India 'convicted' before investigation completed': Envoy on Canada's allegations over Nijjar's killing
India's High Commissioner in Ottawa Sanjay Kumar Verma insisted India was "absolutely" and "decidedly" not involved in the killing of the Khalistani separatist in Canada.
The Indian government has repeatedly and firmly denied "absurd" and "motivated" allegations that it was involved in the death of Mr Nijjar, and has demanded Ottawa share evidence to back its claims.
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Justin Trudeau's remarks came after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in New Delhi on Friday urged India to cooperate with an investigation by Canada into the killing of Nijjar.
The shootings follow the firebombing of a synagogue in Montreal earlier this week, and clashes between pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel student groups at the city's Concordia University.
While Canada did not stop issuing visas to Indian nationals, it temporarily suspended visa and in-person consular services, making them available exclusively at the Canadian High Commission in Delhi
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"Our feeling is that a suspension should never have happened in the first place," Immigration Minister Marc Miller was quoted as saying by CTV News.
Jaishankar said the relationship between India and Canada right now is going through a difficult phase, adding that India has problems with certain segments of Canadian politics.
India’s push for parity came after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed India was behind the killing of Khalistan leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar in British Columbia.
India threatening to remove diplomatic immunity to Canadian diplomats in India has led to ripple effects.
India has also asserted that Canada must reduce its diplomatic presence in the country to achieve parity in strength and alleged that some diplomats are involved in interfering in internal matters.
Last month, India had asked Canada to downsize its diplomatic staff strength in the country so as to have parity with the Indian mission in Canada.
Musk's remarks were in response to a Canadian government order that makes it compulsory for online streaming services to formally register with the government for 'regulatory controls'.
Owing to diplomatic tensions between India and Canada, there is a cloud of uncertainty looming over Indians in Canada, which CE captures.
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An official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private talks, said Blinken encouraged India to cooperate with the Canadian probe.
"At the same time, obviously, as a rule of law country, we need to emphasise that India needs to work with Canada to ensure that we get the full facts of this matter," the paper quoted him as saying.
There is much more than meets the ears in the Canada standoff. Context suggests that Trudeau’s unproven charges are meant for winning back Beijing’s favour.
An intel source quoted by CNN-News 18 said that the decision to not provide Nijjar security showed that in some way, the Canadians also supported Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
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