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kashmir.Indian Link

All eyes on Kashmir

There is more than an element of jingoism on social media in India and amongst the Indian diaspora, following the revoking of Article 370 by the Indian government. There has been intense debate for...
Kashmiri Pandit1.Indian Link

Our tryst with destiny: A Kashmiri Pandit perspective

5th August 2019 will be permanently etched in the minds of Kashmiri Pandits as a historic day when mainstream India finally found the resolve to do the right thing and correct a blunder of...

Johnson’s ‘desi’ cabinet shows Indian diaspora impact in UK

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's 'desi' cabinet, with three Indian-origin leaders in his top ministerial team, is a profound testament of the impact of the Indian diaspora in the UK, British High Commissioner to...
Volunteerism1.Indian Link

The benefits of volunteerism: It’s more than all work and no pay

The Indian community is stirring out of its winter hibernation. With the festive season soon upon us, a plethora of activities will start crowding the community calendar. Our numerous organisations - geographical and linguistic...
Bank.Indian Link

Reserve Bank of Australia cuts interest rates to historic lows of 1%

Earlier today, the Reserve Bank of Australia announced 0.25% cut to cash rates to a record low of 1%. This cut, the second one in successive months, is the first time since 2012 that the...

Trends 2019: The intersection of Indian politics and Twitter

If recent trends are any indication, the messaging system of Twitter could well shape the way forward for Indian politics for the next decade. PM Modi himself has aced his Twitter game for a...
Australian Elections 2019.indian link

Democracy battles Uncertainty – Australian Election 2019

On a global scale, the most reliable element of democracy in the last three years has been its unrelenting uncertainty. Closer to home in the Australian Election 2019, though, that uncertainty stretches back even further...
Senate.Indian Link

2019 Elections: “Unrepresentative swill” to the rescue in the Senate

Former Prime Minister Paul Keating was well known for his sharp wit and his cutting one-liners while he was in Parliament. His famous attack on the Senate in 1989, referring to them as the...
China.Indian Link

Stop this China obsession, India is more your cup of chai

$44 million to appease China? Or to reward China for political interference in our democracy? It was with a mixture of interest and horror that I deduced the above from a front page story...

Shaking the money tree

Old, staid organisations must give way to new, younger and more relevant organisations that can add another dimension to the Indian-Australian community