BJP on Saturday termed as "obnoxious" and "totally unacceptable" the death of a student from Arunachal Pradesh in the national capital after alleged racial assault and the remarks against Kerala nurses by an AAP leader.
Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu on Friday condemned as "sickening" an alleged racial attack on two young Indian women on a local bus in Australia, while denouncing the idea of racism as "contemptible" and "disgraceful".
An Indian national was let off lightly with a suspended eight-month jail term after it was found that he took advantage of racial tensions in Australia to falsely claim that he was set on fire by some miscreants.
In yet another attack in a week, a 29-year-old Indian was set ablaze Saturday by four unidentified men in Melbourne. Voicing outrage at this "very disturbing" incident, new Delhi asked Canberra to take preventive action to check these crimes.
Terming the attacks on Indian students in Australia as "opportunistic, not racist", Michael O`Brien, a senior minister in the South
Australia state government, on Friday said his country will not tolerate these attacks.