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  • Will Modi Play a Role in Splitting the Indian American Vote?

    10/07/2019 2:25:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Ozy ^ | October 7, 2019 | Maroosha Muzaffar
    When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally of 50,000 Indian Americans in Houston last month, a planned guest appearance by President Donald Trump stole the headlines. But a telling moment arrived when the announcer at the event — called Howdy Modi — began reading a prepared list of members of Congress who had been expected to attend. Among those named was Texas Rep. Al Green, a Democrat. But Green wasn’t there. A day earlier, he had announced in a statement that he was bailing from the event, calling it a “photo op” for Trump. He wasn’t alone. India,...
  • LIVE: Pres Trump to Deliver Remarks at Houston TX Rally, “Howdy Modi-Shared Dreams, Bright Futures”!

    09/22/2019 9:42:58 AM PDT · by 4Liberty · 171 replies
    The White House ^ | 9/22/2019 | White House Youtube channel
    President Trump is visiting Houston to attend a large rally with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • Bernie Sanders at the Islamic Society of North America

    09/20/2019 8:54:11 AM PDT · by DFG · 14 replies
    Frontpagemag ^ | 09/20/2019 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    The organizers of the Islamic Society of North America’s (ISNA) convention, held in Houston at the end of August, had invited all the Democratic candidates for President to address them. It was a great disappointment to the group – which would prefer that the public not be reminded that it remains an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land case – that of the 15-odd Democrats invited, only two, Bernie Sanders and Julián Castro, accepted the invitation. And of those two, Sanders received the greater media attention and audience applause. Sanders was indignant about the “bigotry” he claimed was abroad in...
  • ‘Howdy, Modi’ event could be a milestone towards enmeshing Indian and US interests

    09/19/2019 9:30:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Times of India ^ | September 18, 2019
    In a big moment for India-US relations, President Donald Trump has decided to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s diaspora outreach event called ‘Howdy, Modi!’ in Houston, Texas. Trump also plans to address the 50,000-strong gathering along with Modi. This is a big win for Indian diplomacy. Coming at a time when Pakistan has tried to internationalise the Kashmir issue, Trump’s presence in Houston signals that Washington is in New Delhi’s corner. It also puts to rest the confusion over Trump’s previous statements on mediating in the Kashmir dispute. The Modi-Trump meet on the sidelines of the recent G7 summit in...
  • Trump, Modi to address 50,000 Indian-Americans at 'Howdy Modi' mega event in Houston

    09/15/2019 7:11:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    India Today ^ | September 16, 2019 | Staff
    US President Donald Trump will be joining PM Narendra Modi at a mega event in Houston named "Howdy, Modi!". The September 22 event will be the first time a US president and Indian Prime Minister will be addressing a joint rally. Amid speculation if Trump would join PM Modi at the Houston event, White House issued a statement to confirm that he would attend the rally. This is the third successive meeting between Trump and PM Modi within the span of a few weeks after the G20 and G7 summits. More than 50,000 Indian-Americans from across the US have registered...
  • Why Modi is even more dangerous than Trump

    06/16/2019 12:57:57 PM PDT · by libh8er · 24 replies
    Rcochet Media ^ | June 11, 2019 | Gurpreet Singh
    The global community, obsessed as it is with Donald Trump, needs to wake up to the real danger coming from the world’s so-called largest secular democracy. While many politicians in Canada rightly make a big fuss about Trump, they won’t raise their voices against Modi, whose followers have made inroads into public and cultural spaces like the Nazis did. After all, India re-elected a right-wing Hindu nationalist, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with a brutal majority on May 23. His Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), known for its anti-minority stance and an agenda to transform India into a Hindu theocracy, secured 300...
  • Narendra Modi is what Trump would be without constitutional restraints [BARF Alert x 2]

    06/15/2019 12:06:16 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 12 replies
    The Week ^ | June 13, 2019 | Shikha Dalmia
    Both my native country, India, and my adopted country, America, are liberal democracies that are right now in the thrall of right-wing populist demagogues -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India's case and President Donald Trump in America's. Few would deny that between the two, Trump is the crazier one -- a showboat with impulse control issues. Modi, by contrast, a humble tea stall owner once, is a veritable picture of discipline and restraint. Yet Modi, who got re-elected by a landslide last month, is potentially more dangerous because Indian democracy lacks strong institutional checks on his illiberal ambitions. In...
  • Mosques planning protests against Trump & India's Modi Texas Event

    09/20/2019 3:18:08 AM PDT · by LoneCrusader · 25 replies
    Mosque's are not places of worship. They are regional headquarters for Islamic empires.
  • India’s Muslims quiver in the new dawn of an emboldened Narendra Modi

    05/26/2019 12:44:28 PM PDT · by libh8er · 31 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 5.26.2019 | Michael Safi
    Just after 1.30pm on Friday, the loudspeaker outside Sarai Alawardi mosque crackled to life, and more than a thousand foreheads were touched to the hessian mats that lined the ground. Towering over them were the skyscrapers of Gurgaon, a satellite town south of Delhi that houses technology companies, bowling alleys and other symbols of the “new India”. A day after the Hindu nationalist prime minister, Narendra Modi, claimed a landslide election victory, some in the congregation were anxious about whether this new country had a place for them. “These days, it isn’t safe for us here any more,” said Haji...
  • {Indian PM } Modi’s Campaign of Fear and Prejudice {against Muslims}

    04/17/2019 11:08:35 AM PDT · by Cronos · 10 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 17 April 2019 | Hartosh Singh Bal
    India’s prime minister is seeking re-election by stoking fear among the Hindu majority of the potential dangers posed by the country’s Muslims and Pakistan.Members of the United Hindu Front at a protest last August in New Delhi demanded the deportation of Bangladeshi and Rohingya Muslims ...Mr. Modi is seeking votes by doing what he does best: raising and stoking fear among the Hindu majority of the potential dangers posed by the presence of a large Muslim minority in India. ..Since he first consolidated power and built his political capital on the back of religious violence against Muslims in Gujarat in...
  • Putin, Modi to talk economy in Vladivostok

    09/03/2019 8:13:11 PM PDT · by NorseViking · 3 replies
    AFP by Yahoo ^ | September 4, 2019
    Vladivostok (Russia) (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday will host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for talks on boosting investment and trade, with a special emphasis on energy and arms deals. The two will meet on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum, which Russia has hosted in Vladivostok since 2015 to boost partnerships with Asian countries amid Western sanctions its 2014 annexation of Crimea. Politically, there are no disagreements between Russia and India, so the discussion between the two strategic partners will focus on economic matters, said Alexei Kupriyanov, an analyst with the Institute of World Economy...

    08/25/2019 5:27:27 PM PDT · by rintintin · 32 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 7/28/19 | Gil Hoffman
    The Likud began a campaign on Sunday portraying Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as “in another league” from his competition. As part of the campaign, the party hung massive posters from its 15-story headquarters in Tel Aviv featuring Netanyahu with US President Donald Trump, Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on three sides of the building. A Likud spokeswoman said that there would be no poster on the fourth side “for now.”
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 8/8-Friday 8/9/2019

    08/09/2019 3:21:13 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 8/8/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Hundreds of the millions in the United States illegally are in the custody of.... 680 is the number of established by ICE of those originally arrested but now some 300 are freed.... "The same Democrat Party that has left places like Jackson, Detroit, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago and Houston to suffer under the tyranny of violent criminals wants us to believe they have the solution to mass shootings" That's part of the latest message from 2020 Republican US Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore in Alabama who's also noting that many in the Republican Party seem to be moving in the direction...
  • Trump Offers to Mediate Kashmir Conflict, but India Demurs

    07/22/2019 1:52:54 PM PDT · by Wuli · 8 replies
    WSJ ^ | July 22, 2019 | Rebecca Ballhaus and Saeed Shah
    Comments come as Pakistan’s leader visits White House and Washington presses for truce in Afghanistan. WASHINGTON—President Trump offered to help mediate the long-running Kashmir conflict in a White House meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, a move that India swiftly rejected. In comments in front of media in the Oval Office on Monday, Mr. Khan said he was hoping that the president would be able to “bring the two countries together,” saying the U.S. could play the “most important role.” Mr. Trump chimed in that he would love to be a mediator, and said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
  • For the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezs & Shehla Rashids, Trump and Modi have the same playbook

    07/21/2019 5:38:47 PM PDT · by cold start · 5 replies
    The Print ^ | 20th July 2019 | ABHIJIT IYER-MITRA
    Like Modi, Trump is probably headed to a victory with a bigger margin with this strategy and the Democrats are waltzing into the trap. This week saw some remarkable political manoeuvring from US President Donald Trump. The question is, what do we make of his “go back” tweets on the four Congresswomen – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar? Is it the new normal in US politics, where accusations of racism fly thick and fast and where not-so-racist House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prefers aligning with the extreme-Left against a more-racist Trump? When Nancy Pelosi herself was called...
  • Modi promises inclusive India after stunning election win (Trump harbinger)

    05/23/2019 6:21:00 AM PDT · by jalisco555 · 43 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5/22/19 | Alasdair Pal, Mayank Bhardwaj 7 MIN READ
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to unite the country on Thursday after a big election win, with his party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security. Official data from the Election Commission showed Modi’s Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead in 300 of the 542 seats being contested, up from the 282 it won in 2014 and more than the 272 seats needed for a majority in the lower house of parliament. That would give it the first back-to-back majority for a single party since 1984. “Together...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 5/23-Friday 5/24/2019 Holiday Newsdump

    05/24/2019 2:39:30 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/23/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Breaking News: The Twitter account of the "For Britain" Party in the UK suspeneded early Friday morning UK time. The page had linked to a video of the speech by For Britain leader Anne Marie Waters in support of Tommy Robinson.... A superseding federal indictment against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange Thursday for violating the Espionage Act. 17 new charges involving receiving classified information and publishing it..... In Portland, Oregon US District Judge Anna J. Brown ordering one of the Oregon Standoff protesters of 2016 to get a federal ID and file a federal income tax form.... The US State Department...
  • India Shot Down A Satellite. What Does That Mean For The Rest Of The World?

    03/27/2019 8:10:19 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/27/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    There’s a new member of an exclusive space race club this week. India announced that they successfully shot down a small satellite in low Earth orbit. But if you think this is a reason for anyone other than India to celebrate, you’ll probably want to reconsider that idea. (The Independent) India has shot down a live satellite in space as part of a successful test of new missile technology, prime minister Narendra Modi has announced.The operation, dubbed Mission Shakti, makes India part of a “super league” of nations to have achieved such a feat, Mr Modi said, alongside the...
  • India shoots down satellite in test, Modi hails arrival as space power

    03/27/2019 6:21:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 27, 2019 | Sanjeev Miglani, and Krishna N. Das
    India shot down one of its satellites in space with an anti-satellite missile on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, hailing the country’s first test of such technology as a major breakthrough that establishes it as a space power. India would only be the fourth country to have used such an anti-satellite weapon after the United States, Russia and China, said Modi, who heads into general elections next month.
  • India tests Anti-Satellite weapon.

    03/27/2019 12:05:31 AM PDT · by IndianChief · 11 replies
    live address by PM of India carried by all Indian news channels | 27 March 2019 | self
    PM of India announces successful test of anti satellite weapon. Prolly with a beady eye on China.