Foreign Affairs

India-Canada Crisis Escalates Over Terror Accusations

Tensions rise between India and Canada as they exchange accusations over a Khalistani terrorist's death. India suspends Canadian visa services, worsening diplomatic relations and raising international concerns.

Diplomatic Spat Over Terror Claims Puts India-Canada Relations in Peril, International Community Watches for Resolution.

Tensions between India and Canada have reached a boiling point as the two nations exchange verbal salvos and punitive measures in a deepening crisis. The India-Canada crisis has escalated further, with Arindam Bagchi, the spokesperson for India’s Ministry of External Affairs, releasing an official statement in response to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recent comments.

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The latest escalation was triggered by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s remarks about investigating “credible allegations” implicating Indian Government agents in the death of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjhar in June.

Visa Suspension Escalates


In a retaliatory move, India has decided to suspend visa services for Canada, asserting that its reputation as a sanctuary for terrorists is on the rise. This tit-for-tat exchange underscores the deteriorating relations between the two countries, as they engage in a war of words and actions over allegations and counter-allegations, further straining diplomatic ties between India and Canada. 

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Diplomatic Crisis Looms

This standoff underscores the deteriorating diplomatic relationship between the two countries, with each side accusing the other of harbouring and supporting terrorism. As tensions continue to mount, it remains to be seen whether diplomatic channels can be reestablished to address these grievances and prevent further deterioration in India-Canada relations. The international community watches with concern as this crisis unfolds, hoping for a peaceful resolution.

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