Canadian Minister expresses concern over measures taken by India; urges cooperation in Nijjar investigation
Tensions flared between India and Canada following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's explosive allegations of the "potential" involvement of Indian agents in the killing of Khalistani extremist Nijjar.
This announcement has come a day after properties of a designated terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a member of the banned pro-Khalistani group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) were attached.
US intelligence agencies offered their Canadian counterparts context that helped Canada conclude that India had been involved," the NYT reported, quoting unnamed allied officials as saying.
Indian intelligence operations in the US and Canada have been successful in infiltrating Khalistani cells
The assumption that it was India that incapacitated terrorists on Canadian soil evokes parallels to Mossad for safeguarding the nation’s security interests
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s accusations against India have only exposed the fact that the Western nation has become a safe haven for Khalistani terrorists, openly calling for a separate state.
US envoy to Canada says intelligence shared among 'Five Eyes' led Trudeau to make allegation against India
Officials in Washington have said that Biden's concern over the allegations has been expressed to India, and the US has asked India to co-operate in Canada's investigation, according to the ambassador
Currently, Trudeau has been mired in controversy over charges of corruption back home in Canada. He has been subjected to investigation thrice by the Ethics Commissioner.
Speaking at a press conference here on Friday, Blinken said the US has engaged directly with the Indian government on the issue and the most productive thing would be the completion of this investigat
Canada's allegations of India's involvement in the killing of Najjar are based on both human and signals intelligence and inputs from an ally from Ottawa's Five Eye intelligence network.
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that Canada should not become a safe haven for those involved in terror activities.
Trudeau repeats allegations, says he's not looking to 'provoke', urges India to work with Canada to uncover truth
"I'm saying and repeating what I said on Monday afternoon. Of course, there are credible allegations that we need to take extremely seriously," Trudeau asserted.
On Thursday, India asked Canada to come down hard on terrorists and anti-India elements operating from its soil and suspended visa services for Canadians.
Tensions escalated in India-Canada relations after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday alleged that the Indian government was behind the fatal shooting of Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
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None of Canada's most important allies — not the US, the UK, Australia and New Zealand, all knitted tightly together in the "Five Eyes" intelligence-sharing alliance — echoed Trudeau's allegations.
The Indian Mission in Ottawa has suspended Indian visa services till further notice due to "operational reasons."