Peter Dutton

2+2 dialogue a sign of growing strategic convergence between India and Australia: PM Modi

The 'courtesy-call' came after the conclusion of the first Ministerial-level 2+2 dialogue between India and Australia.

Sep 11, 2021, 22:46 PM IST

India, Australia to hold first ever 2+2 meet today, likely to discuss Afghanistan crisis among other topics

India and Australia will meet for the first-ever 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue on Saturday in New Delhi to discuss matters related to economic security, cyber, climate, critical technology and supply chains maong other topics.

Sep 11, 2021, 10:51 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds talks with Australian counterpart Peter Dutton in Delhi

The talks took place a day ahead of the inaugural 'two-plus-two' dialogue between foreign and defence ministers of India and Australia. Expanding strategic ties will be the focus of the discussions

Sep 10, 2021, 16:43 PM IST

Australian foreign, defence ministers to reach India today, to hold 2+2 ministerial dialogue

Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne will arrive at Air Force Station, Palam, around 12 noon. Defence Minister Peter Dutton will accompany Payne during this visit. 

Sep 10, 2021, 08:26 AM IST

Scott Morrison to become Australia's new Prime Minister

Incumbent Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who called the leadership meeting after losing the majority support of the party, opted not to contest the vote.

Aug 24, 2018, 09:34 AM IST

Australia returns Sri Lankans from `people-smuggling` boat

Australia has returned home six Sri Lankans which it said were onboard a "people smuggling boat" after intercepting it at sea, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said Wednesday.

Aug 17, 2016, 09:07 AM IST

Infant refugee becomes face of Australia's tough asylum seeker policies

The infant, known only by the pseudonym Asha, Nepalese for "hope", has humanised hundreds of anonymous asylum seekers.

Feb 22, 2016, 14:27 PM IST

Australia accused of dragging feet on Syria refugee intake

Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton on Thursday rejected charges his country was dragging its feet in resettling refugees from Syria and Iraq, having resettled just 26 in the same time it took Canada to process 26,000.

Feb 18, 2016, 12:10 PM IST

Australian minister sorry for `mad witch` text to journalist

Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has apologised to a journalist for mistakenly sending her a message calling her a "mad witch".

Jan 04, 2016, 04:26 AM IST

Australia defends immigration policy against UN criticism

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has defended Australia's hardline policy on asylum-seekers against criticism from the United Nations, particularly from countries such as North Korea.

Nov 11, 2015, 08:45 AM IST

Tear gas used to quell Australia migrant centre unrest

Australian Police used tear gas to put down a two-day riot at a migrant detention centre today.

Nov 10, 2015, 15:34 PM IST