TONY ABOTT

  • Modi raises a toast to Australia, to head to Fiji next November 18, 2014

    Melbourne: Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised a toast to Australia at the legendary Melbourne Cricket Ground as he rounded up his four-city tour in the island nation- one which resulted in a "new relationship" between the two countries. At the official dinner hosted by his Australian counterpart Tony Abott at...
  • Modi has 'runs on the board' to meet people's wish: Australian PM November 18, 2014

    Canberra: When the top political leaders of India and Australia meet, can cricket be far behind? With Prime Minister Narendra Modi by his side, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott set the ball rolling and fired the first shot, saying people in his country come to associate India with cricket. Abbott made...
  • Watch: Indian Australians speak about Modi's address in Parliament November 18, 2014

    Indian Australians are all praise about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address in the Australian Parliament. ...
  • India, Australia ink five pacts after bilateral talks between Modi, Abbott November 18, 2014

    Canberra: India and Australia on Tuesday signed five agreements, including on exchange of sentenced prisoners and on tourism, as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott held bilateral talks in Canberra. The agreements are on social security, to "strengthen people-to-people contacts and facilitate and regulate the regulations...
  • Modi arrives in Melbourne on the final leg of Australia tour November 18, 2014

    Melbourne: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Melbourne on Tuesday on the fourth and final leg of his four-city tour of Australia. He arrived in Melbourne after a hectic morning in Canberra, where he held bilateral talks with his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott and then addressed the Australian Parliament, the first...
  • Hugs and handshakes: PM Narendra Modi much sought after at G20 November 15, 2014

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was much sought after at the G20 with world leaders, including US President Barack Obama, spending time chatting and laughing with him. At the G20 Retreat, ahead of the summit that kicks off later in the afternoon, Modi was flocked by Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin...
  • Modi's warm hug to Australian PM Tony Abbott at G20 summit November 15, 2014

    Brisbane: As visiting G20 leaders trooped one by one into their summit venue, it was a warm hug for the host and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott from his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. Each leader came into the room at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre one at a time, stopped...
  • Cartoon of the day: PM Modi in Australia November 14, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Brisbane in Australia early on Friday morning to attend the G20 summit of the world's developed and emerging economies this week. ...
  • Live: Modi visits Queensland University in Australia November 14, 2014

    Sydney: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Australia as a part of his three-nation tour. CNN-IBN gets you the latest updates. ...
  • PM Modi in Australia for G-20 meet, cooperation on black money probe to top the talks November 14, 2014

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Brisbane in Australia early on Friday morning to attend the G20 summit of the world's developed and emerging economies this week. It is the first bilateral visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Australia in 28 years. The last Indian PM to visit Australia...
  • Australia lifts burqa segregation ban at Parliament House October 20, 2014

    Melbourne: Australia on Monday dumped a controversial plan to make women wearing Burqa sit in separate sound-proof glass enclosures at Parliament House after Prime Minister Tony Abott's intervention. The backdown followed a decision on October 2 by House Speaker Bronwyn Bishop and Senate President Stephen Parry to have a different seating...
  • Australian PM to meet Modi, civil nuclear deal likely to be signed today September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott who is on a twoday visit to India will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday. The two prime ministers are likely to sign the civil nuclear deal. This new pact will enable Australia to sell Uranium to India. The deal...
  • Australia says suspected debris of Malaysian plane may have sunk March 21, 2014

    The international team hunting for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean has not turned up anything so far, and Australia's Deputy Prime Minister said the suspected debris may have sunk. Aircraft and ships have renewed a search in the Andaman Sea between India and Thailand, going over areas...
  • Melbourne not safe for Indians: Australian Opp leader February 23, 2010

    Melbourne: Streets of Melbourne were not safe for Indians and the government should spend money on policing and preventing racial attacks to improve relationship, Australia's Opposition Leader Tony Abott said on Tuesday. The remarks came in the wake of government's move to arrange accommodation for a team of Indian journalists...