INDIAN ATTACKED

  • Teenaged gang attacked people of Indian appearance, court hears January 2, 2014

    A teenaged boy, accused of attacking an Indian student in Australia last month, was part of a gang that targeted people of Indian appearance, a children's court heard Melbourne on Thursday. The boy, 17, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested on New Year's Eve for the attack on...
  • Indian national stabbed to death in Australia April 23, 2011

    Melbourne: In yet another case of attack on an Indian national, a farm worker was stabbed to death in his house by unknown assailants. Lakhwinder Singh, a youth from Punjab who migrated to Australia in 2007, was attacked in his house here on Thursday night and one of his killers is...
  • Mild punishment for Aussies who blinded Indian June 30, 2010

    Melbourne: None of the Australians who thrashed an Indian student leaving him partially blind has got custodial sentences, with the last of the teenagers getting a suspended jail term on Wednesday. The teenagers who viciously attacked the Indian in March 2008 outside a Melbourne suburban train station have not even been...
  • New Year begins on a bad note for Indians in Australia January 6, 2010

    Barely a week into the New Year and the attacks on the Indian community have become more brutal and fatal. The latest victim appears to be 25yearold Ranjot Singh who went missing on Christmas. His attackers poured acid on him, leaving his face beyond recognition. ...
  • Another Indian stabbed to death in Australia January 3, 2010

    Melbourne: An Indian youth from Punjab was viciously stabbed while on his way to work in Melbourne on Saturday night. He died later in hospital. This incident adds to the saga of assaults on Indians in the country as the year begins. The 21yearold, who had permanent residency and worked at...
  • Indian student attacked in Melbourne, motive unclear October 2, 2009

    Melbourne: An Indian student had to be treated with 20 stitches on his head after he was beaten up with a "plank of wood or a baseball bat" in Keilor Plains, Melbourne. The 28yearold student, whose name is not known immediately, was attacked on September 29 by the men after...
  • Watch: India asks Aus to prevent race attacks on Indians September 17, 2009

    SM Krishna said he hope Australian govt will punish the culprits. ...
  • Indian in Aus attacked with baseball bats, beer bottles August 10, 2009

    New Delhi: An Indian student who hails from Indore has become the latest victim of an alleged racist attack in Australia. Mohit Mangal, an engineering student who works as a mall supervisor in Sydney, was on his way to work when four men assaulted him on Saturday night. They allegedly smashed...
  • Indians need to blend in to be safe in Australia July 9, 2009

    Melbourne: Australia has evolved as the favoured destination for education amongst Indian students wishing to study abroad. Earlier it was the hallowed corridors of Oxford and Harvard, but more recently, the rush has headed down under. The figures of students from India opting for Australian shores is proof of the...
  • Oz ready with 10point plan for outside students June 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Worried over the prospect of losing foreign students in the wake of racist attacks on Indians Down Under, Australian universities have come up with a 10point action plan for safety of students from outside. Universities Australia, an association of Australian universities, met in Canberra on June 4 and...
  • Selja puts off Oz trip June 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Union Tourism Minister Kumari Selja postponed her Australia visit next month in the wake of a series of attacks on Indian students in that country. "I am not going to Australia for the tourism promotional event scheduled in July," Selja said. The Tourism Ministry had planned a series of promotional...
  • 4 arrested in Vancouver for attacking Indians June 10, 2009

    Vancouver: Four white Canadians were on Tuesday charged with a racial assault on a group of Indians at Langley on the outskirts of Vancouver. According to police, the six Indianorigin men were playing tennis at the weekend when the four suspects approached them and started shouting "racially based expletives.'' The assailants, who...
  • Aus worried attacks will scare off Indians June 3, 2009

    Sydney: Australian universities warned on Wednesday that Indian students would go elsewhere if their safety in Australia was not assured. The warning came after bashings and muggings in Melbourne received wide coverage in India and prompted calls from political parties for a boycott of Australian goods and services. "We need to...
  • Arrange housing for Indians: Student bodies tell varsities June 1, 2009

    Sydney: Authorities in various Australian universities should arrange housing Indian students in safe areas, at least for the first six months, an expat group formed in the wake of a spate of attacks on Indian students here and in Melbourne said Monday. Yadu Singh, coordinator of the newly formed Community Committee...
  • Aus detains, then releases 18 at protest rally June 1, 2009

    Melbourne: About 18 youths were detained for allegedly "breaching peace" during a rally by Indian students demanding justice for the victims of racial attacks in Australia. Thousands of students, shaken by a wave of racial assaults including a 25yearold Shravan Kumar who is battling for life in a local hospital called...
  • Travel agents to sponsor attack victim kin Aus trip May 30, 2009

    Hyderabad: The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has come forward to sponsor the Australia trip of Shravan Kumar, who has been injured in a racist attack in Melbourne. The association is ready to provide all support to Shravan Kumar's father, Khammam resident Chidambara Rao, to make his trip to Australia...
  • Australian gang beats up Indian | India enraged May 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Expressing outrage at the attack on its students in Melbourne, India on Wednesday asked Australia to ensure that incidents such as the one reported in Melbourne on Wednesday do not recur. External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said Australia has a responsibility to ensure the wellbeing and security of...