Online anger forces NYT to apologize for 'racist' cartoon

The New York Times apologized after facing criticism for its 'racist' cartoon

courtesy: New York Times

Only hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a much-lauded speech at Madison Square Garden, saying "There was a time when India was considered a land of snake charmers, thanks to you people and Information technology that the perception about our country has changed", the New York Times published a cartoon widely perceived as 'racist', showing a poor, half-naked Indian knocking at the doors of an ‘elite space club', cow in tow.     Singapore-based cartoonist Hem Kim Song is known for creating provocative cartoons to depict ...