West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.18

Amritsar echo in track vigil

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) in Asansol has drawn the line on track trespassers — no mild raps and fines but jail.The crackdown comes in the wake of the Amritsar tragedy on Dussehra evening wh...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol(Bengal)

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.18

Hawking's posthumous book wins acclaim

Sir — A new book by Stephen Hawking, Brief Answers to the Big Questions, has been published posthumously. It has quickly garnered much appreciation. The book touches upon some controversial issues, ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.18

Amritsar tragedy: The casualness of cruelty

The combination of casualness and cruelty is not pleasant. But Indians have developed the art of existing with it as part of everyday ambience, experience and expectation. Casualness permeates everyth...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 19.05.19

The GST churn in Amritsar

Across swathes of north and central India, the election has been about the “vocal” and “aggressive”, even confident, BJP supporter; the Congress cadre has been more “subdued”, some would s...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in Amritsar

India  /  Published 18.05.19

Why BJP's Hardeep Singh Puri ended his campaign in Attari

In a general election, where a hard line towards Pakistan has been demonstrably popular among large sections of voters, Amritsar stands out as an exception to this national mood.Hardeep Singh Puri, th...
By K.P. Nayar in Attari

Opinion  /  Published 14.04.19

At Jallianwala, other martyrs and memorials

Do bullets make a noise as they slice through the air? At times they do. They say that the thunder of 1,650 rounds fired by a posse of soldiers under the command of General Reginald Edward Harry Dyer ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

India  /  Published 20.10.18

37 trains cancelled after Dussehra tragedy

The railways cancelled 37 trains and diverted 16 trains on Saturday, a day after Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a train while they were watching the burning of a Ravan effigy near Amritsar, off...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.11.18

Railways nod to Amritsar tragedy probe

The Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety will probe the Amritsar tragedy in which 60 Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a passing train, the Indian Railways has said.The decision comes nearly two w...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.18

Protesters clash with cops on train tracks

A police commando and a photojournalist were injured on Sunday when protesters threw stones and clashed with security personnel near the site of Friday’s railway tragedy, demanding immediate compens...
By Reuters, PTI in Amritsar

India  /  Published 20.10.18

Rage spills on rail tracks, CM orders probe

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Amritsar train accident and said a report will be submitted in four weeks.Singh met the injured in hospital and...
By The Telegraph in


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