India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

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Postby Aditya_V » 11 Oct 2019 14:15

The Black and white photo is pretty innocuous, it is the one where is wearing a white T-Shirt, Blue Jeans and lifting is Hands in a Monkey/ Gorilla imitation after painting himself black gives insight into his mindset.

Now I kind of get what this Planet of the Apes was all about, that in 1950's /60's. It was more of Caucasians destroying themselves and then being led by " Other races" in the future. Thats why some Monkeys have a tilak etc.. it is pretty revealing of mindsets.

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Postby Rony » 18 Oct 2019 07:34

311 Indians deported by Mexico to arrive in Delhi today

Mexico has deported a group of 311 illegal migrants from India, the first such action taken by the country since it enhanced efforts to crack down on people using its territory to sneak into the US.

The Indian nationals did not have documentation to stay in Mexico and their deportation was arranged after their identities were verified by Indian authorities, people familiar with developments said. No further deportations were expected, they added.

The deportation was done in “excellent communication and coordination” with Indian authorities and under the provisions of the migration law and regulations, the Mexican statement said. The deportees are being accompanied by federal migration agents and officials of the National Guard of Mexico.

In recent years, Indian migrants have made efforts to illegally cross over to the US from Mexico. The number of migrants detained along the southern US border over the past 12 months rose to nearly 1 million, according to official data. In September, INM reported that 42 Indians were among 167 illegal migrants detained by authorities in Veracruz state.

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Postby Rony » 22 Oct 2019 19:17

If NDP becomes crucial for Canada's pappu, then the Khalistanis will have outsized influence on his govt. India-Canada ties are in for rough ride.

Trudeau has won the most seats -- but not a majority. What happens next?

The Liberals have once more won the most seats in the House of Commons, but this time they do not have an outright majority. So what happens next?

With fewer than the 170 seats needed to command the House on their own, Justin Trudeau will need the support of at least one other party to pass legislation in Parliament -- and survive a confidence vote on a speech from the throne laying out his plans for governing.

Trudeau has a few options. For one, he might bet that no party will want to bring down the government and potentially force another election -- or otherwise give the Conservatives the opportunity to form government.

In that case, Trudeau would not make any agreements with the opposition parties, bet that he would survive a potential confidence vote anyway, and from there see if he could secure support on an issue-to-issue basis.

But if he wants a more stable situation, Trudeau could make a more formal deal with another party to secure its support on confidence matters, an arrangement dubbed a "confidence and supply" agreement.

Such a deal is in place in British Columbia, where the NDP are in government and maintain a parliamentary majority thanks to support from the provincial Greens.

At the federal level, the most likely partner for such an agreement would be the NDP under Jagmeet Singh. During the campaign, Singh laid out six priorities for supporting another party in a minority, including pharmacare, investments in housing and action on climate change.

In exchange for maintaining the minority government, the NDP would expect to influence government policy on these files.

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Postby Rony » 22 Oct 2019 19:28

Conservatives win popular vote but lose election

According to CTV's election results as of early Tuesday morning, the Conservatives took 6,139,185 of Canada's nearly 18 million ballots cast, claiming 34.4 per cent of the popular vote compared to the Liberals' 33.1 per cent -- a difference of more than 243,000 votes.

As expected, the Conservatives dominated in the Prairies, where they picked up all 14 seats in Saskatchewan, including Regina-Wascana, the riding held by high-profile Liberal MP and cabinet minister Ralph Goodale since 1993.

In Alberta, the Conservatives were one seat short of a complete sweep, after the NDP won in the Edmonton riding of Edmonton-Strathcona. In Manitoba, the party even gained extra seats in Winnipeg for a total of seven of the province's 14 seats.

This apparent blue wave in the prairies coupled with a Liberal minority win has breathed new life into a western separatist movement that taps into the anger and frustration of voters who feel they've been short-changed and unrepresented by the federal government. see below news



'Ottawa doesn't care': Western separatist movement gains traction as Albertans react to Liberal victory

News of a Liberal minority win has breathed new life into the western separatist movement, tapping into the anger and frustration of voters who feel they’ve been short-changed by the federal government.

