Hate crimes against people from Northeast: Is India becoming an intolerant society? Have your say

Last few days have seen a number of attacks/crimes against people from the Northeast.

Similar incidents have also been reported in the past when people from a part of the country were targeted for their appearance or for their failure to speak in local language.

US Gurdwaras to launch campaign to improve Sikhs` image

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.

Man hit by pickup truck in US; Sikh Coalition seeks probe

In what is regarded as another hate crime case in the US, a 29-year old Sikh man was hit by a pickup truck in New York last week.

Iraqi woman in US hurt in possible hate crime

Police say an Iraqi refugee who was assaulted in her US apartment appears to be the victim of a hate crime.

Man charged with hate crime in attack on Sikh professor

A 20-year-old man has been arrested and charged with hate crime for a brutal assault on a Sikh professor last year during which the attackers called him "Osama" and a "terrorist" in the US.

Iraqi guilty of beating wife to death in US

A US jury found an Iraqi man guilty of beating his wife to death in their California home because she wanted a divorce, in what was initially thought to be a hate crime.

BJP questions AAP`s silence over Arunachal youth`s death

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.

Arunachal youth`s death: Protest against racial discrimination in Delhi

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.

Sikh hate crime: Seattle man jailed for 3 yrs for brutal assault

Jamie Larson was sentenced yesterday by US District Court Judge John Coughenour to 40 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

Indian arrested in US on hate crime charges

A 28-year-old Indian-origin man has been arrested in the US on hate crime charges after he allegedly assaulted a Jewish man as part of so-called "knock-out attacks."

Sikh driver in US called "terrorist" by police

A Sikh truck driver in the US has alleged that traffic police in Mississippi called him a "terrorist" and a county judge later humiliated him by describing his turban as "that rag."

Would invite my attackers to Gurudwara: Sikh professor

A Sikh professor has said he would invite the attackers to visit the Gurudwara and interact with members of the community to better understand his faith.

Sikh Columbia University professor attacked in hate crime

A Sikh professor at Columbia University has been allegedly attacked by a group of men who called him "Osama" and "terrorist" in an assault which the police is investigating as a hate crime.

Sikh fatally shot in New Jersey

A Sikh man working at a gas-station in New Jersey was shot dead over the weekend in an attempted robbery case.

Assault on elderly Sikh a shameful example of hate crime: SAD

Shiromani Akali Dal termed the attack on an elderly Sikh by a teenage British girl as yet another shameful example of hate crime.

Decision on tackling of hate crimes welcomed by lawmakers: US

As the Sikh community in the US observed first anniversary of the Wisconsin gurdwara shootout, American lawmakers have welcomed decision of the Department of Justice to include crimes against Sikh community as hate crimes.

Probe California gurdwara attack as hate crime: US lawmaker

Law enforcement authorities in California are probing the incident of vandalism of a Gurdwara as a possible hate crime, community activists and officials have said.

Gurdwara vandalised in US; word terrorist scrawled on its wall

A Sikh gurdwara in Riverside, California has been vandalised in an apparent hate crime with the word `TERRIST!` in capital letters spray painted around the complex, according to a community organisation.

Man pleads guilty to hate crime against Sikh man in US

Jamie Larson, 49, faces imprisonment up to 10 years for the racially-motivated assault.

US man gets 9 years jail term for hate crime

An American man has been sentenced to nine and half years in jail for stabbing a Bangladeshi taxi driver in 2010 here after asking whether he was Muslim.