Indian-origin Singaporean jailed for shouting 'corona, corona' , spitting on hotel floor

An Indian-origin Singaporean, Jasvinder Singh Mehar Singh (52) was sentenced to two months' jail on Thursday for shouting "corona, corona" and spitting on a hotel floor at the Changi Airport, the first conviction of its kind in the country related to the coronavirus outbreak. Singh breached a remission order after his early release from prison in February.

Indian-origin woman in UK beaten for trying to save Chinese from racist attack over coronavirus

The incident took place when Meera Solanka (29) from England's Solihull town was out with her friends, including her Chinese friend Mandy Huang (28) from London, celebrating her 29th birthday in Midlands region. Solanka was knocked unconscious and hospitalised after she stepped in when Mandy was told: "Take your f****** coronavirus back home!", Birmingham Mail newspaper reported.

Over 7,000 Indian-origin people held in 2019 for trying to enter US

As many as 7,720 Indian-origin people including 272 women and 591 minors were apprehended in 2019 for trying to enter the US illegally. A total of 851,508 people were apprehended in fiscal 2019 (Oct 2018-Sept 2019), a 115 per cent increase from the previous fiscal year and the highest total in 12 years, NAPA said.

Indian-origin man jailed for online child sex offences in UK

Valmiki Rampersad had pleaded guilty to 26 offences including four counts of causing/inciting a girl, aged 13 to 15, to engage in sexual activity; 21 counts of engaging in sexual communication with a child; and, one count of making indecent photographs of a child.