Early Tuesday, #Wexit began trending on Twitter in Canada, igniting calls for the West to separate from the rest of Canada.

“Trudeau's re-election is going to tear Canada in half. Good job Quebec. You'll get your separatism desires. The west is leaving,” read one tweet echoing the sentiment of many tweeting using the hashtag.

Calls for western separation are not new. In the 2019 provincial election, the Alberta Independence party received about 13,400 votes, less than one per cent of the popular vote. The party’s main policy platform is Alberta’s secession from Canada.

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Postby Rony » 27 Oct 2019 20:42

Canada''s top ''dem leader'' Jagmeet a fundraiser for terror outfits: Intel

Latest dossier prepared by Indian Intelligence agencies says that Jagmeet, leader of the New Democratic Party(NDP), not only shelters activists of Khalistan in Canada, he leads the anti-Indian movement in the Americas, more vociferously, after India revoked special status to Jammu and Kashmir, early August 2019.

To the surprise of many diplomats in South Block -- the seat of India''s foreign office in New Delhi -- Singh, born to immigrant Indian parents, organised a conference of pro-Khalistan activists in Ontario in 2013, aimed at maligning the image of India abroad.

Two years later in 2015, as legislature member of NDP, Singh appeared at a pro-Khalistan rally in San-Francisco. He blatantly showered praises for dreaded terror leader Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale, killed in a gunfight in Operation Blue Star.

In 2016, Singh went a step further when he endorsed the use of violence as a legitimate form of resistance to achieve an independent Sikh homeland out of India.

Since 2012, Jagmeet Singh now 40, has been on the radar of Indian Intelligence agencies.

Latest reports suggest that Jagmeet Singh is also trying to bring Khalistani and Kashmiri separatists under one umbrella in Canada. Recently he held a meeting in this connection at his residence in Ontario.

After the abrogation of Article 370 by the Modi government, Singh had expressed his support to pro-Pakistan propaganda on Kashmir. In various local media platforms Singh issued statements against India and accused the country of human rights violations in the region.

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Postby ricky_v » 30 Oct 2019 11:53

Not strictly india related, but the topic is flying a bit under the radar,
https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/central-america-caribbean/2019-10-29/why-latin-america-was-primed-explode
In a world aflame with protest, Latin America stands out as a raging ten-alarm fire. From Bolivia to Ecuador, Haiti to Honduras, the closing months of 2019 have seen enormous, sometimes violent demonstrations prompted by a truly dizzying array of grievances, including electoral fraud, corruption, and rising fuel and public transportation prices. Even Chile, the region’s ostensible oasis of calm and prosperity, erupted in protests and riots that left 20 dead and forced President Sebastián Piñera to declare a state of emergency. It is now an open question whether any country in the region can be considered truly stable.

In a world aflame with protest, Latin America stands out as a raging ten-alarm fire. From Bolivia to Ecuador, Haiti to Honduras, the closing months of 2019 have seen enormous, sometimes violent demonstrations prompted by a truly dizzying array of grievances, including electoral fraud, corruption, and rising fuel and public transportation prices. Even Chile, the region’s ostensible oasis of calm and prosperity, erupted in protests and riots that left 20 dead and forced President Sebastián Piñera to declare a state of emergency. It is now an open question whether any country in the region can be considered truly stable.

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Postby ricky_v » 30 Oct 2019 11:57

https://www.dw.com/en/chile-protests-and-looting-erupt-despite-presidents-new-cabinet/a-51029509
Pinera has sought to quell the unrest in his country by acknowledging citizens' concerns and by replacing his entire Cabinet. Following 10 days of street demonstrations, which were sparked by a hike in transportation fees, the Chilean president's popularity has sunk to historic lows.

"Chile has changed and the government must change," Pinera said.

