Saturday, 22 January, 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

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

A Centurion tank used by the Indian Army | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Centurion tank, other weapons used in 1965 & 1971 to add historical flavour to 26 Jan parade

These armoured vehicles and artillery pieces will symbolise battles fought by Indian armed forces over the past decades as part of celebration of 75 years of independence.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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