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Indo-Canadian MPs defeated in Canadian polls


May 4th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, May 4 (ANI) Indo-Canadian MPs, including Ujjal Dosanjh and Ruby Dhalla, have been defeated in Canadian federal election, which was held on Monday.Former Canadian Health Minister Dosanjh lost to Wai ... Read more...

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Top Indo-Canadian MPs lost in Canadian elections


May 4th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 4 (IANS) Top Indo-Canadian MPs, including Ujjal Dosanjh, Ruby Dhalla, Gurbax Malhi, Navdeep Bains and Sukh Dhaliwal, lost in Monday's parliamentary elections which returned the ruling Conservative ... Read more...

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Dosanjh, Dhalla lose as Canada’s ruling party gets majority


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 3 (IANS) Canada's ruling Conservative Party was returned to power with a majority in the parliamentary elections Monday night.The party, which missed the majority mark in 2006 ... Read more...

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Ruling party set for comfortable majority in Canadian polls


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 3 (IANS) Canada's ruling Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper seemed set to get a comfortable majority in the parliamentary elections Monday night. The majority mark ... Read more...

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Sikh woman MP accuses Canadian immigration minister of lying


April 29th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 29 (IANS) An election contest here between two Punjabi candidates for the May 2 parliamentary polls has degenerated into a virtual mud-slinging match.And this so-called 'Punjab-style' campaigning by ... Read more...

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It’s Punjabi versus Punjabi in Canadian polls


April 28th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 28 (IANS) It is Punjabi versus Punjabi in many constituencies in Canada which is headed for parliamentary elections May 2.Three major parties - the ruling Conservative Party, and ... Read more...

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Canadian parliament may see more Indian-origin MPs


April 26th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 26 (IANS) With main three national parties putting up 23 Indo-Canadian candidates for the May 2 general election, the Canadian parliament may see more MPs of Indian-origin this ... Read more...

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Canadian politicians use India-Pakistan cricket clash to woo voters


March 31st, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 31 (IANS) The high-voltage India-Pakistan semi-final in the ICC World Cricket Cup Wednesday came in handy for Canadian politicians to woo South Asian voters in the campaign for ... Read more...

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Canadian PM lights Diwali lamp, eyes more trade with India


November 17th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 17 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday night that the proposed free trade agreement with India will usher in a new era of economic ties ... Read more...

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Mammohan Singh invites Indo-Canadian lawmakers for meeting


June 25th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet all MPs and provincial lawmakers of Indian origin in Canada during his visit here for the G-20 summit at ... Read more...

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Indians to benefit from 30 new parliamentary seats in Canada


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 3 (IANS) The fast increasing population of Indian and other immigrant communities has forced the Canadian government to raise the number of MPs from 308 to 338.The Conservative ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadians annoint their first Idol


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 2 (IANS) The huge Indian community here anointed their first-ever "Indo-Canadian Idol" during belated celebrations of India's Republic Day Sunday.In sub-zero temperatures, over 10,000 people converged on the ... Read more...

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Eight Indo-Canadians on Canadian PM’s India delegation


November 15th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 15 (IANS) Lacking a majority in Canada's House of Commons, Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits India from Monday with a delegation of eight prominent Indo-Canadians, fuelling speculation that ... Read more...

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Sikh man shot dead in Toronto


September 12th, 2009 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 12 (IANS) A young Sikh man was shot dead early Friday morning in the Indian-dominated city of Brampton on the outskirts of Toronto. The local police, who responded to an emergency ... Read more...

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Snap poll in Canada likely


September 1st, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 1 (IANS) Canada, which has not seen a majority government since 2004, faces the prospect of its fourth general election in five years. In his statements Monday, opposition Liberal Party leader ... Read more...

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Ruby Dhalla unveils bill to end bias against Indians, others in Canada


June 19th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 19 (IANS) A bill was introduced in the Canadian parliament Thursday to end discrimination against Indian and other non-white immigrants in old-age pension.Under the current discriminatory Old Age ... Read more...

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Indian Canadian MP ‘cleared’ of nanny abuse charges (Lead) (With Image)


June 17th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 17 (IANS) A Canadian parliamentary body has cleared Indian origin MP Ruby Dhalla of charges of exploiting two Filipino nannies at her home and taking away their passports. ... Read more...

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Canadian parliamentary body clears Indian-Canadian MP Dhalla of maid exploitation charges


June 17th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, June 17 (ANI): Thirty-five-year-old Indian Canadian member of parliament Ruby Dhalla has been cleared of charges of exploiting two former Filipino maids at her home in 2008. A parliamantary committee, however, ... Read more...