But just hours after the new Cabinet was brought in, thousands of protesters gathered in the capital, Santiago. One group of protesters set fire to a building that houses a fast food restaurant and stores.

Looters targeted a pharmacy, while another group tried to set a subway station on fire. It was a repeat of the vandalism that took place in last week's protests, when dozens of train stations were left shuttered due to fire damage

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Postby Rony » 05 Nov 2019 23:44

Last month , Mexican govt currently ruled by leftists arrested Ovidio Guzmán, heir apparent and son of imprisoned Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquín Guzmán (El Chapo). Within hours, the cartel retaliated by taking over Sinaloa capital city Culiacan. The leftist Mexican govt fearing a massacre caved in and released him.

Now in another cartel related violence, Nine members of Mormon family, dual U.S.-Mexican citizens, ambushed, shot and burned alive in northern Mexico

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Postby Rony » 06 Nov 2019 06:15

AMERICA’S OPIOID CRISIS HEADS SOUTH TO MEXICO

Fentanyl is part of a two-pronged crisis that’s turning the country — traditionally known more as a route for drugs meant for the U.S. — into a bigger domestic market for narcotics than ever before. With American authorities under the Trump administration tightening border security and cracking down on the production of illicit drugs in their territory, Mexican cartels are increasingly flooding their homeland instead with fentanyl and methamphetamine, another synthetic drug.


In many ways, the arrival of fentanyl use in Mexico is of America’s making and a consequence of the opioid crisis currently rocking the U.S., where for years unfettered pharmaceutical companies marketed highly addictive opioid painkillers to medical professionals and patients. Patients got addicted, and when their insurance or prescriptions ran out, they turned to street-market Mexican heroin to feed their habits. Some of that heroin contained fentanyl to make it stronger, although drug users weren’t necessarily aware of that because these were illegal drugs.

Once addicts discovered they were taking fentanyl and that it was a stronger opioid than heroin, some of them left heroin behind altogether. The fentanyl industry that grew out of that demand — the drug goes into the U.S. direct from China in the postal system as well as via the border produced by Mexican cartels — has found a new market.

“Because of our insatiable demand for all kinds of drugs, other countries such as Mexico supply them,” says Vigil, the former DEA agent. “And they also supply users in their own country. Source countries eventually create addiction, drug overdose deaths and devastated communities. Mexico is no exception.”

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Postby Rony » 18 Nov 2019 01:54

Brazil President Bolsonaro to be chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations

The Brazilian President expressed his readiness and informed Prime Minister Modi that a large business delegation will accompany him to India, it said, adding that the two leaders also discussed other areas of cooperation including space and defence sectors.

Modi also welcomed the decision of the President to grant visa-free travel to Indian citizens.



Predictable the anti-Modi brigade starting with coupta's rag and pappu's family paper and their assorted media durbaris have started whining about Bolsonaro's far right credentials. They dont have the brain to realize that he is coming as a president of Brazil and not in his individual capacity.

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Postby Cain Marko » 18 Nov 2019 11:40

Could we see Embraer coming off the Blacklist and more agreements for another 6 NETRA?

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Postby VikramA » 18 Nov 2019 12:01

Brazil has a nuclear sub program based on scorpene ,I see some collaboration on that front, plus Brazil might be interested in collaboration in AMCA program just like South Korea and Indonesia collaboration in KX program

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Postby dnivas » 26 Dec 2019 23:58

Glenn greenwald interview with Evo Morales

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hEwE64-kUQ

Interesting snippets on how he escaped the country
How a party with 4 % of votes is now running the country
How the US interfered in the elections
How the OAS published a report that the eelctions were a fraud even though more than 90 other neutral experts said there was no fraud.

It's about 50 mins and very good.

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Postby Rony » 20 Apr 2020 11:10

India-Canada relations frigid due to Pakistan

Ever since the diplomatically disastrous trip of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s to India two years ago, the New Delhi-Ottawa relations have been at an ebb. Reason: the increasing influence of Pakistan in Canada.

