Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicJallianwala Bagh

Topic: Jallianwala Bagh

Look at Jewish Museum, Berlin and Jallianwala Bagh. India needs restoration, not renovation

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Amarinder says Jallianwala memorial is nice, hours after Rahul calls it an insult

The Punjab chief minister’s contradictory stand comes amid a tussle between him and state Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu. 

Jallianwala Bagh victims’ memory deserves better. Disneyfication isn’t preservation

With the most recent revamp of the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial, we are witnessing the final traces of the past erased to give way to a tacky tourist-attraction.

PM Modi inaugurates renovated Jallianwala Bagh memorial, says duty to protect history

Inaugurating the renovated memorial via video conferencing Saturday, PM Modi said horrors like the Jallianwala Bagh massacre speak to the sacrifices made for India's freedom.

Dyer’s rage didn’t end with Jallianwala Bagh. Don’t forget Khoo Korian

In a new edition of V.N. Datta’s 1969 classic ’Jallianwala Bagh’, Nonica Datta writes that Gen. Dyer ‘wanted to punish Amritsar more’.

Dr Saifuddin Kitchlew, the freedom fighter who is hailed as the hero of Jallianwala Bagh

From Cambridge to Khilafat, Saifuddin Kitchlew was instrumental in bridging Hindu-Muslim unity during the freedom movement.

Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Bill deferred in Rajya Sabha

The bill seeks to remove the Congress president as a trustee of the memorial and was decided to be discussed in the next session in view of Sushma Swaraj's death.

Whose ancestors got pally with Jallianwala Bagh butchers? Captain & Harsimrat fight it out

Saturday marked the 100th anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, which saw hundreds of peaceful protesters die at the hands of the British.

Jallianwala Bagh commemoration remains sombre with poll code in place, parties still spar

After EC order prohibiting political speeches around the event, Rahul Gandhi and Venkaiah Naidu pay tributes at memorial. Modi gives event a miss.

Day after Jallianwala incident, Col Dyer blamed it on Indians & turned Amritsar into a jail

Col Dyer had tasted blood and realised that the more he humiliated the Indians, the more his stock rose with the British.

On Camera

YourTurn

Bigg Boss is like TV news debates—‘captain’ starts fight, others join in with vile behaviour

Bigg Boss Season 16 has its daily share of in-house fights and screaming matches. And bonding between 'sexual harasser' Sajid Khan and Tajik singer Abdu Rozik.
File photo of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan distributing rice to PMGKAY beneficiaries at a PDS centre | ANI

How Modi govt extending free grains scheme could help BJP in Gujarat, Himachal polls

PMGKAY was extended for three more months last week. An analysis of the scheme's beneficiaries shows that over 50% of the population in Gujarat and 38% in HP will benefit from it.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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