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The marriage inquisition

If you are single and living in India you’ve got to be ready to answer a barrage of questions If you are single and living...

Where the monks come home

They say what you remember is not the same as what you witnessed. But I am hoping the reels of my memory are still...

Does love come with a price?

I open my backlog of weekend newspapers having been away and enjoy going through the spread of magazines and supplements with my morning cup...

Active Citizenship Award for a man who sees beyond himself

Gurjinder Singh’s ambitions seem quite modest. He came to Adelaide in 2009 and all he wanted to do was work hard and lead a...

How Melbourne’s Rajasthan Kutumb has evolved over time

In 2001, a group of seven families formed the Rajasthan Kutumb in Victoria. It would represent a microcosm of the northern Indian desert state...

How organisations in Australia are reaching out to India

As India grapples with its worst outbreak of coronavirus there has been an outpouring of support flowing from Australia. The country's worst health emergency...

From politics to business, Neelam Rai reinvents herself

In 2018, Neelam Rai had an abrupt exit as Liberal Party candidate for the Upper House in Northern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne (more on...

How some Indian-owned businesses are ticking in 2021

Last year, when the coronavirus reared its ugly head, no one was prepared for the surge ahead. Over the course of autumn and winter...

Astounding drumming: Meet Pritish, a Guinness records holder

Pritish A R’s virtuosity on the drums could be unparalleled. At just 10 years of age, he completed the highest grade exam in the...

How Liza Pavlakos turned her life into a success story

Liza Pavlakos’s life story is the stuff films are made of. Raped and abused as a young adult, single mother at 21, kidnapped and...