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Six People, Including A Six-Year-Old Child, Set On Fire In Kodagu

In a heart-wrenching incident, six people including a six-year-old child were set ablaze in Kanuru village, Kodagu. Reportedly, a relative of the deceased, Vara set fire to the house where the six were staying due to a family dispute. Moreover, three people including the child died on the spot while others died in the hospital. However, a special police team will further investigate the case.

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 05:51 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Fire, Hate Crime, murder, kodagu

Courtesy: The Hindu

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Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Increased Over 15x In 2020

Asian-American advocacy groups have revealed that incidents of abuse in the US against the community increased from 216 (2019) to over 3,000 during the COVID-19 pandemic 2020. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stated to be "appalled" by the rise and assured he is "united with the Asian and Asian-American community...against this injustice". Earlier, POTUS Joe Biden had affirmed that hate against Asians is "un-American" and legislation to curb… read-more

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 - 06:58 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: US, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Racism, Hate Crime, Joe BIden, Asian American

Courtesy: Deccan Herald