Canada expels India’s top spy over killing of Khalistani terrorist Nijjar

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In a stunning turn of events, Canada has expelled the head of India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), effectively the Indian intelligence chief in Ottawa. This shocking move comes in connection with the murder of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar. Foreign Minister Melanie Jolie broke the news in Parliament, stating that the Justin Trudeau government took swift action against what could be a major violation of Canadian sovereignty.

New Delhi in the Hot Seat: India Yet to Respond

As tension simmers, India has yet to comment on this startling development. Foreign Minister Jolie also emphasized that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brought up this critical issue with US President Joe Biden. What’s more, this diplomatic bombshell will be a hot topic of discussion at the G7 meeting in New York City ahead of the United Nations General Assembly.

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Allegations Spark Outrage: Opposition Leader Weighs In

Opposition Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre slammed the allegations against India, describing them as an outrageous affront to Canadian sovereignty if proven true. Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc said that Canadian officials have already been dispatched to India for high-stakes talks with their counterparts.

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Deeper Than Diplomacy: Terrorism Ties Exposed

Hardeep Singh Nijjar was the leader of the Khalistan Tiger Force, a banned terrorist organization active in India. He was shot dead outside a gurdwara on June 18 by unknown assailants. Declared a designated terrorist by India in 2020, Nijjar had been residing in Canada since the late 1990s. Authorities have linked him to recruitment activities for the terrorist outfit and to the separatist group Sikhs for Justice. India had even put a reward of 1 million rupees for information leading to Nijjar’s arrest last year.

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This extraordinary expulsion is anticipated to escalate the already tense relations between Canada and India. Both nations find themselves at a critical juncture, especially considering India’s previous grievances with Trudeau’s government regarding its lax stance on anti-Indian activities by Khalistani elements in Canada.

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