Tharoor was quoted as saying in "The Age" newspaper that the Indian government had no interest in allowing the crisis to "infect" relations between the two countries. However, he said India was still concerned about safety of its students.
"There is only one meaningful yardstick, and that is that if these attacks cease, or become so infrequent that no one, neither students nor the press, can claim that there is a continuing pattern of anti-Indian violence," he said.
"It's not yet clear that we have reached that point, but I hope we are getting there," he added.
Krishna would be in Australia from August 6-10 and during his stay he will visit Sydney and Melbourne to hear first-hand the problems being faced by Indian students and will discuss the matter of their safety and security with the State leadership.
Tharoor called for "action that calms this down so it ceases to be as loud a political issue in India as it has become.