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Sanjaya Baru writes: Beyond Khalistan issue, BJP's politicisation of diaspora is against national interest

Indian Express 04 Oct 2023
Recent events pertaining to pro-Khalistan activists in Western countries once again bring into focus the diabolical role of some overseas Indian groups working in tandem with various anti-India elements ... around the world who campaigned for India's freedom from colonial rule.

'In constant cooperation with India...continue to protect Canada': Foreign Minister Melanie Joly

Live Mint 04 Oct 2023
... 41 diplomats — out of 62 currently in India — by 10 October.The Canadian government has an embassy in Delhi and consulates in Bangalore, Chandigarh, and Mumbai.India has listed Nijjar, 45, as a terrorist, while community members in Canada described him as a peaceful activist.

Indian police launch sweeping media raids, arrest two

Eye Witness News 04 Oct 2023
NEW DELHI, India - Indian anti-terror police said Tuesday they had arrested two people linked to a news website and raided the homes of 44 others, in a case reportedly connected to alleged Chinese funding ... Press freedom in India has plummeted since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, rights activists and opposition lawmakers say.

India calls for Canada to repatriate 41 diplomats amid diplomatic fallout

True North 04 Oct 2023
The Indian government is demanding the withdrawal of 41 Canadian diplomats as part of the ongoing fallout between the two countries after Prime Minister Trudeau accused the Indian government of having a hand in the assassination of Sikh activist Hardeep Singh Nijjar in June ... India also stopped issuing visas to Canadians.

Family of Prof. Hoosen Jerry Coovadia saddened after his death

Independent online (SA) 04 Oct 2023
Renowned academic and activist Prof ... before he went to India to complete his medical studies. He was also involved the Struggle for liberation and was an activists in the 1970s ... IOL Politics .

US stresses full investigation of Canada's 'serious' allegations against India

Urdu Point 04 Oct 2023
WASHINGTON, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 4th Oct, 2023) Amid escalating New Delhi-Ottawa tensions, the United States has said that Canada's allegations about India's involvement in the killing of a prominent Sikh leader on the Canadian soil were “serious” and must be investigated fully ... (India has been pushing the U.S.

Back home, TMC faces heat over corruption, dengue

Indian Express 04 Oct 2023
Meanwhile, the United Forum of Vote for India held a rally at Rani Rashmani Road which was also attended by author and activist Harsh Mander ... Those who came to India with legal documents will also be labeled as illegal immigrants.' .

NewsClick raids: Scribes to hold protest march in Hyderabad on Oct 5

The Siasat Daily 04 Oct 2023
The news portal hit the headlines for allegedly receiving money from US millionaire Neville Roy Singham for pro-China propaganda in India ... The Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) said journalists, activists and artists who speak truth to power are being ‘unrelentingly harassed and persecuted’ by the government.

What is NewsClick? A look at India’s media crackdown

Al Jazeera 04 Oct 2023
Police in India have carried out raids against dozens of reporters, drawing outrage from journalists and rights groups over a growing crackdown on the media under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government ... list of 4 itemslist 1 of 4NewsClick editor arrested in India after raids over alleged foreign funding ... India’s increasing crackdown on media.

Karnataka next after Bihar? Pressure mounts on Siddaramaiah to accept caste-based survey report

Financial Express 04 Oct 2023
The chorus demanding that the government make the findings of the caste census report public has grown after Congress took a strong position demanding a similar pan-India exercise ... Mandal 2.0? Bihar caste census brings Nitish Kumar back to INDIA centrestageAlso Read ... Activists and ...

Nation & world news – at a glance – for Wednesday October 4, 2023

West Hawaii Today 04 Oct 2023
Trudeau rejects retaliation as India moves to expel Canadian diplomats ... The demand represents a further escalation of tensions between the two countries, which were sparked by Trudeau’s assertion last month that India had played a role in the killing of a Canadian Sikh activist in British Columbia.

WARMINGTON: CN stoppage caused by cyberattack?

Toronto Sun 04 Oct 2023
Advertisement 2. Story continues below ... THIS CONTENT IS RESERVED FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY ... View more offers ... 18 in which he alleged there were “credible allegations” of Indian involvement in the killing of Sikh independence activist Hardeep Singh Nijjar ... resident had been wanted by India for years and was gunned down in June outside the temple he led. / ... .

Indian police launch raids on journalists, activists

Manila Standard 03 Oct 2023
New Delhi, IndiaIndian police raided the homes of at least eight journalists and activists on Tuesday, local media reported, deepening concerns over a crackdown in a country where media freedom has nosedived ... Press freedom in India has plummeted since Prime Minister ...

Canada acknowledges ‘tensions’ with India over killing of Sikh separatist

La Prensa Latina 03 Oct 2023
The diplomatic crisis began last month after Canadian authorities accused India of being involved in the murder of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a Canadian activist of Sikh origin. Ottawa then expelled the head of Indian intelligence in Canada while requesting India’s cooperation in solving the crime. India responded by expelling a senior Canadian diplomat.

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