India  /  Published 18.11.18

Three die in grenade attack at Sikh religious congregation in Amritsar

Three persons were reported to have died and several were injured in an alleged grenade attack on a religious congregation in Amritsar on Sunday, police said.The grenade was lobbed by bike-borne perso...
By PTI in Amritsar

India  /  Published 20.10.18

Amritsar survivors recall night of horror

A WhatsApp photograph flashed on Vijay Kumar's phone screen at 3am Saturday, confirming his worst fears -- his 18-year-old son Manish was one of the revellers mowed down by a train while they were wat...
By PTI in Amritsar

Opinion  /  Published 26.05.19

Smriti Irani has her eyes on the prize

Tight reinAll battles have winners and losers. But defeat can be hard. For many member of the Grand Old Party, the temptation to blame electronic voting machines as soon as the trends showed a BJP swe...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.18

Regular patrolling can help prevent whale strandings

Terror strikeSir — The Punjab police should be lauded for solving the case regarding the grenade attack on Nirankari Bhawan that took place recently in Amritsar. The chief minister of Punjab, Amarin...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 20.04.19

The many myths surrounding Jallianwala Bagh

Kim A. Wagner’s recently-published Amritsar 1919: An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre was hailed as “the best book I have ever read on the Empire” by the journalist, Sathnam Sanghera,...
By Amit Roy in

India  /  Published 18.11.18

Grenade kills 3 in Punjab prayer hall

Two bike-borne armed men forced their way into a Punjab prayer hall brimming with devotees on Sunday and tossed a grenade before speeding away, leaving three persons dead in an attack police said they...
By PTI in Amritsar

India  /  Published 12.10.19

Narendra Modi’s niece robbed

Two bike-borne men snatched the handbag of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s niece Damayanti Ben Modi in north Delhi’s Civil Lines area on Saturday morning, police said. Damayanti, the daughter of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 22.11.19

Shedding new light on a past that refuses to fade

In the relationship of history with the past, it is generally believed that the total volume of the past, both remembered and not remembered, is much larger than history and that no amount of historic...
By Salil Misra in

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.10.18

Marts near tracks get exit order

Alarmed by the train tragedy in Amritsar on Dussehra that left around 60 dead, Tatanagar railway police have started taking precautionary measures to prevent a similar incident along its tracks.They h...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 20.10.18

Bid to escape blame for tragedy on tracks

The railways were not informed about the trackside Dussehra event, nor was permission sought from the civic body, officials said a day after a train mowed down 59 revellers during a Ravan Dahan near A...
By PTI in Amritsar


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