The Indian government has suspended the visa services in Canada on the name of operational reasons. The move has come after tensions came out between India and Canada. The tensions started after the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar. The portal of visa application BLS conveyed the message "Due to operational reasons, with effect from 21 September 2023, Indian visa services have been suspended till further notice. Please keep checking BLS website for further updates".
Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a most wanted Canadian citizen was killed in Canada. The Indian government wanted to extradite him from the past few years. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that India might be behind the assassination of Hardeep. He said that the Indian government agents were linked to the killing. He was gunned down outside a Sikh Cultural Center in British Columbia's Surrey. The Indian government denied a role in the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar and called the allegations absurd.