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Saturday, December 05, 2020

Jallianwala Bagh


British Indian author Anita Anand's Jallianwala Bagh story wins history prize

December 02, 2020 6:34 pm

The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj beat six other titles for the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History 2020, awarded annually for a non-fiction book of specifically historical content.

Explained: Why Archbishop of Canterbury's apology for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre matters

September 10, 2019 8:39 pm

But why hasn’t the UK apologised till now? For one, admitting blame could have legal and financial consequences.

Three new theatre productions are based on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre

April 21, 2019 11:13 am

One of the plays has been written by actors Gaurav Kumar and Ankhush Shukla, who read and researched multiple books and explored numerous resources to understand the tragedy from different dimensions.

100 years of Jallianwala Bagh: Exhibition displaying secret British documents to open in Pakistan

April 19, 2019 7:44 pm

"These are documents which are only in possession of Pakistan, not India," Imtiaz Rashid Qureshi, Chairman of Bhagat Singh Memorial Foundation, Pakistan claimed.

On Jallianwala Bagh centenary, exhibition puts focus on lesser known facts, protagonists

April 16, 2019 2:54 pm

The exhibition that is on display till April 28 has been curated over the last two and a half years. The idea was to shift focus from just the main incident to the days that preceded it and its aftermath.

Harsimrat-CM Amarinder Singh's war of words continues, both drag in forefathers

April 15, 2019 3:50 am

It all began with Harsimrat attacking Amarinder for skipping an event orgainised by Centre to mark 100 years of the massacre. “You @capt_amarinder proved your care for martyrs by boycotting national function headed by the Vice President at Jallianwala Bagh yesterday," she tweeted.

PM playing dirty politics: Capt Amarinder Singh on Modi's Jallianwala remark

April 14, 2019 6:48 pm

"Unlike the BJP, the Congress leadership does not believe in dictating terms to its state governments," Singh said in his statement, countering Modi's remark that he did not attend the Centre's event under pressure from his party high command.

Remembering the British journalist who was deported for his fearless reporting on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre

April 14, 2019 6:48 pm

Horniman was also known to have smuggled into Britain the photographs of the massacre, which were published in the Daily Herald. His defiance, however, resulted in deportation.

Venkaiah Naidu pays tribute to Jallianwala Bagh victims, Punjab CM skips event

April 14, 2019 3:32 am

Joint secretary in Ministry of Culture, S C Barmma, who was at Jallianwala Bagh, said that besides an invitation to the Punjab CM, "another 1000 cards were sent to Punjab chief secretary for inviting people to the event".

Akalis, Congress indulge in war of words over Rahul Gandhi's visit to Golden Temple

April 13, 2019 7:56 pm

"Rahul's visit is just to gain political mileage. He should have tendered an apology for Operation Blue Star of 1984," Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said in Bathinda.


Jallianwala Bagh massacre 100th anniversary: PM Modi, President Kovind, Rahul Gandhi pay respects to victims

April 15, 2019 6:44 am

Jallianwala Bagh massacre 100th anniversary: Political leaders across the country pay homage to the victims of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre today.