Canadian police to make arrests in Nijjar killing case soon: Report

Two men suspected to have shot dead Sikh separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Canada’s British Columbia in June 2023 are expected to be caught soon by Canadian police, The Globe and Mail reported, citing sources. The report stated that three sources as saying that the suspected killers did not leave Canada after Nijjar was shot dead in Surrey, and have been under police surveillance for months.

Indian minister Jaishankar asks Canada to share evidence on alleged link in Nijjar killing

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.”

Justin Trudeau doubles down on Nijjar claim, says India “kicked out” Canadian diplomats

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.

“We remain in close coordination with our Canadian colleagues”, says State Dept on Nijjar killing investigation

The US has said it is in close coordination with Canada on allegations regarding the Indian government’s involvement in the fatal shooting of designated Khalistan terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar. “We remain in close coordination with our Canadian colleagues on this question,” US State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller said while responding to a question related to Nijjar’s killing in Canada.

US State Dept on India-Canada diplomatic row: Critical that (Nijjar) investigation proceeds

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.”

After Nijjar’s killing, FBI warned Sikh leaders in US about death threats

After Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar was shot dead outside a Gurdwara in Canada’s British Columbia, US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents visited several Sikh leaders and warned them that their lives were also at risk, as per a report in The Intercept. Pritpal Singh, a political activist who is a coordinator for the American Sikh Caucus Committee, told The Intercept that he and two other Sikh Americans in California received calls and visits from the FBI after Nijjar was killed.

Analysis: How the US and Canada collaborated on intel over Nijjar kiilling

The US was the Five Eyes member country that provided some kind of corroborating intelligence that Canada used to firm up its assessment that Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a Canadian citizen and Khalistan activist, was killed in a plot by the Indian government, according to a report in The New York Times. The report, which is based on accounts from two allied officials, says the US, which is a member of the Five Eyes intelligence sharing compact with Canada, the UK, New Zealand and Australia, had no advance knowledge of the plot but provided Canada the “context”.

Intelligence on Nijjar’s killing provided by Five Eyes ally: Report

Intelligence provided by an ally from the Five Eyes intelligence alliance and communication intercepts between Indian officials that led Ottawa to hold New Delhi responsible for Khalistan leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar’s killing, the CBC News reported. Citing government sources, the news outlet said Canada amassed intelligence involving communications between Indian officials, diplomats and information “provided by an unnamed ally in the Five Eyes intelligence alliance”, during a month-long probe on Nijjar’s killing.

House of another Sikh separatist associated with Pannun hit by gunfire in Canada

The house of a Sikh separatist, associated with pro-Khalistan leader Gurpatwant Singh Pannun who is a designated terrorist in India, has been hit by gunfire in Canada’s Ontario province, a media report said. The incident comes just days after multiple shots were fired at the Surrey home of Simranjeet Singh — a “friend” of banned Khalistan Tiger Force leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a designated terrorist in India, who was shot dead outside a Sikh temple in British Columbia last year.

San Francisco swamped with “voters” taking part in Sikh “referendum” organized by outlawed Khalistani group

On January 28, the Civic Center Plaza across the City Hall in San Francisco turned into a little Punjab, where thousands of Khalistan supporting Sikhs converged with their families to vote for a “referendum” demanding a new country to be carved out of India. The vote seeks to gather Sikhs’ opinions on whether Punjab should break away from India to form an independent nation called Khalistan.

Designated Khalistani terrorist Pannun issues fresh threats ahead of India’s Republic Day

US-based Indian designated Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the founder of the banned Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), has issued fresh threats ahead of India’s Republic Day. Several pictures on social media show pro-Khalistani graffiti in New Delhi. The graffiti contained threats ahead of the Republic Day parade on January 26 with claims that SFJ aims to “avenge” the death of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.