Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that his statement linking Indian agents to the killing of Khalistani separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Surrey, Canada earlier this year was meant to deter New Delhi from repeating a similar action in the country.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called on the Indian government to cooperate with Canada in the investigation of the killing of India designated terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar after the United States Justice Department filed an indictment against an Indian national for his alleged involvement in a foiled plot to assassinate a US-based leader of the Sikh Separatist Movement in New York, CBC News reported.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday reiterated his allegation of Indian involvement in the killing of Sikh separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Surrey in June this year. Trudeau accused New Delhi of violating the Vienna Convention by “kicking out” 40 diplomats at a time when his country had reached out to the former and other global partners to get to the bottom of the murder.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday Monday discussed the India-Canada row with the President of UAE, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, stating that it is important to uphold and respect the “rule of law”.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said his government is “not looking to escalate” diplomatic tensions with India but did not say if his government would engage in a tit for tat response as the latter asked Ottawa to pull out 41 diplomats.
Justice Markandey Katju writes: It is time that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau comes clean. He should either disclose the evidence he has, or else render an apology to India for jumping the gun.
By Mayank Chhaya- In leveling the explosive charge of the Indian government’s complicity in the killing of the Khalistani separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar on June 18 in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has gone for broke. In the process, he has perhaps irretrievably damaged India-Canada relations at least as long as […]
By Mayank Chhaya- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is going for broke in making the explosive claims in his country’s parliament about India’s alleged involvement in the killing of the Khalistani separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar on June 18 in Surrey, British Columbia. What is remarkable is that Trudeau chose to make this stunning announcement […]
Signalling a further souring of bilateral ties, Foreign Minister of Canada Melanie Joly on Monday said an Indian diplomat in the country had been expelled. The expulsion comes in light of PM Justin Trudeau’s statement alleging an Indian hand in the killing of wanted Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared to have a less than edifying visit to New Delhi to attend the high-profile G20 summit with his government’s indulgent handling of the often unvarnished and aggressive pro-Khalistan groups.
Justice Markandey Katju- Justice Markandey Katju is a former Judge, Supreme Court of India, and former Chairman, Press Council of India. The views expressed are his own. The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed his concern over the Indian farmers’ agitation and said that Canada will always support the democratic right of people to […]
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he believes India’s relations with Canada may have undergone “a tonal shift” in the days since the unsealing of a US indictment alleging a conspiracy to murder India-designated terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun on American soil.
Canadian Opposition leader Pierre Poilievre criticized Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for meeting and honoring 98-year-old Yaroslav Hunka, a veteran of the 14th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS (a Nazi division). He demanded an apology from Trudeau.
Taking a jibe at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for his allegations on India for its involvement in the alleged killing of the Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar, Canada’s opposition leader Pierre Poilievre has said that he should come out clean with all the facts in order to make judgements.
Assuring the 700 Indian students who are facing deportation from Canada over fake admission letters, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said they will evaluate each case and the victims of fraud will have an opportunity to demonstrate their situation and present evidence to support their case.
In response to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s allegations of New Delhi’s involvement in the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar has requested evidence to support the claims. During a conversation with former Financial Times Editor Lionel Barber at Wilton Park on Wednesday, Jaishankar emphasised the importance of credible evidence. When asked if there was any evidence of the Indian government’s involvement in the killing, the EAM said, “None.”
On behalf of the Indian community in Canada, a non-profit Hindu group has urged the Justin Trudeau government to take swift action against pro-Khalistan hardliner Gurpatwant Singh Pannun for threatening Indian diplomats and consulates in G7 nations. Pannun, legal counsel of outlawed Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) and a designated terrorist in India, issued fresh threats this week after Indians turned up in huge numbers for a rally at Mel Lastman Square in Toronto on Monday, condemning the Hamas attacks on Israel.
The US on Monday reiterated that it is deeply concerned by the allegations made by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding India’s involvement in the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar and called for a continued investigation into the matter. While addressing a press briefing, Department of State spokesperson Matthew Miller said, We believe it’s critical that Canada’s investigation proceed and that the perpetrators be brought to justice. And we have publicly and privately urged the Indian Government to cooperate in the Canadian investigation.”
Dozens of Khalistan supporters outside the Indian Consulate in Vancouver, Canada held a protest against the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar amid Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s allegations that the Indian government was behind his slaying.
Amid a diplomatic standoff between India and Canada following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s allegations that India was involved in the killing of Canadian citizen and Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Thursday said he will not be going into the substance of private diplomatic conversations, but “the US is consulting with Ottawa closely and is in touch with the Indian government as well.”
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is yet to provide any evidence to back his allegations on India’s involvement in the death of Khalistani operative Hardeep Nijjar. However, Canada based news platform CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) reported on Thursday that Canada has amassed human and signal intelligence in the probe.
Stating that Hindu Canadians are ‘soft targets’, Indian-origin MP Chandra Arya on Thursday urged the community to stay calm, vigilant and report incidents of Hinduphobia in the face of a recent video by a Khalistani leader threatening and asking them to leave the country. Emboldened by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s accusations, Gurpatwant Singh Pannu, a designated Khalistani terrorist in India and leader of outlawed Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), asked Indo-Canadian Hindus to leave the country, leaving the community shocked and terrified.
Stating that pro-Khalistan Sikhs have always been loyal to Canada, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, leader of radical Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), threatened Indo-Canadian Hindus and asked them to leave the country in a video which went viral on Wednesday. The emboldened dare from Pannun, legal counsel of SFJ, which is a banned terror outfit in India, comes after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused New Delhi of involvement in the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, resulting in tit-for-tat expulsions of senior diplomats.
Amid the sharp escalation in diplomatic tensions, triggered by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s allegation of Indian involvement in the killing of a Sikh separatist leader on its soil Congress leader and MP Gaurav Gogoi said that “Canadian politics has turned a bizarre turn” in last couple of years.