The white gunman, who shot dead nine parishioners at the Emanuel AME Church on Wednesday night, reportedly tried to kill himself after the shooting, however he survived, apparently because he had run out of bullets.
Several inter-faith leaders in the US have decided to seek hate crime probe into the incident of vandalism at a Hindu temple in Washington state, saying law enforcement authorities should send out a strong message that those responsible will be held accountable.
Police probing the murder of three Muslim students by a North Carolina man said Wednesday they were studying whether the slayings were racially motivated, as thousands gathered to mourn the killings and denounce intolerance.
Amidst increasing incidents of hate crimes against Sikhs, Gurdwaras in the US have decided to launch an intensive national campaign running into USD 5 million to improve the image of the community in America.
The BJP on Sunday staged a protest at Rajghat against the AAP-led state government, and questioned its "silence" over the death of an Arunachal Pradesh MLA`s son after being allegedly beaten up by some shopkeepers in Lajpat Nagar.
Hundreds of students from North-East on Sunday took to the street of the national capital to protest against the recent hate crime incident in which a Arunachal Pradesh student was killed following a merciless assault.