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Jaspal Atwal

Former Sikh terrorist sorry for Justin Trudeau embarrassment in India

A former Sikh militant apologised for causing embarrassment to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his trip to India. Jaspal Atwal, who was part of a movement that supported an independent Sikh nation in the 1980s and went to prison for the attempted murder of a visiting Indian minister in 1986, was invited to a dinner with Trudeau in New Delhi causing consternation among his hosts.

Mar 09, 2018, 12:52 PM IST

Canadian politicians must not share stage with 'Khalistanis', says man who 'terrorist' Jaspal Atwal tried to kill

The Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday that it was ascertaining details from its mission on convicted Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal getting a visa. 

Feb 22, 2018, 21:49 PM IST

Khalistani terrorist Jaspal Atwal should not have been invited: Justin Trudeau

A controversy erupted after Atwal, Sikh separatist convicted of attempting to murder of Punjab minister Malkiat Singh Sidhu in Vancouver in 1986, was invited to an event that was held in Mumbai where Trudeau was present.

Feb 22, 2018, 17:37 PM IST

MEA claims ignorance about visa to Jaspal Atwal, convicted Khalistani terrorist, for Justin Trudeau's event

Canadian High Commissioner Nadir Patel has cancelled dinner invitation to Jaspal Atwal, a convicted Khalistani terrorist.

Feb 22, 2018, 16:14 PM IST