Indian-American Republican legislator Sabi Kumar from Tennessee slammed his ex-colleague, Justin Jones for calling him a “brown face of white supremacy.” This happened as Jones, who’s black, was expelled from the House Floor. In an emotional speech, the 75-year-old Kumar said that it was the first time he’s been called a racial slur since he immigrated to the United States 53 years ago.

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has pledged that “political correctness” will not get in the way of a crackdown on so called grooming gangs as ministers promised tougher sentences and a new police taskforce to protect children from sexual abuse. But a day before the UK government officially announced the taskforce, Home Secretary Suella Braverman ignited a debate after she said that the perpetrators of such crimes are almost always groups of British Pakistani men.

The Georgia Assembly has passed a resolution condemning Hinduphobia, making it the first American State to take such a legislative measure.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.