India accuses Canada of “consistently giving space to anti-India extremists”

India’s Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday accused Canada of “consistently giving space to anti-India extremists.” During a special press briefing on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UAE for COP28, MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi, while responding to a query, said India expects the Canadian government to live up to its obligations under the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations.

“Indian govt needs to work with us”: Canada PM Justin Trudeau after US indictment of Indian national

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.

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.”

Hindu group in Canada seeks action against pro-Khalistan hardliner Pannun

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.