Category: Breaking News

Indian diaspora (17.5 m) biggest in the world, followed by Mexico & China: UN report

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 16 January 2021: The Indian diaspora continues to be the largest country of origin of international migrants (migrants living abroad) in the world, with 17.5 million of them living in other countries. Mexico has 11.8 million and China has 10.7 million migrants respectively. The top destination […]

Indian farmers’ organizations reject Supreme Court intervention, will continue protest

Farmers in India launched a major protest against the three laws towards the end of November and have been camped in the outskirts of New Delhi. India’s Supreme Court stayed the implementation of the three farm laws that have led to huge protests across the country. It also formed a […]

Outrage over SCG spectators ‘racial slur’ against Mohammed Siraj ; ICC, CA, BCCI condemn incident

Day 4 match in progress at the SCG. Photo-ANI, 10 January 2021. By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 11 December 2021: Cricket lovers are outraged over a racial incident at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on the 4th day of the India-Australia Test match when alleged incidents of racism happened. Both Cricket […]

RSF welcomes UK court order blocking US attempt to extradite Julian Assange; US to appeal

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 5 January 2021: The Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has welcomed the 4 January 2021 decision of the UK District Judge Vanessa Baraitser blocking the United States’ attempt to extradite Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange from Britain. Julian Assange’s defense team has lodged a bail application which […]

Farm laws ‘precursor’ to free trade deal envisaged by US corporates to allow GMO

By Rajiv Shah Did the Government of India come up with the three farm laws, first rushed by promulgating ordinances in June 2020, to not just open the country’s agricultural sector to the corporate sector but also as a precursor to comply with the requirements of the United States for […]