Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicJustin Trudeau

Topic: Justin Trudeau

Jaishankar to skip Canada-led Covid meeting days after Trudeau’s remarks on farmers protest

India is learnt to have informed Canada that External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar won't attend the 7 December meeting due to scheduling issues. India had said Trudeau’s comments were 'ill informed'.

India summons Canadian high commissioner, says Trudeau’s remarks ‘unacceptable interference’

The Canadian diplomat was also told that such actions, if continued, would have a ‘seriously damaging’ impact on the bilateral ties, the external affairs ministry said.

Why Trudeau’s support to farmer protest is part of a political strategy and is hypocritical

In episode 631 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta talks about Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's comments on farmer protests and explains why it is hypocritical.

Indian missions abroad are ‘busting myths’ about farm laws as protests create global buzz

Missions in Ottawa, Paris, Islamabad have shared information on ‘myths and facts’ about the three farm laws against which farmers are protesting.

‘Canada will always defend rights of peaceful protest’ — Justin Trudeau on farmers’ agitation

BJP leader Ram Madhav questions Trudeau's 'locus standi', asks 'isn’t it tantamount to interference in India’s sovereign matters?'

Trump to Trudeau, why politicians love the escalator

Politicians from Left to Right love the escalator, both as a symbol and a photo-op.

Trudeau’s ‘coercive diplomacy’ remark riles China, 50 yrs after his father established ties

In Ottawa, Justin Trudeau said Canada would work with its allies to steer the Chinese government off the aggressive foreign-affairs trail it’s blazing under President Xi Jinping.

Trudeau, with his ‘camera-ready looks, easygoing nature’, is the hero of a new comic book

The comic book by TidalWave Productions is the latest addition to its 'Political Power' graphic novel series. It is set to be released on 16 September.

How a letter on hostage diplomacy with China backfired in Canada

The letter, circulated by Huawei, has 19 Canadian signatories and is addressed to PM Trudeau, noting concern for the 2 citizens jailed by China on espionage charges.

Canada PM Justin Trudeau faces probe for $664 million govt charity contract he has ties to

The Canada Student Service Grant was awarded to WE Charity to set up a program that would pay students to earn funds during the pandemic as employment options dried up.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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