Chennai, Jun 28: Overseas Indian affairs minister, Vayalar Ravi on Saturday Jun 27 said that the recent attacks on Indian students in Australia were 'racial outbursts' by 'anti social elements'.
The minister expressed that the situation will be come normal as they (Indian government) were constant in touch with the Australian authorities. He said that there was no discrimination against Indians in Australia at the societal level.
"These were attacks by anti-social elements as a racial outburst," he said after statement given by the Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd that the country follows zero-tolerance of racial discrimination.
He also said a new bill is being made for tightening immigration laws for Indians moving overseas by providing more powers to police. It would be finalized soon after consultations with stakeholders, including the law ministry.