Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
Opinion  /  Published 21.10.20

In memoriam: Remembering is never easy

The perfectly normal process of getting to know another person is something each one of us has done hundreds, if not thousands, of times in our life, and a lot of it has to do with trying to discover ...
By Samantak Das in

Books  /  Published 11.10.19

Justice for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre

The centenary celebrations of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre (1919) offer many noted personalities an occasion for revisiting the site. The last one is possibly the Archbishop of Canterbury. He was rec...
By Himadri Banerjee in

World  /  Published 09.04.19

No ‘formal Jallianwala apology’ from UK

By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.19

Why wait for festive season to say no to plastic?

Sir — Recently two groups in Calcutta launched clean-up drives along the riverbanks to rid the city of plastic. The sentiment is noble, but the decision taken by one of the groups to begin the sweep...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 11.09.19

How remorse could be made more meaningful

Sorry, indeed, is the hardest word. What adds to its weight, history and politics would confirm, are the contradictory pulls that inform the testy relationship between morality and diplomatic stratage...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

The problem with seeking apologies

Sir — The apologies tendered by the former German chancellor, Willy Brandt, and by the former Japanese prime minister, Nobusuke Kishi, deserve special praise. But seeking an apology for sins of the ...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.20

Blot on British rule in focus at Raj memorial

A monument to the Raj is hosting an exhibition on one of its worst atrocities. The exhibition titled Ways of Remembering Jallianwala Bagh and Rabindranath Tagore’s Response to the Massacre is being ...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

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

World  /  Published 21.11.19

Labour hardens Kashmir stand

Labour is promising “a more interventionist” policy on Kashmir in its general election manifesto published on Thursday, considerably “escalating” its anti-India stance the party had adopted in...
By Amit Roy in London

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


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