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Fresh pressure on UK to apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

During a visit in 1997, Queen Elizabeth said at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial: "History cannot be rewritten, however much we might sometimes wish otherwise. It has its moments of sadness, as well as gladness. We must learn from the sadness and build on the gladness.”
The Theresa May government is expected to reiterate on Tuesday Britain’s position since the mid-1990s of expressing ‘deep regret’ for the April 13, 1919, massacre in Jallianwala Bagh that may set the stage for a full apology later, amid growing demand for the gesture.(HT File Photo)
The Theresa May government is expected to reiterate on Tuesday Britain’s position since the mid-1990s of expressing ‘deep regret’ for the April 13, 1919, massacre in Jallianwala Bagh that may set the stage for a full apology later, amid growing demand for the gesture.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 09, 2019 07:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar

Tendering process to develop Jallianwala Bagh initiated: Shwait Malik

He said 19 crore will be spent in the first phase to mark the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre that took place on April 13 in 1919.
Preparations for observing the massacre centenary started in Amritsar on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Preparations for observing the massacre centenary started in Amritsar on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 02, 2019 10:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent

Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary: Centre fails to plan major programme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the chairperson of the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Trust that functions under the central government
(HT File)
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Updated on Mar 25, 2019 07:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Surjit Singh

Jallianwala Bagh massacre: UK ‘reflecting’ on apology demand

In Chandigarh, the Punjab assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution seeking an apology from Britain for the massacre.
Hundreds of people were killed when British troops under Brig-Gen Reginald Dyer’s command fired on a crowd of unarmed Indians at Amritsar’s Jallianwala Bagh on April 13, 1919.
Hundreds of people were killed when British troops under Brig-Gen Reginald Dyer’s command fired on a crowd of unarmed Indians at Amritsar’s Jallianwala Bagh on April 13, 1919.
Updated on Feb 21, 2019 12:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar

British parliament to debate massacre at Jallianwala Bagh

Hundreds of people were killed when British troops under Brig-Gen Reginald Dyer’s command fired on a crowd of unarmed Indians at the Jallianwala Bagh on April 13, 1919.
There are renewed calls for Britain to tender an apology for the Jallainwala Bagh massacre, whose centenary on April 13 will see a debate in the House of Lords that had condoned the actions of Brig-Gen Reginald Dyer in July 1920.(PTI)
There are renewed calls for Britain to tender an apology for the Jallainwala Bagh massacre, whose centenary on April 13 will see a debate in the House of Lords that had condoned the actions of Brig-Gen Reginald Dyer in July 1920.(PTI)
Published on Feb 14, 2019 11:47 PM IST
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London | By Prasun Sonwalkar

Punjab budget session Day 3: Speaker rejects resolution on Jallianwala Bagh, MLAs stage walkout

Aam Aadmi Party sought to bring government on board to write to the British government for tendering an apology on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, besides including names of martyrs like Sardar Bhagat Singh and Sardar Udham Singh in government records.
AAP MLAs protest outside the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on the third day of state budget session at Chandigarh on Thursday.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
AAP MLAs protest outside the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on the third day of state budget session at Chandigarh on Thursday.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Updated on Feb 15, 2019 01:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent

Salt March, Jallianwala Bagh massacre and more: Rashtrapati Bhavan museum opens up its treasure trove

The museum recreates moments from India’s independence struggle such as Mahatma Gandhi’s landmark protest march against the salt tax in 1930 and the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre of civilians by troops under British command.
Students walk past a statue commemorating the Salt March of 1930, featuring Mahatma Gandhi and his followers, displayed inside the Rashtrapati Bhavan museum in New Delhi.(AFP)
Students walk past a statue commemorating the Salt March of 1930, featuring Mahatma Gandhi and his followers, displayed inside the Rashtrapati Bhavan museum in New Delhi.(AFP)
Published on Oct 22, 2018 10:43 AM IST
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Capt Amarinder seeks Modi’s intervention to settle Rs 31,000 crore cash credit limit gap

“The sum was on account of the non-adjustment of accounts for procurement done by the state agencies for the Food Corporation of India (FCI) from 2003-2004 onwards,” the CM said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh in New Delhi on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh in New Delhi on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 19, 2018 03:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Form national panel on farm debt waiver: Capt Amarinder to PM

Asking for the Swaminathan Committee report to be accepted in totality, Amarinder said the governing council should consider the issue of agricultural loan waiver on priority.
Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Niti Aayog meet on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the Niti Aayog meet on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 18, 2018 09:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent

JNPT construction work is like Jallianwala Bagh massacre, says Koli leader

Ramdas Koli says they are not against development “but it cannot happen at the cost of our lives”
Ramdas Koli, 76, has been fighting wetland and mangrove destruction in various courts since early 2000.(PRATIK CHORGE/HT PHOTO)
Ramdas Koli, 76, has been fighting wetland and mangrove destruction in various courts since early 2000.(PRATIK CHORGE/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 04, 2018 11:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai

UK MP wants memorial to Jallianwala Bagh massacre in London

Virendra Sharma echoed the demand of local community leaders who have been mounting pressure on the government for a permanent memorial.
Labour Party MP Virendra Sharma (centre), who represents Ealing Southall, echoed the demand of local community.(HT Photo)
Labour Party MP Virendra Sharma (centre), who represents Ealing Southall, echoed the demand of local community.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 02:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By HT Correspondent, London

Part 2 | Revisiting Jallianwala 100 years on: The ‘horrible’ General Dyer

Was he the wrong man at the wrong place, a soldier following orders, or devil incarnate? We can only speculate, but in 10 minutes Brig-Gen Dyer put India firmly on the path of freedom
Col Reginald Dyer.
Col Reginald Dyer.
Updated on Apr 11, 2018 10:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Manraj Grewal Sharma, Amritsar

Part 1 | Revisiting Jallianwala 100 years on: Bloodbath on Baisakhi, the massacre that shook the British Raj

As we step into 100th year of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, HT looks back at the tragedy that proved to be the turning point in the freedom struggle, and signified the beginning of the end of the British Empire in India.
A painting depicting the Jallianwala Bagh massacre on April 13, 1919.(HT Archives)
A painting depicting the Jallianwala Bagh massacre on April 13, 1919.(HT Archives)
Updated on Apr 11, 2018 10:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Manraj Grewal Sharma, Amritsar

MP raises Jallianwala Bagh massacre in UK House of Commons

Hundreds were killed when troops from the British Indian Army led by Brig Reginald Dyer opened fire on unarmed protesters at Jallianwala Bagh on April 13, 1919.
File photo of Labour MP Virendra Sharma (centre) with foreign secretary Boris Johnson.(Courtesy Labour Party)
File photo of Labour MP Virendra Sharma (centre) with foreign secretary Boris Johnson.(Courtesy Labour Party)
Updated on Mar 15, 2018 08:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
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