Tag Archives: British

‘Remains’ of 1857 martyrs immersed in Ravi

Amritsar, Punjab: After remaining unceremoniously buried for 157 years in a well in Ajnala where their bodies were dumped by the British, the Gurudwara Shaheed Gunj Management Committee (GSGMC) on Sunday immersed the mud stained with their blood and some of the remains of martyrs of Kalianwala Khuh in the Ravi river, the spot where around 150 of their injured colleagues ...

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UK says it advised India on Bluestar

London, UK: The British government has confirmed the authenticity of official documents of 1984 that say a Special Services (SAS) adviser was sent to New Delhi to offer military advice before the storming of the Golden Temple that year. But UK Foreign Secretary William Hague told parliament in London that the advice was “purely advisory” and given months in advance ...

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Aurangzeb to Partition, his book explores history of undivided Punjab

Amritsar, Punjab: Rajmohan Gandhi, a renowned scholar and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, was in Amritsar to launch his latest book, “Punjab-A history from Aurangzeb to Mountbatten”. Tracing 240 years of the history of Punjab, the book reflects on Punjab in the times of Aurangzeb, Maharaja Ranjit Singh and the British. Gandhi, a noted biographer of leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar ...

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