Category: Commentary

Religion and feminism: India’s fight for religious desegregation

By Nishtha Sharma Feminism and religion are often perceived to be at odds with each other. But in India, where spirituality plays a major role in the lives of many Indians, feminism and religion are being used as tools for women empowerment and growing calls for religious equality.  What initially began as a movement demanding […]

November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Why High Commission of India and Consulates in Australia should refain from being selective when inviting operatives linked with Indian political parties

Editorial:   Sydney, NSW, 16 November, 2016 The IS Times has been contacted by many Indians living in Australia with their concerns in regards to high profile invitations which High Commission of India (HCI) and Consulates seem to be extending to operatives linked with some political parties of India.  It also appears that this favour is limited to […]

November 16, 2016 | 0 Comments More

With Modi’s landslide victory a new era dawns in India

 Dr. Yadu Singh writes in his blog Indian channels and newspapers are beaming the results of Indian elections. With the trends available at 3PM Sydney time, it is clear that National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will form the next Govt. Mr Narendra Modi of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), the biggest constituent of NDA, will be India’s […]

May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Amit Dasgupta appointed envoy to Philippines

The Indian Consul-General in Sydney, Mr. Amit Dasgupta has been appointed Ambassador to Philippines and he is scheduled to take charge of his new assignment shortly, said a Ministry of External Affairs press release dated 4th April, 2012. Though Mr. Dasgupta has completed his three-year term, it is not clear whether the posting is result […]

April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments More