HindustanTimes Fri,26 Dec 2014

Race and Rancour

Malaysian Indian parents protest racial abuse

About 500 angry parents gathered outside a school to stage a protest the alleged use of racial slurs by a teacher against ethnic Indian students.

Sikh girl wins legal battle to wear kara in school

A teenage Sikh girl won a historic legal battle to wear kara, in her school, which banned her from attending classes for breaking the "no jewellery" rule nine months ago.

Race bias behind Kanishka crash?

According to a report, racism might have contributed to the way Canadian agencies handled the case from the very beginning.

French village snubs Indian painter

The French village Gorbio rejects an offer by artist Syed Haider Raza to donate his £7 mn collection, writes Vijay Dutt.

Sikhs angry over US RJ's remarks

Sikhs in LA are planning a protest against a radio station after being described as wearing a "diaper" on their head.

Race attack in Germany

Eight Indian men have been injured in a possible racist attack by about 50 Germans at a fair in eastern Germany, says the police.

Nod to kirpans in school sparks debate

A multicultural commission said that Sikh school kids have the right to carry the dagger that is among the five items of their faith.

Sikh NGO launches library project

The project has been launched to reduce racial attacks against Sikhs.

Quota plan for Asian cops slammed

Quotas have been proposed to tackle under-representation of non-white officers.

Indian stoned to death in Uganda

A move to expand Indian-owned firm's sugar plantations has angered Ugandans.
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