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On Gurpatwant Pannun’s claim, PM Narendra Modi broke silence on American assassination conspiracy, said- will investigate the report.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India is looking into US allegations against Sikh separatist leader Gurpatwat Sing Pannun of his involvement in a conspiracy to kill an Indian national in the US and said these “certain incidents” are a major threat to US-India relations. Will not derail. In an interview with the Financial Times (FT), there is strong bipartisan support for strengthening India-US ties, “which is a clear indicator of a mature and stable partnership.”

“If anyone gives us any information, we will definitely look into it,” the PM was quoted as saying by FT. The Prime Minister said, “If any of our citizens has done anything good or bad, we are ready to look into it. Our commitment is towards the rule of law.”

According to the FT report, the Prime Minister said India is “deeply concerned about the activities of some extremist groups based abroad” and that these “elements are engaged in intimidation and incitement of violence under the guise of freedom of expression.”

Asserting that the Pannun episode will not affect India-US relations, PM Modi said, “Security and counter-terrorism cooperation has been a key component of our partnership… I don’t think it is appropriate to add to this.” “Certain incidents with diplomatic relations between the two countries.”

The US Justice Department recently published an indictment claiming that an Indian official directed the attempted assassination of a Sikh separatist (Gurpatwant Pannun) on US soil. Notably, India had declared Pannun a terrorist in 2020 and also accused Western countries of not taking its security concerns about Sikh separatism seriously, the report said.

Following the US allegations, the External Affairs Minister said a high-level committee has been formed to investigate the allegations and “necessary follow-up action” will be taken.

The US allegations come months after Canada claimed to have found “possible links” between India and the killing of Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

Read this also The Supreme Court will hear the petition of Nikhil Gupta, accused in the Pannun murder case, on January 4. Here’s what the petition says

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