The Indo-Canadian bilateral relationship has soured so much that recently, in a trivial case, the country’s top intelligence agency Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) unsuccessfully attempted to get an Indian national’s application for citizenship rejected by accusing him of “covertly influencing” Canadian politicians against Khalistanis (Sikh separatists).

The Canadian court dismissed the accusations against the Indian national, who is an editor of a newspaper in New Delhi but the CSIS ensured that the allegation became the news in the Canadian press.


All this began, sources said, when Canadians of Khalistani-background and Pakistani- descent began to assume significant positions in the Liberal Party of Canada and especially, the Trudeau government.

The Defence Minister of Canada, Harjit Singh Sajjan and the Science and Technology Minister in the Trudeau government, have been publicly called Khalistani sympathizers by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh. Even the Canadian opposition, New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Jagmeet Singh is an open supporter of Khalistanis.

The Sikh militancy in the 1980s, seeking secession from India and a separate Khalistan state, was sponsored by Pakistan’s military and ISI. Thousands of innocent people in Punjab were killed by Khalistani separatists. Though the militancy was wiped out by the Indian security forces, but in the last five years, several attempts by the ISI in connivance with the separatist diaspora of Sikhs to revive the Khalistani terrorism have been made.

The sensitivity about the issue in India, is however, lost in Canada. The government caucus in Canada has four Pakistani Canadians, who according to sources, have links to Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI. Iqra Khalid of Jamaat-e-Islami shares the strongest relationship with the ISI, sources said.

Another Pakistani Canadian, Jawad Hussain Qureshi, works in one of the most important departments of the Canadian government – “the Privy Council Office” – which helps the Prime Minister and the Cabinet, in “implementing its vision, goals and decisions in a timely manner”.

Pakistan’s influence in Canada is so enormous that even though very few Pakistanis live in Vancouver, but Islamabad has a consulate in the city. Sources said the consulate remains in close contact with the massive Khalistani population in Vancouver
. Incidentally, the Sikh Premier and Canadian Labour party member Ujjal Dosanjh was attacked in 1985 in Vancouver because he opposed Khalistan.

Last year, former United Conservative Party member Jason Kenney was investigated by Alberta’s election commissioner for recruiting members of the Pakistani community to support his leadership bid. The revelation was made by Tariq Chaudhry, former president of Pakistan Canada Association who regularly reports to Pakistan consulate in Toronto, sources said.

But above all, sources said, the spokesperson and a recruiter of the CSIS, Tahera Mufti is also of Pakistani-descent. In a piece published in the Canadian press last year, Mufti accused foreign actors of attempting to directly influence the upcoming federal election campaign.” Conspicuously, while the piece referred to “foreign actors” such as India, Russia, China and Saudi Arabia, she made no mention of Pakistan in her statement.


Interestingly, Trudeau’s former principal secretary and advisor Gerald Butts later accused Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “screwing” the Canadian Prime Minister during his 2018 trip to India and helping his opposition, the Canadian Conservatives.

“With such Pakistani influence in the Canadian government, there is almost a complete indifference towards India,” a source in Ottawa said. Official sources in New Delhi acknowledged the problem. “The relations are so frigid that India finally sent one of its best diplomats, Ajay Bisaria, to repair the relations,” an official said.

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Postby Aditya_V » 20 Apr 2020 11:43

Pakistani Influence in Canada cannot happen without Arab-Chinese-US and above all UK approval.

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Postby Vips » 20 Apr 2020 18:08

Indians are more numerous then Porkis in canada and every year record number of Indians migrate to that country. In fact Indians have constituted to be one of the largest new Permanent residents group for some years. Most of the Indians who migrate are qualified and end up doing well paid jobs. How long before this combination of quality and quantity overwhelms the Porkis and their backers?

