Racial discrimination in US cause of concern: UN panel

The United Nations` Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) Friday said that racial and ethnic discrimination in the US remain a major cause of concern.

How Kanye West copes with `lashes`

Rapper Kanye West, who recently married reality TV star Kim Kardashian, has faced "lashes" for his "interracial relationship", but says he knows how to cope with the criticism.

Kim Kardashian vows to fight racism

Kim Kardashian has vowed to use her celebrity status to tackle discrimination after being on the receiving end of racial abuse.

Palestinians adopt UN human rights treaties

Palestine on Friday became a formal party to five global treaties banning torture and racial discrimination, and protecting the rights of women, children and the disabled, the UN said.

Indian-origin mother sues Hong Kong government, police officer

An Indian-origin woman is suing a police officer and the Hong Kong government for racial discrimination against her teenaged son four years ago.

SC issues guidelines to Centre, state govts to protect Northeast people

In the wake of frequent attacks on the people from northeastern states, the Supreme Court on Friday issued guidelines to the Central government and the state governments.

Priyanka Chopra tagged “an Arab terrorist” by Americans

In a recent interview to The Wall Street Journal, Bollywood`s leading actress Priyanka Chopra has revealed that she faced racist attacks and was even tagged as “an Arab terrorist” by fans of a football league in America sometimes back.

Steve Martin apologises for racist tweet

Steve Martin has issued a public apology after posting a racially offensive joke on microblogging site Twitter.

Obama slams Supreme Court voting decision

US President Barack Obama said he was "deeply disappointed" by a Supreme Court decision to strike down a key section of an election law designed to guard against racial discrimination.

British-Indian musician alleges racism at Glastonbury Festival

Award-winning British-Indian musician Nitin Sawhney has sparked a race row at one of the UK`s most famous music festivals.

`Google search results show racial discrimination`

Google search results contain "significant discrimination" according to the perceived race of the people whose names are typed in, a study has revealed.

Shane Warnie’s `N-word` tweet sparks race row

Shane Warne has got embroiled in race row storm over a “joke” he tweeted involving the N-word.

Burger King under fire for `racist` Mary J Blige fried chicken ad

A Burger King ad which shows Mary J Blige singing about fried chicken has been pulled out for pushing racial stereotypes.

NRI teacher alleges racial discrimination in UK

An Indian-origin head mistress at a
school in UK has alleged that she faced racial discrimination at her job and did not get support from authorities.

Indian-origin teacher alleges racial discrimination

An Indian-origin head mistress at a
school in Britain has alleged that she faced racial
discrimination at her job and did not get support from

‘Over 50% young Black men unemployed in UK’

The astonishing stats revealed unemployment figures were as high as 55.9% for young black men as compared to 23.9% of white men in 2011.

India re-elected to key UN committee

India has been re-elected to a key UN committee on
the elimination of racial discrimination, more than a week
after securing membership of the powerful Joint Inspection
Unit, the only external oversight body of the UN.

Naomi Campbell in race row after being compared to Cadbury chocolate

Naomi is infuriated with Cadbury`s ``Bliss`` advertisement comparing her with the chocolate and saying "Move over Naomi – there is a new diva in town."

`Crook` about racial attacks on Indians in Australia

After making horror film `Raaz - The Mystery Continues`, director Mohit Suri returns with `Crook: It`s Good To Be Bad`. Releasing Friday, the film deals with the sensitive issue of racial attacks on Indians in Australia.

Racial discrimination exp helped making `Crook`: Mohit Suri

Director Mohit Suri, who had a first hand experience of racial discrimination while shooting in Australia for his upcoming film `Crook`, said the incident helped him in making the movie.