5 Indian-origin people among 200 candidates in Aus polls

The Indian-origin candidates in the fray include two women of Indian background.

Tony Abbott sworn in as Australia PM

Tony Abbott was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Australia on Wednesday after defeating former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s Labor party in last month’s elections.

Australian PM Kevin Rudd`s support slumps ahead of election

A defiant Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd warned on Monday not to write him off as a new poll showed his popularity slumping barely three weeks away from elections.

Australian PM calls federal elections on Sept 14

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Wednesday announced that the country will go for federal elections on September 14 this year.

Australian octopus predicts Julia Gillard`s poll victory

Octopus Paul has retired after the FIFA but has predicted PM Gillard will win next month`s poll.