Top British Asian cop alleges racial bias
Aug 29, 2008
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Indian-American Amit Priyavadan Mehta has been confirmed by the US Senate as a federal judge in the District of Columbia, becoming the first Asian Pacific American to occupy this important position.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Britain's broadcasting watchdog criticised the BBC today after Jeremy Clarkson, presenter of motoring programme Top Gear, used an "offensive racial term" in an episode on Myanmar.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 17, 2014
Two men of South Asian origin were today found guilty of fixing matches in lower division leagues of English football.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Monday June 16, 2014
A new book, authored by an Indian- origin curator of a museum here attempts to delve into the meaning of sculptural motifs of 'celestial women' in Indian temples, seeing them as more than aesthetic appendages decorating its walls.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 10, 2013
The sexual abuse of British girls of South Asian origin is going unreported because authorities tend to focus on gangs that target white youngsters, according to a study released today.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 12, 2012
An 85-year-old Indian origin businessman described as a 'stalwart' for his work since arriving in the UK in the early 1970s from Uganda, has died in a road accident in Leicester. Kantilal Shah died on Wednesday when he was hit by a lorry and a car as...
Associated Press | Friday June 1, 2012
Ukrainian officials are denying that football fans of African and Asian origin will be the targets of violence by racist hooligans at the European Championship, and a top tournament organizer says stewards - and not police - will be the most visib...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 5, 2012
Philip Abraham, an Indian journalist from Kerala, has been elected as a Councillor in the UK, becoming the first person of Asian origin to be elected to Loughton Town Council.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 15, 2012
In what is being termed as a racial attack, a woman of Asian origin was beaten up and her three daughters ill-treated by three people who tried to steal a packet of crisps from her shop in Britain.
Thursday February 16, 2012
Traders were concerned about euro zone officials delaying the second Greek bailout until April 2012 elections in Greece.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 13, 2011
Over eight centuries of tradition will be swept aside this weekend if an Indian origin grocer in Cambridge is elected to be the first non-white, first Muslim and first Asian chancellor of the University of Cambridge.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 14, 2011
Several Indian-origin people were among those attacked during the riots in London and elsewhere, but it is a matter of satisfaction for the community that so far none of the over 1,000 rioters arrested are of Asian origin.
World | Indo Asian News Service | Wednesday May 26, 2010
Kamla Persad-Bissessar, whose forefather came here from India as an indentured labourer, has been elected the first woman prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago after the political alliance led by her emerged victorious and ended the ruling party's 43 years in power.Persad-Bissessar's People's Partne...
World | Press Trust of India | Monday February 15, 2010
Rajinder Singh, a 78-year-old retired Sikh teacher, is expected to be first non-white member of the right-wing British National Party (BNP). The BNP, which openly says that all immigration into Britain should be stopped and those in UK should be sen...