In Assam, December 10 is marked as Swahid Diwas (Martyrs’ Day) to mark the death of Khargeswar Talukdar, the first person who was killed in the agitation in 1979 in Bhabanipur.
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 09:37 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made the announcement during an all-religion meet organised by the state government in Bhopal to pay homage to those killed in the gas leak from the Union Carbide factory.
Published on Dec 03, 2020 06:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal |HT Correspondent
Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s announcement came during a programme where shastra pooja (worship of weapon) was organised by the Rajput community in Indore.
Updated on Oct 28, 2020 08:16 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal |HT Correspondent
It has been nearly a year since Capt Amarinder Singh-led Punjab government had directed the cultural affairs and tourism department to build a memorial with soil from all 13,000 villages of Punjab to mark centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, but the authorities have failed to even identity a spot for the memorial in the holy city.
Published on Jan 30, 2020 11:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | , AmritsarAnil Sharma
An outpouring of some 10,000 messages and more than 900 floral arrangements, some from as far away as Asia, came flooding in.
Published on Aug 18, 2019 04:51 AM IST
El Paso |Agence France-Presse
Narendra Modi will be sworn-in in a ceremony attended by 6,000 invitees, including foreign dignitaries, allies and adversaries.
Updated on May 30, 2019 08:27 AM IST
New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Amarinder Singh declares memorial for protestors, Rahul vows action against guilty
Amarinder announced this during a rally at the village in the presence of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who vowed to punish those guilty of sacrilege.
Updated on May 16, 2019 05:00 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bargari (Faridkot) |Vishal Joshi
Listing projects executed by the Modi government for the Dalit community, he said, “All places associated with Babasaheb across the country and abroad have been developed by the BJP government.”
Updated on May 03, 2019 11:52 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | HT Correspondent
“There are many cases in which municipal land is leased at nominal rent of Re 1 or Rs 51 a year,” said an affidavit filed by the BMC. The civic body was responding to public interest litigations (PIL) challenging the allotment of the Mayor’s Bungalow at Shivaji Park for the construction of a memorial for Bal Thackeray.
Updated on Mar 15, 2019 12:28 PM IST
Mumbai | HT Correspondent
The body of the 28-year old Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash last month, was laid out in a gymnasium in the town where he grew up so friends and family could pay their last respects
Updated on Feb 16, 2019 10:00 PM IST
Progreso, Argentina |Reuters
Constructing tall statues and grand memorials seems rather outdated in this era of information technology and artificial intelligence
Updated on Jan 28, 2019 02:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Abhay Vaidya
IIT-Bombay was assigned the task of designing, coordinating and implementing the project under the Central Public Works Department’s supervision.
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 07:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Vanita Srivastava
26/11 Mumbai attacks: Given the events of 26/11, it would be wise to try to heal the scars by building a memorial that not only remembers those who lost their lives or recounts the painful narrative, but that also attempts to bring together the many communities that make up the fabric of Mumbai.
Updated on Nov 26, 2018 08:32 AM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday finalised the land for the expansion of Queen Heo Hwang-ok memorial in Ayodhya, five days ahead of ‘Deepotsav’ in the temple town in which first lady of South Korea, Kim Jung-sook will be the chief guest.
Published on Nov 02, 2018 01:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Pawan Dixit, Lucknow
Late Sena chief Bal Thackeray’s memorial may be build underground, without affecting mayor’s bungalow
The state government and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation have allotted the mayor’s bungalow, which is a heritage structure, for the purpose.
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 05:24 AM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiHT Correspondent
She once said her son liked to hold her up as an example of “what he hopes his lifespan will be.”
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 09:31 PM IST
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The high court asked the state government to explore whether a memorial could be built for victims of 2013 Kedarnath flash floods where pilgrims could offer prayers for the departed souls, especially on the anniversary of the tragedy in mid-June
Updated on Jul 05, 2018 09:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Nainital | Neeraj Santoshi
The state government may not disturb the status of the 13A Mall Avenue bungalow, which BSP chief Mayawati has vacated, and convert it into a Dalit memorial.
Published on Jun 04, 2018 03:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Rajesh Kumar Singh, Lucknow
Mayawati vacates bungalow that was declared Kanshi Ram memorial, ‘hopes’ UP govt will take care of it
The Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati insists that the structure is a Kanshi Ram memorial, accuses BJP government of using the issue to divert the media’s attention from its poor showing in the bypolls.
Updated on Jun 03, 2018 09:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Manish Chandra Pandey
Patil, Kokate star as Sharp Shooters ruin Deccan’s evening
Updated on May 25, 2018 04:45 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Pranav Shahaney
Virendra Sharma echoed the demand of local community leaders who have been mounting pressure on the government for a permanent memorial.
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 02:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, London | HT Correspondent, London