Racist Attacks On Indians

  • Racism: Indian beaten up brutally in Australia September 27, 2010

    Melbourne: After a long lull in the racial attacks in Victoria, there has been another suspected racial attack on an Indian national on Sunday. A 21-year-old man was reportedly brutally beaten up by four teenagers on bikes. The victim was apparently even asked if he was an Indian before being attacked....
  • Two Australians held for attacking an Indian January 23, 2010

    Brisbane: A 20-year-old man and a teenager were charged with assault on Saturday for attacking and robbing an Indian on Thursday night. The 25-year-old victim was using a telephone box in Macgregor, in Brisbane's south, at 10.40 pm. on Thursday when he was set upon and punched to the side...
  • Krishna asks Indian students in Oz to show restraint June 9, 2009

    New Delhi: Concerned over reports of some Indian students in Australia retaliating in the wake of spate of attacks on them, Government on Tuesday asked them to exercise restraint. "I would like to urge the Indian students to be patient and show restraint. They have gone there (Australia) for higher studies....
  • Indian student's car torched in Melbourne June 7, 2009

    Melbourne: In yet another incident targeting Indian students in Australia, a car belonging to a youth from the community has been torched here, even as police ruled out any racial motive behind it. 22-year-old Vikrant Rajesh Ratan, who had used all his savings to...
  • Enough! Govt to frame policy against race attacks June 6, 2009

    Patiala (Punjab): The Central Government will soon formulate a policy to deal with racial discrimination against Indians abroad, Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur said on Saturday. Arriving in her hometown Patiala for the first time after being inducted in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Government, Preneet Kaur expressed concern...
  • Australia doing nothing to protect Indians: victim June 4, 2009

    New Delhi: One of the victims of an alleged racist attack in Australia says authorities there are doing nothing to protect Indians. The victim, Nardeep Kumar, told Australia's Channel 9 says he now wants to return to India. Nardeep, a 21-year-old nursing student, was attacked for the second time in a...
  • NZ won't get tarred with Aussie taint, woos Indians June 3, 2009

    Wellington: The New Zealand education sector has moved to distance itself from attacks on Indian students in neighbouring Australia, saying they were "totally different societies", a newspaper reported here Wednesday. "What we want to do is to remind education agents in India that New Zealand is a different country from Australia...
  • Strike six: Another Indian attacked in Melbourne June 2, 2009

    New Delhi: Even as Australia promises to crack down on those responsible for a spate of attacks on Indians in that country, another incident has been reported. Ashish Sood, studying at the Carrik Institute was reportedly beaten by a group of 15 youngsters on Saturday night at the city’s Chappel...
  • Face the Nation: Down under and downright racist? June 2, 2009

    Attacks on Indians in Australia show no signs of abating. In the past one month four Indian students have been targeted by gangs of Australian youths who have also hurled racial abuses on the victims. Indian students on Sunday gathered in Melbourne to protest against the repeated racist assaults on...
  • Australian PM assures action against attackers June 2, 2009

    New Delhi: Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has assured India that perpetrators of the recent attacks on Indian citizens here will be met with full force of the law. However, these words haven't been enough. A rally against racial violence turned ugly on Monday morning. And another Indian - a taxi...
  • My nephew is not one to commit suicide: Harbhajan June 1, 2009

    London: Spinner Harbhajan Singh, whose nephew was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Melbourne, appealed to the Indian government to ensure the safety of students in Australia. "I request the authorities to ensure that the guilty are brought to book and my nephew gets the justice he deserves. He was a...
  • 'Don't send loved ones to Aus if they feel threatened' June 1, 2009

    Melbourne: Australia Trade Minister Simon Crean on Monday said students shouldn’t come to Asutralia if they felt threatened. "There's no point sending your loved ones here to study if they feel under threat," Crean said. Crean was referring to the recent spate of attacks on Indians in Australia and said the...
  • Aus sends cops, profs to India for damage control June 1, 2009

    New Delhi: After the recent spate of brutal attacks on Indian students in Australia, the country has been forced into damage control. An Australian police team is expected to reach in India on Monday morning to reassure potential students. The team – that also includes professors from Victoria University apart...
  • Tired of words, Indian students want Oz govt to act May 31, 2009

    Melbourne: Thousands of Indian students marched in protest from the Royal Melbourne Hospital to the Victorian Parliament House. A warning that inadequate action against racial victimisation could acquire violent overtones. "We will never start any conflict. But if you come and attack us thinking we are soft targets, we will not...
  • Special show: Racist Australia? May 31, 2009

    Worried about reports emanating from Australia? CNN-IBN gets your questions answered. ...
  • Accept Oz honour or not? Big B starts poll on blog May 31, 2009

    New Delhi: With reports of Indian youths being attacked in Australia, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan took a stand with his latest blog post. Big B has invited the readers of his blog to help him take a decision. Recently, the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia announced that...
  • Study in Oz? Students value security over education May 31, 2009

    New Delhi: Following the spate of violent attacks against Indians in Australia, not just victims, even other students are sounding word of caution against studying in Australia. Indian student in Australia Baljinder Singh, who was robbed and stabbed in Melbourne on May 25, said Indians are being specifically targeted. "I...
  • Harbhajan's cousin alleges son killed in Oz race attack May 31, 2009

    Jalandhar: Amid racial attacks on Indian students in Australia, cricketer Harbhajan Singh's cousin alleged on Saturday that an Australian taxi driver has killed his son in Melbourne and thrown the body on a railway track. Harbhajan's cousin Jagjit Singh claimed that his 26-year-old son Upkar Singh Babbal, who went to Australia...
  • Watch: Oz racist attack victim's family speaks May 30, 2009

    Rajesh Kumar Nehra a student from Haryana studying in Australia was attacked in Sydney. He suffered 30 per cent burn injuries after a petrol bomb was hurled into his home. ...
  • India mounts pressure, Aus says Indians soft target May 30, 2009

    India is piling up the pressure saying it wants a complete crackdown against people who are attacking students. ...
  • Attacks on Indians unacceptable: Victoria Premier May 29, 2009

    Melbourne: Violence against Victoria's Indian community is "completely unacceptable and should not be tolerated", said Premier of Australia's Victoria state John Brumby on Friday after discussing the spate of attacks on community students with the High Commissioner of India. Brumby met High Commissioner Sujatha Singh and Consul General of India Anita...