Australian cricket players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and hockey players participating in the hockey World Cup (starting Feb. 28) have been advised not to venture out of their hotels alone or wear national uniforms and other clothing identifying their nationality.
Shah Rukh Khan said that while he was a proud Mumbaikar, he felt the proudest about being an Indian.
The Victorian government has enlisted the support of Australian all-time spin bowler Shane Warne to turn the country’s sagging reputation around and help soothe anger in India by doing some promotional work.
Victorian Premier John Brumby has expressed willingness to meet Indian High Commissioner Mrs. Sujatha Singh to brief her on the progress that had been made, including boosting police patrols in high risk areas like railway stations and toughening up police powers to search for weapons.
Indian High Commissioner in Australia Mrs. Sujatha Singh has complained to Australian Governor-General Quentin Bryce over attacks on Indians in Melbourne and said the Victorian Government was ”in denial” over the severity of the problem.