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Postby Rony » 20 Apr 2020 22:07

Vips wrote:Indians are more numerous then Porkis in canada and every year record number of Indians migrate to that country. In fact Indians have constituted to be one of the largest new Permanent residents group for some years. Most of the Indians who migrate are qualified and end up doing well paid jobs. How long before this combination of quality and quantity overwhelms the Porkis and their backers?


Arent significant section of 'Indians' in Canada Khalistanis ? Vancouver is full of them. In Pappu Trudeau's team, there are 4 "Indians" , 3 of whom are Khalistani sympathizers.

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Postby Vips » 21 Apr 2020 01:53

I am sure number of Indians who are not khalistani sympathizers are many more then what is visible in Vancouver. The whole Toronto/Mississauga area is full of law abiding/ideal citizen- white collar Indians. Just a mater of time before the large number of Indians in canada will make their presence felt like they did in UK and USA.

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Postby Prem » 21 Apr 2020 05:09

Indians in Canada are not politically organized yet. Indian Americans were like this in 80s.

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Postby sanjaykumar » 21 Apr 2020 05:37

Sikhs in Canada are very well represented. They are a vote bank for the Liberal party. So successful that there is a massive influx of Sikhs into Canada in the last three years.

The Hindu wants little more than dollars, professional opportunities and admission to medical school for their children. They are innocent of any ambitions beyond.

Hindus could be have been observed to keep a similar profile in Britain. I was surprised at the heavy representation in Johnson’s party and cabinet. It is possible that as the Conservative party in Canada evolves to a less xenophobic more meritocratic institution, Hindus will be a natural voter base.

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Postby Varoon Shekhar » 21 Apr 2020 06:17

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Notice how all political visitors to India, from Canada( whether liberal or conservative), make a beeline to Amritsar, after the first stop in New Delhi. No Canadian VIP goes to Tirupathi or Varanasi and positively not on any publicised visit.

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Postby sanjaykumar » 21 Apr 2020 09:57

Yes. Captain amarinder Singh was refused. Visa 2016 to campaign in Vancouver and Toronto. Yet every Canadian politician is an affcianado of temple architecture.

I believer marinder Singh declined to meet the Canadian PM in 2018.

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Postby darshan » 04 Jul 2020 19:09

Canadian Ethics Commissioner Begins Probe Into Justin Trudeau For $664 Million Charity Program
https://swarajyamag.com/insta/canadian- ... ty-program
Dion initiated his investigation after two Canadian MPs requested him to examine the prime minister's conduct in relation to the contract.

In a letter to an MP, Dion said he will be investigating Trudeau under subsection 6(1) of the act, which prohibits public office holders from making decisions that further their own private interests or the interests of another person.

Trudeau also is being investigated under sections 7 and 21 of the act, which deal with giving someone preferential treatment and failing to recuse from a conflict of interest.

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Postby pankajs » 09 Jul 2020 19:49

https://twitter.com/StewGlobal/status/1 ... 2412633092
  1. When 2 business partners from Ontario and BC tried to board planes in Vancouver, they learned they were on the no-fly list. Today, @globalnews
    reveals the disturbing contents of the secret intelligence files that got them listed.
  2. One is a Brampton rental car company owner CSIS alleges planned a terrorist attack in #India at the behest of Pakistan's ISI intelligence service.
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  3. The attack was allegedly thwarted in 2017 with the arrest of two men caught retrieving an arms and ammunition cache.
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  4. He is also described in the Canadian intelligence reports as having been involved in "fundraising in support of terrorist attacks overseas."
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  5. His business partner, who sits on the board of directors of a Vancouver credit union, is also described by CSIS as a terrorism facilitator.
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  6. Both denied the CSIS allegations.
  7. But after reviewing their denials & weighing them against the CSIS case brief, the government decided to keep them on the no-fly list.
  8. Despite the allegations, neither has been charged with any terrorism offences. The RCMP's response to @globalnews
    : https://globalnews.ca/news/7147226/secr ... -fly-list/
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Ref: https://globalnews.ca/news/7147226/secr ... -fly-list/


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