Category: Breaking News

Haneef wins Australia visa appeal

An Indian doctor briefly charged over failed bomb attacks in the UK in June has won a court battle to return to Australia on a work visa. The Federal Court of Australia dismissed an appeal by government lawyers against a judge’s decision to restore Mohamed Haneef’s visa. Ex-Immigration Minister Kevin […]

Breaking News: Rahul Gandhi appointed Congress General Secretary

From Rajeev Sharma In New Delhi Mr Rahul Gandhi, son of Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, has been appointed as Congress General Secretary. Rahul was elected to the Lok Sabha from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh in the last general elections. The party has also announced […]

Melbourne Indian Cabbie gets nine years jail for manslaughter

A taxi driver was jailed today for a maximum of nine years and six months for killing a drunken passenger by driving into him on a Port Melbourne street. Rajbinder Singh Shahi, 30, who was found not guilty by a Supreme Court jury of murder but guilty of manslaughter, traded […]

Lunar Eclipse – Melbourne, Australia- Aug 28, 2007- By Neeraj Nanda

Red Moon – During the start of Lunar Eclipse as seen in Melbourne, Australia between 6.51 pm and 7.30 pm(Melbourne Time) on August 28, 2007. Photo By Neeraj Nanda, Editor South Asia Times from his Nikon camera D-50

Court quashes decision to revoke Haneef Visa

By Christine Kellett August 21, 2007 – 12:49PM (Melbourne time) Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef has won the right to return to Australia after a Federal Court judge today ruled Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews had been wrong to boot him out of the country. Mr Andrews caused a political storm last […]