Tag - racial attack

Sikh teen in turban attacked on NYC bus


New York: A Sikh teenager was assaulted on a New York City bus over the last weekend, attacked by an unknown assailant who tried to remove his turban and face mask, police said. The incident happened last Sunday aboard a city bus as the 19-year-old travelled through the borough of Queens, according to NBC News. According to the police,...

Raja Krishnamoorthi seeks action against woman for racially attacking Indian-Americans


Texas: Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has urged the Dallas police to prosecute to the full extent of law a woman seen harassing and assaulting four Indian descent women in Texas last week.  "Such bigoted attacks motivated by racism, xenophobia, and other forms of hate victimize not only those directly targeted by them, but also broader...

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Indian-American becomes ‘hero’ for providing refuge to protesters


New York: Indian-American businessman Rahul Dubey has become a hero on the social media for protecting about 70 people from arrest. These people had violated curfew in Washington during protests against police brutality. Dubey waved at these protesters and welcomed them into his home for which he got "a round of applause from protesters and supporters", ABC...

US states clamp down on protests against Floyd's death

US states clamp down on protests against Floyd’s death


Washington: Some 5,000 US National Guard troops were deployed in major states and as many as 40 cities across the US imposed curfews in reposnse to the protests against the death of an African-American man in police custody. The troopers would assist law enforcement officers in the states who are in charge of security in the...