Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
Culture  /  Published 14.11.21

‘If we can know about the Nazis, why not this?’

The extended sequence continues to elicit a lot of contradictory reactions. Too long, too gory. Sircar says, “We had so many discussions… For 19-20 days, I was shooting every night. It wa...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.21

Recreating India’s freedom struggle on celluloid

Re-examining periods of the past is crucial to deepening our understanding of history. Today, when we are fighting a massive, relentless hijacking attempt on the history of our freedom struggle by the...
By Ruchir Joshi

Culture  /  Published 26.09.21

Merde! Sound. Light. The furies!

Baba, abar tsunami ashche naki go?” Children, their proud parents like to believe, are head-turners. The speaker of these words, a child of about seven, turned heads for entirely different reaso...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

India  /  Published 31.08.21

Rahul: Govt insulting martyrs

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday termed the government's revamp of the Jallianwala Bagh memorial an "insult to martyrs", saying only a person who does not know the meaning of mart...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.10.20

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


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

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

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

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


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