Canada downplays rift with India over Sikh issue

Canada downplays rift with India over Sikh issue

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is downplaying reports of a rift between him and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. Trudeau and his family are on an eight-day state visit to India, and Modi sent a junior minister to welcome them on Saturday. Some Indian politicians have accused members of […]

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Did Canada’s obstruction of meet between radical Sikh groups and Ram Madhav in 2016 sour ties with India?

Did Canada’s obstruction of meet between radical Sikh groups and Ram Madhav in 2016 sour ties with India?

Failed November 2016 talks between radical Sikh groups and BJP leader Ram Madhav may not have been the only trigger. But it was among several incidents, key interlocutors involved in negotiations said, which contributed to the trust deficit between India and Canada. Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his […]

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Govt following Islam’s principles of inter-religious harmony, tolerance: Shehbaz

Govt following Islam’s principles of inter-religious harmony, tolerance: Shehbaz

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday said the government was following the golden principles of Islam including that of inter-religious harmony and tolerance. He stated this during a meeting with spiritual leader of Sikh Community and Nishkan Group Chairman Mohinder Singh Ahluwalia who called on him […]

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Justin Trudeau welcomed to India with ‘polite displeasure’ after row over Sikh nationalist sympathies

Justin Trudeau welcomed to India with 'polite displeasure' after row over Sikh nationalist sympathies

Justin Trudeau and his family are welcomed by a junior minister on arrival in India Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was given a guarded welcome to India as a way of showing "polite displeasure" over his country’s sympathies with Sikh nationalists, an expert has said. Mr Trudeau touched down […]

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Gurpreet Singh: Pav Singh book on massacre of Sikhs underscores why India persecutes minorities with impunity

If one is looking for an explanation why there is not much outcry over ongoing repression of minorities in India, 1984: India’s Guilty Secret offers some clues. Authored by England-based Pav Singh, the book brings to light some interesting facts about the general silence of the west, particularly the […]

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