Monday, Jul 04, 2022


Mark Boucher Apologises For Singing Racist Songs Targeting Teammates In South Africa National Cricket Team

Aug 23, 2021 PTI

Boucher was accused of racism by some of his teammates, including Paul Adams. Former wicketkeeper submitted a 14-page affidavit to Cricket South Africa's Social Justice and Nation-Building committee

Booker Prize: Ishiguro, Powers Among Contenders For Fiction

Jul 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Founded in 1969, the Booker Prize has a reputation for transforming writers' careers, and was originally open to British, Irish and Commonwealth writers

Tokyo 2020: Football Players Kneel To Start New Era Of Olympic Activism

Long restricted by the International Olympic Committee, such protests within limited parameters are now permitted at the Games inside the field of play

British Grand Prix: F1 Condemns Racist Abuse Of Lewis Hamilton Following Max Verstappen Crash

Jul 19, 2021 Agencies

Hamilton was handed a 10-second penalty following the crash but the seven-time world champion delivered a superb comeback drive to record his eighth win on home soil

Tokyo Olympics: Germany Cut Short Warmup Game With Allegations Of Racism

The friendly game against Honduras was Germany's last preparation match before it plays Brazil in Yokohama on Thursday

14 July, 2021

UK To Ban Online Racists From Games After Euro 2020 Uproar


Courts are allowed to issue banning orders if a fan is convicted of a 'relevant offence' linked to a match

13 July, 2021

Definitive Guide On How to Muzzle Fanatic Followers Of The Game

Satish Padmanabhan

Here’s a toolkit to restore Britain’s place in the world as a melting pot of multiculturism

12 July, 2021

We Almost Expect Racism Now: Anti-discrimination Leader Piara Powar Slams British PM's 'Hypocrisy'


Powar pointed towards German legislation as being a model which the UK government should follow with its planned Online Safety Bill

12 July, 2021

Do England Actually Deserve 2030 World Cup, Asks Fuming Kevin Pietersen After Racist Attacks On Players


The cricketer joined British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Football Association in slamming those who abused the three players of colour after they failed to score in the shootout

12 July, 2021

Euro 2020, Final: British PM Boris Johnson Slams 'Appalling' Racism Directed At England Players


Marcus Rashford's penalty hit the post and spots kicks from Bukayo Saka and Jadon Sancho were saved by Italy's goalkeeper

05 July, 2021

Olympics Are 'On The Wrong Side Of History' When It Comes To Free Speech


The push for free speech is an artefact of growing athlete activism in recent years in response to racism and other human rights violations


05 July, 2021

#NorthEastMatters: Going Beyond The Viral Twitter Trend

T S Haokip

The Twitter storm was an initiative of a group of organisations from the region, after a YouTuber from Punjab called a sitting legislator of Arunachal Pradesh State Assembly, ‘Chinese’.

03 July, 2021

ENG Vs IND: Disgraced England Pacer Ollie Robinson Cleared To Return To Cricket, Available For India Test Series


Ollie Robinson, who made his England debut in the first Test against New Zealand last month, was suspended from international cricket pending an investigation after his old tweets

23 June, 2021

ENG vs IND: Eoin Morgan Says Historic Tweets 'Taken Out Of Context', Says 'Sir' Is A Sign Of Admiration


Morgan, who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders and Jos Buttler, who plays for Rajasthan Royals, have been eye of storm after using the word 'sir' to mock the Indians

21 June, 2021

Facebook Launches Podcasts And Live Audio Streaming Service In US

Associated Press (AP)

Facebook says it is allowing public figures with verified accounts to start live audio rooms and invite anyone else to speak.

10 June, 2021

Michael Vaughan Terms Investigation On England Cricketers' Racist Tweets As 'Witch Hunt'


After Ollie Robinson's fiasco, Eoin Morgan and Jos Buttler are under investigation by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) over their tweets mocking Indians

10 June, 2021

IPL Has Made England Players 'Licking The Backside Of Bloody Indians', Farokh Engineer On Racism In Cricket

Outlook Web Bureau

While narrating his ordeal, Farokh Engineer said that his 'English is better than most Englishmen' but still faced racism because he's from India


09 June, 2021

Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan Under Investigation For Alleged Racist Remarks Against Indians


The posts, in which Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan used the word 'sir' to mock the Indians, started doing the rounds on social media after the suspension of Ollie Robinson for racist and sexist tweets

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz