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US and UK back Canada, ask India to follow Vienna Convention | India News

NEW DELHI: After effectively taking ownership of the Canadian intelligence that allegedly implicates India in the killing of a Khalistan leader, the Five Eyes countries have thrown their lot with Canada on the issue of parity in diplomatic presence with India that saw the Indian government expelling 41 Canadian diplomats this week.Shortly after India said its action was consistent with the 1961 Vienna...

Visa processing for Indians bound for Canada will slow-down; in-person operations suspended in several cities

MUMBAI: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) which is the immigration unit of the Canadian government has said that it is reducing its number of employees in India from 27 to five. This follows India’s intent to unilaterally remove immunities for all but 21 Canadian diplomats and dependents in Delhi by October 20.In parallel a travel advisory posted online by the Canadian government...

Jaishankar: ‘Let’s not normalise what is happening in Canada’: S Jaishankar | India News

WASHINGTON: Highlighting incidents of threats, violence, and intimidation against Indian diplomats and missions in Canada, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar questioned whether the reaction would have been the same if a similar situation had occurred in any other country.He further emphasized that the situation in Ottawa should not be normalized.Addressing a press conference in Washington DC on...

Canada: Indian-Americans condemn increasing instances of hate against Hindus in Canada, demand safety and diplomacy

WASHINGTON: A group of eminent Indian-Americans has condemned the brazen hateful comments and a hostile environment against Hindus in Canadaand asked Ottawa not to mix freedom of expression with freedom for terror and endorse hate crimes by being silent on the issue. The demand by Indian-Americans came after an offensive video from a pro-Khalistan group threatening Hindus in Canada to leave the country...

US-India: Muddy waters at foggy bottom: US-India blues over Canada spat | India News

WASHINGTON: The shadow of the India-Canada spat over the alleged New Delhi hand in the assassination of a Sikh extremist is hanging over bilateral engagements between India and the United States that began here on Thursday. There was an unmistakable frostiness in the fall air as state department spokesperson declined to preview the conversations US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will have in his...

Canada: Terrorists sponsor Canada visas, woo youths into ranks

NEW DELHI: Slain terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar and other pro-Khalistan elements in Canada have been building a local 'pro-Khalistan brigade' by sponsoring visas for gullible Punjab youths for medium-skilled jobs, including religious duties in gurdwaras controlled by them, and “offering shelter and low-scale jobs” with gurdwaras’ resources for “sustenance” of illegal immigrants and Indian...

Canada’s defence minister Bill Blair describes relationship with India ‘important’; says his country will continue to pursue partnerships like Indo-Pacific strategy | India News

NEW DELHI: Canada's defence minister Bill Blair described the relationship with India as "important", and affirmed Canada's commitment to pursuing partnerships like the Indo-Pacific strategy while the investigation into the killing of a Khalistani leader continues.Tensions escalated between India and Canada after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeaumade explosive allegations of potential involvement...

Trudeau: Trudeau ‘s Canada government holding back Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar’ info: Province head

NEW DELHI: Dismissing the claims made earlier by the Canadian government, David Eby, premier of the province of British Columbia, said at a press conference on Friday that the information provided to him by the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau-led federal government regarding India’s involvement in Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar’s assassination was “an open source information” that was...

Steve Scherer: Canada shared intelligence on Nijjar murder with India weeks ago: Justin Trudeau | India News

NEW DELHI: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday said that Canada shared evidence on allegations behind Khalistan leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar's killing with the Indian government weeks ago."Canada has shared the credible allegations that I talked about on Monday with India. We did that many weeks ago," Trudeau told a news conference in Ottawa. "We are there to work constructively with India....

Anglophone solidarity comes up against ‘strategic’ ties with India in Canada spat

WASHINGTON: Anglophone solidarity is coming up against "strategic" ties with India in the Canada spat. The Biden White House on Thursday firmly threw its weight behind Ottawa's allegation about India's hand in the assassination of a separatist Sikh militant in Canada, saying it took the accusation seriously, and "there is not some special exemption you get for actions like this." "It is a matter of...

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