George Floyd(Search results - 13)
United StatesJun 26, 2021, 10:08 AM IST
George Floyd murder: Former cop Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22 years and six months in prison
Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22 years and six months in prison for the murder of George Floyd, whose dying gasps under Chauvin’s knee led to the biggest outcry against racial injustice in the US in generations.
World NewsApr 21, 2021, 9:02 AM IST
Justice for George Floyd: Former cop Derek Chauvin convicted for murder
A 12-member jury convicted Derek Chauvin on Tuesday of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter. He is staring at up to 40 years in prison.
CRICKETOct 21, 2020, 5:42 PM IST
IPL 2020: Jason Holder expresses displeasure over negligence of ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign
Jason Holder is currently representing Sunrisers Hyderabad in the ongoing Indian Premier League. The 'Black Lives Matter' campaign is being followed across sports all over the world. It is a drive to support black people, who are sometimes at the receiving end of society.
WORLDJun 8, 2020, 9:21 AM IST
Coronavirus: US reports nearly 700 deaths even as officials urge George Floyd protesters to get tested
US authorities urged protesters to get tested for coronavirus as there is a huge risk of contracting the infection even as America has reported nearly 700 deaths in the past 24 hours
WORLDJun 3, 2020, 11:36 AM IST
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stands up against racism and hate in society
Indian origin, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has criticised hate and racism among Black and African American community in the US, extending support to George Floyd's death
WORLDJun 2, 2020, 4:58 PM IST
#TheShowMustBePaused: Music industry to observe Blackout Tuesday to condemn George Floyd's death
Music industry leaders vow to pause business for a day in observation of Blackout Tuesday amid George Floyd's death protest in the US
CRICKETJun 2, 2020, 11:47 AM IST
George Floyd death: ‘Black and proud,’ says Chris Gayle; talks about racism in cricket
Amid protests in the US over George Floyd's death, cricketer Chris Gayle has revealed how racism exists in cricket too. Here is his full statement
WORLDJun 2, 2020, 11:12 AM IST
New York Governor fears George Floyd's death protests could have spread COVID-19
The mass protests held in cities around New York and the country could have helped spread coronavirus just as the state was beginning to reopen businesses amid a sustained decline in cases and deaths from the virus, Gov Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
WORLDJun 2, 2020, 11:11 AM IST
George Floyd protests: ‘Keep your mouth shut’, Houston police chief tells US President Trump
'Please, if you don't have something constructive to say, keep your mouth shut'. This is what Houston Police Department’s (HPD) chief Art Acevedo has asked US President Donald Trump to do amid protests over George Floyd's death in police custody
EntertainmentJun 1, 2020, 3:18 PM IST
Ronit Roy's mask making video goes viral in US amid protests over George Floyd’s death
Ronit Roy's DIY mask-making video went viral in the US amid protests. “No mask? Tension nahin leneka! Simple hai!” Ronit Roy had tweeted.
WORLDMay 30, 2020, 3:29 PM IST
Black life gasps for breath in US: Police brutality against this community has a long history
The latest ill-fated victim of racial crime in the US was 46-year-old African-American George Floyd. The black community is far too familiar with the police brutality that led to Floyd’s death.
WORLDMay 30, 2020, 12:01 PM IST
Photos: US city Minneapolis burns after black man’s death in police custody; white cop charged with murder
Minneapolis: The city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the US saw violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody. Protesters set a police station on fire, burnt down vehicles, ransacked shops. In other cities of America too people gathered on streets to protest. In a video that has gone viral, police officer Derek Chauvin was seen kneeling on an unarmed black man’s neck. This led to the death of the 46-year-old George Floyd. Following this, Chauvin and three other police officers were dismissed from service. On Friday (May 29), Chauvin was arrested and charged with murder. A CNN reporter who was covering the protests in Minneapolis was arrested live on air, along with his camera crew. Later, they were released.