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Ruby Dhalla ‘cleared’ in Canada’s ‘nannygate’ (With Image)


June 17th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 17 (IANS) A Canadian parliamentary committee has cleared Indian origin MP Ruby Dhalla of the charges of exploiting two former caregivers at her home but has asked "authorised bodies" to ... Read more...

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Ruby Dhalla now faces multiple probes over nannies


June 6th, 2009 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 6 (IANS) Indian-Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla faces multiple-agency investigations over charges of exploitation by her three former nannies.Thirty-five-year Dhalla is Canada's first Sikh woman MP, representing the Indian-dominated ... Read more...

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Filipina nanny quit India origin lawmaker’s service, made sham claims, says boss


May 28th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), May 28 (ANI): Filipina nanny Magdalene Gordo, who is one of two caregivers alleging that Indian origin Liberal MP Ruby Dhalla mistreated them, is likely to be exposed as a ... Read more...

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10 things about glamorous Indian origin Canadian MP


May 17th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, May 17 (ANI): Canada's first Sikh woman elected to the House of Commons, Ruby Dhalla, resigned this week after being alleged for mistreating women she had employed to care for her ... Read more...

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More trouble for Canada’s Sikh woman MP


May 15th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 15 (IANS) Embattled Indian Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla, who is facing charges of abuse by her two former nannies, was in more trouble Thursday when an advocacy group ... Read more...

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Canada’s Sikh woman MP faces accuser nannies


May 13th, 2009 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 13 (IANS) It was Indian-Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla versus her two accuser nannies before a parliamentary committee Tuesday.Dhalla's two former nannies, who have alleged exploitation at the ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Canadian MP, nannies set to testify


May 12th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa/Toronto, May 12 (ANI): Indian-origin embattled Liberal MP Ruby Dhalla and the three Filipina caregivers who say they were mistreated while employed by her family are set to testify before federal politicians ... Read more...

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Nannygate: Indian Canadian MP wants to appear before House panel


May 12th, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 12 (IANS) Indian-origin Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla, who is battling charges of exploitation by her three nannies, Monday sought permission from a parliamentary panel to appear before it even as ... Read more...

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No plot against Sikh woman MP: Canadian minister


May 11th, 2009 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 11 (IANS) Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney denied Sunday any political plot against Sikh woman MP Ruby Dhalla who has been accused of mistreatment by her three former ... Read more...

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Canadian Indian origin MP cites political conspiracy behind nanny scandal


May 9th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa/Toronto (Canada), May 9 (ANI): Canada's Indian-origin Liberal MP Ruby Dhall on Friday described herself as a victim of a political conspiracy over allegations that she mistreated two Filipino caregivers."Who's really behind ... Read more...

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Embattled Sikh woman defends herself in Canada’s nannygate


May 9th, 2009 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 9 (IANS) A lawyer for embattled Indian Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla, who has been accused of exploitation by her three nannies, Friday called the charges "an organised" conspiracy ... Read more...

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Shania rated most beautiful Canadian, Ruby Dhalla among top 50


May 8th, 2009 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 8 (IANS) Embattled Indian-origin MP Ruby Dhalla is among the 50 people on a new list of the "most beautiful" Canadians, which has been topped by country singer Shania Twain. The ... Read more...

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Canadian Sikh woman MP in more trouble


May 8th, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 8 (IANS)Even as embattled Indian-origin Sikh woman MP Ruby Dhalla Thursday demanded a parliamentary probe into charges by two nannies that they were mistreated and underpaid at her ... Read more...

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Indian Canadian MP rethinking her career after nanny abuse scandal


May 7th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, May 7 (ANI): Indian-origin Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla is devastated and is wondering whether her political career is over, after allegations surfaced that she ill-treated two nannies at her family home.Nannies ... Read more...

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Troubled Sikh woman MP in Canada quits top job


May 6th, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 6 (IANS) High-profile Indian-origin MP Ruby Dhalla, who faces charges of mistreatment of her two nannies, Wednesday resigned as critic for youth and multiculturalism for the opposition Liberal Party. In Canada, ... Read more...

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After steamy scenes, world’s ‘third hottest’ MP now in nanny row


May 5th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 5 (IANS) The world's "third hottest" woman politician and Indian-origin MP in Canada, Ruby Dhalla, who made headlines in March for allegedly appearing in steamy scenes in a ... Read more...

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Take India’’s concerns to the world: Mukherjee


January 8th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan.8 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that overseas Indians could take to the world stage some of Indias key concerns such as terrorism, education and trade ... Read more...

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