Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Monday, February 26, 2018
I'm quoted here in the Pitt student newspaper: "If working for real racial inclusion in our societies was as easy as a white prime minister putting on Indian clothes, we wouldn’t still be facing the problems of systematic racial inequality." https://pittnews.com/article/128250/opinions/editorial-trudeau-demonstrates-skin-deep-commitment-diversity/ … #cdnpoli
Sunday, February 25, 2018
My latest Mint column, "Justin Trudeau's false fixation with 'progressive' trade", live now, in print in India on Monday, February 26, 2018.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
I speak to @maxbergeron @lp_lapresse about the train wreck of #TrudeauInIndia #cdnpoli and why it must be accounted a failure on all fronts.
Why no trade deal between Canada and India? I tell @macleans that's @JustinTrudeau 's fashionable but misguided "progressive" trade agenda is one big reason for that. http://www.macleans.ca/politics/ottawa/canada-and-india-cant-seem-to-make-a-trade-deal-heres-why/ … #TrudeauInIndia #cdnpoli
Friday, February 23, 2018
Another hard-hitting Globe and Mail editorial on the train wreck of a Trudeau visit in India.
“It may be a ‘small investment,’ but it’s also about the poor optics,” I tell @globalnews about gratuitously flying in celebrity chef Vikram Vij at Canadian taxpayers' expense to cater a party at Canada House in Delhi. https://globalnews.ca/news/4041799/canada-vikram-vij-india-trudeau/ … #TrudeauInIndia #cdnpoli
Thursday, February 22, 2018
I'm quoted in Barkha Dutt's Washington Post column on the disastrous Trudeau visit to India.
I speak to @AakankshaT @VICE: “I’d said a few days ago that this [visit] was a slow moving train wreck. Well, today, the train well and truly went off the tracks.” https://news.vice.com/en_ca/article/qveez7/india-outraged-after-convicted-sikh-extremist-invited-to-trudeaus-photo-ops-canada-diplomacy-jaspal-atwa-terrorism-assassination … #TrudeauInIndia #cdnpoli
The Globe and Mail's unsigned editorial on Trudeau in India gets it right.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
I speak to the Canadian Press (a wire service, story here published in the National Post) on the history of Sikh extremism in Canada, which is still a matter of concern, I argue.
Where friend Kevin Carmichael, writing in the National Post, avers that I, an "ideological foe" of Trudeau, have been allowed to frame the narrative around Trudeau's trip by the Canadian press. Do read his interesting counterpoint here.
More appearances in the media commenting on the Trudeau visit to India.
I speak to Global News about the political importance of the Sikh community in Canada and the necessity of any Canadian PM to have a photo op at the Golden Temple.
I speak to VICE News about the Trudeau visit to India, what it means, and what it doesn't.
I speak to @Samanth_S @TheNationalUAE about @JustinTrudeau visit to India, pointing to his uncomfortable proximity to pro-Khalistan elements in Canada. https://www.thenational.ae/world/asia/india-gives-canada-s-golden-boy-trudeau-the-cold-shoulder-1.706804 … #cdnpoli
I speak to CNBC's "Capital Connection" on Justin Trudeau's India trip, high on photo ops and short on substance. [video link]
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Perhaps one of the most trenchant pieces on the Trudeau visit to India is in Quebec's TVA, in which I am quoted extensively. [in French]
More press from today, speaking to the Financial Times and CNN, on the Trudeau visit to India, unfolding as a slow motion train wreck.
I speak to @suzcolpron @LP_LaPresse about the @JustinTrudeau visit to India, and what a disaster it's turning into. #cdnpoli [in French]
Monday, February 19, 2018
I speak to Nidhi Razdan on "Left Right & Centre" (NDTV) on the Justin Trudeau visit, arguing it's overshadowed by the Khalistan issue and absence of a trade deal. [video]
I speak to Anirudh Bhattacharyya in Hindustan Times about the PM Trudeau visit, expressing scepticism that anything of substance will emerge.
Sunday, February 18, 2018
"Perspective" with Alison Smith, CPAC's flagship foreign policy show, features an extensive conversation with me about what to expect from Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's ongoing visit to India. [video]
Friday, February 16, 2018
Another snippet of my interview with Global News features in this piece looking ahead to PM Trudeau's visit to India.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
I speak to Bloomberg about the challenges facing Canadian PM on his upcoming trip to India, such as selling his "progressive" trade agenda in a sceptical India.
I speak to @macleans about the upcoming PM @JustinTrudeau trip to India and express scepticism that much of substance will be accomplished.
I speak to CTV TV's "Your Morning" (Thursday, February 15, 2018) on Canadian PM Trudeau's upcoming India visit and in particular on how the Khalistan issue will overshadow it.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Another snippet of my interview with Global News, in which I express scepticism about PM Trudeau's "progressive" trade agenda and the prospects of finalizing a trade deal with India.
Monday, February 12, 2018
I speak to Global News (TV, Global National) on the likelihood that the Khalistan issue will overshadow Canadian PM Trudeau's upcoming visit to India. [link]
Sunday, February 11, 2018
In an "In the Margins" special, Pravin Krishna and I argue that the Union Budget's protectionist turn is a mistake, and strikes a dissonant note compared to PM Modi's defence of globalization in Davos.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
I tell Global News (Canada) that Sikh extremism/Khalistan issue will overshadow Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's upcoming visit to India.
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