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Laxman Sivaramakrishnan Says He's 'Been Colour Discriminated' All His Life

Nov 28, 2021 PTI

Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, who has played nine Tests and 16 ODIs for India, opened up about his experience with discrimination in the wake of the racism scandal that has rocked English cricket.

England Cricket Racism: ECB CEO Tom Harrison Launches 12-point Anti-racism Plan

Nov 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Former Yorkshire bowler Azeem Rafiq's testimony to UK members of parliament last week about being the victim of 'institutional racism' in the game opened a can of worms.

Alex Hales Apologises For 'Incredibly Disrespectful' Blackface Portraying Tupac Shakur

The apology comes amid an ongoing crisis in English cricket sparked by Azeem Rafiq’s revelations about the racism he face while playing at Yorkshire.

England Cricketer Apologises To Cheteshwar Pujara After Azeem Rafiq's Racism Revelations

Nov 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Azeem Rafiq said that Jack Brooks started the practice of referring to Cheteshwar Pujara as 'Steve'. Watch video.

England Cricket Racism: Yorkshire Chairman Roger Hutton Resigns Over Azeem Rafiq Case

A number of Yorkshire's sponsors have deserted the beleaguered club, and the ECB said the case 'is causing serious damage to the reputation of the game.'

05 November, 2021

England Cricket Racism: ECB Bans Yorkshire From Hosting International Matches


Azeem Rafiq, a former England under-19 captain, said in interviews last year that as a Muslim he was made to feel like an 'outsider' during his time at Yorkshire.

05 November, 2021

Dark Skinned Latinos Face More Discrimination, Even In Their Own Community, Study Finds

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A study by Pew Research Center recently found that Latinos with relatively darker skin tones face more discrimination, even within their own community.

04 November, 2021

England Cricket Racism: Gary Ballance Admits Using Racial Slur Against Azeem Rafiq; Sponsors Quit Yorkshire

Associated Press (AP)

Yorkshire County Cricket Club recently concluded that no employees would face any action over Rafiq's claims of institutional racism.

05 October, 2021

Park Ji-sung, Former Manchester United Star, Appeals To Fans To Stop Singing Offensive Song

Associated Press (AP)

United fans chanted a song about Park during his time at the club, from 2005-12, which included a disparaging line about Koreans eating dog meat.

30 September, 2021

West Bromwich Albion Supporter Jailed For 8 Weeks For Racist Post On Facebook

Associated Press (AP)

The supporter named Simon Silwood posted a racist message on West Brom footballer Romaine Sawyers during their Premier League match vs Man City on January 26.

22 September, 2021

FIFA Hands Hungary One-Game Fan Ban For Racism; Fines 217,000 Dollars

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England forward Raheem Sterling and Jude Bellingham were victims of monkey chants during their World Cup qualifying game against Hungary at Puskas Arena on September 2.


22 September, 2021

Racism Continues To Haunt AC Milan Players In Serie A

Associated Press (AP)

Juventus have said that they had launched an investigation into the abuse, caught on a video which spread quickly on social media.

18 September, 2021

Racism In Serie A: AC Milan File Complaint Over Racist Chants From Lazio Fans

Associated Press (AP)

Tiemoue Bakayoko said he and fellow Milan midfielder Franck Kessie, both of whom are Black, were the targets of derogatory chants from Lazio supporters.

10 September, 2021

Eduardo Camavinga Racism: Spanish TV Apologies To Real Madrid Player


During the presentation of Camavinga, analyst Lorena Gonzalez was heard off-camera saying 'this guy is blacker than his suit'

03 September, 2021

FIFA Probes Racist Abuse Of England Players In Hungary


The statement from FIFA stopped short of directly condemning Hungary fans for the abuse, which included monkey chanting during World Cup qualifier at Puskas Arena, Budapest

23 August, 2021

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


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

27 July, 2021

Booker Prize: Ishiguro, Powers Among Contenders For Fiction

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


21 July, 2021

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

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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

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Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta