Indian origin taxi driver Dilijit Athwal brutally bashed in Melbourne

Indian origin taxi driver Dilijit Athwal brutally bashed in Melbourne

Indian origin taxi driver Dilijit Athwal was brutally bashed during a sickening attack in Melbourne’s west on 18th July 2017. Dilijit asked for a fare to be prepaid before the passenger lashed out. Missing four teeth and sporting two black eyes Dilijith Atwal told 7News he is lucky to be alive. The taxi driver was […]

Dowry case against Brisbane’s Harsimran Singh and Australia’s Dowry dilemma

Dowry case against Brisbane’s Harsimran Singh and Australia’s Dowry dilemma

Punjab Police registered a case against Brisbane-based Harsimran Singh, his parents and three sisters under Anti Dowry Act for criminal breach of trust based on a complaint filed by his wife. Complaint lodged by Manbir Kaur, estranged wife of Harsimran Singh, against him and his father Jaswinder Singh, mother Paramjit Kaur and three sisters Amandeep, […]

Hari Singh Stabbed at Southland Shopping Centre Carwash

Hari Singh Stabbed at Southland Shopping Centre Carwash

Star Car wash – Manager Prince Singh Indian Origin car wash attendant Hari Singh was stabbed after confronting a thief at Star Car wash in Cheltenham on Saturday, 15th July 2017 at 3:30PM.  The incident happened, when a man of Caucasian appearance tried to steal two sets of car keys from the car wash. Prince […]

Indian Student dies in Sydney Car Crash

Indian Student dies in Sydney Car Crash

27-year-old Akanksha Kadam died after the car in which she was travelling crashed into a tree at Terrey Hills in Sydney on 10th July 2017. The accident happened at 1AM. Akanksha was at the back seat of a black Honda Prelude when the driver is believed to have lost control of the car on Mona […]

Indian man identified as Melbourne crash victim

Indian man identified as Melbourne crash victim

Seeranpreet Singh is identified as the man died after a truck and car crashed on the Western Ring Road in Fawkner on 6th July 2017 Emergency services were called to the Sydney Road exit of the freeway about 2.45pm after a truck and a car collided. Seeranpreet was treated at the scene but died on […]

Australian Census 2016 – An Indian Snapshot

Australian Census 2016 – An Indian Snapshot

In One Decade Indian Population in Australia increased from .8% to 1.9% Over the last 10 years, the proportion of the Australian population who were born in the United Kingdom decreased from 5.5% in 2006 to 5.0% in 2016. Conversely, the proportions increased for people born in New Zealand (from 2.1% to 2.5%), China (from […]

Rupinder Kaur Sandhu to represent Australia at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat

Rupinder Kaur Sandhu to represent Australia at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games  in Ashgabat

Indian origin Rupinder Kaur Sandhu is selected to represent Australia at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan along with eighteen other athletes. Rupinder Sandhu will compete in 48kg category wrestling and fellow contestant Carissa-Jane Holland in 53Kg. Rupinder also won Gold Medal in 48kg wrestling division in this year’s Australian […]

Indian student Prabhjeet Sandhu assaulted in Perth

Indian student Prabhjeet Sandhu assaulted in Perth

An Indian International student was attacked by an intruder on 27th June 2017 in Perth. Prabhjeet Sandhu who works as an Uber driver while continuing with his studies here, was attacked while returning to his apartment in Mandurah. He suffered serious facial injuries including a fractured eye socket. The Channel 7 News reported the incident. […]

Sam Abraham – Alleged wife and lover Cyanide Murder Latest Update

Sam Abraham – Alleged wife and lover Cyanide Murder Latest Update

Arun Kamalasanan and Sofia Sam are accused of killing Sofia’s husband Sam Abraham by pouring cyanide-laced orange juice down his throat while he slept in his Epping home in October 2015. Melbourne Magistrates court has taken up Sam Abraham murder case for committal hearing on 26th and 27th June 2017.  A committal hearing is where […]

Jatinder Panesar Charged over the Fatal Crash in Shepparton

Jatinder Panesar Charged over the Fatal Crash in Shepparton

  37 – year old Jatinder Panesar was charged with driving in a dangerous manner causing death at the Shepparton Magistrates’ court on Wednesday, 21st June 2017. Jatinder was arrested in relation to the fatal crash at Ardmona which claimed the life of an elderly woman. Under his bail condition he must not leave Victoria […]

Malayali family in Hospital after Canberra Car accident

Malayali family in Hospital after Canberra Car accident

A Malayalee family was involved in a single car accident in Braidwood, Canberra on 11th February 2017.  Bijoy, Sini and their two children were travelling on the Kings Highway towards Batesmans Bay to attend Kallara Sangamam.  The accident happened at 12:40 pm on Saturday afternoon. Photo Courtesy: http://malayalamuk.com Bijoy was airlifted from the scene to […]

Indian woman among critically injured at the Bourke Street car rampage

Indian woman among critically injured at the Bourke Street car rampage

Indian origin woman, Nethra Krishna Murthi sustained serious injuries at the Bourke Street car rampage tragedy. This was her first week at work after returning from maternity leave, Nethra’s injuries include lacerations to her head, a punctured lung, damage to liver and kidneys, as well as broken ribs and factures to her spine in three […]

Indian Cricketer Palwinder Singh Missing in Melbourne

Indian Cricketer Palwinder Singh Missing in Melbourne

SBS Punjabi has reported that 19-year-old Indian Cricketer Palwinder Singh Dhillion is missing after the New Year’s Eve fireworks in Melbourne CBD. The SBS Punjabi report is as follows Palwinder Singh Dhillon is part of a Cricket Council of India team which arrived in Australia last month to participate in a cricket tournament, Willowfest. The […]

Malayalee Software engineer found dead in Sydney

Malayalee Software engineer found dead in Sydney

Anish Pullelil Augustine, A software engineer from India was found dead at his apartment in Sydney on 28th December 2016. He was working as an assistant consultant for Tata Consultancy Services. He was on deputation here, working for Commonwealth Bank as Senior Systems Analyst. More information is not available at this stage. NSW Police is […]

Sangeeta Guru awarded $90,000 damages after slipping on grape in Coles

Sangeeta Guru awarded $90,000 damages after slipping on grape in Coles

On 19th October 2012, beautician Sangeetha Guru was shopping at the Cambridge Gardens Coles shop near Penrith.  She was at the vegetable section when she slipped on a grape and fell on the floor and hit her leg on a trolley. While on the floor, Ms Guru looked at the bottom of her thongs and […]

More than four years later Dheeraj Malhotra turns himself to face drink driving charges

More than four years later Dheeraj Malhotra turns himself to face drink driving charges

37-year-old, Indian origin man, Dheeraj Malhotra has turned himself in, after evading law for allegedly driving more than seven times over the legal limit in 2012. Today he appeared before the Southport Magistrates Court on several charges including two of failing to appear, which he pleaded guilty.  Dheeraj crashed his Toyota Sedan in the middle […]

Taj Pabari is Queensland’s Young Australian of the Year 2017

Taj Pabari is Queensland’s Young Australian of the Year 2017

The young Inventor and social entrepreneur, Taj Pabari is chosen as the Young Australian of the Year 2017 from Queensland as a finalist for the National Young Australian of the year 2017.  The mastermind behind game-changing social enterprise Fiftysix Creations, Taj Pabari is a young inventor and social entrepreneur taking the world by storm. Describing […]

This is why Sukhvinder Singh Should be sentenced for murder

This is why Sukhvinder Singh Should be sentenced for murder

Like any other 30-year-old, John Voss had a long and fruitful life ahead and was intended to propose to his girlfriend. He loved sports and loved to travel. Then he lost his chance at life when an illegal driver, 23-year-old Sukhvinder Singh with drug in his system crossed his path. John Voss, 30, was travelling […]

Police search for Noble Park teen Rubushini Sachthananthameorthy

Police search for Noble Park teen Rubushini Sachthananthameorthy

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Noble Park girl Rubushini Sachthananthameorthy. The 16-year-old was last seen on 10 November about 10.30am at Noble Park High School. It is believed Rubushini may be with a boyfriend in Sunshine North.Police have concerns for her welfare given her young age. Rubushini is described as […]

Adelaide’s Campbelltown Councillor John Kennedy forced to apologise to Indian Community

Adelaide’s Campbelltown Councillor John Kennedy forced to apologise to Indian Community

Adelaide’s Campbelltown’s councillor John Kennedy will be forced to write an apology to the Punjabi Association of South Australia after his derogatory remarks against the members of the Association. He accused the association members of “hiding behind their language” when discussing about an application by the Association to host Diwali Mela at Thorndon Park. The […]

Bus driver Manmeet Alisher dies after being set on fire by passenger in Brisbane

Bus driver Manmeet Alisher dies after being set on fire by passenger in Brisbane

An Indian migrant bus driver, Manmeet Alisher was deliberately burnt to death behind the wheels of a Brisbane bus after a passenger threw an incendiary device. The 29-year-old Manmeet was a prominent figure in the Punjabi Community in Australia as a known singer and showbiz promoter. Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart has said there is […]

Indian owned private college AIPE goes into liquidation

Indian owned private college AIPE goes into liquidation

CEO Amjad Khanche The Sydney based private college, Australian Institute of Professional Education has gone into voluntary administration leaving upto 16,000 students in limbo. AIPE is a professional education provider offering a range of courses at ELICOS, Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Bachelor level.  The College has appointed insolvency firm Ferrier Hodgson as administrators. This […]

Pankaj and Radhika Oswal’s life story and court cases

Pankaj and Radhika Oswal’s life story and court cases

Marwaris are people from the state of Rajastan in India, mostly fall within the Bania ethnic community, whose traditional occupation has been as traders for centuries. Nearly a quarter of the Indian Billionaires featuring in the Forbes list are from this community. The success of the Marwari community in the business world is credited to […]

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