WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The United States is treating a reported plot to kill a Sikh separatist on American soil with utmost seriousness and has raised the issue with the Indian government "at the senior-most levels," the White House said on Wednesday.
In a tit-for-tat action, New Delhi on September 19 announced expulsion of a Canadian diplomat hours after Ottawa asked an Indian official to leave that country, citing a “potential” Indian link to the killing of a Khalistani separatist leader in June.
OTTAWA, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Canada said on Monday that it was "actively pursuing credible allegations" linking Indian government agents to the murder of a Sikh separatist leader in British Columbia in June, dealing a further blow to diplomatic ties between the countries.
Instead of funding the President Ashraf Ghani-led Afghanistan government, India funded Afghan militia leaders, which, among other reasons, contributed to the sudden and unexpected capitulation and collapse of the government before the advancing Taliban forces in just about five days in early August 2021, documents recently made public by the US authorities on Tuesday indicated.
Questioning the efficacy of the United Nations in maintaining global peace, India has abstained from voting at the international organisation’s General Assembly on a resolution, which has asked Russia to withdraw its troops from Ukraine and end the war that has been raging on over the past one year.
NEW DELHI, Sept 28 (Reuters) - India has extended a free food programme for the poor by three months, a move that will add $5.46 billion to the government's costs and make for a bigger challenge to efforts to rein in the fiscal deficit, ahead of key state elections.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said during his talk with US President Joe Biden, he offered to supply India’s food stock to the world if the World Trade Organisation (WTO) accords permission. Food stock in different parts of the world is dwindling due to the war (in Ukraine), Modi said after inaugurating a boys’ hostel and education complex of Shree Annapurna Dham Trust in Adalaj near Ahmedabad in Gujarat via video link.