitan city.

Nido Taniam`s parents vow to fight against discrimination

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 11:31

The parents of Nido Taniam, the Arunachal Pradesh student allegedly beaten to death in New Delhi, have said they will continue their fight against discrimination against the Northeast community.