Days after a series of attacks on Africans just an hour’s drive from capital New Delhi and a sharp barb by foreign diplomats, the Indian government rejected that the incidents were racist in nature, pending an investigation. On this edition of We The People, we ask: Are we in denial when we say that India is not racist? Can we hope to resolve an issue without acknowledging it? Are African envoys right in terming these attacks as xenophobic or are such incidents, like the Indian government says, are criminal offences and not racial attacks? Also, how do we respond to the racially-motivated attacks against the North- East Indians?
Rajya Sabha TV Published on May 29, 2015 Guests: Qamar Agha (International Affairs Expert & Senior Journalist); Veena Sikri (Former Ambassador); Subhash Chakma (Director, Asian Centre of Human Rights); Sanghmitra (Advocate, Human Rights Law Network, Delhi); Sanjay Bhardwaj (Assistant Professor, South Asian Studies, JNU) Share the story
Northeast NowANUP SHARMAGUWAHATI , August 31, 2019 Hours after the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) excluded 19,06,657 people from the updated citizens’ registry, New Delhi based Rights and Risk Analysis Group (RRAG) termed it as largest such incident making people ‘stateless’ in recent times. Also read: Assam gets its updated NRC…finally; 19,06,657 excluded from final list RRAG […]
NewsX Published on Feb 1, 2014 In a gruesome incident, a boy from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Taniam, was allegedly beaten to death in Delhi. The incident took place on Wednesday at Lajpat Nagar in Southeast Delhi. Nido Taniam, a student, was the son of an Arunachal MLA. His body is in the mortuary of the […]