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18C: ‘Harass’ to replace ‘offend, insult and humiliate’

Tuesday, March 21 2017, The Government Party Room this morning agreed to reforms to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (the RDA) and the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (the AHRC Act), which will strengthen Australia’s anti-vilification laws, enhance freedom of speech and improve the complaint-handling processes of the Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission). […]

March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments More

Mutual respect, Inclusivity, Integration are key to Community Harmony

  By Ashok Kumar Sydney, March 15, 2017 We leave our homes and families for greener pastures’ to countries of our choice. Little we know what’s in store for us. Some people coming from different backgrounds have made Australia their home; they share their stories and work for prosperity of the land and its people […]

March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments More

GOPIO Sydney’s sham AGM and cover-up by GOPIO leaders

By Ashok Kumar Sydney, 24 December, 2016 GOPIO Sydney, has along with GOPIO International leaders, betrayed the Indian Australian Community  yet again by not respecting their own Constitution. GOPIO Sydney flouted its own Constitution at the 31 January, 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) by not meeting quorum requirements and allowing proxy votes to elect EC […]

December 27, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Bankrupt OFBJP leader Kushagra Bhatnagar promoted or demoted?

By Ashok Kumar December 10, 2016 The IS Times has received some communications from Victoria about Mr Kushagra Bhatnagar being appointed as a member of “Political Advisor Group” of OFBJP Australia by Balesh Singh Dhankar (http://www.ofbjp.org.au/modified-india-at-mid-term/) in November 2016.  Bhatnagar was appointed as Victoria head of OFBJP in May, 2016.  Prior to that he was OFBJP Head of […]

December 10, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Ashraf Ghani to Pak: Use funds for Afghan in fighting terrorism

By The IST Newsdesk Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a strong collective will to defeat terror networks. He was speaking on Sunday at the Heart of Asia Conference in Amritsar. “We must demonstrate strong collective will to defeat terror networks that cause bloodshed and spread fear,”the Prime Minister added. Mr Modi said terrorism and […]

December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Australians savour Manjit’s food at Shangri-La’s A Week in India food festival

By Ashok Kumar When I landed in Sydney 16 years ago, I organised my first event at Manjit’s function centre in Concord. Since then, I became a fan of Manjit’s food and enjoyed dinner on several occasions. No wonder when I received an invite to savour Manjit’s food at ‘A week of India’ at Café […]

November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Skeletons in Sydney Consulate cupboard reveal wrongdoings

By Ashok Kumar Sydney 18 October Many skeletons have surfaced from the cupboard of the Consulate General of India, Sydney. Close on the heels of penalty by the Workers Commission Court regarding the case of unfair dismissal of an employee, The Indian Sub-continent Times, has in its possession, documents that reveal some wrong doings in […]

October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Why insolvent Kushagra Bhatnagar can’t hold OFBJP position

Sydney, 14 October, 2016 By Ashok Kumar After I was subjected to a relentless and organised attack by OFBJP Australia with active, motivated and shameless, encouragement by OFBJP global head, Vijay Chauthaiwale over the last 2 days, I have received a lot of support from people in Australia who are strong supporters of BJP and […]

October 14, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Indian musicians win Toyota ‘feeling the streets’ competition

Every single day, all over the world, street musicians make the roads, alleyways and street corners a better place to be. Toyota recently announced the winners of the ‘Feeling the Streets’ competition – a global initiative designed to unearth the world’s greatest unknown talent – which will see six of the best street performers join […]

October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Uri attack—another intelligence failure?

By Raj Dixit Edited by Ashok Kumar The terrorist attack on Army camp in Uri Sector of Kashmir which had resulted in the death of 18 Soldiers, from 10 Dogra regiment and 6 Bihar regiment of Indian army has sent shock waves all around the country and everyone from political masters to the armchair journalists, […]

September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments More