Jayalalithaa – The journey from Ammu to Amma

Jayalalithaa – The journey from Ammu to Amma

Jayalalithaaa was born on 24 February 1948, at Melukote, in Pandavapura taluka, Mandya district, then in Mysore State. Born in a Tamil Iyengar Brahmin family to Jayaram and Vedavalli, Jayalalithaa showed all the attributes of a highly intelligent girl right from a very young age. Her upper cast lineage, helped her attain the confidence and […]

Why we love Australian Prime Ministers

Why we love Australian Prime Ministers

In 1977, then Indian Prime minister Indira Gandhi declared general elections after two years of Emergency. It was surprising to see that many in the general populace were in support of the martial law. That was the only time in history, government offices in India functioned efficiently and government officials attended duty in time and […]

Do we need offshoots of Indian Political Parties in Australia?

Do we need offshoots of Indian Political Parties in Australia?

Indian Political Parties in Australia Australia is a pretty good country to live and no wonder Indians want to migrate here. From Middle East to Liberia, one will find Indian migrants, who left their motherland looking for greener pastures. In most of these places Indians do menial jobs to make a living in some of […]

4 YEARS JAIL AND RUPEES 100 CRORE FINE FOR TAMILNADU CM JAYALALITHAA

4 YEARS JAIL AND RUPEES 100 CRORE FINE FOR TAMILNADU CM JAYALALITHAA

A special court in Bangalore sentenced Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and her three associates , N Sasikalaa, J Elavarasi and V N Sudhakaran to four years imprisonment in the Rs 66.65-crore disproportionate assets case today the 27th of September 2014. Immediately after, JJ complained of having chest pain and was transferred to the […]

16 Changes India needs to make immediately

16 Changes India needs to make immediately

The possible transformation of India from the impoverished nation with chaotic system of governance to a developed and dynamic super power in the world is not far for dreamers. But fortunately for us, we all have the right to dream. As a nation we have expended that right many times before as we are doing […]

Narendra Modi – 15th Prime Minister of India

Narendra Modi – 15th Prime Minister of India

 The defeat of Congress and the Gandhi dynasty in Indian General Elections 2014, opened up the euphoria of a new dawn. A new beginning, where vote bank politics and appeasing the minorities to attain short term goals sacrificing wider national interests are a matter of the past. India has given its verdict on the […]

Prime Ministers of Australia

Prime Ministers of Australia

The prime minister of Australia is appointed by the governor-general of Australia under Section 64 of the Australian Constitution. This empowers the governor-general to appoint ministers of the Crown and requires such ministers to be members of the House of Representatives or the Senate, or become members within three months of the appointment. Before being […]

Sri Lankan Migration to Australia and the Civil Unrest

Sri Lankan Migration to Australia and the Civil Unrest

 The intermittent insurgency against the Sri Lankan Government by the Tamil Tigers from 1983 caused the flow of immigrants from Sri Lanka to Australia. The LTTE was fighting to create an independent Tamil Nation in the North and East of the Island nation. Even though the Sri Lankan Army defeated the Tamil Tigers in […]

Australian electoral system

Australian electoral system

Australian electoral system is unique compared to the rest of the world. Australia has a compulsory voting system for its citizens. Compulsory Voting system in Australia Since 1924 Voting is compulsory for Australian Citizens in state and Territory legislatures. Voting in local elections is not compulsory in Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia. Those who […]