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Elections Canada 2019

Canada Elections 2019: Record number (50) of candidates of Indian origin in the fray Canada is all set to go for the Federal Elections 2019. On September 11, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will go to […]

Europe

Sikhs in London Protest the Blue Star Operation of 1984

LONDON (TIP): A demonstration and protest march, organized by Federation of Sikh Organisation UK, was held by thousands of the Sikhs in London Hyde Park and Trafalgar Square on Sunday, June 2, 2019, to protest […]

India

The historic victory and beyond

By Prof. I.S.Saluja It has been a glorious journey for BJP from 2 seats in Parliament in 1984 to 304, May 23, 2019, as I am writing this comment. Mr. Narendra Modi, the man who […]

Featured

The New Deals: U.S.-Mexico-Canada Pact

After more than a year of intense negotiation, the U.S., Canada and Mexico managed to arrive at a revised trade agreement on Sunday to replace the quarter-century-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Even though […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Canadian Entrepreneur Ken Singh Donates $20,000 for Kerala Flood Relief

NEW YORK(TIP): The Indian Diaspora Council International (IDC) Life Member Ken (Kanhai) Singh of Toronto, Canada, has donated $20,000 CAN ($16,000 USD) towards Kerala Flood relief. The donation was made to the Vishnu Mandir to […]

Featured

Why These Trade Talks with Canada are getting so Tough

“By far, the biggest contributor to its export income has been the USA. Seventy-five percent of its exports are to America. Because of this enormity of its exports to America that bring in many billion […]

United States

Cinema “The First Responder”

Rajan Gangahar packs his film on PTSD with emotion and drama A film on the life and experiences of EMS workers is shot in and around New York Essentially a loner and a voracious reader, […]

Indian Americans

Indian–Origin Man gets $1.2 Million in Compensation for “Fake News” Article in Canada

VANCOUVER, CANADA(TIP): An Indian-origin Canadian businessman has been awarded $1.2 million in damages after he was defamed in a series of fake news articles instigated by a prominent American blockchain investor. It is one of […]

Featured

Indian Lawmakers Modern Day Princes

By Prof. I.S. Saluja I was going through a report on the security cover provided in India to thousands of designated VIPs and hundreds of thousands of lesser privileged people. One shudders to imagine the cost […]

Americas

200% rise in invites to Indians for Canadian permanent residency

Canada has emerged as a coveted destination for India’s diaspora NEW YORK(TIP): Indians appear gung-ho about Canada’s Express Entry program which invites top ranked candidates — under the country’s point-based immigration system — to take […]

United States

President Trump to attend G7 Summit, in part

The two-day meeting will be dominated by the possibility of a trade war – prompted by the US levies of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum WASHINGTON(TIP): After initial dithering, […]

Other News

Theater / Films

Socially Relevant Film Festival 2018, NY By Mabel Pais “(This year) we have been able to incorporate films from more (countries) and have been able to hone in on specific social issues in more depth.” […]

India

Trudeau’s India visit mired in controversy over dinner invite to “convicted Khalistani terrorist”

NEW DELHI (TIP): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s India visit kicked off with rather a cold reception by government of India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has been very warm to visiting heads of state […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Canada’s Defense Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan Says He Faced Discrimination In Canadian Military

New Delhi (TIP): Indian origin Canada‘s Defense Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan said he “faced discrimination” in that country’s military because he “looked different”. Sajjan, who moved to Canada as a young boy, said this in […]

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Turning the diplomatic prism

Dealing with Pakistan; renewing ties with Canada “Pakistan, Trudeau and Khalistanis need to be engaged not pilloried, while detoxifying the nation of bigotry and falsehood”, says the author.  “The one issue that still rankles bilateral […]

India

India’s PM Modi Urges Canadian PM Trudeau to Curb Khalistanis

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (TIP): In his bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi raised the issue of Khalistan […]

Indian Americans

Woman Threatened to “Rip” Off Sikh Man’s Turban in Canada Club

OTTAWA (TIP):  A Sikh man was asked to remove his turban in a club in Canada by a woman, who also threatened to “rip” off the headgear and heckled him with racist remarks, according to […]

World

Canada Lawmaker behind 1984 Genocide Motion is Ontario’s First Sikh Woman Minister

The 38-year-old daughter of Canada‘s first turbaned MP Gurbax Singh Malhi was sworn in as Minister of the Status of Women on Thursday, January 18. TORONTO (TIP):   Harinder Malhi, the Indo-Canadian member of the Ontario […]

World

Upset Hindus urge Australia fightwear firm to withdraw battling Hindu gods rashguards

MELBOURNE (TIP): Upset Hindus are urging Gosford (New South Wales, Australia) based fightwear firm “Raven Fightwear” for immediate withdrawal of “Battle of the Gods – Hanoman v Ganesha” rashguards displaying images of Hindu deities Lord […]

World

Canada needs immigrants as much as immigrants need Canada

Two to three decades back, people emigrating from India was a rare occurrence. A decade back, it was a little more popular, but still only around 15-20% of the Indian population had some relative outside […]

Indian Americans

7,620 Indian nationals lodged in foreign jails, highest in Saudi Arabia

Lodged in 86 jails abroad, at least 50 are women NEW DELHI (TIP):  As many as 7,620 Indian nationals are lodged in foreign jails, with the highest number in Saudi Arabia. Of them, at least […]

Entertainment

PARINEETI CHOPRA DYING TO START NAMASTEY CANADA

Actress Parineeti Chopra said she is “dying” to start working on the film ‘Namastey Canada‘. “A desi film with a videsi heart! my kind of film! Dying to start ‘Namastey Canada’,” Parineeti tweeted on Tuesday. The film is directed by […]

Indian Americans

Indian Americans among top investors in residential property in US

MUMBAI (TIP): A Times of India report published July 21 says that the pall of gloom owing to protectionist policies has not kept Indians residing in the US from investing in real estate. By purchasing […]

Business & Economics

SECURITY AGENCIES’ ALERT CALL ON 100% FDI IN DOMESTIC AIRLINES

NEW DELHI (TIP): The security agencies, including the Intelligence Bureau (IB), have raised concerns over the Centre’s decision to allow 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in domestic airlines’ operations. Recently, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi chaired a meeting to […]

World

Video of Canadian defense minister Harjit Sajjan littering goes viral on social media

The shopkeeper snubs the minister for showing lack of manners NEW YORK (TIP): Video of Canadian defense minister Harjit Singh Sajjan caught littering by a Punjabi shop owner in Osoyoos, Canada, has gone viral on […]