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Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Narendra Modi, Amarinder Singh, Kejriwal pay tribute to martyrs on tragedy's 101st anniversary
India

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Narendra Modi, Amarinder Singh, Kejriwal pay tribute to martyrs on tragedy's 101st anniversary

On 13 April, 1919, British soldiers, under the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer, opened fire at a crowd of unarmed protesters and pilgrims who had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar on Baisakhi

Narendra Modi pays tribute to Jallianwala Bagh massacre martyrs, says valour will 'inspire Indians for years to come'
India

Narendra Modi pays tribute to Jallianwala Bagh massacre martyrs, says valour will 'inspire Indians for years to come'

British Indian troops on the orders of Brigadier General Reginald Dyer had opened fire on a large group of people who had gathered at Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar to celebrate Baisakhi, the harvest festival.

GDP nosedives to 6-year low: Economy needs rooted policy wonks, not supercops with harsh approach to macroeconomics
Business

GDP nosedives to 6-year low: Economy needs rooted policy wonks, not supercops with harsh approach to macroeconomics

The NDA government's acts, be it the controversial demonetisation of high-value currency notes in 2016 or the introduction of the IBC, displayed a fetish for a supercop mentality or an obsession with seeing itself as a torch-bearer for a market economy.

Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019: Govt proposes removing Congress chief as trustee of historic site
India

Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019: Govt proposes removing Congress chief as trustee of historic site

The current amendment seeks 'to delete the President of the Indian National Congress' as a trustee and to have the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha as a trustee.

Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti 2019: All you need to know about the man who avenged Jallianwala Bagh massacre
India

Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti 2019: All you need to know about the man who avenged Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Udham Singh, a revolutionary freedom fighter, famously or infamously assassinated the British administrator Michael O’Dwyer in 1940 to avenge the loss of Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

Sardar Udham Singh: Vicky Kaushal, Shoojit Sircar's period drama to release on 2 October, 2020
Entertainment

Sardar Udham Singh: Vicky Kaushal, Shoojit Sircar's period drama to release on 2 October, 2020

Vicky Kaushal-starrer biopic of Indian revolutionary Sardar Udham Singh will now clash with Tiger Shroff-starrer action drama Baaghi 3 on 2 October, 2020.

Sardar Udham Singh: Vicky Kaushal looks resolute as the Indian freedom fighter in Shoojit Sircar's period drama
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Sardar Udham Singh: Vicky Kaushal looks resolute as the Indian freedom fighter in Shoojit Sircar's period drama

Penned by Ritesh Shah and Shubendu Bhattacharya, the makers of Sardar Udham Singh are aiming for a 2020 release.

Pakistan displays rare documents on Jallianwala Bagh massacre’s centenary, including letter reporting final toll
World

Pakistan displays rare documents on Jallianwala Bagh massacre’s centenary, including letter reporting final toll

For the first time in its history, Pakistan has put on display rare documents of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre to mark its 100th anniversary

The Sikh: An Occidental Romance — Depictions of the community through a colonial lens
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The Sikh: An Occidental Romance — Depictions of the community through a colonial lens

The paintings which are part of the exhibition The Sikh: An Occidental Romance make it evident that this community enjoyed the kind of pageantry that other native Indians did not, during British rule

Jallianwala Bagh centenary: Lack of formal apology from UK casts shadow over memorial event in London
India

Jallianwala Bagh centenary: Lack of formal apology from UK casts shadow over memorial event in London

Indian-origin peers Lord Raj Loomba and Lord Meghnad Desai were joined by fellow members of the Jallianwala Bagh Centenary Commemoration Committee (JBCCC).

Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary: How much do you know about the incident? Take this quiz to find out
India

Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary: How much do you know about the incident? Take this quiz to find out

Indians across the country paid tribute to those who lost their lives in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre on 13 April 1919, as a 100 years lapsed since the incident.

Jallianwala Bagh Centenary: A video series revisits the tragedy through personal accounts of families in Amritsar
Life

Jallianwala Bagh Centenary: A video series revisits the tragedy through personal accounts of families in Amritsar

The centenary of Jallainwala Bagh creates a substantial window for going back in time to scrutinize the journey of Indian independence, from its nascent stages of the freedom struggle to where it stands today, seventy years after winning this freedom.

Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary: Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder Singh, British high commissioner Dominic Asquith pay tribute
India

Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary: Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder Singh, British high commissioner Dominic Asquith pay tribute

Rahul Gandhi, who was accompanied by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, state minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and some other Congress leaders, paid floral tributes at the memorial inside the Jallianwala Bagh in the morning.

A visit to Jallianwala Bagh 100 years after the 1919 massacre evokes as much rage as gratitude
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A visit to Jallianwala Bagh 100 years after the 1919 massacre evokes as much rage as gratitude

As the Jallianwala Bagh massacre completes 100 years on 13 April, 1919, no amount of adornment can gloss over the irrevocable loss and the apology that the British still owe India.

Punjab Assembly passes resolution seeking apology from British govt for 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre
India

Punjab Assembly passes resolution seeking apology from British govt for 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Punjab Parliamentary Affairs Minister Brahm Mohindra moved the resolution to seek an apology from the British government for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, and political parties, cutting across party lines, supported it.

Narendra Modi to inaugurate Subhash Chandra Bose Museum at Red Fort today to mark revolutionary's 122nd birth anniversary
India

Narendra Modi to inaugurate Subhash Chandra Bose Museum at Red Fort today to mark revolutionary's 122nd birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort on Wednesday to mark the leader's 122nd birth anniversary.

Jallianwala Bagh massacre: 98 years later, a look at films, books, music that documented it
Entertainment

Jallianwala Bagh massacre: 98 years later, a look at films, books, music that documented it

3 April 1919, marked the day of one of the worst political acts of violence we have ever seen — the Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Ranbir Kapoor not approached yet for Udham Singh biopic, says director Shoojit Sircar
Bollywood

Ranbir Kapoor not approached yet for Udham Singh biopic, says director Shoojit Sircar

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar has denied signing actor Ranbir Kapoor for his upcoming biopic on revolutionary Udham Singh.

Images: Cameron visits Jallianwala Bagh, says 1919 shooting was 'shameful'
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Images: Cameron visits Jallianwala Bagh, says 1919 shooting was 'shameful'

Prime Minister David Cameron became the first head of state of UK to visit Jallianwala Bagh in Punjab and express regret over the shooting in 1919. Here are some images.

A sorry apology: David Cameron at Jallianwala Bagh
Politics

A sorry apology: David Cameron at Jallianwala Bagh

David Cameron might be the first sitting British prime minister to feel "shame" about Jallianwalah Bagh. But his condolence message is really more about making a sales pitch for the basic goodness of Britain despite that 1919 blot.