Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicJustin Trudeau

Topic: Justin Trudeau

PM Modi meets several world leaders at G 20 summit, including US President Joe Biden

Prime Minister Modi also met French President Emmanuel Macron, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

17 Indian-Canadians including 3 ministers triumph in Canada’s snap elections

All 3 Indian-Canadian ministers — Harjit Sajjan, Anita Anand and Bardish Chagger — in the dissolved Cabinet emerged victorious along with Democratic Party (NDP) leader Jagmeet Singh.

Trudeau wins historic 3rd term as Canada’s PM but party loses majority, popular vote

While Trudeau will likely be able to pursue his left-leaning agenda with the backing of other parties, he lacks the broad-based support from voters needed to govern alone.

PM Justin Trudeau calls election in Canada, voting to take place on 20 September

Trudeau, who became Canada's second youngest PM when first elected with a majority in 2015, isn’t as popular anymore, but his govt's handling of Covid is widely viewed a success.

China awards prison term, death to Canadians as Huawei CFO fights US extradition in Canada

The verdicts by two separate Chinese courts have triggered a huge backlash from Canada, with PM Justin Trudeau calling the judgment "unacceptable and unjust” and US coming out in support.

Indian-origin Justice first person of colour to be nominated to Canada Supreme Court

PM Justin Trudeau announced Justice Mahmud Jamal's nomination Thursday to replace the retiring Rosalie Silberman Abella.

Canada GDP collapse shows how PM Trudeau’s debt binge went awry

Canada's economy shrank 5.4% last year, the sharpest annual decline in the post-World War II era and the third straight year in which it underperformed the US economy.

India Today, Zee News on Disha Ravi arrest for ‘toolkit’, TV9 Bharatvarsh focuses on Pulwama

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

In phone call with Modi, Trudeau commended efforts at dialogue with protesting farmers — MEA

External affairs ministry says Canadian PM Justin Trudeau said the government choosing the path of dialogue was 'befitting in democracy'.

Vaccine diplomacy in play as Modi gets call from ‘friend’ Trudeau, promises shots Canada wants

Trudeau appreciates India & Modi for contributing to fight Covid through India's pharma capacity & Modi's leadership in sharing this capacity with the world.

On Camera

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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